Share your views on future health challenges to inform NIHR research

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is taking a long term view on the shape of the health challenges that will most likely be seen in 20-30 years' time. The results will be used to...

Head, Chair, Actor

  Hull university has apparently issued guidance to students on the use of gender neutral language informing them that they they risk their work being down graded if they fail to adopt...

Theresa May triggering Article 50

British Prime Minister Theresa May has signed the letter that officially triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty; the delivery of which, later today, to Donald Tusk (Current president of the...

Rounding up

      There are two types of people those who instinctively round up numbers and those who find the practice irritating and unnecessary. When you fill your car up with...

Local Authority awkward squad

  Health and social care is high on the government's agenda but is the resent advice note   from the DoH another example of trying to narrow the remit of local authorities and their...

Transforming Local Government Service Delivery Through Customer Experience

Transforming Local Government Service Delivery Through Customer Experience   “There’s no such thing as digital strategy anymore. It’s all just strategy.”   That’s how...

The Return To Teaching Journey

I have great news! Yesterday I was offered a job as a Mathematics Teacher at The Beacon School in Surrey. This came as a resut of working collaboratively with my Return To Teaching adviser, Zaid...

What is a resilient community? - by Ian Whitehouse, Civil Contingencies Secretariat, Cabinet Office

Community resilience is about communities being ready for emergencies and disasters. This means communities being empowered to harness local resources and expertise to work together to...

A place in the sun

  How are you rewarded for failure at work? A trip to the big apple, soaking up the sun in Dubai or a golfing trip to Portugal? It's called team building its very popular with managers...

The difference between management and leadership

Management, as managers are fond of saying, isn't about being liked but I say leadership is. Human nature is such that if staff don't like you they won't like what you say. If staff don 't...