My gripe with local authorities and tenders.

A bit of background.  I've been doing business development for a couple of years now and moved on to running my own company.  As part of the business development role I was logged onto...

An update on Cornwall's TCA programme

The formal programme of work for our TCA-funded project is due to come to an end in March 2017 and so the partners in the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector...

An evaluation of the accuracy of official high-age population estimates, in England and Wales

Increasing numbers of people are living to very old ages (90 and over). This has led to growing interest in obtaining accurate estimates of population numbers and mortality rates by single year...

Parents do not recognise that their children are overweight, survey finds

Most parents of overweight children in England think their weight is about right, raising fears obesity has been normalised. ( Article published 14th December 2016, Guardian online ). The vast...

First major survey of Britain’s attitudes on obesity published

Public Health England commissioned NatCen Social Research to include a set of questions in its British Social Attitudes ( BSA ) survey to understand the public’s view of obesity and...

A New Year gift from us to you… KHub gets mobile

Did you know that you can collaborate using Knowledge Hub whenever you want, wherever you are? Whether you’re at your office, travelling, or working from another location; the conversation...

Halford's an example of poor customer care and probably sexism

Halford's at Crystal Peaks Sheffield told my wife it would take an hour and a half and involve removing the bumper to replace a break light bulb. Mets of Dinnington did it there and then, took 2...

Everyone's a Winner!

  John Rudkin B.Ed (Hons) Design Education, Apple Distinguished Educator hands over iPad award on behalf of Blackpool Schools Partnership      "Micro...

Funsultant

Has your LA engaged the services of a " funsultant" to advise on how to make the workforce more positive? Have you come across a job advert for the post of " happiness officer". If LA stood for...

Volunteering Abroad – All About the Preparation Process

Volunteering abroad is a popular way for professionals to contribute their skills to a community which otherwise wouldn’t have access to such know-how. There are significant benefits of...