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Thursday July 17th, 2014 01:45:47 PM
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“The Pursuit of Happiness: A New Ambition for our Mental Health”
Tuesday 8th July 2014
The Royal Society
Rt Hon Paul Burstow MP (Commission Chair)
Angela Greatley, Chair, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Mike Shooter, President, BACP
Professor Stephen Bevan, Director of the Centre for Workplace Effectiveness
Dr Ian Walton, Sandwell ...
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Wednesday August 27th, 2014 11:58:31 AM
Politicians across the political spectrum voiced support for the new joint report by British Future and Universities UK, ‘International students and the UK immigration debate’, released on Bank Holiday Monday.
The post Cross-party support for international students appeared first on British Future.
Sunday August 24th, 2014 11:01:34 PM
The British public do not see international students studying in the UK as “immigrants”, and do not want the number coming here reduced, even if this would make it harder to reduce overall immigration numbers, according to new research by Universities UK and British Future, writes Joe Cryer.
The post Public “baffled” students included in government’s ...
Wednesday August 20th, 2014 12:01:00 PM
100 years ago today, the first of many Belgian refugees fleeing the German invasion began to arrive in Britain. It was to become the largest ever single refugee flow from one country to the UK, with over 250,000 Belgian refugees, many of them children, arriving on our shores, writes Joe Cryer.
The post 100 years ago Britain welcomed Belgian refugees to our shores ...
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Centre for Policy Studies
Sunday August 3rd, 2014 10:00:00 PM
Michael Johnson suggests the Chancellors new ISAs do not go far enough to kick-start a savings culture....
Thursday June 26th, 2014 10:00:00 PM
Adam Memon calls for supply-side reforms to the patent process which will reduce the barriers to innovation....
Thursday June 19th, 2014 10:00:00 PM
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Friday July 18th, 2014 09:00:00 AM
What does it mean to say that someone is 'incapacitated' – that is, they are not in paid work because of their ill-health or disability?
This is no idle theoretical question; there are nearly a million incapacity tests (known as the Work Capability Assessment, or WCA) every year that determine whether people receive benefits, and nearly everyone (from government ...
Monday June 23rd, 2014 03:51:00 PM
Demos has launched a new cross-party Commission on Apprenticeships. Demos will act as Secretariat for this Commission, providing research support and drafting the final report in late 2014. The report, which will be shaped by guidance and feedback from Commissioners, will make recommendations to local and national policymakers, employers, training providers and ...
Friday May 30th, 2014 03:25:00 PM
For decades, there have not been enough homes to meet the needs of our growing and ageing population.
The number of households in England is projected to increase 10 per cent from 2011 to 2021, but the highest increase is projected to be for households headed by someone between 55 and 64 years old. As life expectancy increases, more people will need support to ...
Tuesday August 26th, 2014 09:44:44 AM
The last fortnight has seen the issue of religious persecution hit the headlines once more. Whilst there is sadly nothing new with discrimination towards religious minorities, what has been palpably different this time is the British public’s attitude towards people who have found themselves in such a dreadful situation simply because of their beliefs and... ...
Tuesday August 12th, 2014 11:53:36 AM
At last, a member of the shadow cabinet has given a speech about climate change. Maria Eagle, the shadow environment secretary, went to WWF’s headquarters in Woking yesterday and talked about the choice on offer to the electorate next May: David Cameron, who wants to “cut the green crap”, or Ed Miliband, who “gets” climate... Read more »
Wednesday August 6th, 2014 02:47:15 PM
Index on Censorship
Wednesday December 18th, 2013 12:05:41 PM
Zofeen T. Ebrahim
A localised YouTube service will be available in Pakistan. But users are far from happy, says Zofeen Ibrahim
The post Pakistan gets YouTube back. Sort of appeared first on Index on Censorship.
Friday September 6th, 2013 02:04:19 PM
'Chilling effect', 'seriously flawed', 'bureaucratic nightmare': Alex Stevenson looks behind the scenes of the UK's gagging bill
The post The “nasty little bill” that could kill the Big Society appeared first on Index on Censorship.
Friday September 6th, 2013 11:13:44 AM
What right does a North London head teacher have to report an "anarchist" student blogger to the police, asks Padraig Reidy
The post Hampstead teacher: Leave those kids alone! appeared first on Index on Censorship.
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Institute for Government
Wednesday August 20th, 2014 03:37:30 PM
From e-borders to the NHS, the billions spent tell a cautionary tale – but have lessons been learned for universal credit?
The list of reasons for failure quickly becomes familiar to those who follow these things, such as Tom Gash, the director of research at the Institute for Government.
"There are some patterns here we've seen in a lot of other failed projects," ...
Wednesday August 13th, 2014 11:00:00 PM
Whitehall is struggling to recruit its first chief executive, with several business leaders having turned down approaches from headhunters less than three weeks from the closing date for applications.
Monday July 28th, 2014 03:39:57 PM
Peter Riddell, Director at the Institute for Government, responds to the release of a job description for the newly-created position of chief executive of the Civil Service.
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Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 11:58:56 AM
One of the most important controversies generated by the Scottish independence debate relates to the continuation (or not) of the present sterling zone between Scotland and the rest of the UK (rUK), in the event of a move to a dissolution of the union.
Monday September 1st, 2014 10:50:46 AM
You can’t have your cake and eat it too – even when it comes to energy. Germany has been a champion of the ‘green economy’ for the past decade, but now the time has come to pay the bill. The country seems a long way from capturing the supposed ...
Thursday August 28th, 2014 08:24:23 AM
“Labour’s summary of the ideas […] says they “clear the way for a massive shift of resources from the NHS to private companies”. […] [P]rivate companies (Labour says) are to be enabled to asset-strip the NHS. The NHS must pay ...
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 03:24:00 PM
26 September 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
European Researchers’ Night is a mega event taking place on the 26 September in 300 cities across Europe. It will show that research is fun and influences daily life for all of us. YorNight is York’s contribution to this event, and will give everyone the opportunity ...
Thursday August 28th, 2014 10:38:59 AM
Poverty alone doesn’t necessarily lead to poor exam results. We need to look at attitudes among families, communities and schools, says Sam Freedman.
The relationship between education and poverty is complex. Children from poor backgrounds do, on average, get significantly worse results than those from richer ones but those averages hide huge variations across ...
Wednesday August 27th, 2014 07:34:34 AM
3 October 2014 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
This event will provide an excellent opportunity to hear how the National Skills Academy for Construction client based approach works and the benefits this can bring to clients, contractors and to local communities.
This event will also explore evidence from a recent ...
Monday September 15th, 2014 05:30:00 PM
Policy Exchange is delighted to welcome former Home Secretary Charles Clarke to discuss his new book, The Too Difficult Box. The book brings together a cast of heavy hitters from the worlds of politics, academia and public service, to write expansively and persuasively on some of society’s most insidious problems, too often kicked into the long grass because ...
Wednesday September 10th, 2014 05:30:00 PM
Policy Exchange is delighted that Doug Lemov will be joining us to deliver our first annual lecture on education. Lemov is author of Teach Like A Champion and the Managing Director of Uncommon Schools, a group of charter schools across New York, New Jersey and Boston with a mission to close the achievement gap and prepare deprived students to go to and graduate ...
Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 01:00:53 PM
Policy Exchange is hosting a major conference on the issues surrounding growth and the financial sector in the UK. The conference will assess the key issues surrounding the future of the financial services sector in the UK.
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