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UK investigates crime-fighting AI for racial discrimination

The globally unique Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation will work with the Race Disparity Unit to examine AI potentially making racially discriminative decisions in crime and justice.
homeless veterans

Homeless veterans to be supported through £1 million boost

Homeless veterans will be supported through an extra £1 million boost, the Communities Secretary, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has announced.
Period Poverty

Initial Washroom Hygiene teams up with Freedom4Girls to help end Period Poverty

To help combat Period Poverty, Initial Washroom Hygiene has partnered with Freedom4Girls, a UK-registered charity actively supporting women and girls in both the UK and worldwide, who struggle to access or afford safe menstrual protection.
New UK pension scheme, collective defined contribution

New UK pension scheme: “Could deliver improved returns for millions”

Amber Rudd backed plans for the first Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) in the UK, a new UK pension scheme which is currently in development.
creative sector and government, erica wolfe-murray

Creative Sector and UK government: A question of mutual support?

In this article, Erica Wolfe-Murray discusses the underexplored relationship between the Creative Sector and the UK government, urging the UK to focus on an often-ignored, increasingly powerful industry.
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Imprisoned without trial: The Indigenous population of Mexico

In this article, Kristin Dilani Nadarajah describes the human rights movement happening to stop the mistreatment of indigenous prisoners by the Mexican government.
SME manufacturers, Brexit, EU to UK

SME manufacturers moving supplier base from EU to UK

From investment to turnover, recruitment to profits, forecasts are down for UK SME manufacturers as they divert valuable resources to manage Brexit uncertainty, says the national Manufacturing Barometer.
2019 Spring Statement, period poverty, knife crime, STEM, STEM research funding

2019 Spring Statement: Period poverty, knife crime and STEM

In the 2019 Spring Statement, UK Chancellor Philip Hammond addressed current subjects such as period poverty alongside general poverty, knife crime, and priorities within STEM research funding.
UK temporary tariff regime, no deal brexit published

UK temporary tariff regime for no deal Brexit published

Government has published details of the UK’s temporary tariff regime for no deal, designed to minimise costs to business and consumers while protecting vulnerable industries.
funding cuts, crown workforce management

How have UK police adapted to funding cuts?

David Hughes, Crown Workforce Management, discusses what can be learnt from how the UK police force has adapted in the face of funding cuts.
most deprived UK areas, stronger towns fund

Stronger Towns Fund: Where are the most deprived UK areas?

In light of Theresa May’s announcement of a £1.6 billion ‘Stronger Towns Fund’ for the most deprived UK areas, here we analyse where the money is needed most.
Women innovator funding, International Women's Day 2019

UK gives 9 women innovators funding for their inventions

Pioneering women innovators have been awarded funding and business support to develop and grow their business by the UK government, echoing the innovation theme of International Women's Day 2019.

Putting the “local” into Industrial Strategies

Paddy Bradley, Director of Swindon and Wiltshire LEP explains how Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) across England are working on Industrial Strategies relevant to their areas and co-produced with government.
economic gender parity, International Women's day, UN women

UN Women says it will take ‘202 years for economic gender parity’

Today, we celebrate and commemorate International Women's Day: read on to find out what the UN knows about international economic gender parity and what activists are doing.
common law system, london jurisdiction

The common law system: Why London is the jurisdiction of choice

Trevor Tayleur, Head of Design and Assessment at The University of Law provides his expert view on the common law system used in England and Wales and explains why London is the jurisdiction of choice.
violence against women

Government announce measures to tackle violence against women

Ahead of International Women’s Day, the Home Office has published its refreshed violence against women and girls (VAWG) strategy in order to provide further support to victims and survivors of violent crime.
social media harming, criminal justice system

Is social media harming our criminal justice system?

The UK government published the response to its Call for Evidence on the impact of social media on the administration of justice: what does it reveal about social media harming due legal process
UK laws to protect workers, non-disclosure agreement

UK laws to protect workers who want to report crime

The rules around non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and confidentiality clauses are set to be tightened under new laws to protect workers from being silenced.
global period poverty, vulnerable women and girls

UK launches campaign against global period poverty

Minister for Women and Equalities and Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt will announce a new UK government campaign to break the silence and end global period poverty by 2030.
Funding for rough sleepers, housing minister Heather Wheeler

UK announces £26 million funding for rough sleepers

With this new funding, rough sleepers will receive tailored support they need to recover from life on the streets and find accommodation.

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