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Government support is a key factor for civic technology

Dr Rebecca Rumbul, Head of Research, mySociety highlights why government support is key for civic technology, here
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How is the gas and oil industry using technology to be more sustainable?

The gas and oil industry has turned to technology to be more sustainable in today's environmentally conscious world.
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Crypto’s effect on the wider markets

Cryptocurrencies have been in vogue for several years, and everyone who works in the finance industry has a story or two about what the effects of crypto have looked like to them.
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New poverty statistics to help government target support

New poverty statistics developed and published by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will help target support more effectively.
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Mental Health Awareness Week: Instilling confidence and stability in your staff

As we celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week, it’s important to focus on positive mental wellbeing and promote confidence and stability in the workplace.

European Union for the deaf calls for improved accessibility

Seattle recently passed a law making closed captions and subtitles a legal requirement in places of public accommodation; European Union for the deaf requests improvements to Accessibility Act.
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Offensive Weapons Act: Banning acid sales and automatic weaponry

The Offensive Weapons Act is here, which Home Secretary Sajid Javid says will give the police "extra powers" to tackle knife crime.
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National work from home day: Embracing flexible working

To mark National Work from Home Day, Emma Bullen from MHR explores how organisations can manage and engage their teams from afar.
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Changing the doctor-patient conversation about IBD

Nurse. Researcher. Pioneer. Lesley Dibley gives a voice to a marginalised group and has changed the way doctors talk to patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
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Ethiopia: Call for appointment of UN Envoy on journalist safety

International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR) calls for the appointment of a UN Special Envoy dedicated to journalist safety on World Press Freedom Day in Ethiopia.
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How is electricity storage transforming global energy systems?

While global energy systems undergo a dramatic change, driven by the growth of renewables, it impacts the flexibility in the energy system and changes the way we meet demand and keep our systems in balance.
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Sri Lanka: Refugees targeted after Easter Sunday attacks

The Sri Lankan government must ensure that over 1,100 refugees and asylum-seekers forced from their homes by mobs after the Easter Sunday massacre are immediately provided with adequate help.
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UK’s approach to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) gets UN recognition

The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has awarded official designation to the UK International Reference Centre for antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
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The invisible wall: What’s happening to legal immigration?

Anastasia Tonello, US immigration expert, discusses the wall against legal immigration by the Trump administration, revealing how legal infrastructure has been quietly manipulated to dismantle immigration.
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The NHS Long Term 10-Year Plan: Why technology is the key

Wayne Miller, Healthcare Director EMEA at Zebra Technologies discusses why technology is the key to a successful NHS Long Term Plan.
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Education professionals unable to help a student having an epileptic seizure

Almost half of the nation's education professionals admit they wouldn't be able to help a student having an epileptic seizure, according to research.
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UK economy risks £3.3 billion loss if the country’s skills gap isn’t closed

The UK's future economic success is in jeopardy, warns the Association of Colleges, as latest forecasting highlights the impact of not closing the country's skills gap.
Electric vehicles (EVs)

Electric vehicles (EVs) set to dominate market

Electric vehicles (EVs) are on track to dominate global sales of passenger cars and buses by 2040, and to encroach significantly on the market for vans and short-distance trucking, according to BloombergNEF (BNEF).
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How digital enablement frees up time and money for front-line services

James Cherry, CTO of Northdoor, explores how modernising the NHS data estate can free up time and save money, which ultimately benefits front-line services.
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EU and Central Asia: Opportunities for a stronger partnership

The European Union(EU) is outlining its vision for a renewed partnership with Central Asia, updating its strategy on relations with the region first set out in 2007.

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