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Managing for mental health

Bob Grove, Senior Policy Adviser, Mental Health Europe, outlines how mental health can impact a workplace and why it’s important to ensure your workers...
Heathrow Airport

Ministers finally approve a third runway at Heathrow Airport

After significant debate Ministers have approved the decision to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport Heathrow Airport is set to be expanded following a...
General Election expenses

Labour fined for failing to disclose General Election expenses

General Election expenses that were not disclosed after the General Election have come under scrutiny from the Electoral commission The Electoral Commission has fined the...

Why cities and regions matter for Energy Union

EnergEuropean cities and regions are vital to the success of the Energy Union, writes European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič On 4 October, the European Parliament...
Parkinson's

Better tailored care for people with Parkinson’s

My PD Journey – a project from the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) looks at how challenges need to be tackled better at a...
identity assurance

Warwickshire council first to trial online identity assurance platform

An online identity assurance platform is set to undergo a trial phase at Warwickshire County Council to support Blue Badge parking permit applications Warwickshire County...
police

Taking the police force back to Neighbourhood Watch

The police force must reconnect with the community to successfully tackle crime. Digital platforms offer a solution to this, says Darren Hunt, Director, Public...
devolution

County council votes against Lincolnshire devolution

Members of Lincolnshire County Council have voted against devolution in the region, putting the deal at risk of delay or cancellation Devolution in Lincolnshire could...
Antimicrobal surfaces

Preventing infections with antimicrobial surfaces

Antibiotic resistance and super bugs are growing global problems. Kari Soljamo and Anne Laitine from Isku Interior look at how to prevent the infections,...
brexit

Britain expects to be part of EU decision-making until Brexit

The Prime Minister has said she expects the UK will be part of any decisions made relating to the EU until Brexit occurs The Brexit...
climate change

How can we use maths to predict the impacts of climate change?

Robert Grant, Professor at the University of Alberta looks at predicting the effects of climate change on terrestrial ecosystems with a mathematical model… Changes in...
scottish independence bill

Nicola Sturgeon confirms new Scottish independence bill has been published

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed a new draft independence bill will be published this week setting out the rules for a second referendum… A...
schools

Local councils need more power to improve schools

Local authorities should be given more control to improve schools that are struggling, according to a new report by the Local Government Association
humanitarian aid

A new comprehensive approach to humanitarian aid

M F Warrender at AG, highlights the work of the European Commission, in particular EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides,...
career development

How to advance your career in public policy   

If you’re seeking a career in the governmental or non-profit sectors, a Master of Public Administration could provide the step up you need... If you’ve...
electric bike

First electric bike share scheme rolled out in Exeter

Exeter is the first city in the UK to launch an electric bike share scheme, which aims to reduce transport pollution and congestion… An electric...
digital connected

The future of government in a digitally connected world

Professor Alan W. Brown, Executive Director of the Centre for the Digital Economy (CoDE) at Surrey Business School discusses how government can be used...
cancer research

Progressing cancer research in Italy

Federico Caligaris-Cappio, Scientific Direcor at AIRC - the Italian Association for Cancer Research, highlights the work of the organisation in order to support and...
materials

Modelling particulate erosion, improving material performance

By modelling particulate erosion, Dr Louise Crocker of the National Physical Laboratory hopes to improve design and understanding of materials… The efficiency of high temperature...
budget

Kent County Council launches six-week budget consultation

A six-week consultation will take place, giving Kent County Council the opportunity to explain the budget challenges it faces A new six-week consultation has been...

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