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Fraud and corruption with medical devices

Paul Vincke, Managing Director of the European Healthcare Fraud and Corruption Network talks about fraud and corruption with medical devices and highlights how people get...
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Nearly half of UK’s largest councils have no cloud strategy

New research has revealed nearly half of the top councils across the UK do not have a plan for cloud computing… A survey from not-for-profit...

Scottish road safety inspections benefit from geo-referencing technology

Roads in Scotland are set to benefit from new technology to improve safety inspections… A new 12 month contract has been awarded to Exeter-based RouteShoot...
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Overseas buyers have increased mortgage enquiries since Brexit

The number of overseas buyers enquiring about mortgages has doubled since the Brexit decision… deVere Mortgages, a firm that specialises in UK mortgages for expats...

Antibiotic resistance: a global threat

Ivo Holanec, Research Project Manager at the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries highlights a new report published regarding the significant problem of resistance to...

Europe – invest and connect

AG Editor, Laura Evans, and Adjacent Oil and Gas Editor, Katy Edgington attended the 7th European Regions and Cities Summit in Bratislava. Here they...

Children’s mental health services in Kent get £10m investment

A programme aimed at improving the mental health of children in Kent is set to receive £10m investment… The Big Lottery Fund is to invest...

Creative solutions for forward thinking local governments

Darren Hunt, Director, Public Sector at SAP, examines how technology is transforming local government and services... Local government is many things to many people. It provides...

UK to give up 2017 EU presidency

The UK is to relinquish its presidency of the European Council in 2017 as it moves to withdraw from the EU… It has been confirmed...

Infectious disease is a global problem

Professor Colin J Suckling, Research Professor of Chemistry at the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde looks at how the recent...

UK employers concerned about skills shortage

A new survey has revealed an increasing number of UK employers are concerned about the lack of highly skilled workers and the impact this...

High court told Article 50 will not be triggered this year

During legal proceedings, government lawyers have said it is unlikely Article 50, the mechanism that will allow the UK to withdraw from the EU, will...

IFS says pensioners prosper while income falls for young people

Young people have seen a drop income, with pensioners seeing an increase, according to a new report from the IFS… According to the think tank...

Harnessing opportunities for agri-food in Ireland

Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine in Ireland highlights the Food Wise 2025 strategy and its aims to tackle the challenges...
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Productivity and efficiency in English acute hospitals

James Thompson, Senior Research Analyst at the King’s Fund asks whether the Carter Review guides us to productivity and efficiency in acute hospitals… In June...

Settlement archaeology in Egypt and Nubia

Julia Budka, Professor of Egyptian Archaeology and Art at LMU Munich sheds light on the missing link to a more direct understanding of Pharaonic...

Cuts to public health budgets could impact obesity fight

The slashing of public health budgets could have a detrimental impact on the ability of councils to tackle obesity… Public health budget cuts could prevent...

Johnson: Brexit does not mean “abandoning” UK’s friends

New Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reiterated the UK plans to keep relationships with its EU neighbours… In his first step onto the international stage,...

HS2 gets thumbs up from new Transport Secretary

New Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said he has no plans to stop the controversial HS2 project… Upon taking office Chris Grayling has made it...

Mapping the European Climate

Per Undén, Senior Scientist, Coordinator at the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Instute (SMHI) highlights UERRA – the FP7 pre-operational Copernicus Climate Change Service...

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