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neurological impacts of COVID-19

Researchers given £2.3m to investigate the neurological impacts of COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and King’s College London have received a £2.3 million fund from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to investigate the neurological impacts of COVID-19.
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The State of Nature report: “Illegal killing and hunting are biggest pressures”

At EU Green Week, biodiversity is high on the agenda as the The State of Nature report is set to be discussed by a panel of experts - but what did the data tell us?
EU carbon tax

What do manufacturers need to know about the new EU carbon tax policies?

Denise Hatem, Senior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos, shines a light on the forthcoming EU carbon tax policies and advises cross-border manufacturers on how they can prepare for these changes.
extend free school meals, nutrition

MPs vote down measures to extend free school meals over Christmas

Last night, MPs voted 322 to 261 against measures championed by Marcus Rashford to extend free school meals for vulnerable children on the breadline.
herd immunity

The ‘herd immunity’ strategy for COVID-19 is dangerous and unfeasible 

Professor Martin Michaelis and Dr Mark Wass of University of Kent’s School of Biosciences, explain why a herd immunity approach to COVID-19 would include great risk, potentially many deaths, and may simply not work.
eco-friendly fashion

What’s the fuss about eco-friendly fashion?

Here, ethical cleaning company Bio-D, suggest 5 reasons as to why you should switch up your wardrobe and opt for more eco-friendly fashion for the sake of the planet.
Personal Service Company

Advice for contractors closing down their Personal Service Company

John Bell, chartered accountant, insolvency practitioner and Director of Clarke Bell, shares his advice for contractors who are faced with the decision of closing down their Personal Service Company (PSC).
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Eating disorders could be treated via Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy

Researchers found that Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (VRET) could significantly help people suffering from eating disorders.
exploited fish stocks, fish

International policy required to control exploited fish stocks

Up until recent Brexit negotiations, discussion over exploited fish stocks has always been National: Where is the international policy agreement?
become happier

How to become happier and more productive while working from home

Roger James Hamilton, CEO, Genius Group, shares his top 5 tips to help you become happier, healthier and more productive while working from home
outdoor learning

The importance of active and outdoor learning

Nigel Miller, managing director of Active Learning Group, highlights the importance of outdoor learning after a survey revealed students have been missing out on valuable experiences due to COVID-19.
recycling mistakes

10 common recycling mistakes we make at home

Rich Quelch at eco-packaging specialists Lifestyle Packaging explains 10 common recycling mistakes you may be making and how to avoid them.
OCD symptoms, CBD

Research finds cannabis could reduce OCD symptoms by 50%

OCD symptoms could be eased by atleast half in the short-term, according to a new study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders.
set up as a freelancer

How to successfully set up as a freelancer

Dave Chaplin, CEO and founder of ContractorCalculator, and author of The Contractors’ Handbook – Third Edition, shares his advice on how to set up as a freelancer as more people opt to work for themselves during the current economic climate.
fraud challenge

How can the UK tackle the upcoming fraud challenge?

Simon Dennis, Director, Future Government and AI Evangelist , SAS UK, discusses how the UK can face a new and more widespread fraud challenge.
quality over quantity

Fast fashion: Why you should pick quality over quantity

Montana Marshall, CEO and founder of The Dress Change, discusses why we should choose quality over quantity in the fight against fast fashion.
recruit

How to recruit during a pandemic

Ben Harper, CEO & Founder of meethugo, walks us through how to recruit the right talent during the pandemic.
trees in the Sahara, west africa

AI reveals over 1.8 billion trees in the Sahara Desert

An international team have counted over 1.8 billion trees in the Sahara, in an area of West Africa 30 times larger than Denmark.
the menopause

46% of women believe the menopause will improve their sex life

Workout App niix fit has conducted research to investigate how women really feel about the menopause in order to raise awareness about the problems and the benefits that exist.
racial prejudice, covid-19

Racial prejudice: Why Asian Americans are still blamed for COVID-19

Racial prejudice, fuelled by poor coping mechanisms and biased social media consumption, has shaped how the public view Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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