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European Pain Federation: The year for the Prevention of Pain

The European Pain Federation has announced that the theme to this years European Year Against Pain event will be the Prevention of Pain.
keeping children safe

Keeping children safe: Is the internet a friend or an enemy?

David McCarthy, Director of Education at Sophia Technologies, offers insight into how the internet can help develop and keep children safe, whilst highlighting what we should be wary of and what can be done to raise awareness.
solitary confinement statistics, mortality

Solitary confinement statistics show increased rate of suicides

New solitary confinement statistics show a very strong risk of unnatural death after inmates are released.
public sector market

Public sector market awarded £93 billion worth of contracts in 2019

Despite the uncertainty with Brexit, in 2019 the public sector market grew by 17% and awarded £93 billion worth of contracts, according to a report by Tussell.
women activists, WHRD

Women activists face disproportionate violence for work

On International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, a report examines activist stories across 21 countries and finds a global failure to protect women activists.
Student paramedics

Student paramedics to receive yearly £5,000 payment support

For the first time under NHS funding, student paramedics will receive £5,000 a year to support them whilst they are at university.
April tax cut

31 million taxpayers to benefit from April tax cut

Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has announced that 31 million taxpayers will benefit from an April tax cut under a new legislation.
tackle food waste

Government awards £1.15 million to tackle food waste

Businesses and not-for-profits will benefit from new government funding of £1.15 million to tackle food waste in the UK.
good teamwork, corporate learning solution

Good teamwork: How can you heal a dysfunctional workplace?

Sylvia Sage, programme director at Corporate Learning Solutions, explores how to create and hold onto good teamwork.
edtech strategy

Can the governments edtech strategy modernise the education system?

Stewart Watts, Vice-President EMEA, D2L, evaluates how technology has the potential to modernise the education system with a specific focus on the governments 2020 edtech strategy.
Prepare for Brexit

Prepare for Brexit and safeguard your commercial contracts

Karen Holden, award-winning solicitor and founder of A City Law Firm, provides advice on how businesses should prepare for Brexit with a detailed focus on commercial contracts, a Brexit clause and the potential to do nothing.
rough sleeping programme

Rough sleeping programme receives £112 million funding boost

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick MP has announced that councils will receive a further £112 million to go towards the governments rough sleeping programme.
turkish language contract

Can you arbitrate with a Turkish party based on a non-Turkish language contract?

Pelin Baysal and Bilge Kağan Çevik of Turkish law firm Gün + Partners, discuss the impact of non-compliance with Law No 805 that requires contracts executed in Turkey with a Turkish party to be written in the Turkish language on the validity of arbitration agreements.
public warning system

Building a reliable and rapid public warning system

Javier Colado, Senior Vice President, International Sales, Everbridge, discusses how governments can provide an all-important rapid and reliable public warning system.

Biometrics could be the solution to much needed porn block

David Orme, SVP, IDEX Biometrics ASA, discusses how biometrics could be the solution for online porn blocks to help better protect children.
transformation and paradigm change

On digital transformation: Transformation and paradigm change

Alexander Zeitelhack, Associate Dean, Berlin School of Business and Innovation, shares his perspective on digital transformation, transformation and paradigm change.
UK policing system

UK policing system to receive further £1.1 billion government funding

The government has announced a funding increase of £1.1 billion for the UK policing system to recruit an extra 20,000 officers and tackle crime.
britain’s mid-sized cities

2020: Coming of age for Britain’s mid-sized cities

Cllr John Merry CBE, Chair of Key Cities and Deputy City Mayor of Salford, argues that 2020 will be a coming of age for Britain’s mid-sized cities.
digital transformation in healthcare, artificial intelligence

A European Commission perspective on digital transformation in healthcare

Marco Marsella, Head of Unit, Directorate-General Communications Network, Content and Technology (DG Connect), European Commission, speaks to OAG about AI and digital transformation in healthcare.
palatinate region, counselling

Peer counselling in the Palatinate region

In this article, Paul Bomke and Lena Kuntz discuss counselling centres in Germany, particularly in the Palatinate region.

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