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World Book Night for 2018 Has a Mental Health Focus

The Reading Agency has announced the list of books to be given away on World Book Night, 23 April 2018. The varied titles, donated by publishers from Penguin Random House and Hachette to small presses Nine Arches and Cassava Republic, … Continue reading

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Government Calls For Free Speech to be Protected on University Campuses

Universities Minister Jo Johnson has called on the new Office for Students (OfS) to champion free speech in UK universities. Earlier in the year the government extended the statutory duty to secure free speech so that it will apply to all providers … Continue reading

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General Practice Declared the Highest Performing Sector Regulated by the CQC

The most detailed analysis yet of the quality and safety of general medical practice in England has found that nearly 90% of general practices in England have been rated as ‘good’, making this the highest performing sector that the CQC … Continue reading

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SMEs Should Consider Switching Water Supplier

Over half of SMEs are unaware that they can switch their water retailer according to Populus research. We all rely on water, but busy micro, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), face an ever-increasing number of demands on their time, … Continue reading

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Why Authors Can’t Afford to Ignore Goodreads

Goodreads, the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations, launched in January 2007 with the aim of helping people find and share books they love. Visitors to the site can: See what books their friends are reading. Track the … Continue reading

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CQC Rates Staff Owned Social Enterprise as Outstanding

First Community Health & Care C.I.C, a staff-owned social enterprise that provides services across the area of East Surrey and parts of West Sussex to a population of 178, 000 people, has been rated as Outstanding by the CQC. Inspectors … Continue reading

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CQC Helps Taxi Firm Improves its Service to NHS

A north London taxi firm which works closely which the NHS has made improvements according to a focused Care Quality Commission inspection carried out in May 2017. At a previous inspection Mealing Taxis Limited, based in Northwood, in the London … Continue reading

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Google to Use Robot Writers to Produce 30,000 News Stories a Month!

Journalists, beware! Google has announced that is going to be working with the Press Association and Urbs Media (an automated software startup specializing in combing through large open datasets) to build software capable of writing 30,000 local news stories a … Continue reading

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CQC Urges Care Homes, Hospicies and Independent Hospitals to Review Fire Safety

The CQC has written to providers of care homes, hospices and independent hospitals, as well as their representative bodies, to encourage them to review their fire safety checks to ensure they are up to date, understood and applied consistently. The … Continue reading

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New Amazon Book Chart Tracks Reading Rather Than Just Buying Habits

Amazon has been updating its most sold books chart hourly for some time now, but they have now added a feature whereby you can also track what people are actually reading! The new weekly list analyses data from Amazon’s e-commerce … Continue reading

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