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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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Research Shows SMEs Need to Embrace New Payment Methods

Research by Barclaycard has revealed that SMEs reluctant to adopt new payment methods are losing out on business, online and in store. Customers The research shows that nearly half of all millennial shoppers (18-34 year olds) prefer to pay with … Continue reading

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Calling All Writers, Novelists, Playwrights and Poets Struggling to Find the Time

The Royal Society of Literature is looking for novelists, playwrights, poets and short story writers who need time away from their normal lives – to take sabbaticals from their jobs, for example, or to travel abroad for research – to … Continue reading

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Care Quality Commission takes action to protect people at Deneside Court care home in Jarrow

Deneside Court, a care home in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, remains in special measures after the CQC again rated them as Inadequate following an unannounced inspection in July this year and an announced inspection of their pharmacy in August. Deneside … Continue reading

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Targets Set to Reduce Business Red Tape by £10 Billion in Question

The Government set a target to reduce the cost to business of regulation by £10 billion between 2015 and 2020. The Public Accounts Committee has been reviewing progress and its report is damming. So far the government has achieved less … Continue reading

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