Monthly Archives: September 2015

How to Attract Generation Z

Anyone born from the mid-1990s onwards is classed as belonging to Generation Z, and right now they are where it’s at.  Small businesses need their energy, outlook and ideas if they are to survive and thrive in the modern market … Continue reading

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Adult Book Sales Propped up by Children’s Books

Research company Nielsen held their 2nd Children’s Book Summit in New York last week. Leading lights from the children’s publishing world spent the day looking behind the sales statistics to gain a deeper understanding of today’s children’s book buyers. Titles … Continue reading

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Latest CQC Reports on the Quality of Care in Adult Social Care in the North Are Released – Over 35% Fell Below Good.

Since October 2014 the CQC has been using specialist teams to inspect and rate services in Adult Social Care.  Teams arrive unannounced and measure services using the ‘Mum Test’, assessing if they are safe, caring, effective, responsive and well-led. 56 … Continue reading

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Are You Prioritising User Generated Content?

UGC is where it is at.  Customers trust other customers over marketing spiel, time after time.  Just look at the prominence of customer reviews on Amazon or the rise of online review sites like Trip Advisor and you can see … Continue reading

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Is Dictation Software Making Us More Friendly?

Transcription apps have become so reliable that more and more people have made the switch from typing into their PC or phone to speaking to it.   Systems aren’t perfect, devices make mistakes, but people find the time taken to correct … Continue reading

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NHS Will Crash Within 2 Years

Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat Minister of State, with responsibility for care services, in the last government, warns that without an immediate multibillion-pound cash injection, the NHS will reach breaking point. In an interview with the Observer, ahead of his speech … Continue reading

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A New Lighter Touch, Mature Model, Promised by CQC

Sarah Bicherstaffe, speaking at the Westminster Health Forum, told delegates of the need to move to a more mature, lighter touch, model of regulation, and made comparisons with Denmark’s regulatory system.  Sarah wants to move to a system in which … Continue reading

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US and UK Have the Best Universities in the World!

According to the QS Worldwide Top Universities Ranking for 2016, the UK is catching up with the US. Massachusetts-based MIT continues to reign supreme, but the remainder of the list has seen some significant changes.  This year saw the introduction … Continue reading

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Man Booker Prize Short List for 2015 Announced

This year’s Man Booker prize shortlist is made up of 6 writers: Marlon James – A Brief History of Seven Killings Tom McCarthy – Satin Island Chigozie Obioma – The Fishermen Sunjeev Sahota – The Year of the Runaways Anne … Continue reading

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The August edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download

The August edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download. The summer has continued to be busy for everyone at WWRL. We have been continuing our work with healthcare clients, completing mid-year Information Governance audits. We have … Continue reading

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