Monthly Archives: February 2018

Free Introduction to Screenwriting Course For Budding Writers

The University of East Anglia is offering a free online course for writers looking to develop screenwriting skills. The course explores the key concepts and fundamental principles involved in the process of screenwriting, over 2 weeks, taking 3 hours per week, … Continue reading

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Over 70% of Those Looking For a Care Home Are Influenced by CQC Ratings

Choosing adult social care in England is one of the biggest sources of stress compared to other key life events, according to a survey carried out for the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The survey findings reveal that seven in ten … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Treasury Committee to Investigate SME Finance Market

The Parliamentary Treasury Committee has launched an inquiry into the SME finance market.  The enquiry will look at competition in the market, the various sources of funding available to small businesses, including crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending, and whether the current regulatory … Continue reading

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Lack of Clear Policies and Procedures Leads to Inadequate Rating by the CQC

Croydon’s Edridge Road Community Health Centre has been rated as Inadequate overall by the Care Quality Commission. The centre, which is run by The Practice Surgeries Limited, was rated Inadequate for being safe effective and well-led. It was rated Requires … Continue reading

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61 Universities To Be Hit By 14 Days of Strikes

The Universtiy and College Union (UCU) has written to 61 universities to inform them of an escalating wave of strikes over a four-week period, starting on the 22nd February and running through into March. The strike dates are: Week one – … Continue reading

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CQC Proposals to Change the Way Independent Healthcare Providers are Regulated and Inspected Out for Consultation

The CQC has released a consultation document which outlines its proposed changes to the way in which it registers and regulates independent healthcare services. The key changes for smaller independent healthcare providers are: (a) the potential use of a monitoring … Continue reading

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