Quality

Why Care Regulation Needs to Change

Dr Simon Duffy | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Simon Duffy

The Care Quality Commission or CQC has probably one of the most important jobs in the country: to make sure that people who need care are safe from abuse. Unfortunately the evidence is that they are failing in this task and they are bound to fail because of how they are organised and how they think.

Cost Versus Value - Why the Water Industry Needs to Reassess Its Goals

Simon Thomas | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK
Simon Thomas

The water industry is currently undergoing a sea change that will have a significant impact on the way water companies and their partners operate in decades to come.

Why Do So Many Genealogy Bloggers Promote Genealogy 'Myths'?

Scott Phillips | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

If you have spent much time working on your family history and/or genealogy, then you know there is a popular saying as follows: "Genealogy without proof is mythology."

Is Your Degree More Than Just a Piece of Paper?

Tom Davies | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Davies

We live in a world where pragmatism dominates idealism. Does a nurse or an accountant provide more value to society? When faced with a question like this, the idealists among us would question the definition of "value". By contrast, the pragmatists would revert to the only objective benchmark available and declare that six figures are better than five.

In a World Where Anything Goes

Pippa Smith | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Pippa Smith

Do we really live in a world where anything goes? According to the BBC's Cherry Healey, we do. In a recent programme, 'How to Get a Life' on BBC One, she repeated this statement more than once.

Key Things to Look for When Buying a Diamond

Vashi Dominguez | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Vashi Dominguez

Whether it's for a present or as an investment there are some key things to look for when buying a diamond. Following these tips will help you choose the perfect diamond for her or for you.