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New Contemporaries 2012 Review

Neil Simpson | Posted 12.06.2012 | Home
Neil Simpson

The New Contemporaries exhibition is in its fourth year and gives a platform to the best and brightest new talent from Scotland's leading art institutions.

The Caring Future of British Business?

Emma Norris | Posted 28.04.2012 | Home
Emma Norris

Becoming a community hub is a challenging concept for many businesses. The existing work culture, obligations to shareholders and operational concerns can all be barriers to embracing a more community-driven way of work. But for those businesses that really embrace working with their local community the benefits can be enormous - adding value to both the economy and society.

Small Firms Hit By Lending Squeeze

PA | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK

Many small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are still struggling to raise money from banks despite an agreement between lenders and the government,...

Coasting 'Satisfactory' Schools Let Down More Students Than Failing Institutions

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Schools which fail to improve after three inspections should be subject to a "three strikes and you're out policy", a think tank has recommended. S...

Poor Children 'More Likely' To Attend Weak Schools

PA | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A child's chances of attending a weaker school may depend on where they live, according to research. A study has found that the likelihood of atten...

Don't Worry About Lobbying, It's on its Last Legs

Henneke Sharif | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK Politics
Henneke Sharif

We shouldn't worry about lobbyists because the industry is actually in its death throes. It is poised to disappear with the power shift from politics to wider society which will take secret decision making, unofficial advisers, and funny handshakes with it.

Society Must Find Ways Better to Support Young People

Emma Norris | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK Politics
Emma Norris

The recent riots that have escalated throughout the country - predominantly instigated by angry youths - are prompting some commentators to lament a 'lost generation' of young people who have resorted to such acts because they feel they have nothing left to lose.