GETTING ORGANIZATIONAL BENEFITS FROM PEOPLE WHO THINK DIFFERENTLY

Headlines: February 16th, 2018

People who think differently have unique skills and talents which can be squandered without managerial awareness and careful thought. People who think differently have different brain functions which include dyslexia, autism, ADHD and dyspraxia.

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NORTHERN POWERHOUSE CONTINUES TO MISS-OUT ON TRANSPORT SPENDING CLAIMS THINK TANK

Headlines: January 25th, 2018

New analysis by the leading think-tank for the North of England, IPPR North, has found that London will receive £4,155 per person, compared to £1,600 in the North. A gap of £2,555 per person.

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EXPANDING LEARNER OPPORTUNITIES IN EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE

Headlines: December 8th, 2017

With a focus on broadening opportunities for learners across the region, East Riding of Yorkshire Council delivers teaching, learning and assessment from four sites covering a wide geographical area. Jayne Wilcock, curriculum and data manager, explains how the council uses data to meet learners’ needs.

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DRONES TO THE RESCUE IN THE WEST COUNTRY

Headlines: November 24th, 2017

Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police Have expanded their drone fleet with the purchase of a range of specialist UAVs.

The drones, which will be supplied by COPTRZ, are equipped with optical zoom and thermal imaging capabilities. Their primary use will be in missing person searches, crime scene investigations and fast response to major road traffic collisions. They will also help search the forces’ 600 miles of coastline.

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CALL FOR GOVERMENT SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES TO BOOST PRODUCTIVITY

Headlines: September 11th, 2017

The CIPD is calling on Government to invest £13m a year to provide HR support to small businesses, as new research shows that it could be a key part of efforts to unlock the UK’s productivity puzzle.

The call is based on the evaluation of year-long ‘People Skills’ pilots providing HR support for SMEs in Hackney, Stoke-on-Trent and Glasgow.

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NEWCASTLE COUNCIL TENANTS GET SUPERFAST BROADBAND

Headlines: August 4th, 2017

Tenants across 25 social housing developments in Newcastle are to get broadband which is 30 times faster than the average.

The service will cover almost 5000 properties with the roll out of full fibre gigabit broadband. The Council has partnered with Hyperoptic which provides speeds of 1,000Mbps. Work is underway and full fibre broadband is already available in 1,180 council homes.

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PUBLIC SECTOR APPRENTICES GET FAIRER NEW DEAL CHARTER

Headlines: June 21st, 2017

Apprentices working in the public services are set to get a fairer deal under a charter launched today by UNISON.

Being paid the rate for the job, high quality training and a guaranteed employment contract are among the aims outlined in the document unveiled at the union’s annual national conference in Brighton.

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SMART CAMBRIDGE GOES FOR BETTER TRANSPORT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

Headlines: March 22nd, 2017

ambridge is set be at the centre of a leading ‘smart city region’ – combining the city’s brainpower and business might to speed up ‘smart’ solutions to congestion, air quality and other city challenges.

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AUTOMATE PUBLIC SECTOR AND CUT HALF A MILLION JOBS SAYS THINK TANK

Headlines: February 7th, 2017

Half a million jobs could be cut in the public sector with a full scale automation programme argues the Reform think tank in a new report.

The report calls for a thorough overhaul across the public sector to explore where artificial intelligence, chatbots and drones could be used to reduce demands for people.

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EXTENSION OF UNIVERSAL CREDIT DRIVING UP DEBT

Headlines: January 16th, 2017

Research published today by the National Federation of ALMOs (NFA) and the Association for Retained Council Housing (ARCH) charts the impact of Universal Credit on the rent arrears of households living in council owned homes. More than two years into the programme to transform the payment of six major benefits the new arrangements continue to have a devastating impact on families, and their ability to maintain rent payments.

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