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New research among more than 2,000 UK adults commissioned by HealthTech start-up WeMa Life has revealed the struggles informal carers face. The independent, nationally representative survey found: 15% of UK adults currently consider themselves to be informal carers – equating to 7.85…

VitalityHealth research reveals average life expectancy in the UK is reduced by more than four years as a result of poor lifestyle choices and other health risk factors 10% of employees can expect to have their life expectancy reduced by…

There has been a large rise in the volume of social work research undertaken in the UK over the past 20 years but one topic remains stubbornly under researched: student funding in social work education. This is all the more…

In January 2018, the cybersecurity world was hit by two Intel vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre, affecting a substantial number of the world’s computer processors designed by Intel, AMD and ARM. From smartphones to PCs, supplied by any vendor and running…

Healthcare presents a major opportunity for start-ups aiming to transform industries using technological innovation. The NHS is a healthcare delivery system on a massive scale. Our system needs to adapt to meet coming challenges – an ageing population and increasingly…

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Markets: we have been warned The privatisation of adult social care is a 30-year process that has grown unchecked, made worse by austerity politics. Should the private sector lose interest and leave the market, the consequences will be grave. Bob Hudson writes…

    Responding to the Home Affairs Committee’s immigration report, Cavendish Coalition co-convenor, Nadra Ahmed, said: “This report highlights the huge challenges faced by UK employers in securing their current and future workforce during a period of great uncertainty. “The…

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Emotional strains, financial pressures and family feuds: new study reveals the plight of UK’s informal carers New research among more than 2,000 UK adults commissioned by HealthTech start-up WeMa Life has revealed the struggles informal carers face. The independent, nationally representative survey…

Saturday, 24 February 9.30am-6.00pm St. Luke’s Community Centre, 90 Central Street, London EC1V 8AJ Programme 9:30 am Arrival & Registration 10:00 Welcome Plenary Session 1 10:10 The people’s stake: Can citizen’s wealth funds solve the inequality crisis?  Stewart Lansley, University of Bristol…

Today is the launch of The Origins of Happiness by Andrew Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard, Nick Powdthavee and George Ward. Prof. Layard outlines the key findings and recommendations from the research. Over the course of our lives, what factors…