Articles

April 8, 2021

A step and rotation in the right direction

‘Active travel’ has been on the rise for many years now. Thanks to years of campaigning and state-backed initiatives, people are much more likely to choose pedals over petrol.
March 25, 2021

How can the safety curtain rise again after Covid?

It’s been a long year waiting in the wings for the theatre and events industries. But the national roadmap document like a genuine milestone of hope for live entertainment to reopen its doors.
March 9, 2021

How employers can prepare for the start of the ‘New normal’

For the first time in a long time, people can very tentatively start planning ahead for life unrestricted and employers countrywide can start mapping out a long-term plan for how to safely bring staff back into the office.
March 3, 2021

Unfinished business: Have our students been sold short?

The pandemic turned university life upside down in 2020. Students signed up to a very different experience to the one that eventually materialised, and campus life is still a long way from returning to normal.
February 3, 2021

A school’s best friend: How to safely introduce a dog into the school community

Not many people can deny the emotional benefit of having a dog around for company. It’s why we’ve seen puppy sales soar during the pandemic.
January 28, 2021

Managing risk in uncertain times

2020 was a year of significant change, for all of us including those of the public sector. As those responsible for managing risk across the sector look ahead to 2021, there are many challenges to be faced.
December 3, 2020

Can green schemes drive economic recovery for local authorities?

As we emerge from a global pandemic and stare down the implications of a changing climate, it would be easy to feel disheartened. However, new solutions to tackle climate change may yet have a transformative effect on the economy that could create thousands of needed jobs.
November 19, 2020

Universities – managing student mental health has never been more important in the response to COVID-19

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic saw all UK universities put into lockdown in Spring 2020 and as a result, concerns about the mental health of university students have grown.
September 23, 2020

Working from the discomfort of your own home

With so many organisations packing up their offices and accepting a more remote long-term future, Zoom meetings from kitchen tables look here to stay.