Articles

May 21, 2020

Cryptocurrency unencrypted

On 15 February 1971 the coins and notes we use today (as cash) were introduced into circulation in the UK for the first time as the UK went decimal.
May 20, 2020

How has higher education responded to COVID-19?

COVID-19 has presented an unprecedented challenge to the UK’s higher education sector. Not since the Second World War have campuses seen studies put on hold and closed for the duration.
May 6, 2020

Safely Maintaining Services during Coronavirus

Parks management, refuse collection and other local essential services need to continue during lockdown, but their risk management needs to adapt
April 22, 2020

Will the Covid-19 pandemic reduce the crime rate?

In difficult times it is always uplifting to try and find a glimmer of hope and the possibility of a reduction in the crime rate - even a short lived one – could be such a glimmer.
April 16, 2020

Bad Vibes

Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is a painful and disabling disorder of the blood vessels, nerves and joints that can
April 8, 2020

Will Covid-19 lead to a long-lasting upsurge in volunteering?

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the most incredible upsurge in volunteering and community action.
March 26, 2020

Risky business

Austerity has changed the UK in countless ways. One of the less well-documented effects has been the steep rise in insurance fraud.
March 26, 2020

High Time for Drones

The past 25 years have seen an upsurge in the number of children in the UK and significant investment in education.
March 26, 2020

Duty of Care

Managing wellbeing and mental health is critical for the education system where the provision of support services has often been lacking.