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The Guardian - A boost for England's other great cities
08 Apr 2014
The shift in economic power from Whitehall to English cities is gaining momentum, backed by the cities minister, Greg Clark, and the new City Growth Commission...

Design Week - RSA launches Pupil Design Awards
07 Apr 2014
The Royal Society of Arts is launching a new Pupil Design Awards, which challenges youngsters aged 12-18...

The Telegraph - Ignore the sceptics, George Osborne’s goal of full employment matters
04 Apr 2014
Most people want a job, usually one that is rewarding both financially and otherwise, and couldn’t really care less about the economics...

How are the government going to build a pension system that works?
02 Apr 2014
Most people want to “give their money away to someone whom they can trust will use it wisely to generate a income when they retire”....

The Guardian - 50m tonnes of e-waste generated every year – and it is increasing
02 Apr 2014
Better links between designers, manufacturers and recyclers are needed to stem the tide of electronic junk...

Financial Times - Self-employed set to outstrip public sector workers
31 Mar 2014
The number of people working for themselves is set to outstrip those working in the public sector by 2018, a study of demographic trends claims....

MSN - Self-employed total 'to reach 5m'
25 Mar 2014
The number of self-employed people is set to outstrip the numbers working in the public sector over the next four years, according to new research....

The Herald - Self-employed total to reach five million by 2018
25 Mar 2014
The number of self-employed people is set to outstrip the numbers working in the public sector over the next four years, according to new research....

City A.M - Self-employed to outnumber the public sector
25 Mar 2014
Self-employed workers will outnumber those in the public sector in just four years, according to an astonishing forecast, as the number of very small firms balloons in number....

The Times - Tattoo parlours make their mark in high street revival
25 Mar 2014
Mobile phone shops and tattoo parlours were among the winners on the high street last year as 44 new independent stores opened their doors every day, while 16 failing shops shut down....

Daily Mail - Self-employed set to outstrip state staff for first time by 2018, report predicts
25 Mar 2014
Report predicts 5m self-employed, but only 4.8m public sector workers...

Gov Today - Start every pupil on A grade as motivation, report suggests
14 Mar 2014
School pupils could be given an A grade at the start of term and have to work to maintain it throughout the year, according to a new report on motivation in the classroom...

BT - A grade 'could boost motivation'
14 Mar 2014
Giving every student an A grade at the start of the school year may help drive pupils to do well, research suggests...

Daily Mail - Give all pupils an A... at the start of term! 'Silly' classroom guide criticised
14 Mar 2014
Influential Royal Society of Arts says motivating move would boost grades...

Tes - When every child is a straight-A student
14 Mar 2014
Start with top grades and they’ll work to keep them, study says...

The Telegraph - Teachers told: use 'not yet' in place of 'fail' when marking
14 Mar 2014
The Royal Society of Arts says teachers should stop using the word "failure" and remove "visible signs of poverty" to raise children's motivation levels and cut bad behaviour...

Church Times - Soul is neglected, says schools report
14 Mar 2014
Schools are sidelining education in personal values and cultural understanding because of examination pressures and the need to respond to new government initiatives, a new report from the RSA says...

The Guardian - Call for 'year off' so schools can search their souls
11 Mar 2014
A new report says teachers need more space to help children grow into 'rounded' individuals...

Wired Gov Newswire - CIPD - How do you ‘Value your Talent’?
10 Mar 2014
CIPD and RSA call on wisdom of the crowd to help develop a common framework for measuring the contribution people make to business outcomes...

Mail on Sunday - The fold-up toilet: Twistable design saves space in the bathroom and 10,000 litres of water per person a year
06 Mar 2014
Two students at the University of Huddersfield designed Iota, which takes up a third of the space of a standard toilet when folded in the upright position....


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