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The case for dementia screening: business case-based or evidence-based?

Dementia screening: what's the problem? Whatever your political ideology, you can't help be [more]

Reconfigure in haste, repent at leisure

Monitor has just announced that it intends to conduct an investigation into the challenges [more]

Does the 'dividend obsession' allow Ed Miliband to put people before profit?

  Labour's history with business can best be described as: "it's [more]

It's all too easy to dismiss Miliband's attack on energy prices. It fundamentally blasts Thatcherism.

  Virtually all attacks on Ed Miliband regarding energy prices begin with the [more]

Is this agreement a contract?

This article is published in good faith. 'Legal Aware' is not responsible for the truth or [more]

The case for dementia screening: business case-based or evidence-based?

Dementia screening: what’s the problem? Whatever your political ideology, you can’t help be aware of the various vested interests at play in society. Dementia is no different. Evidence-based policy is public policy informed by rigorously established objective evidence.  An important … Continue reading

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Reconfigure in haste, repent at leisure

Monitor has just announced that it intends to conduct an investigation into the challenges faced by small district general hospitals (DGHs) in their efforts to provide high quality and sustainable care. The regulator is asking for views from patients, providers, commissioners, healthcare professionals … Continue reading

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Does the ‘dividend obsession’ allow Ed Miliband to put people before profit?

Gas bill

  Labour’s history with business can best be described as: “it’s complicated.” Goldman Sachs recently boasted on Twitter of their involvement with Chuka Umunna, the Shadow Secretary for Business, Innovation and Skills. And in the past Lord Mandelson has claimed … Continue reading

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It’s all too easy to dismiss Miliband’s attack on energy prices. It fundamentally blasts Thatcherism.

gas stove

  Virtually all attacks on Ed Miliband regarding energy prices begin with the statement ‘Ed Miliband is right but…” That the Conservatives might be wrong on their basic economics is politically very worrying. And yet Ed Miliband has not sought … Continue reading

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Nick Clegg is bound to defend the Tory record, as he’s a Tory. It doesn’t matter to us.

Clegg Nick

                It is beyond delusional that Nick Clegg is proposing to the voters of Britain that British voters are better off with a coalition government, with him as a permanent fixture as the … Continue reading

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Is this agreement a contract?

contract

This article is published in good faith. ‘Legal Aware’ is not responsible for the truth or accuracy of this information in the English jurisdiction, but is to the best of his knowledge a substantially correct account of the law at … Continue reading

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Labour has become the Samsung to the Conservatives’ Apple (or vice versa)

Ed Miliband and David Cameron

  You don’t especially need a ‘focus group’ to tell you as many different views as you have participants. “Big data”, whilst flavour of the month, is not necessarily ‘best’. A recurrent theme that Labour regular voters find themselves returning … Continue reading

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All universities are needed for the public good

University of Cambridge graduation

  I still remember my time at Cambridge with fondness. I am a Scholar of my College there, as I was awarded the second highest First in the whole University in finals (“Part II”) in 1996. I think it’s very … Continue reading

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Ed Miliband needs Labour to have a “differentiation strategy” of its own

LibDem differentiation

Peter Hoskin in January 2012 famously in the Spectator published his version of the Richard Reeves’ famous “different strategy” of the Liberal Democrats as this parliament progressed. When I tweeted briefly yesterday evening that David Cameron had acquired Obama’s advisor, … Continue reading

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Making the initial training contract application to the graduate recruitment officer

EC

Different  recruiters  will  have  their  own  ways  of  assessing  these  forms.  Some  look  at  the  holistic  nature  of  the  form,  more  than  others.  Some  require  cover  letters,  but  others  do  not,  and  such  firms  put  a  lot  on  emphasis  on … Continue reading

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