To aid or not to aid?

Despite the austerity measures in the UK, the foreign aid budget will soar by upto 37 percent from £6.3billion to £9.4billion this year, according to the DailyMail. But many are sceptical about if international aid really works. In a panel discussion “Is International Aid Working”, aid workers and experts demanded for more efficiency and countability […]

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Employee Benefits Conference Attracts Thousands Amidst Economic Downturn

Motivation, employee loyalty, engagement and communication are catch words for businesses, especially during the recent economic downturn. The two-day Employee Benefits Live Conference, organised by Centaur Exhibitions and held at the Business Design Centre in Islington, is aiming to bring together more than 230 companies and experts to discuss the future of business models. The […]

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The journey of three children reclaiming their childhood

The beautifully-made documentary, The Nurture Room, tells the story of three children from Glasgow with disruptive behaviors. Jamie, Jason and Jordyn were trouble-makers in the eyes of many; they threw tantrums, they never played with other kids and sometimes they became aggressive and violent. When teachers and educators gave up hope on these kids, The […]

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Young Journalists turned blogs into jobs

Professional journalists stressed the importance of brand building, self-promotion and conversation through blogging as the keys to finding jobs in journalism and get noticed. In a panel discussion chaired by Dominic Ponsford, Editor of Press Gazette, three recently graduated journalists attributed their job-hunting success to marketing themselves through their blogging and microblogging habits developed during […]

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