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NUS demands action for student renters

NUS has today (Friday 27 March 2020) written to the providers of student rented accommodation across the UK demanding action on behalf of student renters. National Union of Students (NUS) […]

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Dementia Action Week postponed

From the Alzheimer’s Society: Following Government advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), Alzheimer’s Society has taken the difficult but necessary decision to postpone Dementia Action Week 2020. This is an extremely challenging […]

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Busiest week ever for Citizens Advice website

The charity has seen record-breaking demand for advice since the escalation of the coronavirus pandemic with the highest daily number of visitors to its website being topped four times last […]

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Research to gauge public attitudes into Coronavirus – have your say

One of the first research projects aimed at gauging the UK public’s attitude and responses to the coronavirus pandemic is being launched. Experts at Cardiff University and Cardiff Metropolitan University […]

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NUS urges universities to waive costs of student accommodation during the crisis

As the government announces a lockdown for all citizens, concerns grow for the seven million students NUS represents, both here and abroad. NUS National President, Zamzam Ibrahim, commented:   “The […]

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British travellers abroad advised to return to UK now

all British travellers abroad who are usually based in the UK advised to return now international travel is becoming highly limited with the further closure of air routes, land borders and […]

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Business support loans available from today

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme will provide government-backed loans of up to £5 million to small and medium businesses. The Bank of England’s Covid Corporate Financing Facility will provide […]

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What’s closed for at least the next month

Just so you know what is officially closed as of this morning: The Secretary of State has made new regulations under the emergency procedure, to protect the public. The Health […]

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Working from home? Here are five ways to reduce procrastination and be productive

‘Just going to check instagram’. LightField Studios/Shutterstock Fuschia Sirois, University of Sheffield If you have been asked to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic to help slow the spread […]

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Sunday Thoughts – Week 1 of Social Distancing

By Helen Shingler: Today is Mother’s Day and for many of us it will be the strangest one ever.  No family gatherings for a special Sunday lunch at the pub, […]

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