Posts for Society

Home education – first choice or last resort?

Children leaving secondary school to be home-educated often have complex needs and some make the move as a last resort rather than a preferred choice, new research by Ofsted has revealed. Ofsted […]

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RAC highlights some problem driving issues

Three in every 10 motorists (30%) say they have personally witnessed some form of physical abuse related to a driving incident in the past 12 months, research for the annual RAC Report on […]

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How remote working can increase stress and reduce well-being

Shutterstock Stephanie Russell, Anglia Ruskin University Remote working is becoming more popular than ever. A study released by the Swiss office provider IWG found that 70% of professionals work remotely […]

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Civil partnerships on increase in England and Wales

Civil partnerships increased in 2018; numbers have settled after a sharp decrease when same-sex marriage was introduced. Opposite-sex civil partnerships will undoubtedly create another change in future stats. following a […]

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Shopping addiction is a real disorder

Jeramey Lende/Shutterstock Cathrine Jansson-Boyd, Anglia Ruskin University UK-based healthcare group the Priory is well-known for treating gambling, sex, drug, alcohol and computing addictions – especially of the rich and famous. […]

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Working mums feel stuck in a career rut

Over three quarters of working mums [80%] feel stuck in the job they are in because they don’t think they will be able to find a new one with the […]

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RuPaul’s Drag Race is inventing a whole new internet subculture and language

The RuPaul crew for Drag Race UK. BBC Pictures Carolina Are, City, University of London Try typing “Yas queen!” or “Shade” or “Don’t Fuck It Up” into a search engine […]

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Why more companies are going dog-friendly

Shutterstock Holly Patrick, Edinburgh Napier University Bringing pet dogs into the workplace is becoming increasingly common. Large companies like Google, Ticketmaster and challenger bank Monzo are just a few that […]

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Climate change is too middle class – here’s how to fix that

Danny Lawson/PA Catherine Happer, University of Glasgow Researchers working in the field of climate change communications have, for many years, been confronted with the same puzzle: why, when there is […]

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Teenagers are vulnerable too – how social workers are trying new ways to keep them safe

Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock Nick Marsh, University of East London Over the past four decades the child protection system in England has increasingly concentrated on preventing the abuse and neglect of young children […]

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