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UK Government websites fail to meet plain English guidelines

April 27, 2016

VisibleThread identifies that 92% of Central Government and 66% of Local Governments sites analysed do not meet recommended readability standards Cambridge UK, Wednesday 27th April 2016. VisibleThread, a global leader in content quality management, has released its latest readability reports. This analysis was undertaken on 26 Central Government agency websites and 12 Local Government websites. […]

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New framework to help tenants pay their rent to be introduced in Wales

May 13, 2015

A framework to ensure that tenants who are struggling to meet their rental costs are able to access fair and consistent financial assistance is to be introduced by the majority of Welsh local authorities. 20 Welsh local authorities have been working in partnership with the Welsh Local Government Association (www.wlga.gov.uk) and consultants from the Welfare […]

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1st Touch 360 Streamlines Social Housing Functions, Drives Value For Money and Frees Up Vital Resources

April 15, 2015

1st Touch (www.1sttouch.com) the UK’s leading developer of mobile systems for the social housing sector has announced the addition of ‘1st Touch 360’ to its widely acclaimed range of enterprise mobile workforce software. This intuitive new dashboard solution, streamlines processes by delivering a single, 360 degree-view of all key metrics and customer data access points. […]

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TV debates: Clegg and Farage will have to work hardest to win trust

March 27, 2015

Psychometric profile reveals expected performance of major party candidates London, UK, 27 March 2015: Clegg and Farage are likely to come across as the least trustworthy in the upcoming TV debates, according to a psychometric and qualitative profiling study from Praditus, the online self-assessment platform. Data revealed that Cameron is likely to come across as […]

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VisionConsult presents “Village of the Future” for Roma Inclusion

June 20, 2011

Global consulting company takes part in High Level Event on EU Funds Contribution to Roma IntegrationSofia, Bulgaria, 20 June 2011 – Global consulting company VisionConsult International takes advantage of the High Level Event on EU Funds Contribution to Roma Integration to present their “Village of the Future” project. The event in Sofia from 21 – […]

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Is This How You Break A Society?

February 9, 2011

Social Policy Association reports on implications of ‘historic’ welfare reforms’In Defence of Welfare’, a wide-ranging analysis of the coalition government’s 2010 Spending Review is published today by the Social Policy Association (SPA), which promotes the study of social policy and advances the role of social policy research within policy making, practice and wider public debates. […]

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Energy Apartheid Keeps Billions of People in Poverty Says New Report

December 6, 2010

MORE than one and a half billion of the world’s poorest people will be condemned to a life of poverty if they are denied access to basic energy services, according to international development charity Practical Action.A lack of energy to power life-giving services such as lighting, heating, cooking and healthcare means that many countries in […]

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‘Your Freedom’ Campaign Brings Power To The People

July 28, 2010

Citizen centric policy making right at the heart of Government In the July 1st announcement by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg that “people, not policymakers” are the best judges of which “unnecessary laws” should be repealed, has been applauded by Objective Corporation, for its radical new approach to policy making.Simon Etherington, UK General Manager, Objective […]

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The Coalition makes huge strides towards citizen centric government

June 8, 2010

The “Talk” is being “Talked” – the challenge is for government at all levels to “Walk” the “Walk”.The Coalition Government has invited the general public to take part in an unprecedented internet consultation on the spending review that it says will help to determine where spending should be cut.David Cameron announced today plans for “a […]

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Children Pick Nick As Next “Prime Monster”

May 6, 2010

More Than 30,000 Take Part In Moshi Monsters’ kids PollLONDON – May 6th – Nick Clegg was given a monster boost today by winning nearly half of the votes in the biggest children’s poll in the UK to choose their favourite leader online.More than 30,000 youngsters voted in the election staged by leading computer game […]

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