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Don’t take the risk with lone worker protection

Government and public sector organisations are under increasing pressure to provide protection and security for lone workers. John Wisdom, Managing Director of vehicle, asset and employee tracking specialist Ctrack, takes a look at some of the latest lone worker developments and innovations.

According to the British Security Industry Association, there are now more than six

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Environmental Enforcement ' Looking to the Private Sector

July 2010 saw Maidstone Council embark on a year-long trial initiative with the Xfor Group, a local authority support services provider, in order to supplement its existing environmental enforcement team. Xfor’s Michael Fisher looks at how the initiative has fared.

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What customer-centricity really means and why it matters so much

More than thirty years of earning my living from trying to help people forge better relationships with their customers has convinced me that if we’re to get better at dealing with customers in our professional lives, we need to improve how we communicate with and relate to people in all areas of our lives.

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Contempt of Court law prevents 'trial by media'… but what does that really mean?

Take great care when issuing a comment, or making a statement, if legal proceedings are involved. You could interfere with the course of justice, or prejudice a trial.

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Police Rider Wins At Bluelight Horse of the Year

Inspector Tracy Day of Bedfordshire Police has won two competitions in the Bluelight Horse of the Year Show held at Aintree Racecourse over 23rd July 25th July.

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Deficit reduction measures will raise UK unemployment close to 3 million by 2012

Dr John Philpott, Chief Economic Adviser at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) predicts that the coalition government’s deficit reduction measures will stall any recovery in the UK jobs market later this year, result in a post-recession peak in unemployment close to 3 million, and slow any subsequent return to low unemployment.

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The value of consulting

There has never been a time when leaders, managers and businesspeople have not sought and obtained advice from external experts. Modern capitalism and the development of a welfare state increased this requirement for additional support.

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Public Sector carbon management – shifting effort from reporting to reduction

Carbon emissions represent an increasing and potentially significant cost for private and public organisations. The case that carbon reduction and reporting systems can help organisations make significant reductions in their emissions and costs has been well made

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BREAKTHROUGH IN AWARDS FOR DISABLED PEOPLE

Manchester-based Breakthrough UK wants to celebrate organisations whoconsistently champion disabled people by ensuring recruitment practices do notcreate barriers, making public places more accessible or providing modernaccessible homes.

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Animal Loving Authority

POLICE Authority volunteers have jumped in the saddle of a scheme aimed at ensuring police force dogs and horses don’t get a woof ride. Greater Manchester Police Authority’s Animal Welfare Visiting Scheme was trotted out earlier this month (Dec 7).

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Intelligent Clinical Leadership in Mental Health

Dr Alex Horne, medical director at North East London NHS Foundation Trust examines why high quality business intelligence is critical to meeting the unique set of challenges being faced by Mental Health Trusts and to creating future clinical leaders

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Wakefield Council Trade Deal

Wakefield Council has signed a pioneering agreement to boost mutual trade opportunities and open new doors for a wide range of local businesses. On Monday 2nd November Wakefield Council Leader Peter Box formalised the district’s economic relationship with Romania by signing a memorandum of agreement with Antonie Solomon, the Mayor of Craiova.

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