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One in Eight Employees in UK has Taken Time off Work for Stress in Last Year

89% of UK employees have suffered from workplace stress that is deemed as excessive, affecting their mental health Conducted by the Dolan Contractor Group, experts in contractor payroll and accountancy, the Stress in the Workplace study gathered responses from employees of 140 companies across the UK. Respondents were asked about the causes of what was deemed ‘excessive …

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An Evening of Joyful Verse in Praise of Dyslexia and Diversity

They certainly were amazing. All the writers who performed at the ‘Evening of Spoken Word’ at the Glass Box Theatre in Gillingham on 16th October 2019. Headlining the group of talented artists was the outstanding Lemn Sissay MBE, the award winning poet, playwright, broadcaster and wonderful raconteur. The event celebrated and raised awareness of Dyslexia …

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Thabiso Sekgala: A Close Up View of Contemporary South Africa at the Hayward Gallery, London

The images are stark revealing abandoned spaces. Large horizons inhabited by a solitary figure at the forefront look directly at you capturing the gaze of the photographer. In some pictures derelict buildings or colourful homesteads are portrayed. Most of the images have one thing in common; the vast South African landscapes both urban and rural …

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Walking out of Loneliness – Sandra Samuels Promotes the Community Way

Sandra Samuels-Allen is the lively founder of ‘Walking Workout with the Difference’ a community based organisation promoting health, fitness and well-being. Initially it started as a way of making friends but now it has grown into a much bigger event and anticipated fixture on the local Medway diary. Offering a wide range of activities to …

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Uncovering More Secret Windrush Files with David Olusoga at the Southbank Centre

Raising the importance of Black British history and turning the narratives into mainstream studies of the UK past is what David Olusoga does best. If it weren’t for Olusoga’s popular appeal, major chapters of UK history would be lying unknown in historical vaults, waiting to be resurrected and reappraised. Chapters such as The World’s War: …

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The UK Workforce as 100 People 

New research highlights areas of under-representation across British industry A new study by office furniture suppliers, Viking Direct, has visualised the UK workforce as 100 people. The firm has analysed data from the Office of National Statistics, to highlight under-representation in staff across the country and make the data more accessible. The results have illustrated areas …

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Spreading the Message of Palliative and End of Life Care Services

Diversity House is hosting an event alongside LAPCEL (Learning Alliance for Palliative and End of Life Care) on Friday 1st February 2019. End of life care is about living as well as possible during the last days and most importantly it’s about dying with dignity. Do you know how to access this information about end …

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