More money for further education

16 October 2019

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, is making £400 million of additional funding available to support providers of 16 to 19 education.

Views sought on online schools accreditation scheme

16 October 2019

The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a public consultation, inviting comments on a proposal to establish a voluntary accreditation scheme for online schools, of which there are a growing number of providers in England.

Employers face heavy losses from the sandwich generation

16 October 2019

Mid-life employees are increasingly having to contend with care demands from both ends of the age spectrum as they try to support children, parents and other relatives and try to avoid escalating costs in the care sector.

First degree burns from high-vis shirt

16 October 2019

A medical journal has highlighted the case of an engineer who suffered a first degree burn across his back as a result of contact with the retroreflective tape on his high visibility work shirt, prompting a suggestion that the commonly used shirts should be redesigned.

London buses set to get safer

16 October 2019

Innovations ranging from fatigue monitoring, specialised lighting and artificial intelligence are to be trialled on buses this year as part of the Bus Safety Innovation Challenge run by Transport for London (TfL).