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For many years now, there have been an increasing number of stray dogs roaming around on the streets and causing hazards on roads. As much as they are a nuisance, someone has to house them. The situation has recently mounted to a point that the government feels new laws should be brought to action. Microchipping first became compulsory in Northern Ireland in April 2012 and it is something that both England and Wales have been looking at enforcing. Scotland doesn’t s… continue reading
Is a five-day week the ideal employment strategy? I think many people would disagree. When discussed, a four-day week does sound a lot more appealing. So why are stuck in this rut of working 40-hours a week over five days, when it could really be compressed into four days? The Gambia, an African Nation has decided that it is in fact, better time management, to work the forty hour week in four days. The President Jammeh has stated that they are going to introduce this short… continue reading
How challenging is the British GCSE exam system? Does it really push students to the limit and differentiate between those who are academically gifted and those who aren’t? This concept has been in discussion for many years now, but has really come to light over the last few months. As more and more students are achieving the higher grades, the exams don’t seem to be stretching pupils enough and the government have now decided that it is time to take action.
Just 10 days ago, headlines crossed the papers regarding raging fires that were sweeping across Australia with temperatures reaching record highs. Now the tables have turned and Australia is witnessing some of the most extreme flooding they’ve ever seen. Can we point the finger towards global warming this time or is it connected with another cause? With innovation management would the country be able to prepare for this freak weather in advance, as was indicated in the … continue reading
On Thursday 24 January 2013, the UK and Irish ministers will sign a contract in agreement to build some of the world’s largest wind turbines in the Irish midlands. As one might predict this has caused a lot of controversy. These turbines will be placed in the marshy lands that exist in the centre of Ireland and with cables under the sea connecting Ireland to the National Grid beneath Wales; they aim to generate enough energy to power millions of homes in the UK from 2017 onwar… continue reading