The Chancellor’s Nudget

The Chancellor’s Nudget

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s summer budget is welcome light-touch, modish nudge economics. Sociologists and futurologists predict the pandemic will be an event where culture will be identified as pre-, post- and perhaps pendant-Covid 19, whilst the Chancellor appears to have embraced the threat of Covid 19 or its antonym “opportunity”.  The...

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The Strings Club offer online educational music holiday camps

The Strings Club offer online educational music holiday camps

With millions of children still unable to return to school until September 2020, economic consultancy Pantheon estimates that school closures will have created a major childcare problem for around 4 million families. 7.5 percent of the UK workforce (around 2.5 million workers) are considering taking leave from their jobs to...

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Understanding Anxiety & Depression

Understanding Anxiety & Depression

By Dr Raj Chandok & Dr Serena Foo  Modern life is such that we all go through periods of anxiety, feeling low and sadness; the uncertainties imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic are emotionally challenging for many of us. Indeed, even as we progress through this pandemic, some of these mental...

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British school children must learn the truth of empire

British school children must learn the truth of empire

On 9th January 2020, commuting Londoners might have noticed an interesting ‘Metru’ front page. The headline of the impostor newspaper screamed ‘Boris Backs Empire Education’. The sub header explained ‘New curriculum will look at the good, the bad and the ugly of Britain’s colonial past’.  The newspaper’s distribution was a...

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