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Listening to Music at Work – Good or Bad for Productivity?

I’ve always been a huge believer in headphones. I was given my first Walkman at eight and I’ve never looked back since. At school, I would sit with my headphones hidden under my jumper in maths and quietly work away to whatever angsty band was flavour of the month at the time. As an adult, […]

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Why Mid Sussex District Council’s new Commercial Services and Contracts team is something to be excited about

There’s something very exciting happening at Mid Sussex District Council. Whilst so many local authorities are being forced to find ways to cut their budgets and save money, Mid Sussex find themselves in the enviable position where they are ready to embrace a growth agenda and invest in their services. One particular service that is […]

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Dyslexia – The Gift and the Curse – Part One

Dyslexia is one of the most misunderstood yet common conditions in the world. It effects around 10 – 20 % of the population, meaning there are dyslexic people in almost every work place. Despite this, very few people actually know anything about it. When I was nineteen I was officially diagnosed with severe dyslexia. In […]

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Lead the way with Cambridgeshire County Council

Cambridgeshire is transforming. With huge investments and a new combined authority structure, Cambridgeshire is set for exciting changes over the coming years. A new, greener transport system is at the forefront of this transformation, followed closely by significant housing development and technological advance. This combination is the basis of Cambridgeshire County Council’s overarching vision of […]

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#HousingDay 2017

Monday 18th September marks #HousingDay 2017. This annual event celebrates the incredible work done within the housing sector, as those working on the front-line strive to improve the lives of some of the UK’s most vulnerable people. #HousingDay 2016 was considered a resounding success: people came together across the UK to spread the word and […]

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Wokingham Borough Council’s Innovation Programme offer social workers the chance to rethink social work practice

We have found that increasing numbers of social workers find themselves frustrated by bureaucracy and bogged down with paper work. This prevents them from being able to do the work they entered into the profession to achieve to deliver care and protection to those who really need it. Thankfully there are authorities that are transforming […]

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Celebrating Brighton – Join the journey

Brighton & Hove is a place like no other. From the iconic Brighton pier, to the bustling town centre made famous by its retail offer, ranging from international chains in Churchill Square to small independent retailers in the North Laine, this a city where memories are made and cherished forever. It is a city that […]

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Why choose Rotherham?

If you thrive on challenge and want to come and work for an authority which is on the way up then we strongly encourage you to read on. Rotherham has undergone massive changes in the past few years, with new senior leadership and major investment in staff marking a new and promising beginning for the […]

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Incredible opportunities with Southern Building Control Partnership

It isn’t often that a truly exciting opportunity arises to further your career in a newly formed partnership that will allow you to shape the service you’re part of and make your role your own. That is precisely what’s on offer at the Southern Building Control Partnership (SBCP). This partnership between Tandridge, Mole Valley and […]

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