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Is the EU ready for Sexual Exploitation?

Some things are better left unsaid, is a known fixed expression. Child sexual abuse just one of them.  Up until ten years ago, very little research at all had been done on it. So it’s hard to know whether the … Continue reading

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Can Europe service the rest of the World?

The report ‘Meeting the challenge of Europe 2020. The transformative power of service innovation’ addresses the potential of services to transform whole sectors of the EU economy and demonstrates how service innovations can address wider societal challenges such as the … Continue reading

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Supporting Family Business: It’s also emotional

On Saturday mornings as a child I would often take the bus from Little Hallingbury into Bishop’s Stortford. My routine was set; Stevens, the shop where I could buy a piece of sheet music, then Woolworth’s, Boots, Boardmans and finally, … Continue reading

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Boosting Britain in the East of England

Recently I have been busy trying to boost British morale (@boostingbritain) for a number of reasons, one of which I covered in my last post. There is no doubt that as a society we don’t think enough about our manufacturing … Continue reading

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How to Remain Optimistic During the Current Global Crisis

Last week I was a guest of Kenny Jones who presents a show on Spanish radio station Talk Europe. With sunny Marbella at the epicenter of the turmoil caused by the euro zone debt crisis the topic was about how … Continue reading

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London 2011: Are We Kind Enough, We Asked?

As she helped me conceive it back in the early summer, it was disappointing that Lucy Windmill was absent in hospital on November 10th when the London 2011: Are We Kind Enough? Conference was held at Somerset House. She’d broken … Continue reading

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Women and the BS: What happened at Somerset House

`As I’m responsible for it, let me explain the title. `Blast from the past or new vision?’, was how I opened the debate held by the RSAWSN in association with the Big Society Network on June 28th at Somerset House. … Continue reading

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