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A charity has called for "firmer commitments" on mental health reform following the Queen's Speech. Rethink Mental Illness said the Government's commitment to reforming mental health legislation was an "important first step" but it also called on ministers to set a clear timeline for action. The Government pledged to "reform…
The King’s Fund, Comic Relief, and the Big Lottery Fund have opened the application process for a unique support programme enabling charity leaders to help each other through sharing expertise and developing skills. Following a successful pilot, The King’s Fund, Comic Relief and the Big Lottery Fund have agreed to…
At least 17 people have died in the Grenfell Tower fire, although the death toll is still expected to rise, emergency services have said. Specialist urban search and rescue teams are being brought in to make the 24-storey tower block safe in north Kensington to allow firefighters and the police…
More must be done to tackle the "taboo" subject of baby death, a charity has said. Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity, said that while many members of the public are aware of the pain of baby loss, others still have no idea and it remains a taboo subject.…
Companies, individuals and charities have sprung into action to offer help to anyone affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. Here is a summary of some of the efforts so far: Rest centres set up nearby The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea said there was a rest centre at Harrow…
Five Children First pioneer projects will run in Cwm Taf, Gwynedd, Newport, Caerphilly and Carmarthenshire, Communities and Children Secretary, Carl Sargeant has announced. Children First is the name for children’s zones in Wales. Their purpose is to allow the local community and organisations to work together to address the specific…
The British Red Cross has launched a new UK Solidarity Fund to help victims of terrorism anywhere in Britain. The UK-wide fund will support people who have been injured, bereaved or traumatised by terror attacks to help reduce immediate suffering and ensure that victims and their families do not face…
A woman who died after an attack which also left a teenage boy critically injured has been named by police. Alyson Watt, 52, who worked for Barnardo's Scotland, died at the scene in Penilee Road, Paisley at around 4.55pm on Friday. The 16-year-old boy taken to the Queen Elizabeth University…
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Dress for success

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Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.

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Resigning with class!

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Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 

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When the workplace is a hell place

unhappyBullying & harassment at work

Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.

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