#BuildBackBetter: You know it makes sense, but how do you do it?

Throughout the pandemic, lockdown and now an extended lockdown in our home city. Leicestershire cares staff have been working with a range of community, council, and business colleagues to ensure nobody is...

What’s so funny about peace, love and understanding?

It is easy to be cynical but the Covid-19 crisis has shown that generally we are not cynics. Kieran Breen FRSA argues that people’s kindness could be harnessed to drive agile, creative and deliberative...

Recognising Gender In Early Education

A common phrase told to expecting or new parents is ‘it’s a girl / boy’ and this begins an individual’s characterisation of gender often before they are even born. Yet with an increasing number of...

Over the rainbow. Where there is a will #TogetherWeCan

“Furlough stats: Eye-watering figures today on the government’s job retention scheme. 6.3 million jobs have been furloughed, with 800,000 employers taking part in the scheme, with the total value of claims so...

Low Pay ≠ Low Skill

The Covid-19 crisis has brought into sharp focus the extent to which a functioning society relies on people within caring professions. Each Thursday evening, I have joined in as families up and down the...

Low Pay ≠ Low Skill

The Covid-19 crisis has brought into sharp focus the extent to which a functioning society relies on people within caring professions. Each Thursday evening, I have joined in as families up and down the country have come together to ‘Clap for...