Census will ask public to provide details about their sexual orientation and gender identity

Census will ask public to provide details about their sexual orientation and gender identity for first time in bid to compile reliable data on Britain’s LGBT population Questions will be voluntary and for people aged 16 and over, ONS said  ONS deputy national statistician said decision makes are ‘operating in a vacuum’  Chief executive of … Read more Census will ask public to provide details about their sexual orientation and gender identity

Serco announces £25m profits boost after landing contract extensions to provide Test and Trace sites

Serco announces £25m profits boost after landing contract extensions to provide Test and Trace sites and call handlers – a day after anti-Covid system’s worst ever week Outsourcing giant Serco said it expects a trading profit of £160m to £165m Bosses said this was ‘an indication of customer’s satisfaction with quality work’ Before the extension to … Read more Serco announces £25m profits boost after landing contract extensions to provide Test and Trace sites

Government WILL provide cash bailout for National League clubs

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden is overseeing the Government bail-out to aid non-league clubs National League clubs will receive an emergency cash bail-out from the government to allow their season to start this weekend, at a cost to the taxpayer of upto £3m a month. The controversial £20m handout will mean the three leagues – the National … Read more Government WILL provide cash bailout for National League clubs

Government WILL provide cash bailout for National League clubs

We wrote to you in May this year setting out the financial crisis facing football clubs, and particularly those in the English Football League (EFL), because of the loss of match-day revenue resulting from the government’s policies to combat COVID-19. We also detailed a game plan that could be put in place to prevent this. … Read more Government WILL provide cash bailout for National League clubs

Want to boost your resume? These courses provide some of the most in-demand skills in today’s market

Want to boost your resume? These courses provide some of the most in-demand skills in today’s job market – including Python, Excel and IT Support By Zoe Griffin For Dailymail.com Published: 11:15 BST, 28 September 2020 | Updated: 11:22 BST, 28 September 2020 If you’re thinking of changing career or want to learn a new … Read more Want to boost your resume? These courses provide some of the most in-demand skills in today’s market

Covid-19 has sparked the world’s first ‘infodemic’ – but AI could provide the answer, study claims

AI could help tackle an ‘infodemic’ in scientific literature that’s making it difficult to separate fact from misinformation, scientists claim.  Two American AI experts have blamed the coronavirus pandemic for an intense flurry of scientific studies in the rush to make information available.  But this wealth of material is hard for anyone to digest and … Read more Covid-19 has sparked the world’s first ‘infodemic’ – but AI could provide the answer, study claims

Scientists discover which immune cells a flu shot MUST target to provide ‘long-lasting’ protection 

Hope for a universal flu vaccine? Scientists discover which immune cells a shot MUST target to provide ‘long-lasting’ protection Flu shots are only about 40 to 60 percent effective in any given year  Scientists think prior exposures to flu strains or vaccines trigger a partial response to vaccines, weakening a shot’s protection against new strains  … Read more Scientists discover which immune cells a flu shot MUST target to provide ‘long-lasting’ protection 

New ‘use by’ dates on meat sold in supermarkets to provide shoppers 11 days to eat more beef

‘Use by’ dates on meat to be extended to give supermarket shoppers 11 extra days to eat beef as food bosses get set to extend expiry dates before Christmas Shelf life of beef, lamb and pork has been reviewed by Food Standards Agency Chilled beef, including cuts with plastic wrappings, given ten-day use-by labels But … Read more New ‘use by’ dates on meat sold in supermarkets to provide shoppers 11 days to eat more beef

New ‘use by’ dates on meat sold in supermarkets to provide shoppers 11 days to eat more beef

‘Use by’ dates on meat to be extended to give supermarket shoppers 11 extra days to eat beef as food bosses get set to extend expiry dates before Christmas Shelf life of beef, lamb and pork has been reviewed by Food Standards Agency Chilled beef, including cuts with plastic wrappings, given ten-day use-by labels But … Read more New ‘use by’ dates on meat sold in supermarkets to provide shoppers 11 days to eat more beef

Harry Potter book sales provide strong boost for Bloomsbury

Harry Potter publisher boosted by lockdown readers: Bloomsbury magics up strong sales for fantasy fiction and digital books Harry Potter book sales helped Bloomsbury’s children’s division to jump by 27%  In April, the company furloughed staff and cut its board members’ pay by 30%  Britons read 2.7 hours more per week in early May than … Read more Harry Potter book sales provide strong boost for Bloomsbury