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The Grenfell inquiry illustrates the need for an Apology Act

Is it possible that Dany Cotton, the head of the London Fire Brigade, is so conceited and heartless that she really would do nothing differently if Grenfell played out again?

I don’t know, but I doubt it.  It’s hard to believe that anyone could willingly be so crass.

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Corbyn for Christmas?

Assuming the bill passes the Lords today, we’re set for a 12 December “people v parliament” election.  Here’s a quick summary of a few of the current talking points.

Only 43 sleeps until Christmas (election)

After months of building expectations, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson has finally got the snap election he wanted to break the Brexit deadlock.  Britain goes to the polls on 12 December, the first December election in nearly 100 years.  The election bill is expected to undergo all stages in the House of Lords today.  Assuming no peers try and derail it, the date will be confirmed this evening.

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The Supreme Court vs the Government

The Supreme Court has ruled that the prime minister, Boris Johnson, acted unlawfully in proroguing Parliament.

The ruling 

The 11 Supreme Court justices were unanimous in their ruling this morning.  Lady Hale, the president of the Supreme Court, said therefore that Parliament has effectively not been prorogued.

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Boris’ first week

Boris has come in on a bold Brexit agenda

Winning with a significant majority of Conservative Party members, Boris is gearing up his party and the country up for a no-deal Brexit. The government is on a campaign footing and Tory HQ is being strengthened. All of which suggests Boris and the new cabinet are preparing for a potential general election in the Autumn.

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How good is Linda Hamilton for your health?

By Marc Sidwell, former head of personal finance, The Daily Telegraph

MSThe evidence is mounting that you can think yourself old. The good news is that it also works the other way around. In the 1980s, Ellen Langer of Harvard ran an eccentric study on a group of pensioners.

Langer rented a New Hampshire monastery and prepared it by removing all mirrors and installing photos of her subjects when they were young, along with decor, music and other cultural ephemera from the late 1950s.

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How to tackle workplace discrimination, bullying and harassment

By Sylvia Sage, programme director at Corporate Learning Solutions

Sylvia 1It has only recently become clear just how widespread workplace discrimination, bullying and harassment are in the UK.

Since the birth of the #metoo movement, we have seen a string of organisations, business leaders and whole sectors come under fire for inappropriate treatment of staff.  From Google and Amnesty International to the NHS and Westminster, few sectors are immune.

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The need for credible communicators

By James Boyd-Wallis, director, Fourteen Forty

Individual and group staff portraits at Fourteen Forty in Whitehall Gardens and in their offices at 8 Northumberland Avenue, 18th November 2017

Photography by Fergus Burnett

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In the age of post-truth and a lack of trust in business and the media, consumers and clients want companies and their leaders to be genuine or “authentic”.

Brands and CEOs that seem real are often better at building connections and engagement.  They see a benefit on the bottom line.

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Fourteen Forty to promote Corporate Learning Solutions Respectful Workplace training

Corporate Learning Solutions, the leadership and soft skills training specialist, has appointed Fourteen Forty to help raise its profile among c-suite, HR and specialist sector audiences.