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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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Can brands level the playing field?

By Suzy Christopher, Charity and Community Director, BT

suzy-christopher-bw.jpgI’d like to think that most people reading this could name at least one sporting initiative from recent years that has set out to get more people involved in sport at a grassroots level. From Sport England’s #ThisGirlCan campaign, which got 1.6 million women exercising, to the recent Sport Relief campaign, which asked the whole nation to participate in a Billion Step Challenge, it’s a widely held belief that sport has the power to change lives.