201702.02
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Maria Miller Hostility to Transgender Report Came from Women

When the Women and Equalities Committee published a report calling for a radical change in attitudes to transgender people, it didn’t receive expected attacks by Homophobes and extreme right-wing elements but ‘women’ it claims. Gender discrimination is still an issue in the UK. Former Culture secretary Maria Miller has said she was very surprise by hostility from…

201701.30
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A Police Force Pays £750,000 in Compensation

According to local Surrey press, a 153 successful compensation claims were made against Surrey Police in 2016. The claims involved damaged property, assault, and breaching the Human Rights Act. Surrey Police force paid out more than £750,000 in compensation. One such compensation claim bizarrely included a letter not being posted. Some online remarks to describe…

201701.05
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Call Centre Workers Suffer Mental Health

Call centres across the globe often receive criticism for low pay and restrictive working practices. The UK is no exception, although work practices do appear to have improved in recent times. However, according to research people working in call centres face a risk of mental health problems. Many people remember ‘The Call Centre’, a BBC3…

201610.10
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Driverless Cars Expected to Dominate by 2045

According to research conducted by Kia Motors (UK) driverless cars may account for almost half of all car sales within 25 years. Then of course this is expected to rise even further as we approach the year 2100. Most of us will be dead by then anyway. Sorry for the negativity but fact is fact….

201406.20
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Incompetence Often The Spur For Life Changing Injuries

Hardly a week goes by without another unfortunate example of someone being left with permanent, life changing injuries because of someone else’s shortcomings or incompetence. Compensation claims for these kinds of injuries can run into millions, as in the recent case of the 36-year-old London woman who was awarded £5m after waiting 100 minutes for…