The Governments £5 Billion Pound PPE Scandal

A multi-million pound personal protective equipment (PPE) contract awarded by the UK government to a family-run investments firm has set off alarm bells. Reports Tom Coburg of ‘The Canary’ Recipients for similar contracts include a recruitment agency, a sweets manufacturer, and … Continue reading The Governments £5 Billion Pound PPE Scandal

Rishi Sunak Offers £750m to Charities

OFFER OF £750 MILLION TO CHARITIES ACKNOWLEDGING THEIR IMPORTANCE AND CONTRIBUTION SHOWN DURING THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS BUT ADMITS THERE WILL BE ‘HARDSHIP’ AHEAD FOR BUSINESSES DUE TO THE GOVERNMENT IMPOSED LOCKDOWN TAKEN TO DEAL WITH CURBING THE SPREAD OF THE … Continue reading Rishi Sunak Offers £750m to Charities

Addiction among professionals

Experts are calling for urgent action to tackle the “significant challenge” of rising levels of alcoholism and substance abuse among professionals including doctors, dentists and lawyers. At the first international conference of its kind, in Ireland this weekend, there were calls for the UK government to help the silent mass of professionals who were “functioning alcoholics”. Rory O’Connor, the UK co-ordinator of health support programmes for dentists and veterinary surgeons, told the Observer that Britain was turning a blind eye to a huge problem. He said: “There are serious issues regarding health professionals accessing appropriate help for mental health issues … Continue reading Addiction among professionals