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Elitist Britain? report published The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission (SMCPC) has published a report on social mobility, entitled: Elitist Britain? The report examines who is in charge of our country. The report’s research highlights a dramatic over-representation of those educated at independent schools and Oxbridge across the institutions that have such a profound influence on […]

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Each month, the Local Government faculty at Green Park Interim Management & Executive Search conducts an interview with a prominent expert in the sector. This month’s guest is Peter Sloman, Chief Executive at Oxford City Council. This month’s questions take the theme of work/life balance, designed to give an insight into Peter’s upbringing and personal life […]

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Broadcaster reveals initiative to tackle what Lenny Henry called an ‘appalling’ lack in the creative industries, by Mark Sweney BSkyB has pledged that by the end of next year at least 20% of the stars and writers of its UK-originated TV shows will come from a black, Asian or other minority ethnic background. The broadcaster spends £600m […]

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UK firms intend to hire staff at the fastest rate for 16 years, research suggests. Accountancy firm BDO said its jobs index for July, which measures hiring plans over the next three months, was at its highest level since 1998. A “significant uptick” in hiring plans by services firm in particular was driving the increase, […]

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When I was a kid, ‘the long days of summer’ seemed to be filled with endless hours playing football or making forts in the just-mown grass of Farnham Park.  Now I’m older, can’t kick a ball straight to save my life, and have lost the imagination to see ramparts and towers in the fields, the […]

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Each month, the Charities department at Green Park Interim Management & Executive Search conducts an interview with a prominent expert in the sector. This month’s guest is Jacob Tas, recently placed by Green Park as the new CEO of Nacro, the crime reduction charity. This month’s questions take the theme of work/life balance, designed to […]