By Dane McBeth Scotland has come out as the best area in the UK for workplace diversity in PricewaterhouseCooper’s annual Women In Work Index. Overall the United Kingdom moved up the table to 13th out of 33 countries involved in … Continue reading Ayrshire Organisations Helping To Make Scotland “Best In UK” For Women In Work
By Heather Ryce JANICE KENNEDY was a lecturer of Chemistry and Forensic Investigation at UWS, but gave up full time work to focus her time and energy on the animal charity she founded, CatFlap. CatFlap is a Scottish charity run … Continue reading From Chemistry to Cats!
A report into working conditions of social care staff has called for reform within the sector, urging the Scottish Government to introduce a new watchdog and establish minimum standards. The 18-month study was led by the chief executive of Alzheimer … Continue reading Could “Unfair” Working Conditions Put Students Off Careers In Care?
By Eszter Tarnai A review to change defamation law in Scotland has been launched by the Government today. The aim is to keep up with the ever-changing world of social media in the 21st century. Damaging an individual’s reputation through false communication, or defamation is a growing concern in Scotland, especially online, with the growing popularity of social media. According to Community Safety Minister Ash Denham, who is launching the review, it is time for a change. Defamation does not only concern journalists, but with the use of social media, or even just words, anyone can easily be a victim. … Continue reading Consultation on Scots defamation law – Have your say!
By Jamie Costello The pressure on the Theresa May increases as key figures in Scotlands farming, food and drink industries have this week urged MPs to unite to avoid a no deal Brexit in a joint open letter. Adding to this Scottish agricultural secretary Fergus Ewing has vowed that environment secretary Michael Gove is liable to pay billions of pounds to farmers for a ‘no deal Brexit bill.’ The letter from industry executives warned that leaving the EU without a deal would lead to annual industry loses of £2 billion: “Whilst recognising there is no political consensus yet on a … Continue reading Pressure on May’s government grows
By Yasmin Bray Glasgow Caledonian University and Edinburgh Napier University will hold a joint event on Tuesday, aiming to educate other universities and colleges on how they can help veterans and their families. Some of the speakers at the … Continue reading Two Scottish Universities Team Up to Help Veterans
Hannah Scott The UK is currently gripped by the latest Brexit discussions. May is set to open a five-day debate in the commons starting today. Tony Blair, on GMB said the issue with May’s Brexit is that it doesn’t … Continue reading Editorial Comment
Christmas is finally here and there’s nothing like the yearly festivities in Glasgow, but this year it is bigger and better. There are more stalls (including vegan food options), a wider variety of food, a vast range of activities and … Continue reading Glasgow Loves Christmas
By Amy Cassidy 26thNovember 2018 When the inspiring become inspired: Performance students at UWS took centre stage at the Inspiring Women Event last week to perform a thought-provoking contemporary piece about Brexit, in front of an audience that included … Continue reading CEO of Edinburgh Fringe Festival “blown away” by UWS students
BY FIONA MACKIE NETFLIX announced yesterday on Twitter that the online streaming service will be remaking Roald Dahl’s best known books in animation form. This will include well – known favourites Matilda and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, along with The BFG, George’s Marvellous Medicine, and The Twits. Roald Dahl is still incredibly popular with his works today, despite his last book Esio Trot being released in 1990, the same year he died. Since passing away, the following year two books were published posthumously called The Minpins and The Vicar of Nibblewicke. As of 2015, Dahl’s books have sold more … Continue reading Netflix Giant to Adapt Beloved Roald Dahl Books into Movies