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Fast track truancy prosecution 'a success'
Fast track truancy prosecution ‘a success’

The Government has said that its new fast track process to prosecute parents of persistent truants is proving successful. Figures to be published by the Department for Education and Skills on Wednesday show that of 1,490 cases started since January, more than half resulted in children returning to school so that no prosecution was necessary…. Read more »

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Food company seeks to tackle obesity
Food company seeks to tackle obesity

Kraft, America’s biggest food manufacturer, has announced that it is going to reduce its portion sizes and introduce better nutritional information on its packaging to help tackle increasing levels of obesity. The company which makes such brands as Dairylea, Toblerone, Bird’s and Oreos says that it is worried about its customers’ health; however there are… Read more »