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The MDU and Armstrong Watson LLP partner to provide tax, accountancy and business advisory services

The MDU and Armstrong Watson LLP partner to provide tax, accountancy and business advisory services The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with accountancy firm Armstrong Watson LLP to provide MDU members with access to tax, accountancy and business advisory services.  As part of the collaboration, MDU members will receive… Read more »

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Project Penelope takes flight in the UK

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has begun work on the UK-leg of a leading international project aiming to track the Eurasian wigeon. Titled Project Penelope, after the wigeon’s Latin name Mareca penelope, the study will follow the species’ flyway with field work carried out across the UK, Denmark and Finland. BASC, in partnership with… Read more »

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Animal experiments are up 52% since 2000, last year's figures showed
Comment: The perverse growth of animal experiments

Why are UK scientists still conducting antiquated experiments on animals that have, for decades, proved ineffective, while modern non-animal testing methods have advanced by leaps and bounds?