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Calderdale birdsong featured in new therapeutic recordings

The songs of moorland bird species have been recorded in the Calderdale area as part of a new campaign to provide their unique sounds to local care homes. The Moorland Chorus recording will be used as a therapeutic tool for those no longer able to easily access the uplands. Organised by the British Association for Shooting and… Read more »

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Deliver achievable clinical negligence reform without delay, says MDU

The House of Commons Health and Social Care Select Committee has published the report of its inquiry into NHS litigation reform. The Medical Defence Union (MDU) engaged closely with this inquiry, submitting written evidence. The MDU welcomes the publication of today’s report but cautioned against too much focus on fundamental and complex structural change, at… Read more »

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No laws broken at Lindsey oil refinery
No laws broken at Lindsey, report says

By Jonathan Moore An inquiry into the dispute over foreign workers at the Lindsey oil refinery has concluded that no unlawful recruitment practices occurred and no laws relating to posted workers were broken. The report, produced by arbitration company Acas, said the recession highlighted tensions surrounding the EU posted workers directive and that the complexity… Read more »

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Tax-havens like Monaco used to hide profits
Demand for action on off-shore accounts

By politics.co.uk staff An online campaign was launched today by Christian Aid urging supporters to lobby their MPs in an attempt to bring tax justice to developing nations. The charity said creative accounting by large multinational companies was allowing them to evade taxes in countries which had neither the resources nor the expertise to effectively… Read more »