Press Releases

Levels of work-related stress, and violence and harassment, are still high in European workplaces

Oct 13, 2014 08:45 BST Eurofound A new report out today gives a broad overview on psychosocial risks at European workplaces and provides examples on the way forward at political as well as company level. The report is presented today to national labour inspectors and practitioners from several southern European countries in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and to EU-level policymakers in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday 16 October 2014.

Oct 12, 2014 08:46 BST Spider Communication Limited In this short book, the author sets out the truth about our over-valued ideas of 'tolerance'. At best, tolerance is a useless concept. At worst, it's a vice. Tolerance of bad religion has resulted in death and alienation. Lazy thinking about tolerance has led to confusion about racism, genetics, and gay marriage. Political 'tolerance' is another word for 'cowardice'.

Oct 10, 2014 14:13 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The Rotary Clubs of Burton and Bretby in partnership with Burton Market Hall are proud to present an all new monthly Farmers’ Market taking place in Burton upon Trent.

Oct 10, 2014 10:27 BST Bury Council Reminder letters are being sent to individuals who haven't yet registered under the new Individual Electoral Registration system.

Oct 09, 2014 17:01 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Burton Market Hall is thrilled to announce the opening of a further three shop units on Saturday 11 October 2014. The new shop units are Style Barn, Phoebe’s Fabrics, and DK Tagz. These new shops complement the existing shop units and pop up traders already operating in the Market Hall. In support of their opening Burton Market Hall have offered free pop ups to all traders.

Oct 08, 2014 16:39 BST Bury Council Radcliffe residents will be getting together again to agree local priorities for the Our Place project following a community event held earlier this year.

Oct 07, 2014 06:29 BST Uppsala University By providing the infrastructure that connects global flows and financial systems, major cities have increased their political power alongside the nation-states. In some cases, they are pursuing their own foreign policy in several areas. In her PhD thesis Kristin Ljungkvist, at Uppsala University, has studied the effects of this development and argues that certain risks should be heeded.

Recognition of Palestine – a step in the right direction

Oct 06, 2014 18:45 BST Church of Sweden Recognition of Palestine may be an important step to initiate the peace process. In the long term it may lead to a lasting two-state solution, in which Israelis and Palestinians live side by side within safe and recognised borders. These are the words of Erik Lysén, Director of international affairs at the Church of Sweden.

Business Support Programme Scoops Award for Collaborative Working

Oct 02, 2014 09:41 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council One of the region’s leading business support programmes has scooped an award for being the most “collaborative” programme in the West Midlands.

Oct 02, 2014 08:47 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has completed the sale of the Burton upon Trent Town Hall Annex and car park to the Department of Education to create a new University Technical College (UTC) for 14 to19 year olds in the area.