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UK Police Budget News: Government Launches Initiative To Tackle Knife Crime

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Over the last few weeks, there has been renewed discussion over the impact of knife crime in Britain. A spate of incidents has led to widespread calls for the government to increase the UK police budget, and the government has come under a lot of criticism after distancing themselves from the incidents.   Now, it […]

Police Positive Action – What Is It, And Does It Work?

Police Positive Action – What Is It, And Does It Work?

In this article we will give you our thoughts on Police Positive Action, what it is, how it works and whether it is a useful tool or not for police forces to recruit the right people. Police Positive Action has been prominent in the new this week following the ruling that Cheshire Police allegedly discriminated […]

MET Police Tactical Contact Leads to Decrease in Moped Crimes

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The Metropolitan Police is reporting success with its new ‘tactical contact’ strategy to combat moped crime. This year, 40% of police pursuits involved mopeds and scooters – a significant increase from 24% in 2017. So, the Met has incorporated a strategy of ‘tactical contact’ to help solve and prevent moped crimes. The vast majority of […]

Female Train Driver Roles: Addressing The Gender Imbalance

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The UK rail industry is a traditionally male-dominated sector. Over the years, an alarming imbalance has developed in the number of females employed by the UK Train Operating Companies, and now TOCs are taking steps to change this. Various rail companies have set up campaigns to help address the male/female train driver imbalance, and these […]

Women in SAS – Women Now Allowed to Join Special Forces

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For the first time, women will be able to apply for roles in any of Britain’s armed forces – including the SAS. In 2016, female combatants were first allowed to serve in close combat units in the British Army. So, this new changes is another progressive step towards equal opportunity, regardless of gender. Women are […]

Kent Test Results Day 2018 – What Comes Next?

Kent Test Results Day 2018

Kent Test results day 2018 was Thursday, 11th October. If your child sat the Kent Test back in September, then you will have received their results on Thursday. These results will have been sent via email, and if you have a Kent County Council account you can log in and see your child’s results at […]

GCSE Results Day 2018 – Everything You Need to Know

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GCSE Results Day 2018 is fast approaching. This Thursday, on the 23rd of August, students across the UK will be receiving their GCSE results – the fruits of their hard work over the past 2 to 3 years. Students will be understandably nervous, since their results now will have an impact on their academic futures […]

How to Survive the Christmas Holidays on a Budget

The Christmas holiday season is often the toughest in the year for saving and spending money. On the one hand, you want to make sure you have enough savings to see you into the new year whilst also covering the essentials. Unfortunately, the essentials during late December include presents, Christmas trees, Christmas dinner, decorations, and […]