Far be it from me to argue with Plato. However, when he said ‘A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers’ he did not foresee a time when many decisions would be based on numbers or rather statistics
Knowledge on which decisions about provision of health and social care services for example.
Do you know how much holiday you are entitled to?
Most workers have a right to a minimum amount of paid holiday from work (statutory holiday). This includes full-time, part-time, agency and casual workers. The rules apply regardless of how long you have worked for your employer and how old you are,
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
When Lord Byron first offered this advice he could not have imagined the scale and cost of medicines prescribed in England 200 years later (which are certainly no laughing matter).
According to government figures, published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre there were just over 1 billion items prescribed in 2012 by community pharmacists,
Mark Twain once remarked, “Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get”. Well, we have got a lot of weather during the last few weeks and if you have been affected by it the following information might be helpful.
Many of you will have insurance policies which cover buildings,
It has been a long time since the wise men made their epic trip to deliver three simple gifts and it was a long time before that when Hippocrates, another wise man observed,
‘Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm’.
In July 1945 the founders of the National Health Service also had three simple gifts in mind when they determined the core principles of the NHS,
As scientists push back the boundaries of their knowledge of complex issues like the origins of life and the universe it sometimes seems that as many new questions result from this knowledge as there are old ones answered. Take Father Christmas.
Physicists believe that because he travels at speeds very close to the speed of light time passes much slower for him which means that he can travel around the world in one night.
CHRISTMAS IS COMING AND WE ARE BUYING PRESENTS VIA THE INTERNET, TELEVISION, MAIL ORDER, PHONE OR FAX.
THESE METHODS ARE KNOWN AS DISTANCE SELLING BECAUSE YOU DO NOT HAVE FACE TO FACE CONTACT WITH THE PERSON YOU ARE BUYING FROM
What happens if you get the statement for your payment card and there is an item there which was bought by distance selling without your permission?
Careless driving puts innocent people’s lives at risk. In 2011 excess speed contributed to 213 deaths and using a mobile phone while driving contributed to 374 road casualties.
After consultation, in August 2013 the Government introduced some new offences and made some changes to existing penalties,
Bernard Manning claimed that the bigotry of which he was sometimes accused did not reflect his real character. Whatever the truth, there is no denying his wit. In the interests of a low cost Christmas he once provided batteries for his children as gifts, each with a card which read ‘Toys Not Included’.