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A few weeks ago Britain was plunged into its first major blackout in more than ten years, resulting in widespread disruption just as a Friday evening rush hour was getting under way.
John Storey recently started working for Prospect as its renewable energy projects organiser. Here he writes about his early weeks in the job and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Isabelle Colas, a barley research scientist at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee, explains why she is feeling angry and depressed
Training bonds are very common across aviation – especially for engineers, air traffic specialists and pilots. As with any contract, they are enforceable but it does depend on the wording.
It is a desperate commentary on English education policy in the late 2010s that a metaphor about leaping from a great height is frequently to be heard as headteachers and governors contemplate the future of their schools.