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Half of new nurses and midwives come from abroad

Half of new nurses and midwives come from abroad

The total - more than 23,000 - is a record high and comes as the UK has struggled to increase the number of home-grown nurses joining the register. Nurse leaders questioned whether international recruitment on this scale was sustainable. The Nursing and Midwifery Council data for 2021-22 also showed the numbers leaving the profession had risen. More than 27,000 left the register last year, up 13% on the year before and reversing a downward trend in leavers over recent years. In many ...

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UK government sets out plans to rein in Big Tech

UK government sets out plans to rein in Big Tech

Large tech companies such as Google and Facebook will have to abide by new competition rules in the UK or risk facing huge fines, the government said. The new Digital Markets Unit (DMU) will be given powers to clamp down on "predatory practices" of some firms. The regulator will also have the power to fine companies up to 10% of their global turnover if they fail to comply. Besides boosting competition among tech firms, the rules also aim to give users more control over their data. T...

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UK will soon launch a new visa to bring talented graduates to Britain

UK will soon launch a new visa to bring talented graduates to Britain

The United Kingdom is on track to introducing yet another visa to attract high potential individuals to the country. Expected to launch on May 30, the High Potential Individual (HPI) visa is aimed at attracting high-skilled foreign university graduates - who will be allowed to work and stay in the U.K. for two or three years, depending on their degree level. Applicants won't need a job offer or sponsorship and holders of this visa will be free to come to the UK to work, set up as self-...

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Taking a closer look at Harrow and it’s amazing liveability

Taking a closer look at Harrow and it’s amazing liveability

Where is Harrow? Harrow is located in Greater London, northwest of the city center. Excellent transportation to the rest of London The area is well connected by train with 4 tube station...

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Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

Location – “location, location, location” is a very common term when it comes to real estate investing due to its importance. What makes a city & neighborhood attractive for real est...

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