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A great new resource from the BFI which explores a wide range of topics relating to the history of UK feature film. Free access to great sources of data on box office takings, directors and actors. It includes substantial sections on gender and the film industry. On the latter topic NESTA has conducted some interesting […]
In the news recently has been some debate about whether the pay cap on public sector pay should be lifted. Read the briefing paper published by IFS on recent pay restraint policy – has pay kept up with costs? The government has confirmed awards for police and prison officers. Recommendations from the NHS pay review […]
The Northern Ireland Official Publications Archive (NIOPA) is now freely available at the following address: http://niopa.qub.ac.uk/ It is possible to browse by department. Agency, document type or titles as well as to conduct keyword searches. Materials are availbale from approximately 2015 onwards The link is on our UK and Ireland Archives page http://www2.le.ac.uk/library/find/subjects/history/ukandireland For more information […]
Keep up to date with the latest tests of all missiles launched by North Korea capable of delivering a payload of at least 500 kilograms (1102.31 pounds) a distance of at least 300 kilometers from the Nuclear Threat Initiative. It records all flights from 1984 onwards. The site also links to related analysis on understanding […]
Costa Rica launched the Business Multidimensional Poverty Index developed by the Positive Horizon Association with the technical support of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). Business MPI (IPMe in Spanish) is an adaptation of the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) for the business sector, which measures the living conditions of employees and their families […]
The latest annual Good Childhood report from the Children’s Society measures children’s subject well-being and happiness. It has their opinions on social media, friends, family, education and health. It is possible to get breakdowns by gender. Details of the methodology used is provided on the website. Trends in time from the first index in 2005 […]
This week the UK government introduced a series of measures to regulate corporate governance. The aim of these is to increase trust. See the CEO pay counter from the High Pay Centre which has data on how much the top FTSE CEOs have earnt since January and how your own pay levels compare!