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JM launches first virtual work experience programme

JM launches first virtual work experience programme Last month, with the support of social mobility charity, Speakers for Schools, Johnson Matthey (JM) welcomed 115 students from across the UK to its first online work experience programme. Students learned a wide range of new skills and gained insight into how science and technology is used to […]

How Penguin is Helping Teachers in this Pandemic and Beyond

HOW PENGUIN IS HELPING TEACHERS IN THIS PANDEMIC AND BEYOND BY LUCY ANDERSON, SENIOR CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY EXECUTIVE, PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE UK Lucy Anderson Twitter: @lmanderson2 When the world went into lockdown, my heart went out to the teachers. Less than two years ago, I was in the classroom, teaching Year 5 students in a south […]

Bank of England’s Andrew Bailey says he’s ‘very worried about jobs’

Bank of England’s Andrew Bailey says he’s ‘very worried about jobs’ by Harry Robertson Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has said the UK economy is showing signs of recovery from the coronavirus crash but he remains worried about unemployment. “We are seeing the economy come back now somewhat because obviously the restrictions are beginning […]