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Tax Rises Not Enough To Protect NHS

Posted 19 September 2016

The National Health Service is an institution of which Brits are rightly proud and which we all want to preserve and protect. Obviously, anything that can realistically be done to boost its chances of future success would be welcome.

Today, the Liberal Democrats are recommending an “extra penny in the pound” tax increase to support the cash-strapped NHS.

As a social futurist, I’m sometimes asked in sessions presented to civic leaders what shape the NHS... Click for more

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Self-Consciousness

27 September 2016

Self-consciousness can kill faith and rob us of our God-given destiny. It is a manifestation of what the Bible calls living in the 'old self', because it concentrates more on me and my weaknesses, strengths or needs, than it does on the Lord. Self-consciousness can take on a number of faces. For some people it takes the form of egoism. Whatever our ministry, we need big... Click for more

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3 Big Techs You Need To Know

The Technologies You & Your Organisation Can't Afford to Ignore

If you were a school teacher grading the performance of some of the most promising technologies of 2015, you’d have to mark an ‘unsatisfactory’ beside some very big players.

One year ago, augmented reality was expected to emerge near the top of the class for the year ahead. It failed miserably. You can pick up Google Glass, or any of its derivatives, for a song on eBay.

In short, this was because few people felt any emotional connection... Click for more

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