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The definitive guide to eating well in Ceredigion

With some of the cleanest seas in Wales, and some of the finest agricultural land in the country, it seems reasonable to expect you can get a decent …

Here's a List of the Best Questions Employers Can to Ask Applicants

Best Interview Questions for Employers to Ask Applicants<p>Here's a List of the Best Questions That Employers Can to Ask Their Applicants<p>Updated January …

Employment

As someone with learning disabilities, I believe we need a say in the services we use

This week sees the launch of Learning Disability England, a new organisation that aims to strengthen the voice of people with learning disabilities in politics, policy-making and service provision. People with learning disabilities and their families will be directly involved in how the new …

Autism

The 4 Core Concepts Of Asperger Experts

There are a TON of different paths you could take when helping someone with Asperger’s. Where do you start? What will be most effective? What should …

Asperger Syndrome

How One Mother Designed Better Glasses For People With Down Syndrome

One mother in Burton, Ohio, turned her daughter’s need into a career helping others.<p>Erin Farragher, now 16, needed glasses when she was about 20 …

Genetics of Autism: Scientists Find New Link

THE AUTISM GENE<p>The genetics surrounding autism has been the focus of many researchers’ investigations. MIT scientists recently reversed symptoms of …

Norfolk - orchards information

<b>The Apple and Pear People</b>, Wroxham Barns, Hoveton have around 20 varieties of apples and pears plus single variety juices, +44(0)1603 783850.<p><b>Banham</b> …

5 Essential Elements of Modern Website Design Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Modern website design is a moving target, as designers and marketers constantly push to find better ways to display information and attract the attention and patronage of visitors. That said, in recent years the following elements have each come into their own as indispensably features of modern …

Top 15 attractions and things to do in Ponta Delgada, Azores

Cast adrift in the Atlantic, the islands of the Azores are a volcanic playground, where calderas and peaks tempt visitors out into jaw-dropping …

European Travel

Why the Azores are Europe's secret islands of adventure

For in-the-know travellers, the Azores have long represented a beckoning blip on the radar of possible destinations. Recognition from Unesco and other organisations has helped that blip to pulse more brightly over the years.<p>But most people still know little, if anything, about this far-flung …

The Ultimate 4-Day Itinerary of São Miguel Island (Made By An Azorean)

<b>São Miguel in the Azores is a vibrant garden in the middle of the Atlantic. With so many different landscapes and things to do there, planning a</b> …

Hot Springs

As girl with Down syndrome gets ready for grad, mom worries about support for disabled adults

"I feel that I am raising an endangered species," mother Ann Auld says<p>Graduation from high school is a time of great excitement, and also …

My son has down syndrome — stop telling me he has no future

"Your son should be able to go to school. He might be able to work, maybe as a janitor or a bagger in a supermarket," said the geneticist who first …

Guidance for social workers on managing risks in self-directed support

<b>(</b><i>Picture: A personal budget and support plan can help recipients train for a career or trade. Credit: Alamy)</i><p><b>The Social Care Institute for Excellence</b> …

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Could You Be A Social Entrepreneur?

Social entrepreneurship is the way to change the world, says Pamela Hartigan, director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford.<p>It …

Beyond Business – Investec UK Social Enterprise Incubation Programme

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Social enterprises on a mission to make money – and change lives

Keswick-based skincare specialist The Soap Co is a business on a social mission. As well as creating handmade products with natural ingredients, it provides employment opportunities for groups underrepresented in the UK’s workforce. More than 80% of its staff are disabled or from disadvantaged …

Social Enterprise

The Compact: We’ve lost it!

<i>Colin Rochester and Meta Zimmeck, Roehampton University and VAHS</i><p>Reaction to the publication, in April, of the summative evaluation of the Compact we …

'The sector risks becoming nothing but a voiceless and toothless instrument of a shrunken state'

<b>In the first of a series of articles on the future of the voluntary sector, published exclusively by Civil Society News in the lead up to a new</b> …

Labor Economics