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Falling into Sandy’s path: How climate change and America’s hurricanes affect you

Many people associate the term ‘climate change’ with an abstract and distant notion. It raises the concept of NIMBY-ism (Not in my back yard) which we all suffer from occasionally. Why should we concern ourselves with problems that wil...


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Turning the tables: what the environment can do for your business

Environmental management is becoming increasingly popular, especially with growing environmental concerns and legislation. Most businesses are embracing their responsibilities and the opportunities that environmental management can bring, and yet ...


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What are we running from and why?

The results are in for the Chariots of Fire relay race, one of Cambridge’s largest annual charity events.  Workplace Law’s team of six runners each completed a gruelling 1.7 mile leg, running as fast as they possibly could.  ...


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If it ain’t broke…

In a capitalist society it is common to discard things that we deem no longer fit for purpose. We replace or upgrade them and consign the ‘broken’ item to the scrap heap. Some humans are treated in a very similar way for a number of r...


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Is it an age issue or just a sign of the times?

A recent survey conducted by the Princes Trust showed that a third of young people have not received responses to any of their job applications in the past year. This could be due to the fact that it costs in time and resources to provide a &lsqu...


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There’s no ‘I’ in team (but there is in winner)

Why has it taken the Olympics to remember that the competitive nature of sport is beneficial to our youth?  It’s too late for me to realise my lifelong dream (an extraordinarily fanciful one) of representing my country in a sporting cap...