NASUWT – Experiences of New Teachers

On behalf of the teaching union, NASUWT, Perpetuity Research carried out a study to understand the contemporary issues facing new teachers and to measure change since our previous research on this topic (click here to see the previous study). Indeed the findings showed that new teachers are now more likely to expect to leave the profession within the first three […]

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The University of Sheffield secures top safety award

The University of Sheffield has had its security management recognised after gaining the prestigious Secured Environments accreditation. The award, which recognises that the University is following six key principles to maximise the safety of staff, students and visitors, was presented to President and Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Sir Keith Burnett by the Chief Constable for South Yorkshire Police […]

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CRIME BYTES: FOOD FRAUD

In this Crime Bytes, Clare explores food fraud: why is it a problem and what can we do about it? An aspect of fraud that has received relatively little coverage and yet appears to be on the rise is food fraud. This includes products that are deliberately diluted, mislabelled or misrepresented, tampered with, or substituted with another product. Many will […]

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IFSEC International 2017

From 20th-22nd June 2017, Perpetuity Research will be at IFSEC International. You can visit us at our stand – B1225 (next to the Security Management theatre) – throughout the 3 days. Our Director, Professor Martin Gill will also be speaking at the event. IFSEC and FIREX International announce keynotes for 2017; Professor Brian Cox OBE, Dame Kelly Holmes and Simon […]

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Stoptober Returns

The approach of October heralds the return of Stoptober – a 28 day challenge providing support to those who would like to stop smoking: https://stoptober.smokefree.nhs.uk/ Stoptober is a public health campaign which is supported by a number of famous comedians such as Rhod Gilbert and Shappi Khorsandi to encourage people to quit smoking for good. According to the campaign, if you […]

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Smoking is on the decline for pupils

Merely a decade ago, nearly half of UK pupils had tried smoking at least once in their lives. However, according to a recent article from the BBC, Health and Social Care Information Centre data reveals that more pupils are now trying e-cigarettes (also known as ‘vaping’) than actual cigarettes. According to figures, the number of pupils that are taking up smoking is declining […]

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Crime Bytes: Queen’s Speech Special – Crime and Security Highlights

This week, in the first fully Conservative Queen’s Speech since 1996, the Queen laid out the government’s agenda for the coming year. Below we provide a brief overview of the headline implications of these 26 new bills for crime and security. Policing and Criminal Justice Bill – This new legislation aims to “improve the law on policing and criminal justice” […]

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Check your stocking for counterfeit goods this christmas

Christmas shoppers in search of a last minute bargain may be at real risk of harm from counterfeit goods. Whether buyers think they are simply avoiding paying a premium for a big brand, or unwittingly purchase imitation goods, the dangers to health are significant. Not least because counterfeiters specifically produce items that are likely to be in demand as gifts, […]

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