Phoenix Group announces new UK charity partnership with Samaritans and continues with its charity support during pandemic

Phoenix Group have announced a new two year UK charity partnership with Samaritans, the charity that is always there to help anyone who is struggling to cope, not just at the moment of crisis, but to help prevent crisis too. Phoenix colleagues were keen to focus their latest charity partnership on mental health and following a voting process, chose Samaritans as their partner and will be looking to raise funds while promoting awareness of mental health. The pandemic has had a profound impact on the nation’s mental health, with Samaritans…

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Digital Marketing Agency Shares Search Performance Insights in ‘Covid Era’

A Yorkshire-based marketing company has shed light on the impact COVID-19 has had on search habits after delving deep into Google data. Digital Discovery’s detailed number crunching has revealed significant spikes in key terms such as ‘streaming services’ and ‘redundancy, reflecting the mood of a nation under social distancing rules. With just over a year of pandemic influenced data to draw upon, Digital Discovery’s research gives a fascinating insight into the changing search terms used by a UK population forced to adopt drastic lifestyle changes. The team uncovered several significant…

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Big Issue Invest reports value of positive social impact delivered by Invisible Cities to be £187,700

Invisible Cities, the social enterprise that trains people who have previously experienced Homelessness, to become walking tour guides of their own city in Edinburgh, Manchester, Glasgow and York – has recently worked with Big Issue Invest to develop a report, measuring their social impact.  The social impact delivered by Invisible Cities is achieved both in the direct employment of tour providers and through the wider training and advocacy work delivered by the team. Invisible Cities has supported 13 people directly to generate sustainable income with three going on to suitable further employment. Big Issue Invest has estimated a social value of £187,700 generated…

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The National LGBT Bar Association Releases 2021 Law School Campus Climate Survey Data

The National LGBT Bar Association is pleased to release its annual Law School Campus Climate Survey data, reflecting law school responses for the 2020-2021 school year. This extensive survey polled ABA-accredited law schools about twenty-six topics relevant to LGBTQ+ law students, faculty, and staff, with questions concerning subjects ranging from LGBTQ+ course offerings to availability of gender-neutral bathrooms. 110 law schools responded to the survey, representing a 26% increase from last year. All schools self-reported voluntarily, indicating their contribution to LGBTQ+ awareness in law schools by being transparent to their own community…

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Corona reinvents sustainable packaging by launching beer pack made using barley

Corona has launched a new, circular form of packaging for six-packs as part of its long-standing dedication to protecting the environment – harnessing surplus barley straw to create a truly sustainable paper packaging solution. Corona, which has a deep connection with the natural world, is the first global brand to leverage technology and processes three years in development by AB InBev’s Global Innovation and Technology Center (GITEC). This ground-breaking technology reimagines how to use barley, giving the essential beer ingredient new life as a sustainable packaging solution. Barley seed will…

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