Sheeple? Coronavirus Conspiracies examined

Coronavirus conspiracy crackdown: how are we dealing with misinformation?

With Trump advocating anything from injecting Dettol right through to most likely shooting viruses in a petri dish, other conspiracies might seem to pale in comparison. In the UK, more than … Continue reading Coronavirus conspiracy crackdown: how are we dealing with misinformation?

A 34 year old woman wears a face mask emblazoned with a rainbow design

Covering up to escape: should we mask up in the fight against Coronavirus?

Whenever I used to see someone in a face mask – usually hailing from a country a long way from my own, I felt slightly offended. There’s nothing wrong with … Continue reading Covering up to escape: should we mask up in the fight against Coronavirus?

Public Health messaging: how not to communicate with a population

Donald Trump wants packed churches by Easter. Boris Johnson wants us to stay at home except for when we go out for our one mandated walk or travel via packed tube train to the workplace that our employer insists can’t be done at home. The pubs are now forcibly closed, yet off-licenses are reclassified as allowed to open – does running out of beer mean an ‘essential shopping trip’? If it’s essential. Only if it’s all essential. 

CORONAVIRUS: A GLOBAL RESPONSE

Coronavirus: a global examination of disparate national containment techniques

Whilst Justin Trudeau and his wife hit the headlines as the first world leader victims of Coronavirus and Trump suspends all flights from central Europe, examining the vastly disparate techniques … Continue reading Coronavirus: a global examination of disparate national containment techniques

Labour Leadership race: one week left

Only four candidates remain in the Labour Leadership race. What have we learned about them so far, and who are the front runners? Tannice Hemming takes a look. Today, 14 … Continue reading Labour Leadership race: one week left

Sajid Javid’s Surprise Resignation: Recruitment Trade Body Responds

Following the shock announcement that Sajid Javid has resigned from Boris Johnson’s cabinet, the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has shared its hopes for a delay to changes to off-payroll working … Continue reading Sajid Javid’s Surprise Resignation: Recruitment Trade Body Responds