Scotland

7-year-old Carson Shephard found safe and well after being reported missing from New Cumnock

Police have confirmed that 7-year-old Carson Shephard, who was reported missing from New Cumnock has been found safe and well. Officers have thanked members of the public who assisted in this inquiry. Carson Traced – We are pleased to report that 7-year-old Carson Shephard, reported missing from New Cumnock has been found safe and well. Officers would like …

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Royal Pharmaceutical Society: Optimistic prognosis despite testing times

As each industry sector looks at its own impact on climate change, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has recently published a wide-ranging declaration on its commitments to reduce carbon emissions within healthcare services, writes Andrew Collier. Good healthcare is at the centre of any civilised society, and the benefits it brings in terms of enriching and …

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Brighter future is possible by making positive connections with BT

AS businesses across the globe drive forward plans to fight climate change, ambition pays off – with BT reaching its previous carbon reduction target four years early. In 2008 it planned to achieve an 80% reduction of carbon emissions intensity by 2020, and instead managed it by 2016. The stage was set to ‘aim higher …

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Carson Shepherd: Police searching for seven-year-old boy last seen in Afton Bridgend

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Kevin McKenna: How posh schools work hard to remove any trace of pupils’ Scottishness

Last week the Scottish Council of Independent Schools moved to assuage some parents’ concerns that their children might pick up a Scottish accent during their studies. The Herald has received a leaked letter from one of the institutions the council represents. Dear Lord and Lady Trumpington-Henley, Thank you for your letter seeking clarification about certain …

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Time to emasculate male-coded job advertisements

Are your job adverts unwittingly discouraging applications from relevant candidates? According to recent research, so-called masculine language such as “individual”, “challenging” and “driven” is putting women off from applying for certain roles. In an analysis of more than 7,500 UK job adverts, hiring platform Applied used a gender score calculator to detect male-coded language as …

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Whisky firm delves into Leith’s rich history as it plots bright new era

THE Artisanal Spirits Company knows its history well. In one of its first decisive moves since listing on the stock market in June, the company will very shortly resurrect a major influence connected to its past. Artisanal, perhaps best known to the wider world as the owner of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, has revived …

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Doug Marr: Why the “Good Old Boris” bandwagon continues to roll

My wife recently received an email purporting to be from “Sir James Arthur Ratcliffe, Chief Executive of Ineo (sic)”. He thanked her for “her effort, sincerity and trust worthiness”, and a reward of $800,000 would soon be in her account; just as soon as she provided her bank details. My first reaction was to laugh …

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