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Business Backs Education London launch with Vikas Pota and Boris Johnson
Two new developments point to greater UK-India educational collaborations

There are two recent announcements that point to an interesting dynamic developing in India-UK education collaborations. Tightening student immigration costs the UK economy billions First, a report released recently by Exporting Education UK and Parthenon-EY has quantified the economic impact of the UK’s tightening immigration…

How blockchain technology could be used for social good

What is blockchain? Today our social and economic lives rely on trust, and depend on intermediaries for transactions. For example, we transfer money through our bank, we need agencies to buy and sell property, or need lawyers for trade negotiations. Blockchain has the capacity to…

Michigan’s two-tier education
A Look into Michigan’s Two-Tier Education System

“Back where I come from” made famous my American Country singer Kenny Chesney paints a gorgeous picture of home that we all can attest too. My home state of Michigan is a gorgeous place. The northern part of our state often referred to many as…

How can General Counsels thrive through full use of new technologies?

As most in-house lawyers and big law firms already know, the use of new technologies in the legal market is fundamental in running an efficient business. Their use avoids wasting money and also helps provide higher quality services on a lower budget. To implement this,…

Harriet Fear CEO One Nucleus
Press Release: Partnerships built between Indian and UK life sciences, including stem cells

A major delegation of Indian life sciences companies spent several days in London and Leeds this week to explore investment and partnership opportunities. Nearly 20 Indian companies from the fields of regenerative medicine, biotechnology, oncology, medical technology and healthcare attended the bioConclave, the leading conference…

Corporate Legal
Re-shaping the role of the General Counsel

What are the ethical challenges facing General Counsels nowadays? What are the new solutions which drive business through in-house legal teams? How do they deal with all stakeholders whilst presenting a positive image to the consumers? These are the questions Sergio Marini, General Counsel of…

Press Release: Major delegation of Indian life sciences companies arrives in the UK, personalised chemotherapy collaboration announced

London, 10 May: Seeking to explore tie-ups in the UK’s life sciences sector, a major delegation of Indian life sciences and related companies are coming to London on 10th May, Over the last three years, the Indian life sciences market has grown by 12% per…

EPG Research for Education Commission

Governments and world leaders have not taken sufficient action to increase investments in education. Without greater efforts to deliver quality education, the world faces the risk of not meeting the ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals and failing to close the gap between developed and…

Tony Blair discusses EPG education CSR research at World Economic Forum, Davos 2015

We launched the Business Backs Education report at a special London Summit hosted by Mayor of London Boris Johnson on 13th October 2014, followed by the full report launch at the World Economic Forum in Davos 2015. The panel discussing the research, which found that…

Tips for online giving

Although cash donations are the most common method of giving, online fundraising collects millions in charitable giving for the non-profit sector every year. In the UK alone, the online giving total amount in 2014 is estimated at £1.59 billion (UK giving 2014, CAF). Most donors…

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