Parents demand more power and information over schooling Triggering inspections and fuller picture of child’s progress among requests

Oct 20 2011

Parents are hungry for information on a wide range of issues to help them exercise choice and support their children’s learning, a new report has found. Family Lives, Fiona Millar and Pearson have carried out a poll of nearly 1,000 parents looking at a range of issues, in particular what is most important to them when they are choosing a school for their child and whether they are successful in gaining a place at their first choice of school.

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Are we more safety conscious than our parents? A new survey reveals a change in attitude

Oct 20 2011

If you think back to when you were a young child, can you remember your mum’s approach to safety? A new study by the UK home safety brand Lindam has revealed that nearly eight in ten mums believe their own mums were not overly safety conscious when they were children. But despite this, nearly 30% would still trust her over their mother-in-law when it comes to their babies’ safety.

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NEW STUDY CELEBRATES LONDON AS A CITY WITH A CONSCIENCE

Oct 20 2011

Almost half of adult investors in the capital want to make money and make a difference.
New research unveiled today shows we are a nation eager to help support social issues, often making environmental and ethical choices when buying goods and services – particularly in London. But when it comes to making decisions about where to put our money, confusion is rife.

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