Playwright Alan Bennett must be a kindly man. He’s certainly sympathetic and very forgiving of human frailties. He understands people and for proof of this you need look no further than his play The Habit of Art which is currently dazzling audiences not only with its wit and sharp dialogue but its understanding of our flaws as human beings.
Fourteen companies from across the East of England are highlighted in the 14th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table which ranks Britain’s private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales, published this weekend.
From Einstein to one of the world’s biggest computers, and from the discovery of oxygen to the birth of radio, radar and ready-meals - meet the people and marvel at the discoveries that have put our region at the forefront of science
17 nurses from England, Ireland and the USA spent the weekend in Ipswich after being invited across by Deben Ward senior midwife Evelyn Lobley, senior paediatric nurse Natalie Steward and Geraldine Byrne, a nurse on surgical unit.
The humble staff canteen has been much maligned over the years, but a good canteen is a thing of beauty that can bring workers together and increase productivity. Is it time for us to rethink our attitudes about canteens?