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GCSEs and A’Levels don’t open every career door

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The last two weeks have been full of exams news…A’Levels and then GCSEs. The news stories have been the same – exams have got harder, results have got better, live opening of exam results on the breakfast new programmes and Facebook full of happy families or others looking for advice if the results aren’t what they expected.
But these exams don't open all doors...

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The survival of storytelling in a digital revolution

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Despite the huge shift in technology, giving us instant news, reactions, trending, posts, tweets, notifications and all the rest, the basic art of storytelling hasn’t changed.

Yes, we do see a lot of rubbish on social media and in the media but a good story still has the same elements it always did.

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Self-employment – 10 top tips for working at home

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The FSB has today launched its #ThinkSelfEmployed campaign, designed to help the 4.8m climb higher. They’ll be lobbying MPs and running a social media and press campaign to raise awareness of what’s needed to support the UK’s self-employed population.
I joined them last year and am one of 15% of people in work in the UK who have decided to go it alone. About 25% of the FSB’s members are also self-employed so there’s quite a crowd of people who need to be heard!

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