Here is a round-up of the events, key developments and general news items that you may find of interest. If you feel that there are issues that we don't cover in sufficient detail - or in too much detail! - please let us know.


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Care and Dementia Show

A leading event for those responsible for the care and wellbeing of older people. read more


NACC Training Development Forum

Learn from expert care catering speakers, watch culinary demonstrations tailored for those in care, interact in workshops and network with like-minded colleagues all under one roof. read more


CSCMP EDGE

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference is a major annual supply chain event, now known as CSCMP EDGE. read more


Leisure Industry Week 2017

Leisure Industry Week 2017 will look at the future of the partnership between public health and leisure and the role of leisure in the products industry, among other aspects. read more


Hospitality & Catering Expo

The Hospitality & Catering EXPO is an event that will host an exhibition, conferences, masterclasses, product demonstrations and roundtables as well as an innovative hosted buyer programme. read more


Food and Drink IT Summit

The Food and Drink IT Summit is an annual gathering of the leading food and beverage companies interested in improving their business through data, IT, software etc. Over 400+ Delegates attended the inaugural 2015 event and twice that number are expected for the 2017 event. read more


The Care Forum

A highly focused event that brings together care professionals and key industry solution providers with one-to-one business meetings, interactive seminars and valuable networking opportunities.. read more


Craft Beer Festival 2017

The Craft Beer Festival is featuring at over 100 pubs nationwide, including renowned venues such at The White Horse in Parsons Green and The Spaniards in Hampstead, to pubs in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and Bristol.. read more


Hospitality and Tourism Summit

Key hospitality industry leaders are preparing to meet at this year’s Summit for hospitality & tourism to be held on 6th June and hosted by Principal Hotel Company at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London, at what is a critical time for the industry. read more


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BBC News - Health

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

Scientists move nearer to one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.


NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says

Money meant to transform services has been used to shore up finances, the National Audit Office says.


News from UK Parliament

Experts give evidence to Brexit: CSDP missions inquiry

EU External Affairs Sub-Committee takes evidence on Thursday 25 January at.10.05am


Parliamentary shadowing scheme launches

Read about the newly launched parliamentary shadowing scheme.


BigHospitality News

Michelin awards Bib Gourmands to 27 restaurants

Adam Handlingâs The Frog E1 and the Galvin brothersâ Essex pub are among the 27 winners of Michelin Bib Gourmands 2018.


Friday Five: the week's top news

From the 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmand winners to a new strategy to tackling the chef shortage, we round-up the top stories you might have missed this week.


Social care | The Guardian

Adoption a 'runaway train often breaching rights of birth parents'

British Association of Social Workers’ inquiry calls for ‘significant rethink’ of adoption law Adoption has become a “runaway train” impossible for individual social workers to stop, according to an independent inquiry into adoption law in the UK. The exh


Dementia study adds to calls for more funding of music therapy

Music can help reduce symptoms but only 5% of care homes are using it effectively, finds report The symptoms of hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people with dementia could significantly improve by listening to and playing music, according to a report.