Monthly Archives: January 2022

How DWP hired 13,500 new work coaches – without meeting a single one.

There had to be a degree of reimagining how this might work,” says Nick Heckscher of Shared Services Connected Ltd (SSCL). This seems something of understatement. The ‘this’ in question is the delivery of a programme announced by government in … Continue reading

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Just occasionally I get to be a tourist.

Just occasionally there is a gap in my day and I get to be a tourist. Even on a bitterly cold January day which started out today at minus three degrees C there is still something immensely special about London. … Continue reading

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De Dion Bouton Model Q 6hp

Built in 1903 by De Dion, Bouton et Cie, Paris, it is one of the original five cars that launched the Montagu Motor Museum in 1952. This was the nucleus of what would later become the National Motor Museum and … Continue reading

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The Northington Grange

Located near Winchester this English Heritage property is a fine example of Greek Revival architecture. A lovely walk around the outside in rolling north Hampshire countryside. Christopher Macgowan @chrismacgowan

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