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Stinks to High Heaven: Air India Bailed Out by Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India

Against a backdrop of rising concerns over NPAs in the banking system, it was reported that Air India was looking at the possibility of availing a new scheme, the Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets (S4A), to rejig debt to the tune of a minimum of Rs 100 Bn. 915 more words


Why have over 7000 people applied to work for the government in China?

Today is the last day for the national civil service exam registration in China. People’s Daily People.com.cn reports that this year, while the Chinese government has planned a new intake of 2,7000 people through the civil service exam, statistics showed that a record number of more than 1.02 million people registered to take the exam in search of a iron rice bowl… 616 more words


Post Office Horizon IT - for Julian Wilson time ran out on justice

By Tony Collins

Julian Wilson was a subpostmaster, one of the founding members of Justice for Subpostmasters Alliance.

He and his wife Karen had their lives turned upside down after the Post Office’s centrally-run Horizon system, which was installed at the local branch they ran, showed unexplained losses. 1,879 more words


ESC Blog Classifieds: Job opportunity - Entomologist / Offre d'emploi - Entomologiste

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently published a job advertisement for two Research scientist positions in the fields of entomology (Vector-borne Entomology & Molecular Insect Taxonomy). 120 more words

Canadian Entomology

Transformers: groundswell in disguise?

Today’s blog will discuss the transformation companies can go through using groundswell as well as my experience with transformation in the public sector. In Dell’s case, transformation started from a set of multiple setbacks for the company. 502 more words


Something for the Weekend: Law & Justice Week

Great to have seen so many of you get involved with our Law & Justice week – hopefully you got lots out of our range of events. 94 more words

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A Different Way to R&D - Incentivizing big pharma to tackle the less lucrative diseases

My latest feature is for Corporate Knights Magazine (Fall 2016 Issue) on global access to medicines and the Health Impact Fund. Read the article online, here.