Category Archives: Society

I have written in-depth feature articles on social issues, ranging from ASBOs to lapdancing, published in Society Guardian, Education Guardian and Times2.

Charities find unlikely new champion in private equity

The slash and burn culture of private equity seems ill-suited to the warm and well-meaning charity sector. But perhaps that is just what the latter needs. Continue reading

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A good move

Homelessness charities that usually compete for funds are working together to help get their clients into jobs Continue reading

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Position impossible?

High-energy yoga is being taught to gang members in Glasgow’s Easterhouse estate in an effort to bring warring youths together Continue reading

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A good influence

A City mentoring project encourages young people to be role models for their community Continue reading

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‘All the teachers are deserting us!’

The start of a new half-term will see many staff handing in their notice. Continue reading

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Under orders

Five years ago, seven individuals were served with one of the most far-reaching asbos ever. But what were its aims, and were they achieved? Continue reading

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Lap dancing: the daily grind

Lap dancing is booming and MPs have called for stricter regulation on clubs. Here, dancers explain what life is like behind the scenes Continue reading

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Inside job

Media training is giving the women inside Downview Prison a new outlook. Continue reading

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A friend in need on the City's doorstep

Supposedly hard-nosed bankers are changing the lives of deprived children, and at the same time gaining a new perspective on their own priorities. Josephine Moulds reports Continue reading

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