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Written by Lucy Harvey on 13th February, 2020

We’re so excited to announce that we have won the Tech Nation Rising Stars 2.0 competition!   Over the past few months, we have competed against hundreds of the UK’s fastest-growing tech companies in regional and national rounds. These culminated in the grand final last night where 22 companies competed to be one of ten […]

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Written by Jos on 5th February, 2020

For Children’s Mental Health Week we have put together a collection of recent studies and research that provide an insight into the scale and type of mental health issues affecting young people.  Plus, some of the latest research into mental health prevention and non-medical treatment, from art-mindfulness to the power of household dogs in childhood. […]

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Written by Jos on 30th January, 2020

Young Carers Awareness Day raises awareness of the challenges faced by young carers and campaigns for greater support for them.There are currently 800,000 11-18-year-olds in England who give up their time to care for someone they live with (BBC, 2018). And the average age of a young carer in the UK is 12 years.Last year […]

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Written by Jos on 28th January, 2020

Children spend a significant amount of time online – averaging 23 hours a week on smartphones and other gadgets (CensusWide, 2019). So it’s important that they are guarded from the darker side of the internet. And currently, the law needs to progress, to protect children online as they are offline.  Online Harms White Paper – Duty of Care […]

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Written by Jos on 23rd January, 2020

What is TikTok?TikTok is the short-form video social media app taking the world by storm. Their mission is ‘to inspire creativity and bring joy’.  First launched in China in 2016, the app has now grown to have an estimated 800 million active users. With the bulk of those users being teenagers. In 2019 it was the […]

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