Five ways Britain wrecks young people’s mental health – and how to stop it

Astudy from the Varkey Foundation has revealed that young people in the UK suffer from some of the “lowest levels of mental wellbeing in the world” – second only to Japan. This won’t be a shock to anyone familiar with statistics on child and adolescent mental health in Britain. Some 75% of mental illnesses begin before the age of 18, and the charity MQ estimates that on average, there are three children in every classroom with a diagnosable mental illness. This, combined with a continuing crisis in mental healthcare in…

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How A Simple T-Shirt Can Stop Fashion Waste

The rise of brief trends over classic style and shoddy workmanship at cheap prices in the fashion industry is damaging both our planet and its people. I’m a 25 year old designer and I wanted to share with you the story of how a t-shirt could be what’s needed to engage the mass market with sustainable fashion. Thanks to fast fashion our industry is currently the world’s most polluting after oil. 25% of the world’s chemicals are used for textile production and 10% of the world’s carbon emissions result from…

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Future Lifestyle Fashions has raced past Shoppers Stop in retail sales Read more at: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/54284351.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

MUMBAI: Four years ago, Kishore Biyani was shunted out by both K Raheja Corp and Landmark Group when he approached them to merge his department store chain Central with Shoppers StopBSE -0.13 % and Lifestyle. The most embarrassing part, however, was when bankers refused to reveal the valuation that both retailers had quoted for Central. All they told Biyani was it was too low and insulting. The same year, he managed to find a suitor in Aditya Birla Group, but for his flagship chain Pantaloon. Biyani is now back with…

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Reliance Jio Launch: RIL Asks Staff to Stop Using Services of Other Telcos

HIGHLIGHTS RIL has asked employees to port their existing phone numbers to Jio MNP enables telephone users to retain their number when changing carriers Reliance Jio has over 1.5 million users Reliance Industries, India’s largest conglomerate, has asked its 40,000-plus employees to stop using phones connections of existing operators, like Airtel and Vodafone, and instead switch to its own high-speed 4G Jio. RIL has asked employees to port their existing phone numbers to Jio, a move that may open another front with the existing operators, who have been up in…

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Could the Scottish Parliament stop the UK from leaving the EU?

To recap. The Prime Minister has resigned. The leader of the opposition is resisting pressure from senior colleagues to follow suit. And, lest we forget in this temporary focus upon party leadership, the people of the United Kingdom have voted to leave the European Union after 43 years of membership. In these unprecedented circumstances, it is understandable that there is a degree of uncertainty in the immediate response to events. That disquiet includes Scotland where the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, is seeking to draft a distinct reaction within the distinctive…

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