“In case the insurer fails to resolve the complaint within 30 days of its receipt or the resolution provided by an insurer is not to the satisfaction of the complainant, he/she can approach the Insurance Ombudsman,” the government reply to the Parliament said in September. … [Read more...] about Misselling complaints against insurers down 70% between 2014-2020
"Laying bare the ruthlessness of poverty, the limits of love, and the hollowness of pride, Shuggie Bain is a blistering and heartbreaking debut, and an exploration of the unsinkable love that only children can have for their damaged parents," the judges said. … [Read more...] about Booker Prize 2020: Scottish writer Douglas Stuart wins for ‘Shuggie Bain’ set in Thatcher-era Glasgow
In the same vein, writing longhand also allows people to really figure out what they mean to say, Oppenheimer says, which may help self-expression. In some cases, putting pen to paper can even help build connections: “A doctor who takes notes on a patient’s symptoms by longhand may build more rapport with patients than doctors who are typing into a computer.” … [Read more...] about The psychological benefits of writing by hand
In the past seven years, though, and especially since the 2016 election of President Donald Trump and the rise of the #MeToo, #TimesUp, and Black Lives Matter movements, female activists have found renewed purpose, say filmmakers Dyllan McGee and Sara Wolitzky. Their new documentary, Not Done: Women Remaking America, captures the voices of this new wave of organizers. It features interviews with a mix of leading female voices, including actresses America Ferrara and Natalie Portman, organizers Mónica Ramírez, Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Tarana Burke, and journalists such as Rebecca Traister, Kara Swisher, Jodi Kantor, and Megan Twohey. … [Read more...] about ‘Never just about white women’: A new Makers film explores modern feminism
Motivated by a similar imperative, we gathered members of the Fast Company Impact Council, entrepreneurs and executives from different industries and disciplines, to offer a road map for business leaders for the next 25 years. Their New New Rules of Business, which appear in this issue, call for companies to be more humane and to put innovation and corporate responsibility at the center of their business. … [Read more...] about ‘Fast Company’ is 25 years old, and we’re still asking: Can business be better?