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The economic impact of Brexit on the UK economy

The economic impact of Brexit. The role of the single market, risks and opportunities involved in Brexit, and economic decisions faced by the UK government. This assignment critically evaluates the long-term economic impact of Brexit on the UK. It contends that the short-term economic effects are established as being largely negative due to the uncertainty created, but that the long term impact will be dependent on the views and actions of politicians. This argument is made by using recent rele ... The economic impact of Brexit. The role of the single market, risks and opportunities involved in Brexit, and economic decisions...

End of Life and Palliative Care for Dementia

Dementia is a progressive, life-limiting condition. There is evidence that support for the dementia patient is often not based on palliative care. Dementia is a progressive disease for which currently there is no cure. Treatment options are limited to medication aimed at slowing down the cholinergic degeneration that occurs in the brain at the onset of dementia (Roy et al., 2016). However, these treatments are limited and are only used with the small population of those diagnosed specifically w ... Dementia is a progressive, life-limiting condition. There is evidence that support for the dementia patient is often not based on...

The Syrian refugee disaster is a result of the Middle East’s failure to grapple with modernity and Europe’s failure to defend its ideals.

This paper debates the extent to which the Syrian refugee disaster can be linked to the Middle East’s inability to subscribe to modernist ideals as well as to an ideological failure from a European perspective. The paper argues against modernist propositions which perceive the perpetuation of a patriarchal and traditional society in the Middle East to be an overarching cause of the refugee disaster. The paper also suggests that the over-zealous defence of European liberal ideals threatens to e ... This paper debates the extent to which the Syrian refugee disaster can be linked to the Middle East’s inability to...

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Functional magnetic resonance imaging is a medical diagnostics tool that uses oxygen concentration measurement to detect areas of increased brain activity. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is an emerging medical diagnostics technique that is sensitive to the concentration of oxygen in biological tissue and therefore to the level of functional activity that the tissue exhibits. The most exciting application of this technique is the study of activ ... Functional magnetic resonance imaging is a medical diagnostics tool that uses oxygen concentration measurement to detect areas of increased brain...

An Examination of Cloud Computing Benefits and Challenges

This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of cloud computing to present a balanced view on which decisions regarding its use can be made. An Examination of Cloud Computing Benefits and Challenges Introduction Cloud computing is one of the more recent developments in the field of technology. There is some consensus in current literature as to what the term denotes: fundamentally, it is suggested that cloud computing is the realisation of the ability to provide computing as a service. Armb ... This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of cloud computing to present a balanced view on which decisions regarding its...

Project Management Issues in the Construction Industry

This essay discusses the major project management issues faced by project managers in today’s construction industry: time, safety, workforce and nature of the work. Introduction Issues and challenges with regards to construction project management have emerged over the last two decades. Naoum and Egbu (2015) assert that most of these project management issues faced by construction managers may result either directly from construction operations or indirectly from peripheral activities. It is ... This essay discusses the major project management issues faced by project managers in today’s construction industry: time, safety, workforce and...

IT and Internet’s Impact on Tourism and Hospitality Industry: Implementations of technologies for Hilton Hotels Group.

Demonstrate critical and evaluative interpretation and application of theoretical IT/ e-business concepts to a current tourism and hospitality market situation in order to build sustainable competitive advantage. I INTRODUCTION Accompanying the technological revolution of the 1990s there are many new opportunities and challenges for the tourism and hospitality industries. Since tourism, global industry information is its life-blood and technology has become fundamental to the ability of the ind ... Demonstrate critical and evaluative interpretation and application of theoretical IT/ e-business concepts to a current tourism and hospitality market situation...

Social policy and social work; what is the meaning of these terms and how can they be used in order to promote both social change and social control?

Introduction Societies today face several kinds of problems. Issues as complicated as the high rate of criminality or others which may appear easier to deal with such as the traffic congestion in the motorways impose problems which modern societies need to deal with. Hence states form social policies which have measures to follow so as to deal with these issues in an efficient way. Also, states and governments promote social work and several social services in an active way by committing a subst ... Introduction Societies today face several kinds of problems. Issues as complicated as the high rate of criminality or others which...

Differences and similarities between counselling and psychotherapy

Introduction This essay will critically consider the points of similarity and differences between counselling and psychotherapy. After briefly considering what counselling and psychotherapy are, it will firstly outline the broad arguments for the differences between the two and evaluate the validity of these assertions. Then it will look at the points of similarity, again critically considering these various points. Psychotherapy can perhaps be defined as the process in which a therapist helps t ... Introduction This essay will critically consider the points of similarity and differences between counselling and psychotherapy. After briefly considering what...

History and reactions to Aviation Terrorism

Aviation Terrorism This essay will present a brief history of aviation terrorism, including the events of Lockerbie and 9/11. It will then look in more depth as what the response of authorities has been to this; and consider what the criticisms have been of these efforts. The first case of hijacking recorded involved a Cathay Pacific flight from Macau to Hong Kong in July 1948. In this event the four Chinese hijackers struggled with the plane’s crew, resulting in the plane crashing and the ... Aviation Terrorism This essay will present a brief history of aviation terrorism, including the events of Lockerbie and 9/11. It...