• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Frank Furedi in the news

Furedi criticises ‘methodologically naive’ education research

A leading sociologist has attacked the application of so-called “‘evidence’-based policy” – and much of the research lying behind it – to education. By Matthew Reisz.

Compensation culture ‘putting curbs on school trips’

Growing numbers of schools are banning playground games and class trips as “ambulance chasing” solicitors swamp head teachers with compensation claims, according to research. By Graeme Paton, Education Editor.

Complaints culture ‘drains schools and hospitals of billions’

By Nicola Woolcock, Education Correspondent.

Compensation Culture ‘Bleeding Dry’ Services

Education and health professionals are putting litigation avoidance above what is best for pupils and patients, a study says.

‘Litigation culture’ is making Britain less safe, says report

By Jeremy Laurance.

Report slams compensation culture

A report has warned about the costs of a growing compensation culture in the UK, in particular for schools.

Litigation culture draining billions from hospitals and schools

The growth of the "litigation culture" is draining hospitals and schools of money, a report published on Monday warns. By Julie Henry, Education Correspondent.

Complaints culture ‘is bleeding schools and hospitals dry’ as NHS faces £16bn of claims

Report claims that complaints against doctors and teachers reduces the quality of service; Legals claims against NHS account for 18 per cent of its budget. By Jo Macfarlane.

Warning over compensation culture

An ingrained compensation culture is "bleeding health and education services dry", according to research.

We’re creating adult-phobic children

By Robert Alison.

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