The FDA, formerly The Association of First Division Civil Servants, is a trade union for UK senior and middle management civil servants and public service professionals founded in 1918.
Its over 19,000 members include Whitehall policy advisers middle and senior managers, tax inspectors, economists and statisticians, government-employed lawyers, crown prosecutors, procurators fiscal, schools inspectors, diplomats, senior national museum staff, senior civil servants, accountants and National Health Service (NHS) managers.
Membership structure and affiliations
Its federal structure means that some sections of the union operate under separate branding. Three parts of the union have distinctive institutional features. Senior staff at HM Revenue and Customs join the Association of Revenue and Customs (ARC) which is also a certified trade union as well as a section of FDA. Managers in the NHS join Managers in Partnership (MiP), a joint venture with Unison (http://www.unison.org.uk/) of which MiP members are also members.
Members in mddle management (Higher Executive Officer and Senior Executive Officers) join Keystone (wearekeystone.org.uk).
Rules! is an iOS game developed by TheCodingMonkeys and released on August 6, 2014.
Players are given a board of creatures with various features (colour, accessories etc.) and are given a rule regarding then in Level 1. All previous rules are relevant in later levels so as these accumulate, the game becomes more difficult.
The game has a Metacritic rating of 88% based on 8 critic reviews.
Gamezebo wrote " Rules! is that sort of lightning in a bottle that only comes along every so often. I’d rank it right up there with Threes!, and not just because both games so gleefully abuse exclamation points. "IGN Italia said "Rules! is one of that game that you can’t simply quit: it’s amazing to look and to play, engaging and challenging, even brutal if your brain isn’t trained enough. Follow the Rules has never looked so good. " TouchArcade wrote "It's certainly worth checking out, but be warned: it might make you feel your age, even if you're not all that old. " ArcadeSushi said "Rules! provides the unique experience of further developing hand-eye coordination and memory skills in each person who plays it, while giving the added bonus of plain-old having fun. " Apple'N'Apps wrote "Rules! is an excellently crafted new puzzle idea that will no doubt get you to absolutely love following the rules. " PocketGamerUK said "A delightfully constructed memory test that grows in complexity and appeal the deeper in you go." 148Apps compared the game to Simon Says, writing "Follow the rules to the letter in order to win in this simple yet tough memory game. "
Moral, a rule or element of a moral code for guiding choices in human behavior
Monasticism, or Monastic Rule, the document giving the way of life to be led by the members of the varying Religious Orders in the Catholic Church and other Christian groups which follow a monastic way of life