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Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA responds to RAC Report on Motoring 2014
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 16:40

A spokesman for the Local Government Association responded to the RAC Report on Motoring 2014

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA responds to RAC Report on Motoring 2014
Think Tanks news
NEF - The regulation reform you need to know about
Think Tanks
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 16:35

It’s common knowledge that austerity means government now has to operate with one hand tied behind its back. But it’s less widely known that the other hand is also tied – through a little-known policy called ‘one-in, two-out regulation’. Government departments can now only make new rules if they get rid of existing regulation costing business double the amount.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
NEF - The regulation reform you need to know about
Scottish Government news
More Scots detecting cancer early
Scottish Government
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 16:30

The number of cancers detected at the earliest possible stage, when it is easier to treat and there is a better chance of a survival, has risen in Scotland.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
More Scots detecting cancer early
Welsh Government news
Heart disease falling in Wales, new report reveals
Welsh Government
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 16:25

The number of people living with coronary heart disease in Wales is falling but it still claims the lives of more than 4,300 people a year, a new report published today shows.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Heart disease falling in Wales, new report reveals
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Poland and the UK: partners for a secure Europe
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 16:20

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visited Warsaw on 28 July for foreign & defence policy talks.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Poland and the UK: partners for a secure Europe
Home Office news
Working together to safeguard children: Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hubs
Home Office
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 16:15

A government review of procedures to identify children and vulnerable adults at risk of abuse has been published today (Tuesday 29 July).

Home Office | Official News Release
Working together to safeguard children: Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hubs
Science and Technology Facilities Council  news
New Science Minister visits STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory and Hartree Centre
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 16:10

In one of his first official visits since being appointed Minister for Universities and Science the Rt Hon Greg Clark was welcomed to the Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire by STFC Chief Executive John Womersley and Head of Daresbury Laboratory, Susan Smith

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
New Science Minister visits STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory and Hartree Centre
SOCITM (Society of Information Technology Management) news
Important news for Better connected 2015
SOCITM (Society of Information Technology Management)
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 16:05

We announce today the tasks that Socitm Insight has selected as the main topics for next year’s survey of the state of council websites.

SOCITM (Society of Information Technology Management) | Official News Release
Important news for Better connected 2015
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA - Restaurant and pub chains urged to sign up to salt reduction targets to combat heart attack and stroke
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 15:40

Restaurants and pub chains must stop dragging their heels and sign up to salt reduction targets to combat the nation's alarming levels of heart attacks and strokes, councils say.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA - Restaurant and pub chains urged to sign up to salt reduction targets to combat heart attack and stroke
Think Tanks news
NEF - Energy round-up: Global debate heats up
Think Tanks
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 15:35
Scottish Government news
Best ever medal haul for Team Scotland
Scottish Government
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 15:30

Team Scotland beat previous record for medals at Commonwealth Games XX.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Best ever medal haul for Team Scotland
Ministry of Defence news
Typhoon Force hosts Japanese visitors
Ministry of Defence
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 15:25

UK and Japanese military officers demonstrate collaboration of global peace and security through training visit to RAF Coningsby.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Typhoon Force hosts Japanese visitors
HM Treasury news
Government publishes response to consultation on the provision of childcare accounts in Tax-Free Childcare
HM Treasury
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 15:20

Tax-Free Childcare scheme was announced at Budget 2013, and will be available to up to 1.9 million working families.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Government publishes response to consultation on the provision of childcare accounts in Tax-Free Childcare
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
IPCC processes and conclusions robust - MPs report
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 15:15

MPs on the Energy and Climate Change Committee have found the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) processes to be robust after scrutinising its latest report assessing the science of climate change following criticism by some commentators of the IPCC review process and its conclusions.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
IPCC processes and conclusions robust - MPs report
Department for Communities and Local Government news
‘Convenience culture’ drives high street revival
Department for Communities and Local Government
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 15:10

New high streets study reveals town centres are meeting the changing demands of consumers.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
‘Convenience culture’ drives high street revival
Transport for London news
Iconic London buses at Le Tour finish in Paris
Transport for London
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 15:05

To celebrate the role that Transport for London (TfL) played in delivering this year's Tour de France, two of London's iconic red buses made a symbolic trip across the channel to feature in the finale stage of the event in the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris this week(27 July).  

Transport for London | Official News Release
Iconic London buses at Le Tour finish in Paris
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CAB - Employment tribunal costs ‘putting people off’ valid claims
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 14:40

New research from Citizens Advice shows 7 in 10 potentially successful cases are not pursued by people at Employment Tribunals. Only 14% with valid claims are definitely being taken forward.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CAB - Employment tribunal costs ‘putting people off’ valid claims
Think Tanks news
IfG statement on CEO/Civil Service job description
Think Tanks
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 14:35

Peter Riddell, Director at the Institute for Government responded to the job description for the new role of the Chief Executive of the Civil Service.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IfG statement on CEO/Civil Service job description
Wales Office news
Support for armed forces at Wales Office round table meeting
Wales Office
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 14:25

Baroness Randerson leads discussion on how best to support armed forces in Wales.

Wales Office | Official News Release
Support for armed forces at Wales Office round table meeting
Department for Transport news
Baroness Kramer opens Folkestone West station improvements
Department for Transport
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 14:20
FSCS news
Update for FSCS claimants with Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs)
FSCS
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 14:15

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has received increasing numbers of claims against Independent Financial Advisers (IFAs) that are no longer trading.

FSCS | Official News Release
Update for FSCS claimants with Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs)
Technology Strategy Board news
Success Story - C-Enduro: A boat that goes the distance
Technology Strategy Board
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 14:10

Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) has been building a business in unmanned marine systems for defence and oil and gas customers since 2010. But it wasn't until it entered aSmall Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition run by the National Oceanography Centre and supported by the Technology Strategy Board that it found a way to move into the market for oceanographic research.

Technology Strategy Board | Official News Release
Success Story - C-Enduro: A boat that goes the distance
Sport England news
Sport England Teams up With OIA Partners to Deliver New Outdoor Activity Research Project
Sport England
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 14:05

Sport England has awarded The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) a lottery award to fund an extensive new market research project.  

Sport England | Official News Release
Sport England Teams up With OIA Partners to Deliver New Outdoor Activity Research Project
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CAB - Rise of ‘start-up Britain’ hampered by lack of access to childcare
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 13:40
Think Tanks news
CSJ - Confront “exploitative” high cost lenders with new Community Banks, urges major report
Think Tanks
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 13:35

Two million people are driven to high-cost credit every year because it is the only loan they can get, according to the Centre for Social Justice.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
CSJ - Confront “exploitative” high cost lenders with new Community Banks, urges major report
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Current laws sufficient to cover social media offences
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 13:25

Legislation currently in existence, including the Communications Act 2003 and the Protection from Harassment Act 1997, along with the guidelines for applying them published by the Director of Public Prosecutions, are enough to ensure that criminal offences committed using social media can be adequately prosecuted, says the House of Lords Communications Committee in its new report, published today.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Current laws sufficient to cover social media offences
Department for International Development news
Britain to provide new assistance to combat Ebola in West Africa
Department for International Development
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 13:20

The UK will provide medical support and supplies to contain the spread of Ebola in West Africa, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced on Friday 25 July.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
Britain to provide new assistance to combat Ebola in West Africa
10 Downing Street news
New measures to tighten up the immigration system
10 Downing Street
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 13:15

David Cameron and Theresa May have announced changes to universities and colleges seeking sponsor status and European migrants' benefits.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
New measures to tighten up the immigration system
Transport for London news
TfL and Cubic continue partnership
Transport for London
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 13:10

TfL and Cubic continue partnership to further improve London's ticketing and fare collection services for customers

 

Transport for London | Official News Release
TfL and Cubic continue partnership
Department for Communities and Local Government news
'How to train your family'
Department for Communities and Local Government
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 13:05

Fire Services Minister Penny Mordaunt welcomes unique collaboration between award-winning Fire Kills campaign and DreamWorks’ 'How to train your dragon 2'

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
'How to train your family'
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CAB - "Bills are still piling high" as economy improves
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 12:40

As the UK economy moves back to pre-financial crisis levels, the outlook will be brighter for some households but for others the legacy of the recession will continue to leave them struggling to make ends meet.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CAB - "Bills are still piling high" as economy improves
Think Tanks news
Adam Smith Inst - More private education would add billions of pounds to long-term economic growth
Think Tanks
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 12:35

Britain could add billions of pounds to long-term economic growth if it increased access to private education, a new report released today (Tuesday July 29th) by the free-market Adam Smith Institute has found.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Adam Smith Inst - More private education would add billions of pounds to long-term economic growth
EU News news
Greener airports thanks to EU-funded tech
EU News
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 12:25

Did you know that as airports get bigger and bigger they each consume as much energy as small cities?  That is why European researchers have used Commission funding to develop a new software and sensor system to reduce carbon emissions and energy costs by 20% in airports. 

EU News | Official News Release
Greener airports thanks to EU-funded tech
Economic and Social Research Council news
Empathy and trust in communicating online
Economic and Social Research Council
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 12:20

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has announced the successful proposals to be funded under the Empathy and Trust In Communicating ONline (EMoTICON) call.

Economic and Social Research Council | Official News Release
Empathy and trust in communicating online
Home Office news
New measures to tighten up the immigration system
Home Office
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 12:15

David Cameron and Theresa May have announced changes to universities and colleges seeking sponsor status and European migrants' benefits.

Home Office | Official News Release
New measures to tighten up the immigration system
Technology Strategy Board news
Success Story -Ty Unnos - Sprucing up sustainable buildings
Technology Strategy Board
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 12:10

Coed Cymru, the Welsh woodland management charity, has given a modern twist to the Welsh folk tradition of erecting a house on vacant land overnight and claiming it as a home. 

 

Technology Strategy Board | Official News Release
Success Story -Ty Unnos - Sprucing up sustainable buildings
National Archives news
Seeking new equality and diversity representatives for User Advisory Group
National Archives
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 12:05

Would you like to represent the views of archive users and help to improve The National Archives' services for all groups of the community? If you are a regular archive user and can offer insights into accessibility, diversity and inclusion then we would like to hear from you

National Archives | Official News Release
Seeking new equality and diversity representatives for User Advisory Group
10 Downing Street news
Joint call with Obama, Merkel, Hollande and Renzi
10 Downing Street
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 11:25

The Prime Minister spoke to President Obama, Chancellor Merkel, President Hollande and Prime Minister Renzi in a joint call yesterday.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
Joint call with Obama, Merkel, Hollande and Renzi
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
NATO exercise to reassure allies
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 11:20

UK commits to major military exercise in Poland to support eastern European allies.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
NATO exercise to reassure allies
Monitor news
Strategic planning and transactions conference
Monitor
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 11:15

A development event for chairs and chief executives of NHS foundation trusts and NHS trusts

Monitor | Official News Release
Strategic planning and transactions conference
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Businesses get greater say on how regulation is enforced
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 11:10

The Fresh Produce Consortium and the National Farmers’ Union have been selected to run reviews under Business Focus on Enforcement.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
Businesses get greater say on how regulation is enforced
Department for Communities and Local Government news
New onshore licensing round opens
Department for Communities and Local Government
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 11:05

Ministers yesterday opened the bidding process for companies seeking licences to explore for onshore oil and gas, to help discover how the gas under our feet can help power our homes.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
New onshore licensing round opens
EU News news
The EU and Cameroon implement an economic partnership agreement
EU News
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 10:25

The EU-Central Africa Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for trade and development between the EU and Cameroon will enter into force in the coming days following the recent ratification of the agreement by Cameroon. 

EU News | Official News Release
The EU and Cameroon implement an economic partnership agreement
Ministry of Defence news
Nato exercise to reassure allies
Ministry of Defence
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 10:20

UK commits to major military exercise in Poland to support eastern European allies.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Nato exercise to reassure allies
Department of Health news
Child flu vaccine pilots announced for second year
Department of Health
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 10:15

Child flu vaccine pilots enter their second year, and a new set of locations have been announced.

Department of Health | Official News Release
Child flu vaccine pilots announced for second year
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Businesses get greater say on how regulation is enforced
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 10:10

The Fresh Produce Consortium and the National Farmers’ Union have been selected to run reviews under Business Focus on Enforcement.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Businesses get greater say on how regulation is enforced
Department of Energy and Climate Change news
New onshore licensing round opens
Department of Energy and Climate Change
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 10:05

Ministers yesterday opened the bidding process for companies seeking licences to explore for onshore oil and gas, to help discover how the gas under our feet can help power our homes.

Department of Energy and Climate Change | Official News Release
New onshore licensing round opens
Financial Conduct Authority news
Lloyds Banking Group fined £105m for serious LIBOR and other benchmark failings
Financial Conduct Authority
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 09:25

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Lloyds Bank plc (Lloyds) and Bank of Scotland plc (BoS), both part of Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), £105 million for serious misconduct relating to the Special Liquidity Scheme (SLS), the Repo Rate benchmark and the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR).

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
Lloyds Banking Group fined £105m for serious LIBOR and other benchmark failings
Cabinet Office news
Dragons’ Den investor Piers Linney joins Cabinet Office SME Panel
Cabinet Office
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 09:20

Piers Linney, co-CEO of Outsourcery plc, has joined the Cabinet Office SME Panel, which advises on small and medium business issues.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Dragons’ Den investor Piers Linney joins Cabinet Office SME Panel
Department for Transport news
Car clubs cash boost
Department for Transport
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 09:15

£500,000 to support car clubs Baroness Kramer announces.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Car clubs cash boost
Environment Agency news
Flood defences given a health check after the wettest winter on record
Environment Agency
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 09:10

The Environment Agency in the South West has announced it is making good progress inspecting and repairing flood defences damaged during the winter storms and floods.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Flood defences given a health check after the wettest winter on record
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
Reducing the spread of hepatitis B
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 09:05

NICE’s quality standard for hepatitis B can help to reduce the spread of the infection by ensuring that people who are at increased risk are offered testing and vaccination.

 

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
Reducing the spread of hepatitis B
Welsh Government news
Postcards from the children of Wales to NATO world leaders
Welsh Government
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 08:10

Primary school pupils from Wales are to be given the opportunity to write a personal message to the NATO world leaders about their hopes for the future.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Postcards from the children of Wales to NATO world leaders
Department for International Development news
Justine Greening welcomes UN cross-border aid for Syria
Department for International Development
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 08:05

International Development Secretary responds to first UN cross-border aid convoy into Syria since new Security Council Resolution.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
Justine Greening welcomes UN cross-border aid for Syria
Scottish Government news
Scottish Government Welcomes Independent Report into Unconventional Oil & Gas
Scottish Government
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 07:10

The Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, Fergus Ewing, has welcomed a new report published by an independent Expert Scientific Panel looking at unconventional oil & gas.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Scottish Government Welcomes Independent Report into Unconventional Oil & Gas
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary welcomes Japan’s command of counter-piracy
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 29 July 2014 @ 07:05

Japan has announced it will take command of an anti-piracy operation in the Northern Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary welcomes Japan’s command of counter-piracy

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