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Environment Agency news
Clacton beach goers advised to stay off the rocks
Environment Agency
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 16:30

The Environment Agency is asking parents and schools to talk to children about the dangers of playing on rock Groynes when they go to the beach. 

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Clacton beach goers advised to stay off the rocks
HM Treasury news
Tax-Free Childcare: 10 things parents should know
HM Treasury
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 16:25

Top ten things to know about the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Tax-Free Childcare: 10 things parents should know
Ofcom news
Ofcom fines EE £1m over complaints handling failures
Ofcom
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 16:20

Ofcom today fined EE £1,000,000 for failing to comply with Ofcom’s rules on handling customer complaints.

Ofcom | Official News Release
Ofcom fines EE £1m over complaints handling failures
Food Standards Agency news
FSA Board discussion on raw milk
Food Standards Agency
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 16:15

The Board of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) is set to discuss the conclusions of the FSA’s review of raw drinking milk controls when they meet on Wednesday 15 July 2015.

Food Standards Agency | Official News Release
FSA Board discussion on raw milk
FSCS news
New deposit protection limit coming to 1 January
FSCS
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 16:10

Current £85,000 level of protection stands until the end of 2015

FSCS | Official News Release
New deposit protection limit coming to 1 January
Care Quality Commission news
Chief Inspector of Hospitals finds real improvement, but recommends that Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust remains in special measures
Care Quality Commission
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 16:05

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals has recommended that Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust should remain in special measures following the latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
Chief Inspector of Hospitals finds real improvement, but recommends that Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust remains in special measures
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
British pigs will fly...to China
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 15:40
HM Treasury news
Government acts to support depositors during change to a new Financial Services Compensation Scheme coverage level
HM Treasury
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 15:25

Legislation introduced to ensure retail customers and small businesses continue to receive current level of deposit protection.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Government acts to support depositors during change to a new Financial Services Compensation Scheme coverage level
UK Trade & Investment news
UKTI DSO / MBDA event offers potential contract work for UK SMEs
UK Trade & Investment
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 15:20

33 UK defence and security SMEs were given the chance to collaborate with MBDA in the global market.

UK Trade & Investment | Official News Release
UKTI DSO / MBDA event offers potential contract work for UK SMEs
Department for Transport news
Calais situation: information and advice
Department for Transport
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 15:15

Information and links for anyone affected by travel disruption at Calais. This will be updated as the situation develops.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Calais situation: information and advice
Competition & Markets Authority news
CMA publishes water merger issues statement
Competition & Markets Authority
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 15:10

The CMA has published an issues statement as part of its investigation into the merger of Bournemouth Water with South West Water.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
CMA publishes water merger issues statement
Cabinet Office news
Security Vetting Appeals Panel appointments
Cabinet Office
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 15:05

The Prime Minister has announced new appointments to the Security Vetting Appeals Panel.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Security Vetting Appeals Panel appointments
Monitor news
Bennett lays down billion pound challenge to NHS foundation trusts
Monitor
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 14:25

NHS foundation trusts must redouble their efforts to make efficiency savings in order to bring down a deficit that threatens to reach £1 billion this year.

Monitor | Official News Release
Bennett lays down billion pound challenge to NHS foundation trusts
Ministry of Justice news
Repeat knife offenders face new minimum prison term
Ministry of Justice
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 14:20

Minimum prison sentences for offenders who repeatedly carry knives will come into effect from 17 July 2015.

Ministry of Justice | Official News Release
Repeat knife offenders face new minimum prison term
Department for Work and Pensions news
Millions more to be automatically enrolled into workplace pensions
Department for Work and Pensions
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 14:15

A new government campaign will help make smaller companies aware of their duties to automatically enrol workers into a pension scheme.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Millions more to be automatically enrolled into workplace pensions
10 Downing Street news
PM meeting with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, 2 July 2015
10 Downing Street
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 14:10

David Cameron met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan yesterday and discussed Syria, Iraq, ISIL, Yemen and Libya.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM meeting with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, 2 July 2015
NHS England news
NHS England launches accessible information standard
NHS England
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 14:05

New framework set to simplify care information for disabled patients and their carers.

NHS England | Official News Release
NHS England launches accessible information standard
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CBI - Education and skills survey preview
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 13:25

Nearly three quarters of UK firms say they want 18-year-olds to have a mix of vocational and academic qualifications – or attach equal value to both, according to a new CBI/Pearson survey.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CBI - Education and skills survey preview
Home Office news
Home Secretary meets French Interior Minister to discuss Calais
Home Office
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 13:20

The Home Secretary visited Paris to meet Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve to discuss the migration situation in Calais, and the fight against terrorism.

Home Office | Official News Release
Home Secretary meets French Interior Minister to discuss Calais
NHS England news
NHS England announces annual investment decisions for certain specialised services
NHS England
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 13:15

NHS England yesterday (2 July) set out its planned investment decisions for certain specialised services as part of its annual commissioning round.

NHS England | Official News Release
NHS England announces annual investment decisions for certain specialised services
Environment Agency news
Third Energy fracking permit consultation extended
Environment Agency
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 13:10
Welsh Government news
Welsh Government announces Wales Tunisian Support Line
Welsh Government
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 13:05

The Welsh Government has announced the creation of a special dedicated support line to help those returning home from the recent terror attacks in Tunisia.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Welsh Government announces Wales Tunisian Support Line
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
WWF comment on proposed third runway at Heathrow
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 12:40
EU News news
State aid: Commission approves €270 million in investment aid for the expansion of the Port of Calais
EU News
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 12:30

The European Commission has found that public funding of €270 million to build a new cross‑Channel terminal in the Port of Calais is in line with EU state aid rules. 

EU News | Official News Release
State aid: Commission approves €270 million in investment aid for the expansion of the Port of Calais
Scottish Government news
Scottish Companies thriving in Europe
Scottish Government
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 12:25

European Union offers opportunities for business and growth

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Scottish Companies thriving in Europe
Ofcom news
Ofcom publishes public service broadcasting review
Ofcom
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 12:20

Ofcom yesterday published the conclusions of its third review of public service TV broadcasting, the first review since 2008.

Ofcom | Official News Release
Ofcom publishes public service broadcasting review
Big Lottery Fund news
Funding boost for local youth training and employment initiatives
Big Lottery Fund
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 12:15

Projects giving young Scots the skills and confidence to consider a range of potential career options are today sharing in £285,368 of dormant bank account funding.

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Funding boost for local youth training and employment initiatives
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
PHE - Carry on keeping cool
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 12:10

Public Health England (PHE) advises people to continue taking measures to keep cool as night time temperatures remain high.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
PHE - Carry on keeping cool
Insolvency Service news
No fair way for individuals bunkered by golf resort and hotel investment scam: Directors hit with 19 years disqualification
Insolvency Service
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 12:05

Two directors of Lancashire-based Worldwide Sports Investments Limited have been disqualified from being directors for a combined 19 years for their roles in the company, which purported to offer investments in a golf course and hotel development in Portugal.

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
No fair way for individuals bunkered by golf resort and hotel investment scam: Directors hit with 19 years disqualification
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
UNICEF - Millions of children in war-torn Yemen at risk of disease and malnutrition
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 11:40

The ongoing conflict in Yemen is having a devastating impact on the country’s health system, and exposing millions of children to the threat of preventable diseases, says Unicef.  

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
UNICEF - Millions of children in war-torn Yemen at risk of disease and malnutrition
EU News news
Aviation: certifying third country operators to cut red tape and boost air safety
EU News
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 11:30

Yesterday, the Commission and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued the first single air safety authorisations to 22 third country operators. 

EU News | Official News Release
Aviation: certifying third country operators to cut red tape and boost air safety
Innovate UK news
Power company works with regulator to devise environmental tool
Innovate UK
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 11:25

Scottish Hydro Transmission partners with Scottish Environment Protection Agency on novel way to value land use changes

Innovate UK | Official News Release
Power company works with regulator to devise environmental tool
Insolvency Service news
Insolvency Service investigation leads to shut-down of fake loans business
Insolvency Service
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 11:20

Two companies that ran a scheme that took large sums of money from businesses and provided nothing in return, have been wound up by the High Court following an investigation by Company Investigations, a part of the Insolvency Service.

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
Insolvency Service investigation leads to shut-down of fake loans business
NHS England news
Latest GP Patient Survey results
NHS England
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 11:15

The latest GP Patient Survey (GPPS), which seeks the views of over two and a half million people every year about their experience of GP services and NHS dentistry, was published recently.

NHS England | Official News Release
Latest GP Patient Survey results
BCS news
BCS and the Tech Partnership put professional development high on agenda for IT specialists
BCS
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 11:10

The Tech Partnership, the network of employers collaborating to create the skills for the digital economy, and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, have pooled resources to bring their professional development tools together. 

BCS | Official News Release
BCS and the Tech Partnership put professional development high on agenda for IT specialists
techUK news
BBC Trust and Ofcom agree BBC3 move to online only delivery
techUK
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 11:05

The BBC Trust has approved proposals to make BBC Three online only and Ofcom has published its Market Impact Assesment. 

techUK | Official News Release
BBC Trust and Ofcom agree BBC3 move to online only delivery
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
UNICEF - Lack of sanitation for 2.4 billion people undermining health improvements
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 10:40

Lack of progress on sanitation threatens to undermine the child survival and health benefits from gains in access to safe drinking water, warn WHO and Unicef in a report tracking access to drinking water and sanitation against the Millennium Development Goals. 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
UNICEF - Lack of sanitation for 2.4 billion people undermining health improvements
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary news
The police service must reassess their approach to child protection - or risk failing a new generation of children
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 10:25

The protection of children is one of the most serious and important responsibilities entrusted to the police service. In a time of changing communities – both real and virtual – the police service must reassess their approach to child protection, or risk failing another generation.

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary | Official News Release
The police service must reassess their approach to child protection - or risk failing a new generation of children
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
Culture Secretary reappoints two Commissioners of Historic England
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 10:20

John Whittingdale has appointed Baroness Young and Martin Moore to second terms on the Commission of Historic England, for 4 years.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Culture Secretary reappoints two Commissioners of Historic England
Wales Office news
Alun Cairns announces Cardiff tech hub extension to boost digital start-ups in Wales
Wales Office
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 10:15

Alun Cairns: "Now is the time to shine the spotlight on this exciting technology cluster that is transforming Wales’s digital economy".

Wales Office | Official News Release
Alun Cairns announces Cardiff tech hub extension to boost digital start-ups in Wales
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
UK welcomes renewed US-Cuba relationship
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 10:10

The US and Cuba will re-open Embassies in Havana and Washington.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
UK welcomes renewed US-Cuba relationship
Scottish Government news
Focus on raising attainment
Scottish Government
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 10:05

Seven councils given initial allocations from Attainment Scotland Fund.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Focus on raising attainment
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
RoSPA issues water safety message as the hot weather hits
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 09:40

With forecasters predicting a heat wave in the coming weeks, the temptation will be there for many people to go for a dip - but the summer months and school holidays bring with them a spike in accidental drownings.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
RoSPA issues water safety message as the hot weather hits
Think Tanks news
JRF response to changes to the Child Poverty Act
Think Tanks
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 09:35

Julia Unwin, Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), responded to the statement made by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on changes to the Child Poverty Act.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
JRF response to changes to the Child Poverty Act
Government Digital Service (GDS) Blogs news
Simpler, clearer, Shetler
Government Digital Service (GDS) Blogs
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 09:20

Blog posted by: Mike Bracken, 2 July 2015 — GDS team, Transformation.

Government Digital Service (GDS) Blogs | Official News Release
Simpler, clearer, Shetler
National Crime Agency news
Predatory paedophile ring convicted
National Crime Agency
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 09:15

Five men have been found guilty of a total of 34 sexual offences, following a National Crime Agency investigation in to past child sexual exploitation and abuse in the care system in North Wales.

 

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Predatory paedophile ring convicted
HM Treasury news
Lloyds share sales have now raised over £12.5bn for the taxpayer
HM Treasury
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 09:10

Government has sold a further 1% shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Lloyds share sales have now raised over £12.5bn for the taxpayer
Welsh Government news
New childcare centre set to give Swansea families a Flying Start
Welsh Government
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 09:05

A brand new childcare centre in Swansea, funded by £262,500 from the Welsh Government, is set to give local children a flying start in life and enable parents to access training and employment opportunities.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
New childcare centre set to give Swansea families a Flying Start
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
NHS Confederation response to Hunt's calls for a new social contract between the public, health and care
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 08:40

Rob Webster, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, respondied to Jeremy Hunt’s speech, which includes calls for a social contract between public, health and care services and an announcement that the indicative cost of medicines will be published on packs of medicines costing more than £20.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
NHS Confederation response to Hunt's calls for a new social contract between the public, health and care
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
UK flags to be flown at half-mast for Tunisia victims
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 08:15
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Food hubs to drive rural food revolution
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 08:11

Government-backed Food Enterprise Zones (FEZ) will create more than 10,000 new jobs, support tourism and inject investment into rural communities across the country.

 

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
Food hubs to drive rural food revolution
Ministry of Defence news
Chairman of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body re-appointed
Ministry of Defence
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 08:05

The Prime Minister has re-appointed John Steele as the chairman of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Chairman of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body re-appointed
EU News news
Facilitating the visa regime: a practical step towards the Russian people
EU News
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 07:10

At the meeting between Russian and European civil society representatives, Henri Malosse, EESC President, proposed that the EU make this symbolic move to re-establish dialogue and relations, especially for young people coming to Europe to study.

EU News | Official News Release
Facilitating the visa regime: a practical step towards the Russian people
Scottish Government news
Japan’s Renewables Revolution
Scottish Government
Friday 03 July 2015 @ 07:05

New Energy Hub Launched to Boost Scottish Business in Japan.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Japan’s Renewables Revolution

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