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NCFE news
Launch Announcement - NCFE Goes Live on WiredGov
NCFE
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 16:23

Passionate, dynamic and committed to changing lives through learning - NCFE is an awarding organisation with a heart. NCFE designs, develops and certificates diverse nationally recognised qualifications which have benefitted over one million learners across the UK in the past 10 years.

NCFE | Official News Release
Launch Announcement - NCFE Goes Live on WiredGov
National Crime Agency  news
NCA statement on Project Spade - update
National Crime Agency
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 16:15

The National Crime Agency can confirm that information on Dr Myles Bradbury was received by CEOP in July 2012 from Toronto Police via Interpol.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
NCA statement on Project Spade - update
Care Quality Commission news
Chief Inspector of Hospitals finds that Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust must improve
Care Quality Commission
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 16:10

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals, Professor Sir Mike Richards, has published his first report on the quality of services provided by Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
Chief Inspector of Hospitals finds that Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust must improve
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
Announcement of new Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 16:05

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) today announced two new appointments to its Executive Management Board

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
Announcement of new Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
UNICEF appeals for $200 million for Ebola response in West Africa
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 15:40

About 8.5 million children and youth live in areas affected by Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
UNICEF appeals for $200 million for Ebola response in West Africa
Sport England news
The Jubilee Sailing Trust wins National Lottery Award
Sport England
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 15:20

The Jubilee Sailing Trust have picked up the coveted Best Sport Project award at the star-studded National Lottery Awards 2014 ceremony.

Sport England | Official News Release
The Jubilee Sailing Trust wins National Lottery Award
Competition & Markets Authority news
Nine convicted of multi-million pound pyramid promotional scheme
Competition & Markets Authority
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 15:15

The CMA welcomes the conviction of 9 people involved in a pyramid promotional scheme.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
Nine convicted of multi-million pound pyramid promotional scheme
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
New charges for marine licence administration and monitoring
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 15:10

Ministers have approved plans allowing the MMO to charge for work carried out on marine licence cases once consent has been given.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
New charges for marine licence administration and monitoring
National Ombudsmen news
Admissions authorities reminded about proper vacancy process
National Ombudsmen
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 15:05

Admissions authorities across England are being urged to remind their schools about the proper process for filling places following a complaint to the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO).

National Ombudsmen | Official News Release
Admissions authorities reminded about proper vacancy process
10 Downing Street news
UNICEF report: Despite dramatic progress on child survival, 1 million children die during their first day of life from mostly preventable causes
10 Downing Street
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 14:40

Analysis points to health system failures at critical time around birth as a significant contributing factor to these needless deaths

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
UNICEF report: Despite dramatic progress on child survival, 1 million children die during their first day of life from mostly preventable causes
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
NLGN - THE DIY ETHIC: BUSINESS MODELS FOR COMMUNITY INTEGRATION
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 14:35

This research outlines a clear pathway to an integrated future for public services. A new report from NLGN in association with the CBI and Pinnacle PSG has outlined business models that councils can adopt to help them work towards integration.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
NLGN - THE DIY ETHIC: BUSINESS MODELS FOR COMMUNITY INTEGRATION
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
FCO Minister welcomes calls for action on Syrian human rights abuses
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 14:20

Middle East Minister Tobias Ellwood welcomes report by International Commission investigating human rights abuses in Syria.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
FCO Minister welcomes calls for action on Syrian human rights abuses
Care Quality Commission news
Community mental health care must improve, warns regulator
Care Quality Commission
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 14:15

Too many people who use NHS community mental health services are not involved effectively in planning their care and do not know who to contact in a crisis.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
Community mental health care must improve, warns regulator
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
Two GMP officers disciplined over death of colleague in firearms training exercise
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 14:10

One Greater Manchester Police officer has been required to resign and another reprimanded over their roles in a firearms training exercise which resulted in the death of Pc Ian Terry.

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
Two GMP officers disciplined over death of colleague in firearms training exercise
Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) news
Ofsted finds the need for excellent teaching in further education has never been more important
Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted)
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 14:05

The importance of consistently good or better teaching, learning and assessment has never been more significant for learners in further education according to an Ofsted report published today.

Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) | Official News Release
Ofsted finds the need for excellent teaching in further education has never been more important
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA - LG Challenge 2015 open for applications
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 13:40

The LG Challenge, an annual LGA-run contest which aims to identify the next generation of local government chief executives, is open for applications.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA - LG Challenge 2015 open for applications
Think Tanks news
IPPR - Half of people with long-term conditions asked say ‘named contact’ could cut GP visits
Think Tanks
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 13:35
EU News news
Digital single market needs to be better integrated, say MEPs
EU News
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 13:25

More effort is needed to integrate the EU digital single market, so as to unlock its growth and job-creating potential, stressed MEPs in Tuesday’s debate with EU Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier. Measures to bring together the 28 national digital markets should include ending mobile roaming charges, promoting e-commerce, ensuring open access to the Internet for users and neutral treatment of its service providers, and also better data protection, they added.

EU News | Official News Release
Digital single market needs to be better integrated, say MEPs
Cabinet Office news
Two hundred apprentices join the fast track to government careers
Cabinet Office
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 13:15

Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship scheme to double in size again in 2015.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Two hundred apprentices join the fast track to government careers
CESG news
More certified security products for OFFICIAL information
CESG
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 13:10

The number of CPA certified security products continues to climb, with some recent new additions to Foundation Grade products suitable for protecting information classified as OFFICIAL

CESG | Official News Release
More certified security products for OFFICIAL information
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory news
CDE webinar: defence medical sciences
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 13:05

Online webinar for this Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) research funding competition.

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory | Official News Release
CDE webinar: defence medical sciences
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CIPD - High Impact HR. Gain the competitive advantage at this year’s CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 12:40

Professors Rita Gunther McGrath and Adam Grant to deliver keynotes at the conference and exhibition, Manchester, 5 – 6 November 2014

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CIPD - High Impact HR. Gain the competitive advantage at this year’s CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition
Think Tanks news
IPPR - Eight out of ten people used charities in the last year
Think Tanks
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 12:35

Eight out of ten people have used charitable services in the last year, according to new polling by Populus for the think tank IPPR, published yesterday. 

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IPPR - Eight out of ten people used charities in the last year
EU News news
MEPs split over EU free trade deal with Canada
EU News
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 12:25

Hopes and fears for the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which has been negotiated but still needs Parliament’s backing to enter into force, were aired in a debate with EU trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht on Tuesday.

EU News | Official News Release
MEPs split over EU free trade deal with Canada
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
Statement on investigation into Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner after CPS decision
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 12:15

 The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has informed the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) it has decided that no criminal charges should be brought against the Police and Crime Commissioner for Bedfordshire, Olly Martins.

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
Statement on investigation into Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner after CPS decision
Department for Communities and Local Government news
Government action to help provide more new homes in London
Department for Communities and Local Government
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 12:10

Housing Minister takes steps to ensure that empty and redundant office space in the London Borough of Islington can continue to be converted into new homes for Londoners.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
Government action to help provide more new homes in London
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
UK to increase support to Sierra Leone to combat Ebola
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 12:05

Foreign Secretary announces further support to tackle Ebola in West Africa, including the UK leading on provision of 700 treatment beds in Sierra Leone.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
UK to increase support to Sierra Leone to combat Ebola
EU News news
€80m available for Europe’s SMEs
EU News
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 11:25

The European Commission has launched the FIWARE Accelerator Programme.  €80 million will be awarded to SMEs, Startups and web-entrepreneurs using FIWARE Technologies. 

EU News | Official News Release
€80m available for Europe’s SMEs
Land Registry news
GeoVation® invites you to build a better Britain
Land Registry
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 11:15
Ministry of Defence news
Defence Secretary visits troops deploying on training exercise
Ministry of Defence
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 11:10

Michael Fallon has visited British troops due to deploy on a major training exercise with NATO partner Poland.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Defence Secretary visits troops deploying on training exercise
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory news
CDE webinar: synthetic biology applications in defence
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 11:05

Online webinar for this Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) research funding competition.

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory | Official News Release
CDE webinar: synthetic biology applications in defence
EU News news
Getting the European Youth Initiative to deliver jobs
EU News
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 10:25

EU member states need to make more efficient use of €6 billon in EU funds to ease the transition from education to jobs for young people and foster entrepreneurship, urged MEPs in Wednesday's debate on the European Youth Initiative. 

EU News | Official News Release
Getting the European Youth Initiative to deliver jobs
Office for National Statistics news
National Accounts changes: updates on the treatment of pensions and Balance of Payments estimates
Office for National Statistics
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 10:15

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released the final series of articles ahead of the Blue Book and Pink Book changes, which will be introduced on 30 September, setting out these changes and their estimated impacts on UK National Accounts.

 

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
National Accounts changes: updates on the treatment of pensions and Balance of Payments estimates
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Air quality in your area
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 10:10

Information on how to access health advice and monitor air quality forecasts for your area.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
Air quality in your area
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
UK urges commitment to peace as South Sudan crisis talks resume
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 10:05

Minister for Africa urges commitment from all to ending the crisis in South Sudan.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
UK urges commitment to peace as South Sudan crisis talks resume
Environment Agency news
New fish passes open in Leeds
Environment Agency
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 09:20

Helping fish populations of brown trout and coarse fish to move freely past two weirs

Environment Agency | Official News Release
New fish passes open in Leeds
Crown Commercial Service news
CIPS Supply Management Awards 2014
Crown Commercial Service
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 09:15
Office for National Statistics news
Public Sector Employment, Q2 2014
Office for National Statistics
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 09:10

Total UK public sector employment decreased by 11,000 from Q1 2014 to 5.394 million, which is its lowest level, on a headcount basis, since the start of the series in 1999.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Public Sector Employment, Q2 2014
Wales Office news
Welsh Secretary responds to Labour Market Statistics
Wales Office
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 09:05

The latest Labour Market Statistics show that unemployment remained unchanged in Wales over the last quarter.

Wales Office | Official News Release
Welsh Secretary responds to Labour Market Statistics
Welsh Government news
Investment in new high-tech cameras to detect diabetes-related eye damage
Welsh Government
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 08:10

Health Minister Mark Drakeford has announced a half a million pound investment in the latest high-tech cameras which help identify eye damage-related to diabetes and save people’s sight.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Investment in new high-tech cameras to detect diabetes-related eye damage
Office for National Statistics news
Regional Labour Market, September 2014
Office for National Statistics
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 08:05

The employment rate in Great Britain was highest in the South East and the East of England (76.7%) and lowest in Wales and the North East (68.8%).

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Regional Labour Market, September 2014
Environment Agency news
Middlesbrough recycling firm fined £14,400
Environment Agency
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 07:10
Office for National Statistics news
UK Labour Market, September 2014
Office for National Statistics
Thursday 18 September 2014 @ 07:05

Comparing the estimates for May to July 2014 with those for February to April 2014, employment continued to rise and unemployment continued to fall. These changes continue the general direction of movement since late 2011/early 2012.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
UK Labour Market, September 2014

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