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English Heritage news
CELEBRATING LONDON'S SPORTING HERITAGE
English Heritage
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 16:20

From an Art Deco diving board in the middle of a Croydon garden centre and a public baths turned boxing hall in Bethnal Green to a pioneering style of grandstand in Finchley, research for the new book Played in London has resulted in five structures being listed by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport on the advice of English Heritage.

 

English Heritage | Official News Release
CELEBRATING LONDON'S SPORTING HERITAGE
Welsh Government news
£1m regeneration project for Rhyl announced
Welsh Government
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 16:15

The Minister for Housing and Regeneration, Carl Sargeant has announced what communities in Rhyl can look forward to thanks to £1 million of Welsh Government regeneration funding.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
£1m regeneration project for Rhyl announced
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory news
CDE webinar: how to submit an effective proposal
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 16:10

Join this webinar to hear advice on what makes a good Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) proposal.

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory | Official News Release
CDE webinar: how to submit an effective proposal
HM Treasury news
Autumn Statement 2014 date announced by Chancellor
HM Treasury
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 16:05

The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced that he will give his annual Autumn Statement to Parliament on 3 December 2014.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Autumn Statement 2014 date announced by Chancellor
Think Tanks news
Adam Smith Inst - Sliding towards a police state in response to extremism is just another form of radicalism
Think Tanks
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 15:35

Communications Manager at the Adam Smith Institute, Kate Andrews, commented on the Prime Minister’s new anti-terrorism measures.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Adam Smith Inst - Sliding towards a police state in response to extremism is just another form of radicalism
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Ushering good governance and sustainable development in India: The role of an MP
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 15:20

Excerpts of a speech by Scott Furssedonn-Wood, British Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata, at the interactive session on ‘Ushering Good Governance and Sustainable Development in India: The Role of an MP’ organised by Swaniti Initiative, Confederation of Indian Industry and the British Deputy High Commission, Kolkata recently.

 

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Ushering good governance and sustainable development in India: The role of an MP
Transport for London news
Contract awarded for new Bank station entrance
Transport for London
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 15:15

Contract awarded for fit out of new Waterloo & City line Bank station entrance.

Transport for London | Official News Release
Contract awarded for new Bank station entrance
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Badger vaccination scheme launched to curb bovine TB spread
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 15:10

A new badger vaccination scheme has been launched today as part of the government’s comprehensive strategy to make England bovine TB free.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
Badger vaccination scheme launched to curb bovine TB spread
Monitor news
East Kent Hospitals put in special measures by Monitor
Monitor
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 15:05

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust put into special measures because of serious failures in patient safety and leadership.

Monitor | Official News Release
East Kent Hospitals put in special measures by Monitor
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Patients Association - NEW RULES TO SERVE UP BETTER FOOD FOR NHS PATIENTS AND STAFF
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 14:40

The NHS will have mandatory food standards and hospitals will be ranked on food quality, as part of a wide-ranging drive to raise standards of hospital food across the country.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Patients Association - NEW RULES TO SERVE UP BETTER FOOD FOR NHS PATIENTS AND STAFF
Think Tanks news
Adam Smith Inst - MPs unaware of schemes and tax cuts that aid entrepreneurs, finds think tank
Think Tanks
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 14:35

In the first survey of its kind, Parliamentary Snapshot has uncovered the views of MPs on polices impacting entrepreneurs.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Adam Smith Inst - MPs unaware of schemes and tax cuts that aid entrepreneurs, finds think tank
Department for Education news
Unprecedented number of new schools opened since 2010
Department for Education
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 14:25

Figures reveal the extent of reforms designed to improve quality of schools.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Unprecedented number of new schools opened since 2010
Crown Commercial Service news
Technology aggregation opportunities
Crown Commercial Service
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 14:20

We are working on several opportunities to combine customers' technology requirements and would encourage you to get involved if you have any upcoming requirements.

 

Crown Commercial Service | Official News Release
Technology aggregation opportunities
UK Trade & Investment  news
UK-Turkey Health Week to promote British expertise in £8 billion Turkish healthcare market announced
UK Trade & Investment
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 14:15

Business Ambassador to host a high level business delegation responsible for delivering the £8 billion Turkish Healthcare Campus projects.

UK Trade & Investment | Official News Release
UK-Turkey Health Week to promote British expertise in £8 billion Turkish healthcare market announced
Home Office news
Interoperability of UK criminal records
Home Office
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 14:10

This written ministerial statement was laid in the House of Commons by James Brokenshire on 1 September 2014.

Home Office | Official News Release
Interoperability of UK criminal records
Ministry of Defence news
RAF passes on Baltic air policing role
Ministry of Defence
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 14:05

The handover marks the conclusion of a 4-month NATO deployment to secure NATO's airspace over Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
RAF passes on Baltic air policing role
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CIPD unveils framework to help employers link volunteering with learning and development strategies
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 13:40
Think Tanks news
CSJ - Use state boarding schools to end intolerable educational failure, says report
Think Tanks
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 13:35

40 per cent of the poorest children leave primary school functionally illiterate, according to new Centre for Social Justice report exposing England’s educational inequality

Think Tanks | Official News Release
CSJ - Use state boarding schools to end intolerable educational failure, says report
Department for Transport news
New platforms completed on Thameslink Programme
Department for Transport
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 13:20

Major milestone reached in £6.5 billion Thameslink Programme as 2 more platforms are opened at London Bridge station.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
New platforms completed on Thameslink Programme
10 Downing Street news
PM statement on European Council and tackling extremism
10 Downing Street
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 13:15

David Cameron gave a statement in the House of Commons about the recent European Council and the measures we are taking to defeat extremism.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM statement on European Council and tackling extremism
UK Trade & Investment  news
Intellectual property delegation visits China for first time
UK Trade & Investment
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 13:10

Intellectual Property Minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe urged UK businesses to boost their trade links with key trading partner China.

UK Trade & Investment | Official News Release
Intellectual property delegation visits China for first time
Care Quality Commission news
Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks people to tell him about the care provided by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Care Quality Commission
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 13:05

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting members of the public to tell his inspectors what they think of the services provided by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks people to tell him about the care provided by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Citizens Advice: Parents find school uniforms more costly this year than last
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 12:40
Think Tanks news
CIVITAS - Apprenticeships key to reducing youth unemployment
Think Tanks
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 12:35

Youth unemployment could be drastically reduced if businesses were obliged to employ a certain number of apprentices in relation to their size, a new Civitas report urges.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
CIVITAS - Apprenticeships key to reducing youth unemployment
National Ombudsmen news
Schools admissions appeals complaints fall by half
National Ombudsmen
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 12:20

Complaints about schools admissions appeals to the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) have fallen by 50 per cent over the past four years, a report issued today finds.

 

National Ombudsmen | Official News Release
Schools admissions appeals complaints fall by half
Department for Communities and Local Government news
Help to Buy: helping first-time buyers onto the housing ladder
Department for Communities and Local Government
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 12:15
Welsh Government news
Appointments to the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner
Welsh Government
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 12:10

First Minister, Carwyn Jones, yesterday announced the appointment of two new members to the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Appointments to the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner
EU News news
Radio spectrum: Pascal Lamy presents his report to the Commission
EU News
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 12:05

Europe's broadcasting and wireless broadband sectors are essential to Europe's digital future and economic prosperity, and they are both hungry users of radio frequencies. 

EU News | Official News Release
Radio spectrum: Pascal Lamy presents his report to the Commission
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Wales Audit Office - Improvements not being made in key service areas at Cardiff Council
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 11:40

A report published yesterday by the Auditor General for Wales says that Cardiff Council has not been addressing weak performance in some key service areas, because of  fragmented leadership and management. 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Wales Audit Office - Improvements not being made in key service areas at Cardiff Council
Think Tanks news
IEA - Free school meals won’t benefit families most in need
Think Tanks
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 11:35

Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs, commented on the launch of free school meals for all 5 – 7 year olds.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IEA - Free school meals won’t benefit families most in need
Ministry of Justice news
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority are moving
Ministry of Justice
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 11:25

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority helpline will be closed from 5pm Thursday 4 to 12.30pm Monday 8 September.

Ministry of Justice | Official News Release
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority are moving
Homeless Link news
How can the health sector help make every contact count? - call for evidence
Homeless Link
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 11:20

Public Health England has commissioned Homeless Link to review the role of the health sector in preventing homelessness. Can you let us know what is working well in your own area to help us produce an evidence base.

Homeless Link | Official News Release
How can the health sector help make every contact count? - call for evidence
Skills Funding Agency news
Economic recovery boosts nation’s job confidence
Skills Funding Agency
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 11:15

Confidence in finding work has been increasing steadily over the past year.

Skills Funding Agency | Official News Release
Economic recovery boosts nation’s job confidence
Cabinet Office news
Fast Stream offers route to civil service careers for future leaders
Cabinet Office
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 11:10
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Cash becoming more popular than pension contributions for top directors - TUC
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 11:05

Three in five of the UK’s top directors are now receiving cash payments – almost £33m last year – instead of contributions to their pension schemes, says the TUC in its latest annual PensionsWatch survey released today (Tuesday).

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Cash becoming more popular than pension contributions for top directors - TUC
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
Sajid Javid's speech at British Phonographic Industry AGM
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 10:20

Culture Secretary sets out how Government will continue to support an environment in which the UK’s music industry can continue to thrive.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Sajid Javid's speech at British Phonographic Industry AGM
Met Office news
Met Office launches renewables service in Germany
Met Office
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 10:15

The Met Office has announced the launch of its renewable energy services in Germany.

Met Office | Official News Release
Met Office launches renewables service in Germany
10 Downing Street news
Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire: Barry Dodd
10 Downing Street
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 10:10

The Queen has approved the appointment of Mr Barry Dodd CBE as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire: Barry Dodd
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
UK deplores Israeli government decision to expropriate land in West Bank
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 10:05

UK deplores Israeli decision to expropriate land near Bethlehem and urges Israel to reverse the decision.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
UK deplores Israeli government decision to expropriate land in West Bank
Care Quality Commission news
Review of our response to events at Lancaster care home
Care Quality Commission
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 09:25

Following a Learning Review by Lancashire Safeguarding Adults Board in relation to Hillcroft - Throstle Gove in Lancaster published in June 2014, we have published our own report into CQC’s involvement with Hillcroft (Carnforth) Limited from registration under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 on 1 October 2010 to January 2014.

 

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
Review of our response to events at Lancaster care home
Department for Work and Pensions news
Judith Paterson joins the Social Security Advisory Committee
Department for Work and Pensions
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 09:20

Judith Paterson takes up her appointment on the Social Security Advisory Committee yesterday (1 September 2014).

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Judith Paterson joins the Social Security Advisory Committee
National Crime Agency  news
Football match fixing charge
National Crime Agency
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 09:15

NCA officers have yesterday charged Delroy Facey, 34, of Huddersfield, with conspiracy to commit bribery. 

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Football match fixing charge
Food Standards Agency news
Acrylamide and furan survey results published
Food Standards Agency
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 09:10

The FSA has published the results from its latest study looking at levels of the process contaminants acrylamide and furan in a wide range of UK retail foods.

 

Food Standards Agency | Official News Release
Acrylamide and furan survey results published
Ministry of Defence news
NATO jets to soar across Welsh skies in Summit flypast
Ministry of Defence
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 09:05

World leaders and the South Wales public will be treated to an aerial display of military jets from 9 different countries at the NATO Summit.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
NATO jets to soar across Welsh skies in Summit flypast
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Medium-sized businesses to face less accounting paperwork
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 08:10

An estimated 11,000 UK medium-sized businesses could benefit to the tune of £8 million a year as result of changes to accounting rules.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Medium-sized businesses to face less accounting paperwork
Welsh Government news
Innovation Group chooses Caerphilly for new divisional HQ creating nearly 80 jobs
Welsh Government
Tuesday 02 September 2014 @ 08:05

The Innovation Group, a global provider of outsourcing services and software to the insurance, fleet, automotive and property industries, is to establish a new division which will be headquartered in Caerphilly creating nearly eighty new jobs.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Innovation Group chooses Caerphilly for new divisional HQ creating nearly 80 jobs

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