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Land Registry news
July 2014 Market Trend Data
Land Registry
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 16:20

The July data from Land Registry’s House Price Index shows an annual price increase of 7.2 per cent which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £175,653.

Land Registry | Official News Release
July 2014 Market Trend Data
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Intellectual property delegation visits China for first time
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 16:15

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

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Intellectual property delegation visits China for first time
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Sustainable resource management - A collaborative approach
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 16:10

Excerpts of speech by Scott Furssedonn-Wood, British Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata, at the 7th Environment and Energy Conclave organised by Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 29 August 2014.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Sustainable resource management - A collaborative approach
Department for Education news
Reforms for children with SEN and disabilities come into effect
Department for Education
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 16:05

The biggest education reforms in a generation for children and young people with special educational needs became law on Monday 1 September.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Reforms for children with SEN and disabilities come into effect
HM Revenue and Customs news
HMRC appoints two new Non-Executive Directors
HM Revenue and Customs
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 15:20

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced the appointment of two new Non-Executive Directors.

HM Revenue and Customs | Official News Release
HMRC appoints two new Non-Executive Directors
National Crime Agency  news
Expert international cybercrime taskforce is launched to tackle online crime
National Crime Agency
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 15:15

Today the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT) is launched to further strengthen the fight against cybercrime in the European Union and beyond.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Expert international cybercrime taskforce is launched to tackle online crime
SOCITM (Society of Information Technology Management) news
Socitm proposes creation of a local government digital service
SOCITM (Society of Information Technology Management)
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 15:10

A properly funded local digital service, and much empowered in-house digital teams, are better ways to achieve an improved online experience than the single website for local government that has been proposed in some quarters.

SOCITM (Society of Information Technology Management) | Official News Release
Socitm proposes creation of a local government digital service
Department for Communities and Local Government news
Right to challenge yellow lines and unfair parking charges
Department for Communities and Local Government
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 15:05

New democratic right could allow local residents and firms to trigger a council led review of road restrictions in their area.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
Right to challenge yellow lines and unfair parking charges
Environment Agency news
Fishing for a brighter future
Environment Agency
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 14:20

Young people encouraged to give fishing a go to boost their health and improve school performance.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Fishing for a brighter future
Technology Strategy Board news
Less is more - compressing for success at Lontra - Success Story
Technology Strategy Board
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 14:15

Air compressors are ubiquitous. They're behind the ‘whoosh' of a tube door and an integral part of fridges, cars and countless industrial processes. However, the technology hasn't changed for over half a century and they leave a lot to be desired when it comes to efficient energy use.  

 

Technology Strategy Board | Official News Release
Less is more - compressing for success at Lontra - Success Story
10 Downing Street news
£1 million makeover for Armed Forces Memorial and support for Welsh veterans
10 Downing Street
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 14:10

The Prime Minister is seeking to get agreement for an unprecedented international Armed Forces Declaration at the NATO summit this week.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
£1 million makeover for Armed Forces Memorial and support for Welsh veterans
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Nick Clegg calls for nominations for new Dadabhai Naoroji Awards
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 14:05

The Deputy PM announced a new exchange programme helping young people to work and study in India, and new awards recognising UK-Indian ties.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Nick Clegg calls for nominations for new Dadabhai Naoroji Awards
Wales Office news
NATO jets to soar across Welsh skies in Summit flypast
Wales Office
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 13:20

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.

Wales Office | Official News Release
NATO jets to soar across Welsh skies in Summit flypast
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
"The UK welcomes Kosovo’s continued progress both internally and on the international stage"
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 13:15

Statement by Ambassador Wilson of the UK Mission to the UN, to the Security Council for Open Debate on the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo.

 

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
"The UK welcomes Kosovo’s continued progress both internally and on the international stage"
Ministry of Defence news
£1 million makeover for Armed Forces Memorial and support for Welsh veterans
Ministry of Defence
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 13:10

The Prime Minister is seeking to get agreement for an unprecedented international Armed Forces Declaration at the NATO summit this week.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
£1 million makeover for Armed Forces Memorial and support for Welsh veterans
Department for International Development news
Humanitarian supplies reach Amerli
Department for International Development
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 13:05

The RAF has delivered over 10 tonnes of food and water to the Iraq town of Amerli.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
Humanitarian supplies reach Amerli
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
The UK must prioritise a single hub airport with spare capacity to support trade - CBI
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 12:25

Decision must support UK’s emerging market air links. Having a single UK hub with spare capacity to add new routes is critical to the UK’s long-term sustainable growth, according to a new CBI report.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
The UK must prioritise a single hub airport with spare capacity to support trade - CBI
Homeless Link news
What more can be done to protect 16-17 year olds from homelessness?
Homeless Link
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 12:20

There's no magic formula for protecting 16-17 year olds from homelessness but we do know the strategies and interventions that can help. Anne Limbert from Shelter looks at the myths, legalities and practicalities of making sure the right approaches are used more widely.

 

Homeless Link | Official News Release
What more can be done to protect 16-17 year olds from homelessness?
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
285,000 working couples eligible for shared parental leave
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 12:15

Couples finding out now that they are expecting a child will be among the first eligible to take advantage of new shared parental leave.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
285,000 working couples eligible for shared parental leave
Consumer Council for Water news
Good news for most water customers’ bills – but it’s not job done
Consumer Council for Water
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 12:10

The water industry regulator Ofwat has recently (Friday, August 29) announced its draft decisions on what it believes water companies should be able to charge customers from 2015 to 2020. This is ahead of its final decisions in December.

Consumer Council for Water | Official News Release
Good news for most water customers’ bills – but it’s not job done
10 Downing Street news
Threat level from international terrorism raised: PM press statement
10 Downing Street
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 12:05

David Cameron gave a press statement about the threat level in the United Kingdom increasing from ‘substantial’ to ‘severe’ recently (29 August 2014).

 

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
Threat level from international terrorism raised: PM press statement
Department for Communities and Local Government news
New funding to reward families for recycling - not fine or bully them
Department for Communities and Local Government
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 11:20

Eric Pickles announces new fund to help families recycle, without facing the threat of unfair bin fines or cuts to bin collection services.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
New funding to reward families for recycling - not fine or bully them
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary news
Norfolk Constabulary inspected on child protection
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 11:15

The first of a series of inspection reports into child protection has been published today by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary. The inspection examined child protection in Norfolk Constabulary in April 2014. It is the first in a rolling programme of inspections of all police forces in England and Wales.

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary | Official News Release
Norfolk Constabulary inspected on child protection
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
Preferred BBC Trust Chair Candidate Announced
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 11:10

Rona Fairhead CBE is the Government’s preferred candidate for the BBC Trust Chairman, Culture Secretary Sajid Javid announced yesterday.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Preferred BBC Trust Chair Candidate Announced
National Crime Agency  news
NCA nails last man in Portsmouth Docks cocaine plot
National Crime Agency
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 11:05

Reporting restrictions were lifted recently on a four-year investigation into two organised crime groups that tried to use a corrupt shipping company manager at Portsmouth Docks to import cocaine.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
NCA nails last man in Portsmouth Docks cocaine plot
Ministry of Defence news
How do you float a 65,000-tonne ship?
Ministry of Defence
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 10:25

HMS Queen Elizabeth undergoes inclining test to find out her exact weight and centre of gravity.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
How do you float a 65,000-tonne ship?
EU News news
“The herring dispute between the EU and the Faroe Islands is over”
EU News
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 10:20

Maria Damanaki, Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, stated after her meeting with Mr Verstergaard, Faroese Minister for Fisheries that “The herring dispute between the EU and the Faroe Islands is over”.

EU News | Official News Release
“The herring dispute between the EU and the Faroe Islands is over”
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Copeland in the Lake District is last place left in England with ‘easily affordable’ housing
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 10:15

Copeland in the Lake District is the last local authority area left in England where the average house price is less than three times the average annual salary, according to new analysis published today (Monday) by the TUC.

 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Copeland in the Lake District is last place left in England with ‘easily affordable’ housing
Department of Health news
Recommendations to improve NHS hospital food
Department of Health
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 10:10

Dianne Jeffrey, Chairman of Age UK and leader of the Hospital Food Standards Panel, writes about the importance of good food in hospitals.

 

Department of Health | Official News Release
Recommendations to improve NHS hospital food
Food Standards Agency news
FSA Board meeting papers published
Food Standards Agency
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 10:05

The agenda and papers for the next open Board meeting have been published. The meeting will be held in Belfast on Wednesday 10 September 2014. It will begin at 9am and will be chaired by FSA Chair Tim Bennett. You can attend in person or watch it live online.

Food Standards Agency | Official News Release
FSA Board meeting papers published
Wales Office news
Leading business backs NATO summit in Wales
Wales Office
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 09:49

Businesses from across the UK will provide their support to make next week’s NATO Summit a success, Matthew Hancock announced recently.

Wales Office | Official News Release
Leading business backs NATO summit in Wales
Sport England news
National Paralympic Day
Sport England
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 09:42

The main attraction of the event in London will be an international swim meet, with 12 London 2012 medalists competing in home water for the first time since the London Games. 

Sport England | Official News Release
National Paralympic Day
HM Treasury news
Chancellor opens new hub for small business in Hastings
HM Treasury
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 09:10

Chancellor George Osborne officially opened a £7 million regeneration project and a new office location for businesses in the region.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Chancellor opens new hub for small business in Hastings
Crown Commercial Service news
Managed eMail (RM1085)
Crown Commercial Service
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 09:05

The new Managed eMail agreement provides you with access to a wide range of secure hosted managed email services and complementary services.

Crown Commercial Service | Official News Release
Managed eMail (RM1085)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Iraq
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 08:10

Frank Baker has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Iraq
Office for National Statistics news
Bonus payments up 4.9% on last year at £40.5 billion
Office for National Statistics
Monday 01 September 2014 @ 08:05

Total bonus payments received across the whole economy during the period May 2013 to April 2014 were £40.5 billion – an increase of 4.9% compared with a year earlier – according to the annual article on bonuses from ONS. Of the total, £14.4 billion was paid in the finance and insurance industry, which increased by 2.9% over the year, and £26.1 billion in the rest of the economy, up 6.1%.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Bonus payments up 4.9% on last year at £40.5 billion

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