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10 Downing Street news
PM puts ISIL threat on agenda for talks in south-east Asia
10 Downing Street
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 16:25

Tackling extremism and defeating ISIL will be high on the agenda for David Cameron as he meets with leaders in south-east Asia this week.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM puts ISIL threat on agenda for talks in south-east Asia
Department for International Development news
Minister for Africa reaffirms relationship during visit to Somalia and Somaliland
Department for International Development
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 16:20

UK Government Minister Grant Shapps has pledged the UK’s ongoing support to the Somali people during his first visit to Mogadishu and Hargeisa.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
Minister for Africa reaffirms relationship during visit to Somalia and Somaliland
Insolvency Service news
Director banned for causing company to employ illegal workers
Insolvency Service
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 16:15

Mohammed Nadeem Shafi, the director of Gazal Sweets & Restaurant Limited (Gazal), which traded as Maida, a restaurant and catering business in Blackburn, has been disqualified from acting as a company director for 6 years in connection with the employment of illegal workers.

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
Director banned for causing company to employ illegal workers
Scottish Government news
Action call over export delays
Scottish Government
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 16:10

Fisheries Secretary asks UK Government for action after export damage and delays.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Action call over export delays
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
PM visits south-east Asia
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 16:05

David Cameron is leading a trade delegation to south-east Asia this week to boost UK trade and investment.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
PM visits south-east Asia
Scottish Government news
Tackling root causes of poverty
Scottish Government
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 15:43

Changing definitions will ignore 120,000 children in poverty.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Tackling root causes of poverty
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
£24 million Growth Programme for rural businesses and communities
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 15:25

New £24 million Growth Programme opens up opportunities for rural businesses and communities.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
£24 million Growth Programme for rural businesses and communities
EU News news
Trillion-euro global high-tech trade deal agreed
EU News
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 15:20

The EU, the United States, China and the vast majority of the World Trade Organization (WTO) members that were participating in the negotiations have agreed to eliminate custom duties on 201 high-tech products. The extension of the 1996 Information Technology Agreement (ITA) is the biggest tariff-cutting deal in the WTO in almost two decades. 

EU News | Official News Release
Trillion-euro global high-tech trade deal agreed
techUK news
Have your say on cross-border portability
techUK
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 15:15

techUK is gathering tech industry views and input on cross-border portability - have your say on this important European proposal.

techUK | Official News Release
Have your say on cross-border portability
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
New commissioner to tackle late payment culture
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 15:10

The government sets out proposals for a Small Business Commissioner to help tackle payment disputes and other unfair practices.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
New commissioner to tackle late payment culture
Ministry of Defence news
Armed Forces Minister visits British Forces Cyprus
Ministry of Defence
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 15:05

Armed Forces Minister Penny Mordaunt visits British Forces Cyprus to thank UK personnel directly involved in the fight against ISIL.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Armed Forces Minister visits British Forces Cyprus
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory news
CDE Innovation Network event: 1 October 2015, London
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 14:25

The Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) will hold a networking event for science and technology providers in London on 1 October 2015.

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory | Official News Release
CDE Innovation Network event: 1 October 2015, London
Scottish Government news
Figures to feast on
Scottish Government
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 14:20

FM announces value of food and drink exports to China worth £85 million.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Figures to feast on
HM Treasury news
Banks and building societies sign up to offer Help to Buy: ISA
HM Treasury
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 14:15

Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide, NatWest, Santander, and Virgin Money sign up to offer new Help to Buy: ISA.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Banks and building societies sign up to offer Help to Buy: ISA
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
New report shows many employers are in denial about pregnancy discrimination, says TUC
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 14:10

TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady has commented on the recent (Friday) report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, which shows that one in nine (54,000) new mothers lose their job every year as a result of their pregnancy

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
New report shows many employers are in denial about pregnancy discrimination, says TUC
10 Downing Street news
PM visits south-east Asia
10 Downing Street
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 14:05

David Cameron is leading a trade delegation to south-east Asia this week to boost UK trade and investment.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM visits south-east Asia
Scottish Government news
A dram good experience
Scottish Government
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 13:37

FM opens new Whisky Experience Centre and announces £3 million malt fund.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
A dram good experience
Department for Transport news
More elite cycle racing to inspire new generations of cyclists
Department for Transport
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 13:25

Government slashes racing red tape to bring the world’s best cyclists to English roads.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
More elite cycle racing to inspire new generations of cyclists
EU News news
EC approves Nokia´s acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent
EU News
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 13:20

The EC has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent by Nokia. Both companies are global providers of telecommunications equipment and related services. 

EU News | Official News Release
EC approves Nokia´s acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
IPCC publishes reports from investigation into allegations against Lancashire PCC
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 13:15

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has yesterday published the reports from the investigation into allegations of false accounting against Clive Grunshaw, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire.

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
IPCC publishes reports from investigation into allegations against Lancashire PCC
Ministry of Defence news
MOD in search for family of WWII RAF Airman from Wales
Ministry of Defence
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 13:10

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is searching for the relatives of a RAF Airman who was killed on a bombing mission during World War II.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
MOD in search for family of WWII RAF Airman from Wales
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Minister for Africa reaffirms relationship during visit to Somalia and Somaliland
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 13:05

UK Government Minister Grant Shapps has pledged the UK’s ongoing support to the Somali people during his visit to the region.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Minister for Africa reaffirms relationship during visit to Somalia and Somaliland
Competition & Markets Authority news
CMA publishes latest research into past merger remedies
Competition & Markets Authority
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 12:25

The CMA has published updated case study research into merger remedies carried out by its predecessors.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
CMA publishes latest research into past merger remedies
Government Digital Service (GDS) Blogs news
Hire the head and the body will follow
Government Digital Service (GDS) Blogs
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 12:20
UK Trade & Investment news
PM visits south-east Asia
UK Trade & Investment
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 12:15

David Cameron is leading a trade delegation to south-east Asia this week to boost UK trade and investment.

UK Trade & Investment | Official News Release
PM visits south-east Asia
Department for International Development news
Earthquake response shows the strength of 200 year relationship between Britain and Nepal.
Department for International Development
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 12:10

Development Minister, Baroness Verma, reaffirms support for Nepal following the devastating earthquake in April.

 

Department for International Development | Official News Release
Earthquake response shows the strength of 200 year relationship between Britain and Nepal.
Scottish Government news
Loganair wins PSO flights contract
Scottish Government
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 12:05

Loganair have been awarded the contract to operate the Scottish Government’s Public Service Obligation flights from Glasgow to Campbeltown, Tiree and Barra, Minister for Transport and Islands Derek Mackay has announced.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Loganair wins PSO flights contract
Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) news
Pregnancy and maternity discrimination forces thousands of new mothers out of their jobs
Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 11:25

New research suggests that around 54,000 new mothers may be forced out of their jobs in Britain each year.

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) | Official News Release
Pregnancy and maternity discrimination forces thousands of new mothers out of their jobs
techUK news
Science and Technology Committee Launches Big Data Inquiry
techUK
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 11:20

Sue Daley highlights the opportunities of Big Data in response to 'The Big Data Dilemma'.

techUK | Official News Release
Science and Technology Committee Launches Big Data Inquiry
Department for Communities and Local Government news
More communities take control of their areas
Department for Communities and Local Government
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 11:15

A further 250 communities across England are now taking greater local control and addressing important local issues.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
More communities take control of their areas
Insolvency Service news
High Court orders ‘last choice’ property investment company into liquidation
Insolvency Service
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 11:10

First Choice Properties MGT Ltd, a London property investment company has been ordered into liquidation in the public interest following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
High Court orders ‘last choice’ property investment company into liquidation
Welsh Government news
Two weeks left to vote for your High Street Hero
Welsh Government
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 11:05

Communities Minister, Lesley Griffiths, is encouraging people to nominate those who make the biggest contribution to their vibrant local high streets for a prestigious new national award before voting closes on 10 August.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Two weeks left to vote for your High Street Hero
Competition & Markets Authority news
Joseph Ash / W Corbett & Co (Galvanizing) merger inquiry formally cancelled
Competition & Markets Authority
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 10:25

The CMA has formally cancelled its inquiry concerning Joseph Ash Limited’s anticipated acquisition of W Corbett & Co (Galvanizing) Limited.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
Joseph Ash / W Corbett & Co (Galvanizing) merger inquiry formally cancelled
Scottish Government news
Dunoon jobs
Scottish Government
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 10:20

Scottish Government support for affected construction workers.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Dunoon jobs
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Earthquake response shows the strength of 200 year relationship between Britain and Nepal.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 10:15

Development Minister, Baroness Verma, reaffirms support for Nepal following the devastating earthquake in April.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Earthquake response shows the strength of 200 year relationship between Britain and Nepal.
NHS England news
NHS launches next step of urgent care review
NHS England
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 10:10

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens and the NHS Five Year Forward Viewed partners recently (Friday) announced eight new vanguards that will launch the transformation of urgent and emergency care for more than nine million people.

NHS England | Official News Release
NHS launches next step of urgent care review
Department for Work and Pensions news
Record number of people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions using employment support scheme
Department for Work and Pensions
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 10:05

Record numbers of people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions are being helped into employment by the Access to Work scheme.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Record number of people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions using employment support scheme
Office for National Statistics news
Overseas Travel and Tourism, Provisional Results for May 2015
Office for National Statistics
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 09:25

In the 3 months to May 2015, visits to the UK by overseas residents have risen by 6% and earnings to the UK have increased 5% compared to the same period a year earlier.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Overseas Travel and Tourism, Provisional Results for May 2015
Government Digital Service (GDS) Blogs news
Building on the steel thread
Government Digital Service (GDS) Blogs
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 09:20

As part of the work we’re doing to prepare for government as a platform, we’ve been investigating ways to help government agencies use shared platforms and data registers to build better services.

Government Digital Service (GDS) Blogs | Official News Release
Building on the steel thread
Monitor news
Regulator to investigate Derbyshire Healthcare following employment tribunal
Monitor
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 09:15

Monitor is investigating Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust after an employment tribunal highlighted concerns.

Monitor | Official News Release
Regulator to investigate Derbyshire Healthcare following employment tribunal
Insolvency Service news
‘Retirement’ for Pension Trustee Companies following Insolvency Service investigation
Insolvency Service
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 09:10

Omni Trustees Ltd and Imperial Trustee Services Ltd, which were, respectively, the trustees of the Henley Retirement Benefit Scheme (HRBS) and the Capita Oak Pension Scheme (COPS), were wound up by the High Court on 22 July following an investigation conducted by Company Investigations of the Insolvency Service.

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
‘Retirement’ for Pension Trustee Companies following Insolvency Service investigation
Welsh Government news
Finance Minister views progress as Swansea Bay Campus nears completion
Welsh Government
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 09:05

Finance and Government Business Minister, Jane Hutt, has recently seen first-hand the progress of Swansea University’s new Bay Campus during a visit to Swansea.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Finance Minister views progress as Swansea Bay Campus nears completion
Department of Energy and Climate Change news
Combatting climate change: a vital safety net for families and businesses
Department of Energy and Climate Change
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 08:10

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd sets out why action on climate change matters to households and the economy.

Department of Energy and Climate Change | Official News Release
Combatting climate change: a vital safety net for families and businesses
National Crime Agency news
Aberdovey man sentenced to two years for 444 dark web drug deals
National Crime Agency
Monday 27 July 2015 @ 08:05

Cei William Owens, 30, was arrested on 6 November 2014 as part of an international operation targeting significant vendors of illegal drugs through dark web market places such as Silk Road II.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Aberdovey man sentenced to two years for 444 dark web drug deals

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