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CAB - Debt management companies need to clean up their act
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 10:40

Debt management companies are still exploiting people in dire financial straits, Citizens Advice said recently.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CAB - Debt management companies need to clean up their act
Think Tanks news
IFS - Weak productivity growth is not confined to a few sectors of the economy
Think Tanks
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 10:35

Productivity is currently the most talked about topic in town, and for good reason. At the end of 2014, 

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IFS - Weak productivity growth is not confined to a few sectors of the economy
EU News news
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of rotating equipment manufacturer Dresser-Rand by Siemens
EU News
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 10:25

The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of rotating equipment manufacturer Dresser-Rand of the US by Siemens of Germany. Both companies supply turbo compressors as well as the engines which drive these compressors ("drivers").

EU News | Official News Release
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of rotating equipment manufacturer Dresser-Rand by Siemens
CESG news
Guidance from CESG on Security Operations and Management now available on GOV.UK
CESG
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 10:20

An alpha version of CESG guidance on security monitoring and management has been published on GOV.UK. The guidance is for public and private sector organisations and describes the key aspects to consider when designing their approach to security operations and management.

CESG | Official News Release
Guidance from CESG on Security Operations and Management now available on GOV.UK
National Archives news
1.9 million historic criminal records published online for the first time
National Archives
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 10:15

Over 1.9 million crime and punishment records, held by The National Archives, have been digitised and made available online by family history website Findmypast.co.uk. This joins Findmypast’s online collection of almost three million crime and prison records available to search and download.

National Archives | Official News Release
1.9 million historic criminal records published online for the first time
Department for Work and Pensions news
Universal Credit in 17 more jobcentres in Wales, Yorkshire, Wessex and Gloucester
Department for Work and Pensions
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 10:10

As of yesterday 17 more jobcentres start offering Universal Credit – the new benefit that makes work always pay.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Universal Credit in 17 more jobcentres in Wales, Yorkshire, Wessex and Gloucester
Scottish Government news
Onshore wind summit
Scottish Government
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 10:05

Key representatives to meet in Glasgow to discuss impact of UK Government decision.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Onshore wind summit

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Think Tanks news
JRF response to HBAI figures
Think Tanks
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 09:40

Julia Unwin, Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation responded to HBAI figures

Think Tanks | Official News Release
JRF response to HBAI figures
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Nottingham children protected from cleaning product injuries in RoSPA campaign
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 09:35

Nottingham families are being urged to take action to protect their children from the risks of household cleaning products in a new initiative.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Nottingham children protected from cleaning product injuries in RoSPA campaign
Transport for London news
Bus speed safety trial starts
Transport for London
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 09:25

New technology designed to reduce speeds will be trialled on London's buses from next month, as part of work to halve the number of people killed or injured on the city's roads.

 

Transport for London | Official News Release
Bus speed safety trial starts
Big Lottery Fund news
Run-down UK parks and cemeteries in National Lottery windfall
Big Lottery Fund
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 09:20

Yesterday, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Big Lottery Fund invested £34m in some of the UK’s most precious, yet tired green spaces.

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Run-down UK parks and cemeteries in National Lottery windfall
Office for National Statistics news
The Effects of Taxes and Benefits on Household Income, Financial Year Ending 2014
Office for National Statistics
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 09:15

Before taxes and benefits the richest fifth of households had an average income of £80,800 in 2013/14, 15 times greater than the poorest fifth who had an average income of £5,500.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
The Effects of Taxes and Benefits on Household Income, Financial Year Ending 2014
Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE) news
New approach to ensure high-quality learning and teaching in universities and colleges
Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE)
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 09:10

The funding bodies for higher education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, as part of their statutory responsibilities, are consulting on a new approach to quality assessment to meet the future needs of students, employers and the sector.

Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE) | Official News Release
New approach to ensure high-quality learning and teaching in universities and colleges
Welsh Government news
£10m to improve NHS care for major health conditions
Welsh Government
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 09:05

A £10m investment to improve NHS services for major health conditions such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke has been announced by Deputy Health Minister Vaughan Gething.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
£10m to improve NHS care for major health conditions
Department of Energy and Climate Change news
DECC sets out its Capacity Market parameters for 2019/20 auction
Department of Energy and Climate Change
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 08:10

The Government has yesterday published the parameters for the next Capacity Market auction to ensure the UK has sufficient capacity to meet electricity demand for 2019/20.

Department of Energy and Climate Change | Official News Release
DECC sets out its Capacity Market parameters for 2019/20 auction
Ministry of Defence news
Information for those who left the armed forces between December 2008 and September 2011
Ministry of Defence
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 08:05

If you had administrative action taken against you as a result of a police caution it may be that you have grounds for a complaint.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Information for those who left the armed forces between December 2008 and September 2011
EU News news
Statement on behalf of the European Commission by Jonathan Hill on the capital controls imposed by the Greek authorities
EU News
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 07:10

The European Commission takes note of temporary restrictions on the free movement of capital which were announced by the Greek authorities on Sunday evening and have now been published in the official gazette.

EU News | Official News Release
Statement on behalf of the European Commission by Jonathan Hill on the capital controls imposed by the Greek authorities
Scottish Government news
Tackling social problems
Scottish Government
Tuesday 30 June 2015 @ 07:05

Scottish businesses that help in tackling social problems are being showcased as part of an international conference being held in Italy this week.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Tackling social problems

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