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Welsh Government news
New report shows commitment to improve Welsh language services in health and social care
Welsh Government
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 14:10

Wales’ health and social care services are committed to improving the provision of services through the Welsh language, a new report published by the Welsh Goverment reveals.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
New report shows commitment to improve Welsh language services in health and social care
HM Treasury news
85,000 troubled families have had their lives turned around
HM Treasury
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 13:25

The government's Troubled Families programme has now helped turn around the lives of over 85,000 of the hardest to help households.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
85,000 troubled families have had their lives turned around
National Audit Office Press Releases news
Departmental Overview: The performance of the Department for International Development 2013-14
National Audit Office Press Releases
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 13:21

This Departmental Overview is one of 17 we have produced covering our work on each major government department. It summarises our work on the Department for International Development 2013-14.

National Audit Office Press Releases | Official News Release
Departmental Overview: The performance of the Department for International Development 2013-14
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Doing business in Russia and Ukraine: Sanctions latest
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 13:15

Latest information for UK businesses on Russia and Ukraine, including the Crimea, following the introduction of further EU sanctions recently.

 

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Doing business in Russia and Ukraine: Sanctions latest
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
New guide will better connect our new homes to vital services
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 13:05

New homes should be connected to vital utility services more quickly under plans announced by Housing Minister Brandon Lewis.

 

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
New guide will better connect our new homes to vital services

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Department for Work and Pensions news
From benefit claimant to boss: over 60,000 new businesses set up with government backing
Department for Work and Pensions
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 12:42

Over 450 new businesses every week have been set up over the last year thanks to a government scheme.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
From benefit claimant to boss: over 60,000 new businesses set up with government backing
Scottish Government news
Thousands helped into employment
Scottish Government
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 12:30

The Scottish Government is helping thousands of people to find work following redundancy, new figures confired yesterday.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Thousands helped into employment
Office for National Statistics news
Public Sector Finances, November 2014
Office for National Statistics
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 12:13

Public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks (PSNB ex) from April to November 2014 was £75.8 billion, a decrease of £0.5 billion compared with the same period in 2013/14.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Public Sector Finances, November 2014
Welsh Government news
New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
Welsh Government
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 12:10

A legal obligation to report any child or adult believed to be at risk of abuse or neglect will be implemented in Wales in 2016, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford recently announced.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
EU News news
Eurosystem to unveil the new €20 and support banknote equipment manufacturers and suppliers
EU News
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 12:05

Eurosystem to unveil the new €20 and support banknote equipment manufacturers & suppliers.  The ECB and the national central banks of the euro area – the Eurosystem – will unveil the banknote and announce its exact issuance date on 24 February 2015. 

EU News | Official News Release
Eurosystem to unveil the new €20 and support banknote equipment manufacturers and suppliers
Information Commissioner's Office news
Caerphilly Council warned after employee surveillance
Information Commissioner's Office
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 11:34

A council that ordered covert surveillance on a sick employee must review its approach after an Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) investigation.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
Caerphilly Council warned after employee surveillance
National Crime Agency  news
Aircraft pilot admits importing cocaine
National Crime Agency
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 11:29

A pilot has admitted conspiring to import cocaine worth around £5 million into the UK, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency.
 

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Aircraft pilot admits importing cocaine
Competition & Markets Authority news
CMA consults on amendments to payday remedies
Competition & Markets Authority
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 11:23

The CMA is consulting on amendments to two of the proposed remedies in its payday lending investigation.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
CMA consults on amendments to payday remedies
Scottish Government news
Planning and delivering for patients
Scottish Government
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 11:09

Health Secretary Shona Robison recently outlined new guidance to help health boards and local authorities jointly plan local services.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Planning and delivering for patients
Department of Energy and Climate Change news
New guide will better connect our new homes to vital services
Department of Energy and Climate Change
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 11:05

New homes should be connected to vital utility services more quickly under plans announced by Housing Minister Brandon Lewis.

 

Department of Energy and Climate Change | Official News Release
New guide will better connect our new homes to vital services
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
A quarter of a million jobseekers will spend their second Christmas on the dole
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 10:27

Over 250,000 people are set to spend their second successive Christmas on the dole, according to TUC research published today (Monday).

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
A quarter of a million jobseekers will spend their second Christmas on the dole
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary condemns killing and mass abduction of civilians in Northern Nigeria
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 10:20
Office for National Statistics news
MQ5: Investment by Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts, Q3 2014
Office for National Statistics
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 10:12

Total net investment by insurance companies, pension funds and trusts is estimated at £23 billion in the third quarter of 2014, higher than the five-year quarterly average for this series (£14 billion) and higher than net investment in the previous quarter (£11 billion).

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
MQ5: Investment by Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts, Q3 2014
EU News news
Commission to recover €102 million of CAP expenditure from the Member States
EU News
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 10:07

A total of €102 million of EU agricultural policy funds, unduly spent by Member States, is being claimed back by the European Commission from Greece, Ireland and Slovenia under the so-calledclearance of accounts procedure. 

EU News | Official News Release
Commission to recover €102 million of CAP expenditure from the Member States
Scottish Government news
Transport Minister says check before you go
Scottish Government
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 09:57

Derek Mackay is doing his best to make sure people are fully informed about the latest conditions.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Transport Minister says check before you go
Ofcom news
Ofcom’s draft work programme for 2015/16
Ofcom
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 09:52

Ofcom recently published its draft 2015/16 Annual Plan for consultation, outlining its work programme for the next financial year.

 

Ofcom | Official News Release
Ofcom’s draft work programme for 2015/16
Department for Communities and Local Government news
New guide will better connect our new homes to vital services
Department for Communities and Local Government
Monday 22 December 2014 @ 09:43

New homes should be connected to vital utility services more quickly under plans announced by Housing Minister Brandon Lewis.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
New guide will better connect our new homes to vital services

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