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Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
NHS Confederation comments on COO Matt Tee appointment as CEO of new press regulator
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 16:40

Rob Webster, chief executive of the NHS Confederation responded to the news that Matt Tee, chief operating officer at the NHS Confederation has been appointed as the first chief executive of the Independent Press Standards Organisation.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
NHS Confederation comments on COO Matt Tee appointment as CEO of new press regulator
Think Tanks news
NEF - We can’t have social justice without environmental sustainability
Think Tanks
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 16:35

The interests of people and the planet are bound together and depend on each other. Yet social and environmental policies are too often stuck in separate silos, as though it barely matters how deeply they affect each other. Proposals for reforming the welfare state seldom nod at the limits of ecological resources, with just a handful of honourable exceptions. 

Think Tanks | Official News Release
NEF - We can’t have social justice without environmental sustainability
Welsh Government news
New energy efficiency building regulations and planning guidance
Welsh Government
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 16:30

To coincide with new regulations governing the energy efficiency requirements of new buildings in Wales, the Welsh Government has published changes to Planning Policy Wales and new guidance on sustainable buildings.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
New energy efficiency building regulations and planning guidance
Home Office news
Landmark campaign launched to stamp out slavery
Home Office
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 16:25

Home Secretary urges the public to join the fight against modern slavery.

Home Office | Official News Release
Landmark campaign launched to stamp out slavery
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Ukraine must be a wake-up call for NATO
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 16:20

The Defence Committee publishes its Third Report of Session 2014-15, Towards the Next Defence and Security Review: Part Two - NATO, HC 358

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Ukraine must be a wake-up call for NATO
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Swinson: Shoppers must get fair deliveries
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 16:15

Shoppers living in some of the more remote parts of the UK are to get more transparency on delivery charges for their online purchases.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Swinson: Shoppers must get fair deliveries
Department for Communities and Local Government news
Help to Buy building new homes across the country
Department for Communities and Local Government
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 16:10

Almost 40,000 households have bought a home through Help to Buy, Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis has announced.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
Help to Buy building new homes across the country
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Do your homework before hitting the road in Europe
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 16:05

New survey shows more British nationals need to do their homework before taking to the wheel in Europe this summer.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Do your homework before hitting the road in Europe
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA and ADASS warn changes to safeguarding rules could take £88 million from care budgets
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 15:40

Councils are warning that changes to rules which govern how local authorities safeguard people receiving care and support could have a detrimental impact on the vulnerable and push social care further into crisis by diverting tens of millions of pounds from under-pressure budgets.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA and ADASS warn changes to safeguarding rules could take £88 million from care budgets
Think Tanks news
IEA - Heavy regulation on bonuses risks undermining the City
Think Tanks
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 15:35

Mark Littlewood, Director General of the Institute of Economic Affairs commented on the decision of the Bank of England to enforce tougher rules on the clawing back of bonuses.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IEA - Heavy regulation on bonuses risks undermining the City
EU News news
‘Partnership Agreement’ with Portugal on using EU Structural & Investment Funds for growth & jobs
EU News
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 15:35

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Portugal setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

EU News | Official News Release
‘Partnership Agreement’ with Portugal on using EU Structural & Investment Funds for growth & jobs
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
IPCC investigating death of woman in custody in Bloxwich
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 15:25

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has launched an investigation into the actions of West Midlands police following the death of Ms Sharmila Ullah in custody.

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
IPCC investigating death of woman in custody in Bloxwich
HM Treasury news
Employment Allowance: New data reveals benefit of tax cut for UK employers
HM Treasury
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 15:20

Brand new analysis shows benefit of the Employment Allowance in each region and sector across the UK.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Employment Allowance: New data reveals benefit of tax cut for UK employers
Department for Education news
Thousands fewer pupils excluded from school since 2010
Department for Education
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 15:15

New exclusions figures show that giving heads powers to enforce discipline is working.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Thousands fewer pupils excluded from school since 2010
Financial Conduct Authority news
FCA finds firms fail to deliver best execution
Financial Conduct Authority
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 15:10

Retail and professional clients are being failed by firms that don’t properly apply the rules on best execution when trading on their behalf, according to a review by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
FCA finds firms fail to deliver best execution
Ofgem news
Ofgem response to Energy UK
Ofgem
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 15:05

Our monthly forward look at cost and pricing trends is making the energy market more transparent for consumers. Our supply market indicators (SMI) help consumers understand what is likely to happen to the different costs that make up their bill over the next 12 months.

Ofgem | Official News Release
Ofgem response to Energy UK
Think Tanks news
ASI Research Director writes for The Spectator Coffee House: The state should send many more poor children to private schools
Think Tanks
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 14:40

Research Director of the Adam Smith Institute, Sam Bowman, wrote a comment piece for The Spectator detailing the links between education quality and long-term economic growth found in the ASI’s new report “Incentive to Invest: How education affects economic growth“.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
ASI Research Director writes for The Spectator Coffee House: The state should send many more poor children to private schools
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CAB - Energy networks could make double the profit Ofgem outlined yesterday
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 14:40

Ofgem must make sure electricity networks are giving consumers value for money and that any profit extensions for good behaviour are truly deserved, says Citizens Advice.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CAB - Energy networks could make double the profit Ofgem outlined yesterday
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
G7 leaders: statement on Ukraine
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 14:20

The G7 leaders have issued a joint statement on the ongoing situation in Ukraine.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
G7 leaders: statement on Ukraine
Ministry of Defence news
Armed Forces minister gets a taste of gold
Ministry of Defence
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 14:15

Mark Francois has met with gold medal winners and military personnel at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Armed Forces minister gets a taste of gold
Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE) news
More students are staying on after their first year at university
Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE)
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 14:10

The percentage of full-time students remaining in higher education after their first year is at an all-time high according to HEFCE figures published today.

Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE) | Official News Release
More students are staying on after their first year at university
Department of Health news
Revised guidelines for malaria prevention in travellers from the UK
Department of Health
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 14:05

Guidelines include information on general malaria prevention, country recommendations and anti-malarial drug information.

Department of Health | Official News Release
Revised guidelines for malaria prevention in travellers from the UK
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Three more payday loan adverts banned following Citizens Advice complaint
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 13:40

Three payday loan adverts have been banned today by the Advertising Standards Authority following a complaint made by Citizens Advice earlier this year.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Three more payday loan adverts banned following Citizens Advice complaint
Think Tanks news
ASI Fellow argues against the ‘bankers’ oath’ in the City AM debate
Think Tanks
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 13:35

Adam Smith Institute Fellow Mikko Arevuo takes part in the City AM debate, arguing against the notion that making bankers take an oath is the best way to restore trust in the financial system.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
ASI Fellow argues against the ‘bankers’ oath’ in the City AM debate
Highways Agency news
Overnight and weekend closures for bridge expansion and strengthening work on M1 junction 24, Leicestershire
Highways Agency
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 13:25

A series of overnight and weekend closures on part of junction 24 of the M1 in Leicestershire starts on Monday 4 August for seven weeks.

Highways Agency | Official News Release
Overnight and weekend closures for bridge expansion and strengthening work on M1 junction 24, Leicestershire
10 Downing Street news
G7 leaders: statement on Ukraine
10 Downing Street
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 13:20

The G7 leaders have issued a joint statement on the ongoing situation in Ukraine.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
G7 leaders: statement on Ukraine
Department for Education news
Blueprint for future of child and family social work unveiled
Department for Education
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 13:15

Chief Social Worker for Children unveils the knowledge and skills statement, a new blueprint for the future training of social workers.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Blueprint for future of child and family social work unveiled
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory news
CDE webinar: detection of airborne chemical hazards
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 13:10
Ofgem news
New rules to help businesses compare prices
Ofgem
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 13:05

Ofgem is proposing new rules to give further help to Britain’s smallest businesses – around 1.6 million customers - when they are shopping around for energy deals

Ofgem | Official News Release
New rules to help businesses compare prices
EU News news
EU supports key TEN-T infrastructure projects with over €320m
EU News
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 12:25

In the last Calls of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T) Programme the European Commission selected a total of 106 projects that will benefit from over €320m in EU support for improving transport infrastructure across Europe.

EU News | Official News Release
EU supports key TEN-T infrastructure projects with over €320m
Better Regulation Delivery Office news
Grant to explore a simpler licensing system in England
Better Regulation Delivery Office
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 12:20

A grant from the Better Regulation Delivery Office will help explore how England's complex licensing system can be simplified.

Better Regulation Delivery Office | Official News Release
Grant to explore a simpler licensing system in England
Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE) news
Data published on demand and supply in higher education subject areas
Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE)
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 12:15

HEFCE has published a large amount of interactive data on the current and future supply of graduates and postgraduates in all subjects.

Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE) | Official News Release
Data published on demand and supply in higher education subject areas
Department of Health news
Ebola: government response
Department of Health
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 12:10

The UK government is closely monitoring the spread of the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. This page will be updated regularly.

Department of Health | Official News Release
Ebola: government response
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
FCO Minister concerned by persecution of Christians in Iraq and Syria
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 12:05
EU News news
EU-wide logo and “data protection impact assessments” aim to boost the use of RFID systems
EU News
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 11:25

New EU-wide technical standards have been agreed that will help users of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) smart chips & systems comply with EU Data Protection rules and the Commission’s 2009 recommendation on RFID.

EU News | Official News Release
EU-wide logo and “data protection impact assessments” aim to boost the use of RFID systems
Care Quality Commission news
CQC requires improvement at four care homes in North East Lincolnshire
Care Quality Commission
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 11:20

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told the owners of four care homes in North East Lincolnshire that they must take immediate action to improve standards of care.  

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
CQC requires improvement at four care homes in North East Lincolnshire
Transport for London news
First British built electric buses enter service
Transport for London
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 11:15

Mayor officially welcomes the first British built, pure electric buses to enter service on London's roads

 

Transport for London | Official News Release
First British built electric buses enter service
Department for International Development news
Ebola: government response
Department for International Development
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 11:10

The UK government is closely monitoring the spread of the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. This page will be updated regularly.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
Ebola: government response
Ofgem news
Ofgem announces £17 billion for electricity network and cuts bills for consumers
Ofgem
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 11:05

Ofgem has set out its proposed price control settlements for five of the six companies that run Britain’s local electricity network, which transports energy into homes and businesses.

Ofgem | Official News Release
Ofgem announces £17 billion for electricity network and cuts bills for consumers
EU News news
EU scales up funding in response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa
EU News
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 10:25

The European Commission is allocating an additional €2 million to respond to the worst Ebola outbreak ever recorded.  This brings the Commission's aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa to €3.9 million.

EU News | Official News Release
EU scales up funding in response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
TUC celebrates 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety Work Act
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 10:20

The Health and Safety at Work Act is one of the most important and successful pieces of workplace legislation ever, the TUC says today (Thursday) to mark the 40th anniversary of the Act, which received royal assent on 31 July 1974.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
TUC celebrates 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety Work Act
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Ebola: government response
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 10:10

The UK government is closely monitoring the spread of the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. This page will be updated regularly.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Ebola: government response
Competition & Markets Authority news
The CMA: Working for us all
Competition & Markets Authority
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 10:05

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) explains how it is putting the consumer at the heart of everything it does.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
The CMA: Working for us all
Science and Technology Facilities Council  news
Launchpad to support space-related businesses at Harwell Oxford
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 09:20

Space-related SMEs connected to the Harwell space cluster have the chance to secure up to £1m of funding and support in business development of products and services thanks to the Technology Strategy Board, in partnership with STFC

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
Launchpad to support space-related businesses at Harwell Oxford
Financial Conduct Authority news
Tribunal upholds FCA decision to fine and ban former hedge fund CEO Alberto Micalizzi
Financial Conduct Authority
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 09:15

The Upper Tribunal has published a judgment dismissing Micalizzi’s appeal and upholding the decision of the Financial Conduct Authority (“the Authority”) that Micalizzi failed to act with integrity in carrying out his functions in connection with his role at Dynamic Decisions, a now defunct hedge fund. The Tribunal directed the FCA to impose a penalty on Micalizzi of £2.7 million (reduced from £3 million) and a full prohibition.  

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
Tribunal upholds FCA decision to fine and ban former hedge fund CEO Alberto Micalizzi
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
IPCC submits Andrew Pimlott file to the CPS
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 09:10

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has completed its investigation concerning the death in Plymouth of Andrew Pimlott last year and submitted a file of evidence to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
IPCC submits Andrew Pimlott file to the CPS
Environment Agency news
Man ordered to pay for spreading sewage rags and sanitary litter
Environment Agency
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 09:05

Waste from cess pits, septic tanks, catch pits and grease traps was tipped on a field in Norfolk, a court was told on Friday (25 July).

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Man ordered to pay for spreading sewage rags and sanitary litter
Welsh Government news
North Wales projects reducing hospital admissions
Welsh Government
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 08:10

The Health Minister Mark Drakeford visited two projects which are helping to reduce unnecessary admissions to hospitals across North Wales and providing care closer to people’s homes

Welsh Government | Official News Release
North Wales projects reducing hospital admissions
Ofcom news
Ofcom awards Maidstone and Basingstoke local TV licences
Ofcom
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 08:05

Ofcom has awarded licences to run local TV services in Maidstone and Basingstoke on digital terrestrial TV (DTT)

Ofcom | Official News Release
Ofcom awards Maidstone and Basingstoke local TV licences
Scottish Government news
Scotland takes action on antibiotic resistance
Scottish Government
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 07:10
Science and Technology Facilities Council  news
UK team supplies extremely powerful £2M laser for new international project
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 07:05

A cutting-edge laser amplifier that can supply bursts of laser energy with power equivalent to that of a full-sized power station has been developed, built and supplied for a new international project in the Czech Republic.

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
UK team supplies extremely powerful £2M laser for new international project

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