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EU News news
New report on state of EU Telecommunications markets
EU News
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 16:25

The European Commission has published a report on the telecommunications market and regulation in the EU. The report covers 2012 – 2013 years.

EU News | Official News Release
New report on state of EU Telecommunications markets
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
RoHS extended to medical devices and monitoring and control instruments
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 16:20

From 22nd July 2014, the extent of the scope for complying with the RoHS Directive has been extended to include medical devices and monitoring and control instruments.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
RoHS extended to medical devices and monitoring and control instruments
Cabinet Office news
Cabinet Office mutuals reach century success
Cabinet Office
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 16:15

There are 100 public service mutuals across England and Wales.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Cabinet Office mutuals reach century success
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Crossrail: textbook example of how to get things right
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 16:10

The Public Accounts Committee publishes its Eighth Report of Session 2014-15, HC 574

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Crossrail: textbook example of how to get things right
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
CKD guidance updated to help improve diagnosis of the condition
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 16:05

NICE has updated its clinical guideline on chronic kidney disease (CKD) to include new recommendations on the diagnosis and classification of the condition, and on its relationship with acute kidney injury.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
CKD guidance updated to help improve diagnosis of the condition
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Manufacturing orders and employment growth edge up further – CBI survey
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 15:25
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary congratulates Indonesian President Elect
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 15:20

The Foreign Secretary has congratulated the winner of the Indonesian presidential elections and the Indonesian people.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary congratulates Indonesian President Elect
Insolvency Service news
Insolvency Service – Cobalt data centre migration
Insolvency Service
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 15:15

Lift and Shift - from 4pm on 24 July 2014 to 10am on 28 July 2014 that will impact on our DRO application, find an IP, find an OR, Web contact and complaint forms.

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
Insolvency Service – Cobalt data centre migration
CESG news
IA14 - Read all about it
CESG
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 15:10

We have published a newsletter to give you insight into IA14, GCHQ’s flagship Information Assurance event. The newsletter includes reports on the keynote speeches and stream sessions that made it such an important and engaging event. 

CESG | Official News Release
IA14 - Read all about it
HM Treasury news
Danny Alexander showcases over £15 billion of opportunities to invest in UK infrastructure
HM Treasury
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 15:05
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
FSB launches guide to help small firms navigate referendum
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 14:40

A new referendum guide will help Scottish business owners make their minds up ahead of September's referendum.

The non-partisan document, produced by the University of Edinburgh Business School and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland, looks at the practical issues and questions which business people say are not being adequately addressed in the debate.  

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
FSB launches guide to help small firms navigate referendum
EU News news
First Horizon 2020 Work Programme update – launch of FTI and innovation prizes
EU News
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 14:25

The adoption of the updated 2014-2015 Horizon 2020 Work Programme confirms the amounts for the actions to be implemented through next year's budget and brings in two main novelties presented here: a new pilot call for Fast Track to Innovation and five research Innovation Prizes.

EU News | Official News Release
First Horizon 2020 Work Programme update – launch of FTI and innovation prizes
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
IPCC investigation into Cleveland Police contact with Irene Collins prior to her death
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 14:15

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating the circumstances in which Irene Collins, 73, was injured by a Cleveland Police dog inside her Middlesbrough home last Wednesday (16 July 2014).

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
IPCC investigation into Cleveland Police contact with Irene Collins prior to her death
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
MPs call for tightening over arms exports for external repression
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 14:10

The 2014 Report of the Committees on Arms Export Controls (CAEC) once again scrutinizes the Government’s arms exports and arms control policies and practices in unprecedented depth and detail

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
MPs call for tightening over arms exports for external repression
Department of Health news
Health and social care volunteering grants awarded
Department of Health
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 14:05

Grants for voluntary sector health and social care projects to improve people’s health and wellbeing.

Department of Health | Official News Release
Health and social care volunteering grants awarded
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Sanctions regime is failing, says TUC
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 13:25

Responding yesterday (Tuesday) to the Oakley Review of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) sanctions, TUC General SecretaryFrances O’Grady said

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Sanctions regime is failing, says TUC
National Audit Office Press Releases news
Managing and replacing the Aspire contract
National Audit Office Press Releases
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 13:20

HM Revenue & Customs has had limited success so far in reforming its Aspire contract with Capgemini, according to the National Audit Office. The spending watchdog warns in a report  that there are serious risks to HMRC’s business if the programme to replace the contract fails to meet its objectives by June 2017 when the contract ends.

National Audit Office Press Releases | Official News Release
Managing and replacing the Aspire contract
Department for International Development news
New funding to protect millions of girls from child marriage
Department for International Development
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 13:15

The UK is driving a major new global push to end child and forced marriage across the world, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced  at the UK’s first Girl Summit.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
New funding to protect millions of girls from child marriage
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
British Council Triennial Review published
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 13:10

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office yesterday published a review of British Council. It found the Council makes a significant contribution to the UK’s international reputation.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
British Council Triennial Review published
HM Treasury news
Chancellor announces £18 million for life sciences and new business centre as part of Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Deal
HM Treasury
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 13:05
EU News news
Commissioner Hahn urges Europeans to help shape a future EU Urban Agenda
EU News
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 12:25

Johannes Hahn, EU Regional Policy Commissioner is asking EU citizens to share their views on an EU Urban Agenda - what form it should take and how it should be put into action. 

EU News | Official News Release
Commissioner Hahn urges Europeans to help shape a future EU Urban Agenda
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
We will remember them
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 12:20

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid sets out details of national commemorative events on 4th August

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
We will remember them
Department of Health news
Mitochondrial donation plans progress following consultation
Department of Health
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 12:15

Plans to legalise use of new techniques to prevent mothers passing on serious mitochondrial diseases to their children are to progress.

Department of Health | Official News Release
Mitochondrial donation plans progress following consultation
Environment Agency news
Perry Barr and Witton flood scheme public drop-in events
Environment Agency
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 12:10

Environment Agency is inviting local residents and businesses to attend a drop-in to discuss proposals for the Perry Barr and Witton flood scheme.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Perry Barr and Witton flood scheme public drop-in events
Home Office news
PM hosts Girl Summit 2014: a future free from FGM and child and forced marriage
Home Office
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 12:05

The government announced new action and funding to protect millions of girls from female genital mutilation and forced marriage.

Home Office | Official News Release
PM hosts Girl Summit 2014: a future free from FGM and child and forced marriage
Cabinet Office news
Open document formats selected to meet user needs
Cabinet Office
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 11:25

Worldwide engagement leads to standards that get people working together.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Open document formats selected to meet user needs
HM Treasury news
Chancellor announces additional £5 million for the Glasgow School of Art
HM Treasury
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 11:20

UK government awards additional £5 million to support the School’s new Graduate and Research Centre.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Chancellor announces additional £5 million for the Glasgow School of Art
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Regional Growth Fund support for small and medium firms trebles
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 11:15

The number of small and medium-sized enterprises supported through the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) has trebled over the past year to 5,100.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Regional Growth Fund support for small and medium firms trebles
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Third set of Balance of Competences reports published
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 11:10

The Government has published 11 new reports in its Review of the Balance of EU Competences.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Third set of Balance of Competences reports published
Department for International Development news
PM hosts Girl Summit 2014: a future free from FGM and child and forced marriage
Department for International Development
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 11:05

The government announced new action and funding to protect millions of girls from female genital mutilation and forced marriage.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
PM hosts Girl Summit 2014: a future free from FGM and child and forced marriage
EU News news
EU welcomes a new WTO fund to support developing countries' customs reforms
EU News
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 10:25

The EU has welcomed tthe announcement by the WTO that it will set up a fund to help Developing Countries and Least Developed Countries implement the Trade Facilitation Agreement. The deal, approved last December by the WTO's 159 members at the time, aims to streamline customs procedures around the world.

EU News | Official News Release
EU welcomes a new WTO fund to support developing countries' customs reforms
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CCC welcomes confirmation of the Fourth Carbon Budget
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 10:20

The Committee on Climate Change welcomes the government’s decision not to change the fourth carbon budget, following its advice last year.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CCC welcomes confirmation of the Fourth Carbon Budget
Ministry of Defence news
Light Dragoons deploy to Bosnia ahead of autumn elections
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 10:15

Nearly 100 UK soldiers have travelled to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to help maintain stability ahead of the October elections.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Light Dragoons deploy to Bosnia ahead of autumn elections
Department for Work and Pensions news
Boost for Remploy Employment Services
Department for Work and Pensions
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 10:10

Remploy Employment Services will become independent of government so it can expand its business to help even more disabled people into work.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Boost for Remploy Employment Services
10 Downing Street news
PM hosts Girl Summit 2014: a future free from FGM and child and forced marriage
10 Downing Street
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 10:05

The government announced new action and funding to protect millions of girls from female genital mutilation and forced marriage.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM hosts Girl Summit 2014: a future free from FGM and child and forced marriage
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
WWF - Climate efforts undermined by EU’s coal addiction, new report reveals
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:35

[Brussels, Belgium] CO2 emissions from coal power plants in the EU are undermining climate efforts, reveals the “Europe’s Dirty 30” report, released yesterday by CAN Europe, WWF, the European Environmental Bureau, the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) and Climate Alliance Germany [1].

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
WWF - Climate efforts undermined by EU’s coal addiction, new report reveals
Office for National Statistics news
Public Sector Finances, June 2014
Office for National Statistics
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:25

This is the first estimate of the June 2014 public sector finances (financial year 2014/15). Financial year 2013/14 data have also been updated. These estimates will continue to be revised as more data become available.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Public Sector Finances, June 2014
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
New Chairman of the Environment Agency announced
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:20
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
Triennial review of VisitBritain and VisitEngland announced
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:15

Tourism agencies reviewed as part of wider Cabinet Office work on non-departmental public bodies

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Triennial review of VisitBritain and VisitEngland announced
HM Treasury news
Equitable Life Payments Scheme payments pass £970 million
HM Treasury
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:10

The government’s Equitable Life Payments Scheme (ELPS) has now issued £973 million worth of payments.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Equitable Life Payments Scheme payments pass £970 million
Arts Council England news
Department for Education to increase investment in Music education hubs
Arts Council England
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 09:05

The Department for Education has announced it will increase the funding it gives to the Arts Council to deliver music education by £18 million.

Arts Council England | Official News Release
Department for Education to increase investment in Music education hubs
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
WWF Cymru : Welsh ministers face questions after UK commits to action on climate change
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 08:35

Responding to the UK Government’s announcement yesterday that it will adopt the recommendations of the Committee on Climate Change on the Fourth Carbon Budget, WWF Cymru praised Ministers in London for making the right decision for Wales’ energy security, its economy, its consumers and the environment.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
WWF Cymru : Welsh ministers face questions after UK commits to action on climate change
Welsh Government news
EU-backed revamp of Llandudno station an asset to town’s economy, says Jane Hutt
Welsh Government
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 08:10

The refurbished train station in Llandudno will become an integral part of the town’s tourism and business economy, Finance Minister Jane Hutt said

Welsh Government | Official News Release
EU-backed revamp of Llandudno station an asset to town’s economy, says Jane Hutt
Environment Agency news
New Chairman of the Environment Agency announced
Environment Agency
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 08:05

Sir Philip Dilley appointed as new Chairman of Environment Agency.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
New Chairman of the Environment Agency announced
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
WWF - Government risks creating loopholes for landlords on energy efficiency
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 07:40

Commenting on the proposals announced yesterday by the Government on minimum energy efficiency standards for privately rented homes, WWF warned that loopholes risked offering a blanket exemption from the plans to a significant number of landlords.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
WWF - Government risks creating loopholes for landlords on energy efficiency
Think Tanks news
Policy Exchange - Jobcentres face competition call: Think-tank wants employment service to be split up and made to compete with private sector
Think Tanks
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 07:35

"Jobcentres should be split up, with their employment arms forced to compete against private sector and voluntary providers and the remaining services rebranded as Citizen Support, a think-tank has recommended.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Policy Exchange - Jobcentres face competition call: Think-tank wants employment service to be split up and made to compete with private sector
Department for Education news
Join us to reflect on the First World War
Department for Education
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 07:10

1000 free places to attend Scotland’s Drumhead Service on Sunday Aug 10.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Join us to reflect on the First World War
Department for Education news
More funding to help thousands of extra children enjoy music
Department for Education
Wednesday 23 July 2014 @ 07:05

Education Minister Nick Gibb announces £18 million of additional funding to boost music education.

Department for Education | Official News Release
More funding to help thousands of extra children enjoy music

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