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Welsh Government news
Minister opens first ever Innovation Summit
Welsh Government
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 16:25

The Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, has opened Wales’ first ever Innovation Summit.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Minister opens first ever Innovation Summit
AXELOS news
The challenges facing Project Managers
AXELOS
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 16:20

Blog posted by: Allan Thomson - PPM Future Product Lead, AXELOS, 28 September 2016.

AXELOS | Official News Release
The challenges facing Project Managers
10 Downing Street news
Prime Minister's statement on the death of Shimon Peres
10 Downing Street
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 16:15

Prime Minister Theresa May gave a statement following the death of Shimon Peres, the former President of Israel.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
Prime Minister's statement on the death of Shimon Peres
Ofcom news
Latest telecoms and pay TV complaints revealed
Ofcom
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 16:10

Ofcom today published data on the volume of consumer complaints it received against the major providers of telecoms and pay TV services.

Ofcom | Official News Release
Latest telecoms and pay TV complaints revealed
Financial Conduct Authority news
Alex Hope sentenced for failing to pay confiscation order
Financial Conduct Authority
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 16:05

Alex Hope was yesterday (27 September 2016) sentenced to 603 days’ imprisonment for failing to pay the full value of a confiscation order made against him.

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
Alex Hope sentenced for failing to pay confiscation order
Competition & Markets Authority news
South-west lawyers asked to help competition law awareness
Competition & Markets Authority
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 15:25

Lawyers in the south-west of England are being asked to help promote awareness of new competition law compliance materials to business clients.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
South-west lawyers asked to help competition law awareness
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary statement following the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 15:20

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson saddened to hear of the death of one of the great leaders of our time.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary statement following the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres
EU News news
"Europe without Jews would no longer be Europe"
EU News
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 15:15

The current situation in Europe of Anti-Semitism and future prospects for Europe’s Jewish communities were debated at a conference hosted by EP President Martin Schulz and First Vice-President Antonio Tajani on Tuesday.

EU News | Official News Release
"Europe without Jews would no longer be Europe"
Department of Health news
Plan to reduce health and care red tape burden
Department of Health
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 15:10

Department of Health to challenge bureaucratic red tape on health and social care frontline, to increase focus on patient contact and care.

Department of Health | Official News Release
Plan to reduce health and care red tape burden
Welsh Government news
Progress on the creation of Historic Wales
Welsh Government
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 15:05

Plans to bring the commercial functions of Cadw and the Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales together have moved a step closer today.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Progress on the creation of Historic Wales
Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE) news
Understanding the interdisciplinary research environment
Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE)
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 14:20

HEFCE and Research Councils UK have published a review of the interdisciplinary research landscape in the UK, supported by a report examining 10 institutional case studies in English universities.

Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE) | Official News Release
Understanding the interdisciplinary research environment
National Archives news
Latest MI5 files released
National Archives
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 14:15

Today we have made available to the public 137 previously top secret files from the UK Security Service, or MI5.

National Archives | Official News Release
Latest MI5 files released
EU News news
Railway Stakeholders Commit to Disciplined ERTMS Deployment
EU News
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 14:10

The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is a major initiative to harmonise the automatic train control & communication system, ensuring interoperability throughout the rail system, thereby helping to create the Single European Rail Area (SERA). ERTMS is a key enabler for digital railways in Europe.

EU News | Official News Release
Railway Stakeholders Commit to Disciplined ERTMS Deployment
techUK news
Policy Pulse | Your weekly update on tech and digital policy
techUK
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 14:05

This week, at the Labour Party Conference, the Shadow Chancellor sets Labour’s vision to help the British economy grow in the digital age.

 

techUK | Official News Release
Policy Pulse | Your weekly update on tech and digital policy
Information Commissioner's Office news
International Right to Know Day 2016 – Four ways the ICO is helping promote openness by public bodies
Information Commissioner's Office
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 13:25

International Right to Know Day is an annual occasion designed to promote freedom of information worldwide.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
International Right to Know Day 2016 – Four ways the ICO is helping promote openness by public bodies
Big Lottery Fund news
Funding Boost for Northern Ireland projects
Big Lottery Fund
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 13:20

Moya Murphy, 43, from Rostrevor, Co Down, suffered a brain haemorrhage 11 years ago this month. After undergoing emergency brain surgery and being put on life support her parents were told that if she survived she would need 24 hour care for the rest of her life.

 

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Funding Boost for Northern Ireland projects
National Crime Agency news
Criminal's £1.6m bill for unpaid tax on earnings
National Crime Agency
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 13:15

A convicted fraudster who was forced to repay more than £1m to victims of a property scam has now been ordered to pay £1.6m in tax on his earnings from drug dealing.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Criminal's £1.6m bill for unpaid tax on earnings
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary on first official visit to Turkey
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 13:10

Boris Johnson held high-level talks with Turkey’s leaders and focused on UK support to Syria during his three-day visit

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary on first official visit to Turkey
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CBI: Retail sales fall, but growth expected to return next month
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 13:05

Retail sales volumes fell in the year to September following last month’s increase according to the latest CBI monthly Distributive Trades Survey.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CBI: Retail sales fall, but growth expected to return next month
EU News news
Union for the Mediterranean commits to fight structural unemployment
EU News
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 12:20

The member countries of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) have defined key measures to address the persisting challenge of unemployment in the Mediterranean region, particularly for young people and women.

EU News | Official News Release
Union for the Mediterranean commits to fight structural unemployment
Ministry of Defence news
UK strengthens Bulgaria ties to tackle threats
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 12:15

Britain will deepen its Defence relationship with Bulgaria to help tackle security threats in South Eastern Europe.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
UK strengthens Bulgaria ties to tackle threats
Department for Transport news
UK Transport Minister: “Britain represents a great opportunity for Japanese firms”
Department for Transport
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 12:10
Welsh Government news
First Minister leads first meeting of EU Advisory Group
Welsh Government
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 12:05

First Minister Carwyn Jones will lead the first meeting of the European Advisory Group today.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
First Minister leads first meeting of EU Advisory Group
FDA news
Appointing Former PM's Chief of Staff as Paris Ambassador ‘undermines professionalism of Diplomatic Service’, says FDA
FDA
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 11:22

Dave Penman, General Secretary of the FDA has responded to the appointment of David Cameron's former Chief of Staff Ed Llewellyn as the next British Ambassador at Paris.

FDA | Official News Release
Appointing Former PM's Chief of Staff as Paris Ambassador ‘undermines professionalism of Diplomatic Service’, says FDA
Consumer Council for Water news
Water companies face scrutiny at watchdog meeting
Consumer Council for Water
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 11:15

Water companies’ efforts to reduce customer complaints will come under scrutiny at the Consumer Council for Water’s (CCWater) meeting in Bradford tomorrow (September 29).

 

Consumer Council for Water | Official News Release
Water companies face scrutiny at watchdog meeting
National Crime Agency news
Arrested trying to hide in a roof after four years on the run
National Crime Agency
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 11:10

A Birmingham man who went on the run from the NCA has been given a seven year prison sentence, four years after he and his organised crime group were first arrested.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Arrested trying to hide in a roof after four years on the run
EU News news
Antitrust: EC sends Statement of Objections to International Skating Union on its eligibility rules
EU News
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 11:05

The EC has informed the International Skating Union (ISU) of its preliminary view that the ISU rules under which athletes face severe penalties for participation in unauthorised speed skating events are in breach of EU antitrust rules.

EU News | Official News Release
Antitrust: EC sends Statement of Objections to International Skating Union on its eligibility rules
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CAB - Debt problems with high cost credit products on the rise as payday loan issues fall
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 10:40
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
Minister for Digital and Culture: Royal Television Society Speech
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 10:25
techUK news
Internet Matters launches new new cyberbullying campaign
techUK
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 10:20

The cyberbullying campaign provides tips and advice in partnership with the Anti-Bullying Alliance

techUK | Official News Release
Internet Matters launches new new cyberbullying campaign
MI5 news
SEPTEMBER 2016 RELEASE OF FILES TO THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES
MI5
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 10:15

More than 100 MI5 files of historical interest were declassified and released to The National Archives at Kew this week.

MI5 | Official News Release
SEPTEMBER 2016 RELEASE OF FILES TO THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES
Welsh Government news
Health Secretary announces IPFR Review Panel
Welsh Government
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 10:15

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething yesterday announced the new review panel to undertake a focused, independent review of the Individual Patient Funding Request (IPFR) process in Wales.  

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Health Secretary announces IPFR Review Panel
NHS England news
Joining up ‘co-production’ and ‘patient leadership’ for a new relationship with people who use services – David McNally
NHS England
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 10:10

David McNally, Head of Experience of Care at NHS England, talks about a new, simple model to help health and care organisations embed co-production into their day-to-day work, and about working with patient leaders.

 

NHS England | Official News Release
Joining up ‘co-production’ and ‘patient leadership’ for a new relationship with people who use services – David McNally
Environment Agency news
Fishy activities reeled in by enforcement team
Environment Agency
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 10:05

Environment Agency enforcement officers have been patrolling for illegal fishing activities

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Fishy activities reeled in by enforcement team
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
UNICEF UK response to confirmation of Calais camp demolition
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 09:40

UNICEF UK has responded to the news that the French president, François Hollande, has said the migrant camp in Calais must be fully dismantled by the end of the year.

 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
UNICEF UK response to confirmation of Calais camp demolition
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy news
The importance of industrial strategy
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 09:25

Speech by Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to the Institute of Directors annual conference 2016.

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Official News Release
The importance of industrial strategy
NHS England news
Board meeting – 29 September 2016
NHS England
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 09:20

The next Board meeting will take place on 29 September 2016, Southside London at 10.45am.

 

NHS England | Official News Release
Board meeting – 29 September 2016
UK online centres news
10 years, 500,000 people, 1 campaign - Happy Birthday Get Online Week!
UK online centres
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 09:15

This October it’s national Get Online Week - an annual campaign which targets the 12.6 million Brits who don’t have basic digital skills.

 

UK online centres | Official News Release
10 years, 500,000 people, 1 campaign - Happy Birthday Get Online Week!
Committee on Standards in Public Life news
Committee to hold seminar on referendums in the UK
Committee on Standards in Public Life
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 09:10

On 22 November 2016 CSPL will hold a joint seminar with University College London’s Constitution Unit on the impact of referendums in the UK.

Committee on Standards in Public Life | Official News Release
Committee to hold seminar on referendums in the UK
Scottish Government news
Recorded crime at a 42 year low
Scottish Government
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 09:05

Total recorded crime down 4% between 2014-15 and 2015-16.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Recorded crime at a 42 year low
Third Sector news
Cancer Research UK - Precision medicine trial first of its kind to show benefit to patients
Third Sector
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 08:15

A clinical trial for types of advanced cancer is the first of its kind to show that precision medicine – or tailoring treatment for individual people – can slow down the time it takes for a tumour to grow back, according to research presented at the Molecular Analysis for Personalised Therapy (MAP) conference(link is external), last week.

Third Sector | Official News Release
Cancer Research UK - Precision medicine trial first of its kind to show benefit to patients
HM Revenue and Customs news
HMRC protects more than £900 million through 10th win against NT Advisors
HM Revenue and Customs
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 08:10

HM Revenue and Customs has won its tenth successive win against tax avoidance schemes promoted by NT Advisors.

HM Revenue and Customs | Official News Release
HMRC protects more than £900 million through 10th win against NT Advisors
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
UK to share Olympic expertise with Japan
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 08:05

Mr Sharma, the Minister for Asia and the Pacific, will visit Tokyo and Osaka on a trip which will cover a range of foreign policy and trade issues.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
UK to share Olympic expertise with Japan
Third Sector news
Cancer Research UK launches online course to help people talk about cancer
Third Sector
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 07:15

Cancer Research UK is launching its first online course to help people have more confident conversations about cancer.

Third Sector | Official News Release
Cancer Research UK launches online course to help people talk about cancer
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory news
CDE Innovation Network event: 22 September 2016, London
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 07:10

The Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) held a networking event for science and technology providers in London on 22 September 2016.

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory | Official News Release
CDE Innovation Network event: 22 September 2016, London
Land Registry news
Land Registry awards planning and delivery partner contract
Land Registry
Wednesday 28 September 2016 @ 07:05

We are announcing the award of our Planning and Delivery Partner contract to PA Consulting.

Land Registry | Official News Release
Land Registry awards planning and delivery partner contract

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