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Future-focused HR: Network, learn and get the edge at the CIPD’s Annual Conference and Exhibition
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 11:40

The CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, has announced the programme for its 2015 Annual Conference and Exhibition, taking place at Manchester Central on 4 – 5 November. 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Future-focused HR: Network, learn and get the edge at the CIPD’s Annual Conference and Exhibition
Think Tanks news
IEA - Zero-hours contract figures are not a cause for concern
Think Tanks
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 11:35

The rise of zero-hours contracts is neither surprising nor important

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IEA - Zero-hours contract figures are not a cause for concern
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
NICE publishes draft guidance on the assessment and management of motor neurone disease
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 11:15
10 Downing Street news
Bishop of Newcastle: Christine Hardman
10 Downing Street
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 11:10

The Venerable Christine Hardman is appointed as Her Majesty's Bishop in the diocese of Newcastle.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
Bishop of Newcastle: Christine Hardman
Welsh Government news
Welsh Government assists Fox 21 Television Studios to revive ‘sleeping Dragon’ Studios
Welsh Government
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 11:05

The Welsh Government has scored another major success for the TV and film industry in Wales by assisting Fox 21 Television Studios to secure the lease for the long-time vacant Dragon Studios at Pencoed.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Welsh Government assists Fox 21 Television Studios to revive ‘sleeping Dragon’ Studios

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Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CAB - Second hand cars and mobile phones biggest consumer problems
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 10:40

Second-hand cars from independent dealers and mobile phones are the most common issues consumers complained about in the last twelve months, Citizens Advice finds.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CAB - Second hand cars and mobile phones biggest consumer problems
Think Tanks news
Northern Powerhouse offers business the greatest growth opportunity since Victorian era
Think Tanks
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 10:35

The north could have growth aspirations on a scale not seen since the Victorian era of municipal development, according to a new IPPR North report – but only if key investments in the region are made in the upcoming Spending Review and beyond.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Northern Powerhouse offers business the greatest growth opportunity since Victorian era
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Smart meters roll-out: sharing the UK’s capabilities
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 10:25

Transcript of the speech by British Deputy High Commissioner Bengaluru, Ian Felton at smart meters workshop in Bengaluru, recently, 1 September 2015.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Smart meters roll-out: sharing the UK’s capabilities
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
IPCC begins independent investigation into police shooting in Dunmow, Essex
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 10:20

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has begun an independent investigation after a man was shot and injured by armed police in Dunmow, Essex recently (Tuesday).

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
IPCC begins independent investigation into police shooting in Dunmow, Essex
Office for National Statistics news
Zero-hours contract in main job now reported by 744,000 people
Office for National Statistics
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 10:15

There were 744,000 people on a zero-hours contract in their main job, as reported to the Labour Force Survey for April-June 2015. This is 2.4% of all people in employment.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Zero-hours contract in main job now reported by 744,000 people
Department for International Development news
The Youth Summit: how you can get involved
Department for International Development
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 10:10

4 ways to get involved with the Youth Summit and have your voice heard on the global issues that matter to you.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
The Youth Summit: how you can get involved
Scottish Government news
Minimum wage increase for agricultural workers
Scottish Government
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 10:05

The Scottish Agricultural Wages Board (SAWB) has agreed, following the annual meeting of the Wages Board on August 26, 2015, proposed increase in minimum wage rates that will come into effect as from October 1, 2015.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Minimum wage increase for agricultural workers
techUK news
NHS England Announces Support for techUK’s Interoperability Charter at Expo
techUK
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 09:25
Competition & Markets Authority news
Accountants advised on helping clients to keep it legal
Competition & Markets Authority
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 09:20

The CMA has yesterday published information that will help accountants inform their clients of the importance of complying with competition law.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
Accountants advised on helping clients to keep it legal
NHS England news
Young people want control over consent, confidentiality and comment
NHS England
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 09:15

Rowan Munson and Amy Frounks, members of the NHS Youth Forum, share details of the latest campaign they plan to launch at Expo 2015.

NHS England | Official News Release
Young people want control over consent, confidentiality and comment
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary news
Gloucestershire police custody – recent move to single suite had led to improvements, but further work needed
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 09:10

Police custody in Gloucestershire had improved and the facilities were excellent but some areas required attention, said Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, HM Inspector of Constabulary.

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary | Official News Release
Gloucestershire police custody – recent move to single suite had led to improvements, but further work needed
Welsh Government news
Busy six months for Llandrindod Wells Town Champion
Welsh Government
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 09:05

Youth entrepreneurship activity, promotion of cycling heritage and a branding exercise are some of the highlights of a busy first six months for the Llandrindod Wells Town Champion.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Busy six months for Llandrindod Wells Town Champion
Department for Work and Pensions news
Work, health and disability
Department for Work and Pensions
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 08:10

A speech on work, health and disability at an event hosted by Reform and Barclays recently.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Work, health and disability
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
NICE draft guidance conditionally recommends elosulfase alfa (Vimizim) for treatment of very rare life-limiting genetic disorder
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 08:05

In further draft guidance as part of its Highly Specialised Technologies Programme, NICE has provisionally recommended Elosulfase alfa (Vimizin, BioMarin Pharma) for the treatment of a very rare inherited lysosomal storage disease, if specific conditions are met.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
NICE draft guidance conditionally recommends elosulfase alfa (Vimizim) for treatment of very rare life-limiting genetic disorder
Government Digital Service (GDS) Blogs news
Registers: authoritative lists you can trust
Government Digital Service (GDS) Blogs
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 07:10

We’ve mentioned registers a few times on this blog, most recently in relation to the work of the Land Registry building on the steel thread, the brilliant new Companies House public beta, and their importance for building platforms.

Government Digital Service (GDS) Blogs | Official News Release
Registers: authoritative lists you can trust
Scottish Government news
Help for thousands of homebuyers in Scotland
Scottish Government
Thursday 03 September 2015 @ 07:05

The Scottish Government will spend £195 million over the next three years on a new shared equity scheme to help around 6,500 households buy a new-build home.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Help for thousands of homebuyers in Scotland

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