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Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Leading women in tech urge schoolgirls to take on the UK's flagship cyber security contest

New £50 million cyber academy to benefit influential UK-US relationship

Why we’re reaching out to help people lead a safer life online

Better broadband for rural Teesdale under Project Gigabit

EU Liability Directive on AI
 

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Editor’s choice of Health, Social Care & Homelessness related items of note:

Public Health Wales funding enables expansion of HIV PrEP medication tracker, Preptrack, in multiple languages including Welsh

Statistics published for all routine childhood vaccinations in England in 2021-22: statistical press release

Contacting the Patient Safety Commissioner for England

Independent review into handling of protected disclosures announced alongside wider review

NHS urges parents to book children in for essential MMR vaccination

Dr Sam Roberts welcomes Dr Michael Borowitz as new NICE non-executive director

Final Learning Report for Immigration Advice for Rough Sleepers Fund Launches

NHS delivers 2.1 million Covid autumn boosters

NHS launches awareness drive as ‘giant lung roadshow’ targets England’s cancer hotspots

NICE recommends NHS collects real-world evidence on devices that monitor people with Parkinson’s disease

Vaccination encouraged, as flu expected to be a major public health issue in Wales this winter

 
Editor’s choice of Business / Commercial items of note:

A hand-up for start-ups: 33,000 new loans for small businesses as £900m Government scheme widened

Economy Minister visits major Blaenau Gwent business to celebrate 25 years of success

Up to £200,000 available to test security of smart devices used by nearly all UK businesses

New Retained EU Law Bill creates uncertainty for UK businesses

Trade Secretary hails role of free trade in global security at transatlantic defence summit

Trade Secretary speech at the Atlantic Future Forum in New York

Liz Truss must reverse her budget to stabilise the economy - TUC

Net zero economic opportunities

Wales at the FIFA World Cup: Economy Minister unveils Welsh Government projects to take Wales to the World

Mini-budget measures “an attack on nature”

APM responds to the Government’s ‘mini budget’

Emergency Budget Review
 
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

Is Azerbaijan planning a long-term presence in Armenia?

A natural climate change priority for Africa

Free Welsh lessons now available for 18 to 25s and teaching staff

UK families to lose out on more than £2,000 from not owning our own energy

Predictive analytics

ICO could impose multi-million pound fine on TikTok for failing to protect children’s privacy

Pausing asymptomatic Covid-19 testing

CPS seeks public’s views on draft 'Deception as to Gender' legal guidance

Privileges Committee comments on legal opinion

New support for victims of county lines exploitation

Deadline set for schemes compensating victims of WWII property confiscation

 
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Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Latest News

£1.3million funding shared with three winning companies as part of telexistence competition
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA),the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) have announced three innovators which have won a share of £1.3 million funding to develop four cutting-edge telexistence projects.

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and National Decommissioning Centre launch research partnership
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and the National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) have signed a three-year collaborative research agreement - the first of its kind between the nuclear and oil and gas decommissioning sectors.

NDA showcases commitment to stakeholders at Scottish event
Leaders from the nuclear decommissioning industry have spent two days in Edinburgh with national stakeholders at the 2022 Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Stakeholder Summit.

Kathryn Cearns (OBE) joins NDA Board as a Non-Executive Board Member
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has today announced the appointment of Kathryn Cearns to its Board as a non-executive board member for a 3-year term from 1 August 2022 to 31 July 2025.

NDA group event highlights important role of supply chain
The event is thought to be Europe’s largest decommissioning-focused networking opportunity.