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FSCS confirms latest 2021/22 levy forecast of £833m
FSCS
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 10:25

FSCS yesterday published its latest Outlook report, which confirms its updated levy forecast for 2021/22.

FSCS | Official News Release
FSCS confirms latest 2021/22 levy forecast of £833m
Association for Project Management news
HS2 launches largest ever tunnel-boring machine
Association for Project Management
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 10:20

HS2 has launched the largest tunnel-boring machine (TBM) ever used on a UK rail project.

Association for Project Management | Official News Release
HS2 launches largest ever tunnel-boring machine
Ministry of Defence news
DE&S launches new Strategy
Ministry of Defence
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 10:15

New strategy sets out our ambitions for 2025 and is our response to the Government’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
DE&S launches new Strategy
Department of Health and Social Care news
Findings from latest COVID-19 REACT-1 study published
Department of Health and Social Care
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 10:10

Over 127,000 volunteers tested in England between 15 April and 3 May 2021 as part of one of the most significant COVID-19 studies in the world.

Department of Health and Social Care | Official News Release
Findings from latest COVID-19 REACT-1 study published
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Report published on the impact of COVID-19 on Parliament
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 10:05

The Constitution Committee publishes its report COVID-19 and Parliament as part of its inquiry into the Constitutional implications of COVID‑19.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Report published on the impact of COVID-19 on Parliament
ESPO news
Refuse And Recycling Product Solutions With Framework 860
ESPO
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 09:50

Recycling has been an important topic for some time and has become more of a significant concern in recent years, with targets to reduce waste and recycle more to help protect the environment we live in.

ESPO | Official News Release
Refuse And Recycling Product Solutions With Framework 860
EU News news
Coronavirus variants: Commission calls for limiting essential travel from India
EU News
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 09:25

The Commission calls on EU Member States to take coordinated action to further restrict travel from India on a temporary basis, with a view to limiting the spread of the B.1.617.2 variant first detected in India. 

EU News | Official News Release
Coronavirus variants: Commission calls for limiting essential travel from India

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Civil Service news
Don’t despair – help is out there
Civil Service
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 09:20

Blog posted by: Judith Francis - CSHR Wellbeing Team Cabinet Office and Office for National Statistics, 13 May 2021 – Categories: A great place to work, Mental Health.

Civil Service | Official News Release
Don’t despair – help is out there
NHS England news
NHS sees record number of people in March, following urgent cancer referrals
NHS England
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 09:15

Hard working NHS staff saw a record number of people, who were referred for urgent cancer checks, in March, new figures have revealed.

NHS England | Official News Release
NHS sees record number of people in March, following urgent cancer referrals
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
More than 1,500 police officers and staff examined by the IOPC for conduct
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 09:10

More than 1,500 police officers and staff have faced examination by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) for their conduct in two years.

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
More than 1,500 police officers and staff examined by the IOPC for conduct
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Business and government must stand united to tackle great challenges of the age – G7 business groups
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 09:05

Leading business federations issue communique backed UK by Prime Minister ahead of G7 leaders’ meeting next month in Cornwall.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Business and government must stand united to tackle great challenges of the age – G7 business groups
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government news
Over 300,000 homes sold with Help to Buy
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 08:10

A young farmer from Leicestershire has become the 300,000th homeowner to use the Help to Buy: Equity Loan Scheme since its launch in 2013.

Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government | Official News Release
Over 300,000 homes sold with Help to Buy
techUK news
Delivering AI to Support Parkinson’s UK During the Coronavirus Pandemic
techUK
Friday 14 May 2021 @ 08:05

Parkinson’s UK is Europe’s leading Parkinson’s support and research charity. The organisation raises around £35m p.a. to drive better care, treatments and quality of life for those with Parkinson’s, their friends, family and their carers.

techUK | Official News Release
Delivering AI to Support Parkinson’s UK During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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