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Welsh Government news
More than £4.5m to investigate and learn from hospital-acquired COVID-19 infections in Wales
Welsh Government
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 16:25

More than £4.5m is being invested into a programme investigating hospital-acquired Covid-19 infections in Wales.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
More than £4.5m to investigate and learn from hospital-acquired COVID-19 infections in Wales
techUK news
Fraud is a growing threat: how can data reform help?
techUK
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 16:20

As online experiences become more sophisticated for consumers, so do fraudsters. How can data be used to help?

techUK | Official News Release
Fraud is a growing threat: how can data reform help?
Charity Commission news
Charity Commission announces statutory inquiry into the Shire Way Community Association
Charity Commission
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 16:15

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into the Shire Way Community Association, over concerns about misconduct and/or mismanagement at the Bristol charity.

Charity Commission | Official News Release
Charity Commission announces statutory inquiry into the Shire Way Community Association
Department for Transport news
Highway Code changes set to take effect this weekend
Department for Transport
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 16:10

Changes to The Highway Code, including the hierarchy of road-users and the 'Dutch Reach' are set to change from 29 January 2022.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Highway Code changes set to take effect this weekend
Scottish Government news
Women’s Justice Leadership Panel
Scottish Government
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 16:05

Experts to assess needs of women in the justice system.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Women’s Justice Leadership Panel
techUK news
Surveillance cameras on drones: Dorset, and Devon and Cornwall police forces achieve third party certification
techUK
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 15:20

Dorset, and Devon and Cornwall police forces both achieve certification against the surveillance camera code of practice in relation to their use of drones.

techUK | Official News Release
Surveillance cameras on drones: Dorset, and Devon and Cornwall police forces achieve third party certification
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
Selective laser therapy recommended to treat glaucoma and ocular hypertension
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 15:15

People newly diagnosed with glaucoma and ocular hypertension (OHT) should initially be offered selective laser therapy (SLT) treatment rather than eye drops, according to an updated NICE guideline published today (Wednesday, 26 January)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
Selective laser therapy recommended to treat glaucoma and ocular hypertension
Department for Transport news
The Highway Code: 8 changes you need to know from 29 January 2022
Department for Transport
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 15:10

Rules for all types of road users will be updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling and riding horses.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
The Highway Code: 8 changes you need to know from 29 January 2022
Scottish Government news
Encouraging signs for economic recovery
Scottish Government
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 15:05
Ofcom news
The big tech developments to watch out for in 2022
Ofcom
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 14:25

We’ve all lived through an unpredictable couple of years, but in the fast-moving and ever-changing technology world, it’s important to look ahead and consider what we think might be the major developments coming down the line over the next 12 months.

Ofcom | Official News Release
The big tech developments to watch out for in 2022
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Barnardo’s warning of impact of Health and Care Bill on young carers – LGA statement
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 14:20

Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board, responded to a warning from Barnardo’s that the Government’s Health and Care Bill may mean more sick and disabled adults are discharged from hospital into the care of children 

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Barnardo’s warning of impact of Health and Care Bill on young carers – LGA statement
Sport England news
A year of Uniting the Movement
Sport England
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 14:15

A year into our 10-year strategy, we introduce a new video and take a look back the work done in its first 12 months

Sport England | Official News Release
A year of Uniting the Movement
Action Fraud news
Online Shopping Fraud: Bogus E-Scooter Sales
Action Fraud
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 14:10

Action Fraud received over 350 reports in 2021 about scam websites selling e-scooters.

Action Fraud | Official News Release
Online Shopping Fraud: Bogus E-Scooter Sales
Scottish Government news
Monthly GDP Estimates for November
Scottish Government
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 14:05

An experimental statistics publication for Scotland.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Monthly GDP Estimates for November
Welsh Government news
£17m funding for collaborative data research in Wales
Welsh Government
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 13:25

An initiative that has transformed how de-identified administrative data can be securely used to provide insight into social and economic issues in Wales is set to continue thanks to an investment of almost £17 million.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
£17m funding for collaborative data research in Wales
Think Tanks news
Adam Smith Inst - Disaster corporatism will make us poorer
Think Tanks
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 13:20

Government needs shrink in size and scope if UK is to ‘Build Back Better’

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Adam Smith Inst - Disaster corporatism will make us poorer
Competition & Markets Authority news
CMA secures changes to Xbox subscription practices
Competition & Markets Authority
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 13:15

The CMA has secured improvements for Xbox online players, following concerns about Microsoft’s use of auto-renewing subscriptions for online gaming services.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
CMA secures changes to Xbox subscription practices
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
TUC – Public sector key workers face another year of “wages gloom”
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 13:10

Key workers in the public sector face another year of “wages gloom” unless the government acts swiftly, the TUC has warned today

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
TUC – Public sector key workers face another year of “wages gloom”
Scottish Government news
Mesh reimbursement scheme to be set up
Scottish Government
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 13:05

Parliament backs Bill to repay private mesh removal surgery costs.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Mesh reimbursement scheme to be set up
Food Standards Agency news
Trust in food supply chain remains high, consumer survey reveals
Food Standards Agency
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 12:25

The latest wave of the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) Food and You 2 survey shows that public trust in food safety, authenticity, and the food supply chain remained high, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Food Standards Agency | Official News Release
Trust in food supply chain remains high, consumer survey reveals
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Citizens Advice - £700m debt is 'tip of the iceberg' as cost-of-living crisis grows
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 12:20

New analysis from Citizens Advice shows the struggle that many people, particularly single-parent families, have with debt as the cost of living crisis starts to bite. 

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Citizens Advice - £700m debt is 'tip of the iceberg' as cost-of-living crisis grows
Ordnance Survey - English news
Start-ups in energy and mobility sector encouraged to apply for Geovation Accelerator Programme
Ordnance Survey - English
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 12:15

Geovation, Ordnance Survey’s (OS) open innovation network hub, has opened their doors to applicants for 2022’s Geovation Accelerator Programme.

Ordnance Survey - English | Official News Release
Start-ups in energy and mobility sector encouraged to apply for Geovation Accelerator Programme
Ministry of Justice news
Interim report on the Legal Support for Litigants in Person grant published
Ministry of Justice
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 12:10

A new report from the Ministry of Justice provides an interim update on progress made by the Legal Support for Litigants in Person Grant.

Ministry of Justice | Official News Release
Interim report on the Legal Support for Litigants in Person grant published
HM Revenue and Customs news
Don’t miss out on up to £2,000 towards childcare costs
HM Revenue and Customs
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 12:05

Families can receive a government top-up worth up to £2,000 a year towards the cost of childcare by signing up to Tax-Free Childcare.

HM Revenue and Customs | Official News Release
Don’t miss out on up to £2,000 towards childcare costs
Welsh Government news
Self-isolation period reduced
Welsh Government
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 11:25

People who test positive for Covid-19 will be able to leave self-isolation after 5 full days if they have 2 negative lateral flow tests, Health Minister Eluned Morgan has confirmed.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Self-isolation period reduced
Home Office news
More than 600 organised crime groups disrupted by ADDER projects
Home Office
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 11:20

The Home Office has revealed early successes of the project at a meeting yesterday to underline the importance of cracking down on drug misuse.

Home Office | Official News Release
More than 600 organised crime groups disrupted by ADDER projects
Department for Education news
Education Secretary leads call to tackle antisemitic abuse on campuses
Department for Education
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 11:15

Antisemitism summit will bring together vice chancellors and leading Jewish rights groups to discuss key issues affecting staff and students

Department for Education | Official News Release
Education Secretary leads call to tackle antisemitic abuse on campuses
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport news
New smart devices cyber security laws one step closer
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 11:10

Digital Secretary Nadine Dorries to open the debate on new law to strengthen cyber protections for people’s smartphones, TVs, speakers, routers and digital devices

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
New smart devices cyber security laws one step closer
NHS England news
SBRI Healthcare Awards £1 million to pioneering innovations to support the delivery of a net zero NHS
NHS England
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 11:05

SBRI Healthcare has awarded a total of £1 million to ten pioneering MedTech and Digital innovations to support the delivery of a Net Zero NHS. The new projects are funded through a nationwide call by SBRI Healthcare, in partnership with the Greener NHS Programme, and which attracted 46 applications from a range of organisations, including small businesses, technology start-ups and NHS Trusts.

NHS England | Official News Release
SBRI Healthcare Awards £1 million to pioneering innovations to support the delivery of a net zero NHS
Welsh Government news
Welsh hospices’ funding to increase
Welsh Government
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 10:25

Hospices in Wales will receive an extra £2.2m as part of the Welsh Government’s end-of-life care review.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Welsh hospices’ funding to increase
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
UK Space Agency - UK-built Solar Orbiter catches a second comet by the tail
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 10:20

The UK-built Solar Orbiter spacecraft has flown through the tail of a comet for the second time in its mission so far

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
UK Space Agency - UK-built Solar Orbiter catches a second comet by the tail
Department for Education news
Bradford children's services to be placed into Trust
Department for Education
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 10:15

New trust set up to run services for vulnerable children and families in Bradford, following recommendations made by Commissioner

Department for Education | Official News Release
Bradford children's services to be placed into Trust
Think Tanks news
IEA - Net Zero policies have left us dangerously exposed to Russia, warns energy analyst
Think Tanks
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 10:10

Andy Mayer, Energy and Infrastructure Analyst at free market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs, commented on the UK’s reliance on imported gas 

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IEA - Net Zero policies have left us dangerously exposed to Russia, warns energy analyst
National Crime Agency news
Drug traffickers’ family agree to hand over £530k
National Crime Agency
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 10:05

The family of two brothers convicted of drug trafficking and money laundering have agreed to hand over £530,000 to settle civil recovery claim brought by the NCA.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Drug traffickers’ family agree to hand over £530k
Transport for London news
Canary Wharf the penultimate Elizabeth line station transferred to TfL
Transport for London
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 09:25
Environment Agency news
South West fisheries get a New Year boost
Environment Agency
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 09:20

Thousands of fish have found new homes in Cornwall and around the Plymouth area thanks to the Environment Agency’s annual restocking programme.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
South West fisheries get a New Year boost
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Audit Wales - Emergency services in Wales have a long history of working collaboratively, but a step change is needed if they are to make best use of their resources
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 09:15
Ofcom news
Ofcom invites applications for third round of small-scale DAB multiplex licences
Ofcom
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 09:10

Applications have opened for the third round of small-scale DAB radio multiplex licences for 25 areas across England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.

Ofcom | Official News Release
Ofcom invites applications for third round of small-scale DAB multiplex licences
National Crime Agency news
Canadian national charged over Edinburgh Airport cannabis seizure
National Crime Agency
Wednesday 26 January 2022 @ 09:05

A man from Canada has been charged with attempting to smuggle around 40 kilos of cannabis into Edinburgh Airport.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Canadian national charged over Edinburgh Airport cannabis seizure

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