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Foreign,Commonwealth and Development Office news
More life-saving support for India on its way from UK
Foreign,Commonwealth and Development Office
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 16:25

A cargo plane left Belfast today, carrying 3 surplus 18-tonne oxygen generators and 1,000 ventilators as part of the UK’s response to India’s COVID-19 crisis.

Foreign,Commonwealth and Development Office | Official News Release
More life-saving support for India on its way from UK
Association for Project Management news
Volunteer with APM Branches! in 2021/22
Association for Project Management
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 16:20

Are you currently looking for volunteering opportunities to inspire your local community to engage and learn more about project management?

Association for Project Management | Official News Release
Volunteer with APM Branches! in 2021/22
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
Avelumab not recommended as a maintenance treatment of urothelial cancer after platinum-based chemotherapy
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 16:15

NICE has issued draft guidance which does not recommend avelumab for maintenance treatment of locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer after platinum-based chemotherapy.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
Avelumab not recommended as a maintenance treatment of urothelial cancer after platinum-based chemotherapy
HM Treasury news
Chancellor visits leading meal kit provider to discuss future of the economy
HM Treasury
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 16:10

The Chancellor of the Exchequer visited a leading meal kit provider in London today (7 May) to meet staff and discuss the future of the economy.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Chancellor visits leading meal kit provider to discuss future of the economy
techUK news
How Greater Manchester is putting residents at the heart of digital innovations
techUK
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 16:05

Guest blog: Phil Swan, GMCA Digital Director as part of our #DigitalPlace week.

techUK | Official News Release
How Greater Manchester is putting residents at the heart of digital innovations
EU News news
PESCO: Canada, Norway and the United States will be invited to participate in the project Military Mobility
EU News
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 15:25

Following the requests of Canada, Norway and the United States of America to participate in the PESCO project Military Mobility, the Council yesterday adopted positive decisions authorising the coordinator of this project – the Netherlands – to invite the three countries. Canada, Norway and the United States of America will be the first third states to be invited to participate in a PESCO project.

EU News | Official News Release
PESCO: Canada, Norway and the United States will be invited to participate in the project Military Mobility
Information Commissioner's Office news
Five things we learned from DPPC 2021
Information Commissioner's Office
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 15:20

The ICO’s Data Protection Practitioners’ Conference 2021 was held this week, bringing together more than 3,000 data protection professionals from across the country.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
Five things we learned from DPPC 2021
Ordnance Survey - English news
OS urge more people to GetOutside to boost mental health
Ordnance Survey - English
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 15:15

Poor mental health is a growing concern in the UK, and to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 May 2021), OS GetOutside Champions are offering advice about how physical activity outdoors can improve both your mental and physical health.

Ordnance Survey - English | Official News Release
OS urge more people to GetOutside to boost mental health
Cabinet Office news
COP26 President welcomes Denmark’s leading role in the fight against climate change
Cabinet Office
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 15:10

COP26 President-Designate Alok Sharma, praised the leadership Denmark is showing on climate action, following a visit earlier this week.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
COP26 President welcomes Denmark’s leading role in the fight against climate change
Environment Agency news
Achieving net zero - a review of the evidence behind potential carbon offsetting approaches
Environment Agency
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 15:05

Join our webinar sessions to hear more about the recently published project and our planned next steps to achieve net zero carbon emissions.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Achieving net zero - a review of the evidence behind potential carbon offsetting approaches
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
New plans unveiled to boost recycling
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 14:20

Major shake-up of England’s bin collections to make it easier for millions of households to recycle and reduce costs for taxpayers.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
New plans unveiled to boost recycling
NHS England news
NHS to offer new drug that halves the risk of cancer returning
NHS England
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 14:15

A world-leading treatment that halves the risk of lung cancer patients suffering a return of the disease after undergoing treatment, is to be rolled out by NHS England.

NHS England | Official News Release
NHS to offer new drug that halves the risk of cancer returning
Big Lottery Fund news
Meet three extraordinary women behind ‘Mother Tongue’, a project striving to improve the birth experience for refugees
Big Lottery Fund
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 14:10

This Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, we are spotlighting a National Lottery funded organisation training eight women to provide basic translation, care and support for pregnant refugee women in Bristol and beyond.

 

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Meet three extraordinary women behind ‘Mother Tongue’, a project striving to improve the birth experience for refugees
Welsh Government news
Welsh Government update – AstraZeneca Vaccine
Welsh Government
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 14:05

Adhering to the latest expert information, as a precautionary measure we will immediately implement the change in advice from JCVI and MHRA and offer those under 40 (with no clinical risk factors) who are not yet vaccinated an alternate to AstraZeneca.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Welsh Government update – AstraZeneca Vaccine
EU News news
Coronavirus: Commission proposes EU Strategy for the development and availability of therapeutics
EU News
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 13:25

The European Commission yesterday complemented the successful EU Vaccines Strategy with a strategy on COVID-19 therapeutics to support the development and availability of much-needed COVID-19 therapeutics, including for the treatment of ‘long COVID'.

EU News | Official News Release
Coronavirus: Commission proposes EU Strategy for the development and availability of therapeutics
AXELOS news
Practical implementation of marketing projects with PRINCE2
AXELOS
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 13:20

Blog posted by: Stephanie Brain – Marketing Manager, Ambiental Risk Analytics, 06 May 2021.

AXELOS | Official News Release
Practical implementation of marketing projects with PRINCE2
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Treasury Committee comments on responses to Greensill inquiry correspondence
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 13:15

The Committee has received responses to the Chair’s letters. It is unable to publish these letters during Prorogation, but will do so when Parliament returns next week, ahead of the evidence session with Lex Greensill on Tuesday.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Treasury Committee comments on responses to Greensill inquiry correspondence
Chatham House news
Facebook's power under scrutiny as Trump ban upheld
Chatham House
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 13:10

Keeping Donald Trump's Facebook ban in place shows the vast power social media platforms hold, raising questions of whether that power is appropriately used.

Chatham House | Official News Release
Facebook's power under scrutiny as Trump ban upheld
techUK news
Adopting a citizen led approach to reinventing service delivery through artificial intelligence and robotics
techUK
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 13:05

Guest blog: Elizabeth Ajayi – Liz is PwC Consulting CoE lead for intelligent automation in the UK. She also leads PwC’s local public sector Intelligent Automation team which is currently supporting multiple council’s across the UK with their automation journey.

techUK | Official News Release
Adopting a citizen led approach to reinventing service delivery through artificial intelligence and robotics
EU News news
Speech by President von der Leyen at "Celebrating 10 000 grantees" by the European Research Council
EU News
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 12:33

Speech given yesterday by President von der Leyen at "Celebrating 10 000 grantees" by the European Research Council.

EU News | Official News Release
Speech by President von der Leyen at "Celebrating 10 000 grantees" by the European Research Council
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
IOPC upholds driver’s racially profiling complaint against Metropolitan Police officer
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 12:25

An Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigation of a complaint by a driver who was stopped and searched in Southwark, south London, during an incident that was filmed and shared widely on social media has found that a Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) officer racially profiled the driver prior to the stop.

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
IOPC upholds driver’s racially profiling complaint against Metropolitan Police officer
Crown Commercial Service news
Crown Hosting provides significant cost savings and sustainability measures for the Ministry of Justice
Crown Commercial Service
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 12:20
Northern Ireland Assembly news
Committee Pleased that Department of Education has Accepted All Recommendations on Special Educational Needs
Northern Ireland Assembly
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 12:15

The Northern Ireland Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee has welcomed the Department of Education’s (the Department) acceptance of all seven recommendations made in its Report on Impact Review of Special Educational Needs (the Report), published by the Committee on 25 February 2021.

Northern Ireland Assembly | Official News Release
Committee Pleased that Department of Education has Accepted All Recommendations on Special Educational Needs
Public Health England news
JCVI advises on COVID-19 vaccine for people aged under 40
Public Health England
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 12:10

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has issued advice to the UK government on the use of the coronavirus (COVID-19) Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine for people aged under 40.

Public Health England | Official News Release
JCVI advises on COVID-19 vaccine for people aged under 40
Scottish Government news
HM Fire Service Inspectorate in Scotland: Chief Inspectors plan - 2021 to 2024
Scottish Government
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 12:05

The Chief Inspector's three year plan outlines how HM Fire Service Inspectorate in Scotland (HMFSI) will meet its statutory purpose to inquire into the efficiency and effectiveness of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) to assist in its continuous improvement.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
HM Fire Service Inspectorate in Scotland: Chief Inspectors plan - 2021 to 2024
Environment Agency news
New avoidable plastics project celebrates diversity
Environment Agency
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 11:33

The Islamic Festival Eid al-Fitr is at the heart of a new diversity project encouraging sustainable behaviour changes during faith-based celebrations.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
New avoidable plastics project celebrates diversity
Think Tanks news
Healthy meals, healthy planet – IPPR calls for food system shake up to fight climate crisis and food poverty
Think Tanks
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 11:25

Think tank calls for expansion of free school meals, healthy food voucher scheme and end to environmentally harmful foods

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Healthy meals, healthy planet – IPPR calls for food system shake up to fight climate crisis and food poverty
EU News news
Vandewiele takes out European loan for RDI expansion plans
EU News
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 11:20

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Vandewiele (VDW) have agreed a €100 million loan to boost VDW's investments in research, development and innovation, as well as for improving the company's carbon footprint. 

EU News | Official News Release
Vandewiele takes out European loan for RDI expansion plans
National Cyber Security Centre news
New cyber security training package launched for charities and small businesses
National Cyber Security Centre
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 11:15
HM Revenue and Customs news
HMRC advises businesses importing goods from Europe
HM Revenue and Customs
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 11:10

HMRC gives advice to businesses that trade with the EU on making delayed import declarations.

HM Revenue and Customs | Official News Release
HMRC advises businesses importing goods from Europe
RUSI news
On Being a Responsible Cyber Power: The Agenda for the UK
RUSI
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 11:05

The concept of a ‘responsible cyber power’ requires clearer definition and a broader, collective effort.

RUSI | Official News Release
On Being a Responsible Cyber Power: The Agenda for the UK
Financial Conduct Authority news
FCA fines Sapien Capital Ltd for serious financial crime control failings in relation to cum/ex trading
Financial Conduct Authority
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 10:25

The FCA has fined Sapien Capital Ltd £178,000 for failings which led to the risk of facilitating fraudulent trading and money laundering. The fine was reduced due to serious financial hardship.

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
FCA fines Sapien Capital Ltd for serious financial crime control failings in relation to cum/ex trading
Association for Project Management news
How to identify and tackle biases during change
Association for Project Management
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 10:20
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
NHS Confederation - Continue to be cautious to keep progress going
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 10:15

Dr Layla McCay, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, yesterday commented on the latest test and trace figures for England.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
NHS Confederation - Continue to be cautious to keep progress going
Cabinet Office news
Focussing on climate negotiations with six months to go until COP26
Cabinet Office
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 10:10

COP26 President Alok Sharma at the opening of the 12th Petersberg Climate Dialogue, which was co-hosted by the United Kingdom and Germany (06 May 2021).

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Focussing on climate negotiations with six months to go until COP26
Scottish Government news
STEM strategy for education and training: third annual report
Scottish Government
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 10:05

Third annual report on progress of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic (STEM) education and training strategy setting out a range of actions that have been taken, despite the restrictions due to COVID-19, in support of STEM education and training provision.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
STEM strategy for education and training: third annual report
ESPO news
Join our free HR Webinar event - day 2 (27th May)
ESPO
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 09:50

We’re inviting you to join us at an exciting webinar event in May, where we provide you the opportunity to hear from our HR framework suppliers.

ESPO | Official News Release
Join our free HR Webinar event - day 2 (27th May)
EU News news
Coronavirus: Commission proposes €6.8 million in total to support 1,700 dismissed workers of air carriers KLM and Finnair
EU News
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 09:25

The European Commission yesterday proposed to support 1,200 former workers of KLM in the Netherlands and 500 former workers of Finnair in Finland, who lost their jobs due to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on passenger air transport. 

EU News | Official News Release
Coronavirus: Commission proposes €6.8 million in total to support 1,700 dismissed workers of air carriers KLM and Finnair
Civil Service news
Civil Service Careers Website: Career Matcher
Civil Service
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 09:20

Blog posted by: Brian Stanislas MBE, 06 May 2021 – Categories: A Brilliant Civil Service, A great place to work, Diversity and inclusion.

Civil Service | Official News Release
Civil Service Careers Website: Career Matcher
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Committee receives Government response to key report on procedure after coronavirus restrictions
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 09:15

The Procedure Committee publishes the Government’s response to its detailed report setting out a procedural roadmap for coming out of the current lockdown.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Committee receives Government response to key report on procedure after coronavirus restrictions
Government Communications Service news
Bring your whole and brilliant self to work at Companies House
Government Communications Service
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 09:10

Blog posted by: Esme Turner, Senior Campaigns Lead, Companies House, 6 May 2021.

Government Communications Service | Official News Release
Bring your whole and brilliant self to work at Companies House
techUK news
The power of big data in understanding & shaping community development
techUK
Friday 07 May 2021 @ 09:05

Guest blog by Dr Jamie Samson, Head of Data Science and Insights, MindFolio on how the public sector can leverage the power of big data.

techUK | Official News Release
The power of big data in understanding & shaping community development

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