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NCFE news
Multi-award winning enterprise agencies endorse NCFE Business and Enterprise V Cert
NCFE
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 12:51

North East Enterprise Agency endorses NCFE Business and Enterprise V Cert qualification, based on the valuable content which provides learners with a great introduction to the subject area, while also including a vocational and project-based element.

NCFE | Official News Release
Multi-award winning enterprise agencies endorse NCFE Business and Enterprise V Cert
Residential Landlords Association (RLA) news
Newcastle licensing scheme gets go ahead
Residential Landlords Association (RLA)
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 12:43

A licensing scheme in Newcastle will impact fewer properties than previously planned for, after the Council listened to landlords concerns.

Residential Landlords Association (RLA) | Official News Release
Newcastle licensing scheme gets go ahead
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Unicef UK calls on the international community to support vulnerable refugee children
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 12:40

Unicef UK responds to UNHCR Global Trends Report which found that 70.8 million children, women and men were forcibly displaced at the close of 2018.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Unicef UK calls on the international community to support vulnerable refugee children
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CBI responds to prompt payment measures
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 12:33
Information Commissioner's Office news
ICO joins the UK Regulators Network
Information Commissioner's Office
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 12:25

The ICO has joined the UK Regulators Network (UKRN) as a full member. 

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
ICO joins the UK Regulators Network
Big Lottery Fund news
£10m National Lottery funding boost for Northern Ireland groups
Big Lottery Fund
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 12:20

Older people, families, and people with learning disabilities are among those benefiting from almost £10 million of National Lottery funding during Isolation Awareness Week.

 

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
£10m National Lottery funding boost for Northern Ireland groups
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
Department of Health and Social Care seeks new Chair to lead NICE Board
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 12:15
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy news
Broad new measures to ensure small businesses get paid on time
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 12:10

For the first time large businesses could be fined for failing to pay smaller suppliers on time as part of a robust package of measures, Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst yesterday (Wednesday 19 June) unveiled.

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Official News Release
Broad new measures to ensure small businesses get paid on time
Scottish Government news
Alcohol sales fall to 25 year low
Scottish Government
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 12:05

Signs of impact of minimum unit pricing on alcohol sales. 
 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Alcohol sales fall to 25 year low

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WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Wales Audit Office - Unlawful action at Town Council
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 11:40

Failures in decision making and internal control at Town Council results in loss of £234,000

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Wales Audit Office - Unlawful action at Town Council
Think Tanks news
IPPR North: 1 in 4 North East Public Sector Jobs Lost Since Austerity Began
Think Tanks
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 11:35

Stark figures released yesterday show that the North East has seen the biggest percentage cut to public sector workers of all of England’s regions.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IPPR North: 1 in 4 North East Public Sector Jobs Lost Since Austerity Began
Think Tanks news
NIESR reacts to the latest ONS CPI inflation statistics
Think Tanks
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 11:33

According to figures released yesterday by the ONS, consumer price index inflation decreased by 0.1 percentage points to 2.0 per cent in the year to May 2019. 

Think Tanks | Official News Release
NIESR reacts to the latest ONS CPI inflation statistics
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
15-year delay to submarine disposal risks costing taxpayer £30 million
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 11:25

The Public Accounts Committee yesterday published a report on Submarine Defueling and Dismantling.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
15-year delay to submarine disposal risks costing taxpayer £30 million
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Thousands of farmers in stewardship agreements to be paid in July
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 11:20

Payments will be made in full to eligible farmers in agri-environment schemes who are still waiting to be paid, the government yesterday (19 June) confirmed.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
Thousands of farmers in stewardship agreements to be paid in July
NHS Health Scotland news
MESAS Monitoring Report 2019 published
NHS Health Scotland
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 11:15

NHS Health Scotland yesterday published the 2019 MESAS Monitoring Report, as part of our on-going delivery of the Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland’s Alcohol Strategy (MESAS) programme. The report aims to provide the latest available information and key statistics on alcohol consumption, price and harm in a clear, concise and accessible way.

NHS Health Scotland | Official News Release
MESAS Monitoring Report 2019 published
HM Land Registry news
UK House Price Index for April 2019
HM Land Registry
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 11:10

The UK HPI shows house price changes for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

HM Land Registry | Official News Release
UK House Price Index for April 2019
Welsh Government news
NHS Bursary extended in Wales – Health Minister, Vaughan Gething
Welsh Government
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 11:05

Vaughan Gething, the Minister for Health and Social Services, has agreed to extend the NHS Wales Bursary Scheme. The scheme will remain in place for individuals electing to study an eligible healthcare-related programme in Wales commencing in the academic year 2020/2021.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
NHS Bursary extended in Wales – Health Minister, Vaughan Gething
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA responds to calls to repeal Vagrancy Act
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 10:40

Cllr Simon Blackburn, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Safer and Stronger Communities Board, responded to a campaign by Crisis to repeal the Vagrancy Act 

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA responds to calls to repeal Vagrancy Act
Think Tanks news
IFS - Big increases in in-work relative poverty rate are about much more than just low pay
Think Tanks
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 10:35

Big increases in in-work relative poverty rate are about much more than just low pay

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IFS - Big increases in in-work relative poverty rate are about much more than just low pay
Homeless Link news
Homeless Link responds to figures that show rough sleeping is rising in the capital
Homeless Link
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 10:33

Data released yesterday (Wednesday 19 June 2019) from the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) database shows that 8,855 people were seen rough sleeping in London in 2018/19, which is an 18 per cent increase compared to the total of 7,484 people seen in 2017/18.

Homeless Link | Official News Release
Homeless Link responds to figures that show rough sleeping is rising in the capital
Financial Conduct Authority news
FCA announces further action on defined benefit transfers
Financial Conduct Authority
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 10:25

The Financial Conduct Authority yesterday published the results of the data it has received from firms carrying out Defined Benefit (DB) transfers and set out the next steps in its supervisory work related to transfers.

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
FCA announces further action on defined benefit transfers
AXELOS news
ITIL Intermediate: Service Strategy – towards better business and customer outcomes
AXELOS
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 10:20

Blog posted by: Lisa Hodges – principal consultant, Cornerstone Service Management, 19 June 2019.

AXELOS | Official News Release
ITIL Intermediate: Service Strategy – towards better business and customer outcomes
Ministry of Defence news
Grave of Royal Welsh Fusilier identified a century after his death in the Great War
Ministry of Defence
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 10:15

A rededication ceremony for Corporal Robert Owen Davies was held on Tuesday 18 June in France.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Grave of Royal Welsh Fusilier identified a century after his death in the Great War
Department for Education news
Traineeships help young people to access jobs and further study
Department for Education
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 10:10

New report highlights how traineeships are benefiting young people and employers.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Traineeships help young people to access jobs and further study
Scottish Government news
Commitment to sustainable learning
Scottish Government
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 10:05

Educating pupils on being responsible citizens of the world.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Commitment to sustainable learning
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Citizens Advice responds to a new scheme to help people in debt
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 09:40

Yesterday the government has announced a new ‘breathing space’ scheme which will protect people in debt for 60 days from interest, fees, charges and enforcement, as well as providing statutory protections from creditors for people who have plans to repay their debts.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Citizens Advice responds to a new scheme to help people in debt
Think Tanks news
Employ migrants in jobs that match their qualifications to boost economy by £7bn, says IPPR
Think Tanks
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 09:35

Investing in integration would boost productivity by using the untapped skills of migrant workers

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Employ migrants in jobs that match their qualifications to boost economy by £7bn, says IPPR
Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) news
Discrimination going unchallenged in legal aid system
Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 09:25

Victims of discrimination are being denied their fundamental right to justice and perpetrators are going unchallenged because of the current legal aid system, our Inquiry has warned.

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) | Official News Release
Discrimination going unchallenged in legal aid system
Cabinet Office news
Extra funding for work with universities
Cabinet Office
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 09:20

Project to link up government officials and academics gets three years further funding.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Extra funding for work with universities
NCFE news
End-Point Assessment – Lessons learned
NCFE
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 09:15

Blog posted by: Sara Hall, Head of NCFE Apprenticeship Services, 19 June 2019.

NCFE | Official News Release
End-Point Assessment – Lessons learned
Innovate UK news
ENGIE partners with Innovate UK to fund pioneering energy projects
Innovate UK
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 09:10

Innovate UK has teamed up with ENGIE to seek out and fund innovative projects that can speed up the development of a sustainable energy transition.

Innovate UK | Official News Release
ENGIE partners with Innovate UK to fund pioneering energy projects
Welsh Government news
Ford taskforce to be chaired by Professor Richard Parry-Jones CBE
Welsh Government
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 09:05

Professor Richard Parry-Jones CBE will Chair the Taskforce to support Ford workers and help secure their future following the company’s decision to close their operation in Bridgend from Autumn 2020, Ken Skates yesterday announced.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Ford taskforce to be chaired by Professor Richard Parry-Jones CBE
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy news
Rural sports clubs, schools and churches to go green thanks to £10 million Clean Energy Fund
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 08:10

Rural areas could benefit from £10 million fund that has already helped over 150 rural communities become cleaner and more sustainable.

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Official News Release
Rural sports clubs, schools and churches to go green thanks to £10 million Clean Energy Fund
Scottish Government news
Women in Agriculture
Scottish Government
Thursday 20 June 2019 @ 08:05

Up to £5 million is to be invested to support women to return to work following a career break.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Women in Agriculture

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