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EU News news
European Cooperation: Transposition of Trade Mark Directive Malta
EU News
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 16:25

The Maltese Commerce Department (IPRD), responsible for Industrial Property in Malta, has launched an updated version of their software to address the various changes required to comply with the transposition of the Trade Mark Directive.

EU News | Official News Release
European Cooperation: Transposition of Trade Mark Directive Malta
National Cyber Security Centre news
Alert: Mass credential harvesting phishing campaign active in the UK
National Cyber Security Centre
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 16:23

The NCSC is investigating an automated, ongoing, widespread credential-harvesting phishing campaign currently affecting the UK

National Cyber Security Centre | Official News Release
Alert: Mass credential harvesting phishing campaign active in the UK
Sentencing Council news
Terrorism guidelines to be revised following legislation changes
Sentencing Council
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 16:15

Proposals for revisions to some of the current sentencing guidelines for terrorism offences in England and Wales were published for consultation today by the Sentencing Council, following significant legislative changes brought in by the new Counter Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019.

Sentencing Council | Official News Release
Terrorism guidelines to be revised following legislation changes
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
UK hosts Bahrain Joint Working Group, 17 October 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 16:10

Dr Andrew Murrison hosted the twelfth UK-Bahrain Joint Working Group in London on 17 October, 2019

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
UK hosts Bahrain Joint Working Group, 17 October 2019
National Crime Agency news
Record numbers arrested and hundreds of children protected as County Lines drug networks targeted
National Crime Agency
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 16:05

County Lines drug networks have been targeted in a week of coordinated law enforcement activity across the UK

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Record numbers arrested and hundreds of children protected as County Lines drug networks targeted
EU News news
Meeting of the European Council (Art. 50) on 17 October 2019
EU News
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 15:25
Ofgem news
Ofgem appoints Total Gas and Power to take on customers of Rutherford Energy Supply Limited
Ofgem
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 15:20

Ofgem has appointed Total Gas and Power to take on supplying Rutherford Energy Supply Limited’s (trading as Uttily Energy) 280 business customers. This follows an appointment process run by Ofgem to get the best deal possible for customers.

Ofgem | Official News Release
Ofgem appoints Total Gas and Power to take on customers of Rutherford Energy Supply Limited
Think Tanks news
IPPR - May and Johnson’s Brexit Deals compared: A harder deal, less alignment and more barriers to trade
Think Tanks
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 15:15
Department of Health and Social Care news
UK alcohol clinical guidelines development begins
Department of Health and Social Care
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 15:10

Public Health England (PHE) is working to produce the first UK-wide clinical guidelines for alcohol treatment.

Department of Health and Social Care | Official News Release
UK alcohol clinical guidelines development begins
National Crime Agency news
Kirkcaldy truck driver imported gun in the post
National Crime Agency
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 15:05

A truck driver who tried to bring an illegal firearm into the country has been jailed for two years and three months.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Kirkcaldy truck driver imported gun in the post
EU News news
European Parliament President David Sassoli’s speech to the European Council
EU News
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 14:25

Yesterday afternoon European Parliament President David Sassoli opened the European Council in Brussels.   This is the first time he has attended the Council in his role as President of the European Parliament.

EU News | Official News Release
European Parliament President David Sassoli’s speech to the European Council
Scottish Government news
Human trafficking guidance for health workers
Scottish Government
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 14:20
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
FRC: Future of Corporate Reporting Survey
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 14:15

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is undertaking a major project to inspire the future of corporate reporting and, as part of this project, is seeking stakeholders’ views to help shape and improve information for all users of corporate reports.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
FRC: Future of Corporate Reporting Survey
techUK news
techUK welcomes revised Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration
techUK
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 14:10

Comment from Julian David, CEO, techUK on the Agreement between the UK Government and the European Council yesterday.

techUK | Official News Release
techUK welcomes revised Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration
Home Office news
Home Office launches £1 million advertising campaign for EU Settlement Scheme
Home Office
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 14:05

A new £1 million wave of UK government advertising to encourage EU citizens to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme has launched today.

Home Office | Official News Release
Home Office launches £1 million advertising campaign for EU Settlement Scheme
EU News news
Joint press conference with Boris Johnson, PM of the UK
EU News
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 13:25
Department for International Trade news
UK’s independent seat at WTO to include Channel Islands
Department for International Trade
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 13:20

The UK yesterday (Thursday 17 October) notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it will extend its WTO membership to include the Channel Islands.

Department for International Trade | Official News Release
UK’s independent seat at WTO to include Channel Islands
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CCC to publish Sixth Carbon Budget in September 2020
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 13:15

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) will publish its recommendation on the level of the Sixth Carbon Budget in September 2020, CCC Chairman Lord Deben has announced.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CCC to publish Sixth Carbon Budget in September 2020
Competition & Markets Authority news
Nationwide to pay up to £2m in refunds for PPI breaches
Competition & Markets Authority
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 13:10

More than 7,000 customers are to be refunded after the CMA found Nationwide failed to send important PPI information.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
Nationwide to pay up to £2m in refunds for PPI breaches
Home Office news
Government recommits support to victims on Anti-Slavery Day
Home Office
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 13:05

Nationwide events and new Migration and Modern Slavery Envoy mark the day.

Home Office | Official News Release
Government recommits support to victims on Anti-Slavery Day
EU News news
Remarks by Chief Negotiator Barnier at the press conference 17 October 2019
EU News
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 12:25

Remarks by Chief Negotiator Barnier at the press conference on the EC Recommendation to the European Council to endorse the agreement reached on the revised Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland and revised Political Declaration.

EU News | Official News Release
Remarks by Chief Negotiator Barnier at the press conference 17 October 2019
Department for Education news
Education Secretary announces new support for adoptive families
Department for Education
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 12:20

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson spoke at Coram's National Adoption Week reception announcing further funding to support new adoptive families

Department for Education | Official News Release
Education Secretary announces new support for adoptive families
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CBI response to the new UK-EU agreement
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 12:15

The CBI has responded to the publication of the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CBI response to the new UK-EU agreement
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy news
Confronting cyber threats to businesses and personal data
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 12:10

British businesses and the public are set to be better protected from hostile cyber-attacks and online threats like disinformation and cyber-bullying

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Official News Release
Confronting cyber threats to businesses and personal data
Ofgem news
Ofgem publishes final decision on electricity distribution funding requests
Ofgem
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 12:05

Ofgem has allowed £64m of funding requests by electricity distribution network companies to invest in physical site security, street works and rail electrification projects, and refused around £258 million for projects that it considers are not justified or provide poor value for money. 

Ofgem | Official News Release
Ofgem publishes final decision on electricity distribution funding requests
EU News news
Brexit: EC recommends the European Council (Article 50) to endorse agreement
EU News
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 11:25

Brexit: EC recommends the European Council (Article 50) to endorse the agreement reached on the revised Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland and revised Political Declaration.

EU News | Official News Release
Brexit: EC recommends the European Council (Article 50) to endorse agreement
techUK news
techUK launches new SME microsite
techUK
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 11:20

techUK has launched a new microsite for it's SME community, providing a central location for members to access relevant events, insights and services.

techUK | Official News Release
techUK launches new SME microsite
Welsh Government news
Engaging young people early key to creating cohesive communities
Welsh Government
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 11:15

As we mark National Hate Crime Awareness Week the Welsh Government has announced a new scheme to help school children in Wales and their teachers learn to better identify and respond to hate speech and misinformation, and to ensure schools nurture ethical, informed citizens who contribute to a more cohesive society.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Engaging young people early key to creating cohesive communities
Financial Conduct Authority news
FCA seeks compensation for Park First investors
Financial Conduct Authority
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 11:10

The FCA has started proceedings against Park First Limited, its senior managers, including its chief executive officer and a number of other companies connected to the Park First group. The FCA is seeking compensation orders in favour of investors in respect of losses they have suffered in the Park First scheme.

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
FCA seeks compensation for Park First investors
Open Europe news
OE: What’s new about the new Brexit deal? An explainer
Open Europe
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 11:07

Open Europe's Stephen Booth, David Shiels and Dominic Walsh examine the revised Withdrawal Agreement.

 

Open Europe | Official News Release
OE: What’s new about the new Brexit deal? An explainer
Sport England news
One million more active in England
Sport England
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 11:05

New Active Lives Adult Survey results also show evidence of the positive impacts of activity on mental health

Sport England | Official News Release
One million more active in England
EU News news
Brexit: What did you agree with the UK?
EU News
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 10:30

In light of the UK's decision to withdraw from the EU, the EC has reached an agreement at negotiator level with the UK on a revised Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland and a revised Political Declaration on the framework of the future EU-UK relationship.

EU News | Official News Release
Brexit: What did you agree with the UK?
Scottish Government news
Social security improvements
Scottish Government
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 10:25

Monitoring to be introduced to assess progress.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Social security improvements
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
Guidance updated to help police tackle moped crime more safely
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 10:20

Guidance has been updated in England and Wales to help police officers use tactical contact more safely during moped pursuits, following proposals by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). Tactical contact is used by appropriately trained police drivers to end a pursuit by making deliberate contact with mopeds ridden by suspected criminals. 

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
Guidance updated to help police tackle moped crime more safely
Welsh Government news
£4 million boost for 5G research in Wales
Welsh Government
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 10:15

Wales is set to become a global leader in 5G technology following the announcement of a new Digital Centre of Excellence, supported by nearly £4 million EU funds.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
£4 million boost for 5G research in Wales
Consumer Council for Water news
Action to end water poverty the focus of watchdog’s meeting
Consumer Council for Water
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 10:10

The strides made by water companies towards helping more cash-strapped households stay afloat will be scrutinised when the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) meets in Weston-super-Mare on Thursday 24th October.

Consumer Council for Water | Official News Release
Action to end water poverty the focus of watchdog’s meeting
techUK news
Government publishes landmark Environment Bill
techUK
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 10:05

This week saw the first Environment Bill in over twenty years as Defra seeks to show how the UK will lead the way in environmental governance after Brexit. 

techUK | Official News Release
Government publishes landmark Environment Bill
NHS Digital news
NHS Digital supports visual data challenge
NHS Digital
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 09:25

NHS Digital has partnered with the Nuffield Trust and British Medical Journal (BMJ) for a new data visualisation competition that aims to shine a light on data about health and care inequalities in England.

NHS Digital | Official News Release
NHS Digital supports visual data challenge
National Crime Agency news
337 arrested after takedown of horrific dark web child abuse site Welcome To Video
National Crime Agency
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 09:20

Three-hundred and thirty-seven suspects have been arrested globally in multi-agency operations sparked by a National Crime Agency investigation into one of the UK’s worst ever child sex offenders.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
337 arrested after takedown of horrific dark web child abuse site Welcome To Video
Department for International Trade news
UK and Indonesia announce new Joint Trade Review
Department for International Trade
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 09:15

The UK and Indonesia have agreed to begin a round of exploratory trade talks.

 

Department for International Trade | Official News Release
UK and Indonesia announce new Joint Trade Review
Innovate UK news
Modernising access to smart energy data: apply for contracts
Innovate UK
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 09:10

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £1.9 million to design and build systems that will modernise the use of data in the energy sector.

Innovate UK | Official News Release
Modernising access to smart energy data: apply for contracts
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
UK fisheries agreement signed with the Faroe Islands
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 09:05

UK and the Faroe islands have signed a continuity agreement which enables UK vessels to continue fishing in Faroese waters after 31 October.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
UK fisheries agreement signed with the Faroe Islands
National Crime Agency news
Second person charged in Bristol human trafficking investigation
National Crime Agency
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 08:25

A woman arrested by the National Crime Agency in Bristol last week as part of an investigation into human trafficking has now been charged.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Second person charged in Bristol human trafficking investigation
Ordnance Survey - English news
Join Ordnance Survey this Christmas for cryptic tour of Great Britain
Ordnance Survey - English
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 08:20

October 17 saw The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Tour of Britain, the follow up to last year’s best-selling The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book, hit the bookshelves.

Ordnance Survey - English | Official News Release
Join Ordnance Survey this Christmas for cryptic tour of Great Britain
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
UK announces Survivor Champions to help end sexual violence in conflict
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 08:15

Foreign and Commonwealth Office names Nadine Tunasi and Kolbassia Haoussou as its first Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict (PSVI) Survivor Champions, October 2019.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
UK announces Survivor Champions to help end sexual violence in conflict
Welsh Government news
£45,000 grant for Egni Co-op to install solar panels across Wales
Welsh Government
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 08:10

Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has visited Wales’ largest community-owned wind energy project, Awel Aman Tawe windfarm near Pontardawe, to find out more about their work on climate change, funded by their income form the wind project.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
£45,000 grant for Egni Co-op to install solar panels across Wales
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
Recommendations made to Essex Police following the death of Suzanne Brown
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Friday 18 October 2019 @ 08:05

Essex Police has been asked to make call handling improvements as a result of learning from an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) into the circumstances surrounding the death of Suzanne Brown.

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
Recommendations made to Essex Police following the death of Suzanne Brown

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