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Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy news
Green businesses encouraged to apply for prestigious Queen’s Award
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 17:14

Businesses are encouraged to showcase their achievements and apply for a Queen’s Award in Sustainable Development.

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Official News Release
Green businesses encouraged to apply for prestigious Queen’s Award
Department for Education news
School leaders crack down on workload
Department for Education
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 17:05

Research shows vast majority of school leaders clamping down on unnecessary workload, with almost half making use of the Workload Reduction Toolkit.

Department for Education | Official News Release
School leaders crack down on workload
Department for International Development news
UK takes action to help world’s poorest access financial and public services
Department for International Development
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 16:42

The UK will contribute £15 million to the World Bank's Identification for Development initiative

Department for International Development | Official News Release
UK takes action to help world’s poorest access financial and public services
Innovate UK news
Highways England unveils successful air quality and innovation competition entries
Innovate UK
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 16:32

Technology which could improve air quality in local communities by helping the way drivers leave motorways was named today as one of the successful entries in a multi-million-pound competition run by Highways England and Innovate UK.

Innovate UK | Official News Release
Highways England unveils successful air quality and innovation competition entries
techUK news
Cross-sector coalition sets out blueprint to reform immigration system
techUK
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 16:25

#FullStrength campaign calls on the next Prime Minister to commit to reforming the immigration system to avoid worsening the chronic skills shortages.

techUK | Official News Release
Cross-sector coalition sets out blueprint to reform immigration system
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary statement on fifth anniversary of downing of flight MH17
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 16:20

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has paid tribute to the victims on the fifth anniversary of the downing of flight MH17.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary statement on fifth anniversary of downing of flight MH17
NCFE news
Day in the life of – Apprenticeship Services
NCFE
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 16:15

Meet Leo Webster, Sales Support Manager for Apprenticeship Services. Find out what he gets up to in a typical day.

NCFE | Official News Release
Day in the life of – Apprenticeship Services
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
UK Space Agency: Embracing the new Space Age
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 16:10

Science Minister Chris Skidmore yesterday made a speech about the strength of the UK space industry, 50 years on from the launch of the Apollo 11 mission.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
UK Space Agency: Embracing the new Space Age
Welsh Government news
“No deal should not be normalised” – Jeremy Miles
Welsh Government
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 16:05

Brexit Minister Jeremy Miles has hit out at the growing trend of politicians describing a no deal Brexit as a legitimate means of leaving the EU.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
“No deal should not be normalised” – Jeremy Miles
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government news
Generating good growth in the Thames Estuary
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 15:43

The Communities Secretary's speech at the Generating Good Growth in the Thames Estuary Conference.

Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government | Official News Release
Generating good growth in the Thames Estuary
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
TUC: Devolution can offer an opportunity as industrial change takes effect
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 15:37

New report considers lessons for UK from industrial transformation in Bilbao, Eindhoven and Iceland. Communities must be in control of change resulting from automation and decarbonising the economy, says TUC.

 

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
TUC: Devolution can offer an opportunity as industrial change takes effect
Electoral Commission news
Monthly update - concluded investigations
Electoral Commission
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 15:25

Details of the investigations concluded in the last month were yesterday published by the Electoral Commission. 

Electoral Commission | Official News Release
Monthly update - concluded investigations
Arts Council England news
ArtReach embarks on major international arts project
Arts Council England
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 15:20

Leicester’s ArtReach has been awarded €1.3 million by Creative Europe to deliver the Europe-wide arts project, LIBERTY.

Arts Council England | Official News Release
ArtReach embarks on major international arts project
NHS England news
Regular GP review improves patient care
NHS England
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 15:15

A survey of thousands of GPs reveals nine in 10 family doctors say their annual work appraisal – a regular review of each GP’s performance, carried out by a senior doctor – has helped them to improve patients’ care as part of the NHS Long Term Plan.

NHS England | Official News Release
Regular GP review improves patient care
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport news
New boost for UK and India’s startup sectors
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 15:10

New initiative launched in India to give startups the skills they need to grow their business and drive UK-India tech collaboration.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
New boost for UK and India’s startup sectors
Residential Landlords Association (RLA) news
Section 21: Read Andrea’s story
Residential Landlords Association (RLA)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 15:05

Andrea Peacock is a landlord and a letting agent based in Devon.

Residential Landlords Association (RLA) | Official News Release
Section 21: Read Andrea’s story
Department for Education news
Local authority schools to be more transparent and accountable
Department for Education
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 14:47

Government publishes consultation improve transparency around local authority run schools.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Local authority schools to be more transparent and accountable
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
TUC: Industrial change can benefit communities when workers’ voices are involved
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 14:37

A report published recently (Monday) by the TUC, based on research conducted by the New Economics Foundation, looks at successful models for industrial transformation at local level. 

 

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
TUC: Industrial change can benefit communities when workers’ voices are involved
techUK news
Data Centre Programme Overview, Quarter 2 2019
techUK
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 14:25

Retrospective review of what we have done for operators in the second quarter of 2019.

techUK | Official News Release
Data Centre Programme Overview, Quarter 2 2019
Department for Transport news
Roads policing review to improve safety
Department for Transport
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 14:20

Review into roads policing and traffic enforcement to be launched.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Roads policing review to improve safety
National Archives news
The National Archives announces first Artist in Residence
National Archives
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 14:15

The National Archives are delighted to announce that Michael Takeo Magruder will be our first ever Artist in Residence. A renowned artist and researcher, Michael will be tasked with translating The National Archives’ rich digital data sources into thought-provoking and beautiful artworks and installations.

 

National Archives | Official News Release
The National Archives announces first Artist in Residence
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Governor Dakin's inaugural speech: 15 July 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 14:10

Governor Dakin's inaugural speech delivered recently (15 July 2019) at his swearing in ceremony at the House of Assembly, Grand Turk.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Governor Dakin's inaugural speech: 15 July 2019
Welsh Government news
Local community projects boosted with £2.3 million of funding
Welsh Government
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 14:05

Funding of almost £2.4 million for community-based projects across Wales has been awarded by the Welsh Government.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Local community projects boosted with £2.3 million of funding
HM Land Registry news
UK House Price Index for May 2019
HM Land Registry
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 13:51

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 May 2019
10 Downing Street news
Industrial, Infrastructure and Manufacturing Business Council: 16 July 2019
10 Downing Street
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 13:47

PM Theresa May hosted her Industrial, Infrastructure and Manufacturing Business Council at Downing Street.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
Industrial, Infrastructure and Manufacturing Business Council: 16 July 2019
Department for International Development news
New UK aid funding to tackle Ebola in DRC
Department for International Development
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 13:37

The UK has announced fresh support to help deal with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
New UK aid funding to tackle Ebola in DRC
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
UK Space Agency: 10 projects funded to extend UK’s leadership in Earth Observation
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 13:28

The UK’s capabilities were yesterday boosted with 10 projects receiving a share of £2m to develop technologies that could transform weather forecasting and the study of climate change.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
UK Space Agency: 10 projects funded to extend UK’s leadership in Earth Observation
Care Quality Commission news
Release of analysis of hospital admission data
Care Quality Commission
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 13:25

CQC have released the analysis of hospital admission data they completed for Jeremy Hunt which formed the basis of statements he made around the number of patients in good and outstanding hospitals.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
Release of analysis of hospital admission data
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
Findings issued following investigation into incident involving South Wales Police van and pedestrian
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 13:20

A South Wales Police driver could not have taken any more preventative action than he did when a 93-year-old woman stepped out in front of his police van in Cardiff, an Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigation found.

 

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
Findings issued following investigation into incident involving South Wales Police van and pedestrian
Ministry of Defence news
MOD update on the UK military presence in the Gulf
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 13:15
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government news
Speech by Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency Natural History Museum.
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 13:10

Government publishes new guidance to help local authorities recognise historic counties as a way to boost community pride.

Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government | Official News Release
Speech by Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency Natural History Museum.
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Review of investigative and scrutiny committees report published
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 13:05

The House of Lords Liaison Committee has today published its report Review of House of Lords Investigative and Scrutiny Committees: towards a new thematic committee structure.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Review of investigative and scrutiny committees report published
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy news
Business Secretary pays tribute to late Lord Bhattacharyya with new engineering inspired initiatives
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 12:43

Business Secretary Greg Clark announced in the House of Commons two tributes designed to reflect Lord Bhattacharyya’s life and achievements.

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Official News Release
Business Secretary pays tribute to late Lord Bhattacharyya with new engineering inspired initiatives
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Fighting in Tripoli: P3 + 3 statement
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 12:37

Statement from the governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the UAE, the UK and the US on ongoing hostilities in Tripoli and the situation in Libya.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Fighting in Tripoli: P3 + 3 statement
Think Tanks news
NIESR Monthly Wage Tracker – Pay growth at 11-year high but further acceleration unlikely
Think Tanks
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 12:25
Big Lottery Fund news
£2 million lottery jackpot to help scots and their families thrive
Big Lottery Fund
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 12:20

Young people with autism in East Dunbartonshire, isolated older people in Edinburgh and families affected by domestic abuse in Aberdeenshire are amongst those benefiting from a £2 million National Lottery funding boost announced yesterday (TUESDAY 16 JULY). 

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
£2 million lottery jackpot to help scots and their families thrive
NCFE news
What could be in store for technical education?
NCFE
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 12:15

As we head into the final stage of the selection process that will decide our next Prime Minister, it is worth seeing what each of the candidates’ views of the technical education sector are, and anticipate any significant changes that would form their premiership.

NCFE | Official News Release
What could be in store for technical education?
Department of Health and Social Care news
PHE issues advice to people travelling to Egypt
Department of Health and Social Care
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 12:10

PHE is issuing advice to people travelling to Egypt after a number of people, including children, have returned with a serious illness caused by E. coli infection.

Department of Health and Social Care | Official News Release
PHE issues advice to people travelling to Egypt
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CBI NI responds to the Department for the Economy inviting industry bids for £165m broadband improvement project
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 12:05

CBI NI Director Angela McGowan yesterday commented on the Department for the Economy inviting industry bids for £165m broadband improvement project.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CBI NI responds to the Department for the Economy inviting industry bids for £165m broadband improvement project
Department for Education news
Changes to the professional skills test for teachers
Department for Education
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 11:47

The government announces a new approach to assessing the numeracy and literacy of prospective teachers.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Changes to the professional skills test for teachers
Charity Commission news
Regulating charities in line with changing needs in society
Charity Commission
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 11:33

Charity Commission Chief Executive, Helen Stephenson CBE, yesterday delivered a welcome plenary at Nonprofit Academic Centers Council Biennial Conference 2019.

 

Charity Commission | Official News Release
Regulating charities in line with changing needs in society
techUK news
Voting open for the most influential woman in UK technology 2019
techUK
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 11:25

Who do you think deserves the title of most influential woman in UK technology 2019? Submit your vote now.

techUK | Official News Release
Voting open for the most influential woman in UK technology 2019
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport news
UK and South Korea go underground for innovative new 5G partnership
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 11:20

The winners of a £2.4 million project with South Korea to explore new 5G experiences for tourists and commuters on public transport have been announced

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
UK and South Korea go underground for innovative new 5G partnership
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority news
Sellafield clean-up contract wins extension after string of success
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 11:15

A framework contract which helps deliver Sellafield’s decommissioning programme has been extended after 3 years of success.

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority | Official News Release
Sellafield clean-up contract wins extension after string of success
HM Treasury news
Finance sector backs British business women
HM Treasury
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 11:10

Plans to increase the number of British female entrepreneurs have taken a leap forward, with major banks and venture capital firms signalling their support.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Finance sector backs British business women
Welsh Government news
Funding to improve awareness of organ donation in black, Asian and ethnic minority communities
Welsh Government
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 11:05

Applications have opened for a fund to help groups dispel some of the myths around organ donation in black, Asian and ethnic minority communities.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Funding to improve awareness of organ donation in black, Asian and ethnic minority communities
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
FRC: Risk Coalition opens consultation on risk guidance
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 10:43

The Risk Coalition has recently opened a consultation on the principles and guidance for board risk committees and risk functions in the UK financial services sector. 

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
FRC: Risk Coalition opens consultation on risk guidance
Government Digital Service (GDS) news
Spend controls: saving money and making things better
Government Digital Service (GDS)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 10:25

Blog posted by: Chad Bond – Deputy Director, Standards Assurance and Tyronne Fisher – Senior technology adviser, 16 July 2019 - Categories: Transformation.

Government Digital Service (GDS) | Official News Release
Spend controls: saving money and making things better
AXELOS news
PPM benchmarking report 2019: programme and project managers meet the increasing challenge of change
AXELOS
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 10:20
Ordnance Survey - English news
Huge opportunities for new firms to use massive data and join the digital revolution
Ordnance Survey - English
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 10:15
Department for Transport news
Consultation on a revision to Harbour Order application fees
Department for Transport
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 10:10

Have your say on proposed options to revise the fee structure for HO applications.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Consultation on a revision to Harbour Order application fees
Scottish Government news
£4 million support for decommissioning
Scottish Government
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 10:05

Fourth round of the Decommissioning Challenge Fund launched.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
£4 million support for decommissioning
Department for International Trade news
Majority support free trade agreements
Department for International Trade
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 09:33

Two thirds (66%) of the UK public support free trade agreements, with only 3% saying they are opposed.

Department for International Trade | Official News Release
Majority support free trade agreements
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
UK company statistics: 2018 to 2019
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 09:25

Our annual statistical release provides information about the number of companies on the register, newly incorporated companies, and removals from the register.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
UK company statistics: 2018 to 2019
Care Quality Commission news
Technology in care – we shine light on the importance of innovation in new resource
Care Quality Commission
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 09:20

The healthcare landscape is evolving, presenting new and innovative ways to care for people. 

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
Technology in care – we shine light on the importance of innovation in new resource
NHS England news
Breakthrough treatments, help for the homeless and ‘undercover nurses’ to receive prestigious NHS accolade
NHS England
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 09:15

The NHS and MPs yesterday joined forces to honour some of the biggest achievements in health and social care from across the country, honouring individuals and teams in the prestigious NHS Parliamentary Awards supported by FUJIFILM.

NHS England | Official News Release
Breakthrough treatments, help for the homeless and ‘undercover nurses’ to receive prestigious NHS accolade
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
Policies and procedures were adhered to by Thames Valley Police prior to a triple fatal collision on the M40
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 09:10

An independent investigation by the IOPC has concluded that Thames Valley Police (TVP) followed appropriate policies and procedures when handling a report concerning a driver’s ability five days before a triple fatal collision on the M40 last year.

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
Policies and procedures were adhered to by Thames Valley Police prior to a triple fatal collision on the M40
Welsh Government news
Another day closer to a new Curriculum for Wales
Welsh Government
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 09:05

As we approach the end of the feedback phase for the draft Curriculum for Wales, Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams, confirms schools will receive an additional INSET day.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Another day closer to a new Curriculum for Wales
NCFE news
5 Tips for FE teachers: working SMART!
NCFE
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 08:15

If you’re marking by hand, anything to make this process quicker and uniform across student work can help you use your time more effectively. 

NCFE | Official News Release
5 Tips for FE teachers: working SMART!
Department for Work and Pensions news
Wages overtake inflation for 16th month in a row – fastest real terms growth since 2015
Department for Work and Pensions
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 08:10

Female employment is at a joint record high, wages surpass inflation for the 16th month in a row, record numbers are in work and unemployment continues to fall.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Wages overtake inflation for 16th month in a row – fastest real terms growth since 2015
Scottish Government news
1,187 drug-deaths in 2018: up 27% in a year
Scottish Government
Wednesday 17 July 2019 @ 08:05

There were 1,187 drug-related deaths registered in Scotland in 2018, 253 (27%) more than in 2017, according to figures released yesterday by the National Records of Scotland (NRS). 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
1,187 drug-deaths in 2018: up 27% in a year

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