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Scottish Government news
Protecting the environment
Scottish Government
Thursday 18 January 2018 @ 10:05

The next round of applications for the Agri-Environment Climate Change scheme is now open.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Protecting the environment
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA responds to Which? report on private care home providers
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 18 January 2018 @ 09:40

Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, responded to a study by Which? on private home care providers

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA responds to Which? report on private care home providers
Think Tanks news
IFG - Ministers are undermining their own efforts to increase private investment in infrastructure
Think Tanks
Thursday 18 January 2018 @ 09:35

Ministers are hampering progress towards their own objective of increasing private investment in UK infrastructure at a good price, a new report finds.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IFG - Ministers are undermining their own efforts to increase private investment in infrastructure
Economic and Social Research Council news
University-educated and men from the South are most likely to consider becoming an MP, new findings show
Economic and Social Research Council
Thursday 18 January 2018 @ 09:25

Gaps in class, income, gender and education are major factors in who runs for political office in Britain as well as the north-south divide, according to the first research of its kind in Britain.

Economic and Social Research Council | Official News Release
University-educated and men from the South are most likely to consider becoming an MP, new findings show
Competition & Markets Authority news
Refresco proposal to sell soft drink factory
Competition & Markets Authority
Thursday 18 January 2018 @ 09:20

Refresco has offered to sell a specialist factory to address the CMA’s concerns about its merger with soft drink rival Cott.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
Refresco proposal to sell soft drink factory
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
Newcastle University wins first NICE AdviSeME Prize
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Thursday 18 January 2018 @ 09:15

NICE Scientific Advice has announced that Newcastle University is the first winner of the NICE AdviSeME Prize for its novel prognostic skin cancer test.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
Newcastle University wins first NICE AdviSeME Prize
Information Commissioner's Office news
Company which made 75 million nuisance automated calls in four months is fined by the ICO
Information Commissioner's Office
Thursday 18 January 2018 @ 09:10

A company which made 75 million nuisance calls in four months has been fined £350,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
Company which made 75 million nuisance automated calls in four months is fined by the ICO
Welsh Government news
TUI to create 175 jobs in Swansea with Welsh Government assistance
Welsh Government
Thursday 18 January 2018 @ 09:05

The world’s largest travel company TUI is set to create 175 jobs in Swansea, boosting its presence in the city, thanks to a Welsh Government Business Finance grant of £525,000.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
TUI to create 175 jobs in Swansea with Welsh Government assistance

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Department of Health and Social Care news
World leading cancer dataset shows improvements in diagnosis
Department of Health and Social Care
Thursday 18 January 2018 @ 08:10

Latest ‘Routes to Diagnosis’ dataset published yesterday finds improvement in the way some cancers are being diagnosed.

Department of Health and Social Care | Official News Release
World leading cancer dataset shows improvements in diagnosis
Scottish Government news
Universal Credit contributing to child poverty
Scottish Government
Thursday 18 January 2018 @ 08:05

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called on the new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to make urgent changes to Universal Credit (UC) – as she backed warnings from Scotland’s Children’s Commissioner Bruce Adamson over the ‘disproportionate effect’ of UK Government welfare policies on young people.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Universal Credit contributing to child poverty

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