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Scottish Government news
Energy summit
Scottish Government
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 16:38

The ‘big six’ energy suppliers have been challenged to do more to help people who are struggling to pay their energy bills.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Energy summit
National Infrastructure Commission news
Armitt welcomes ambitious plans for transport in the North
National Infrastructure Commission
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 16:25

Sir John Armitt today welcomed Transport for the North’s strategic plan, including its renewed focus on prioritising Northern Powerhouse Rail, as an important step forward towards a transformed transport network across the North of England.

National Infrastructure Commission | Official News Release
Armitt welcomes ambitious plans for transport in the North
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CCC: UK’s ambitious Clean Growth Strategy must be translated urgently into action
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 16:20

The Government’s Clean Growth Strategy, required under the Climate Change Act, sets out the next steps to reduce the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CCC: UK’s ambitious Clean Growth Strategy must be translated urgently into action
Department for International Trade news
Britain and Germany’s special and enduring partnership
Department for International Trade
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 16:15

Minister Greg Hands’ speech at the annual Ludwig Erhard Summit (originally delivered in German).

Department for International Trade | Official News Release
Britain and Germany’s special and enduring partnership
Transport for London news
Work to improve stations and tracks on TfL Rail continues
Transport for London
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 16:10

Work to upgrade stations, track, and other parts of the TfL Rail route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield will continue at weekends in the first few months of 2018.

Transport for London | Official News Release
Work to improve stations and tracks on TfL Rail continues
Innovate UK news
New battery technologies for electric vehicles: apply for funding
Innovate UK
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 16:05

Businesses can apply for a share of £25 million in the latest Faraday Battery Challenge opportunity, part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Innovate UK | Official News Release
New battery technologies for electric vehicles: apply for funding
Scottish Government news
Eat Better Feel Better
Scottish Government
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 15:42

Sports stars have helped relaunch the Scottish Government’s Eat Better Feel Better campaign – telling primary school children about their favourite snacks and the benefits of healthy eating.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Eat Better Feel Better
Science and Technology Facilities Council news
UK builds vital component of global neutrino experiment
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 15:25

The UK has built an essential piece of the globally-anticipated DUNE experiment, which will study the differences between neutrinos and anti-neutrinos in a bid to understand how the Universe came to be made up of matter.

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
UK builds vital component of global neutrino experiment
Department for Education news
Government announces £144,000 of new funding to help universities tackle antisemitism on campus
Department for Education
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 15:20

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid announces £144,261 of funding for a new programme to support universities in tackling antisemitism on campus.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Government announces £144,000 of new funding to help universities tackle antisemitism on campus
Ministry of Defence news
Defence Secretary hosts Qatari counterpart at historic Horse Guards
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 15:15

The Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson met with His Excellency Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Attiyah in London.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Defence Secretary hosts Qatari counterpart at historic Horse Guards
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson calls for a united front on North Korea at summit in Vancouver
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 15:10

Foreign Secretary has welcomed the resumption of talks between North and South Korea, but urged the international community to maintain its pressure on the North Korean regime through the implementation of strict UN sanctions.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson calls for a united front on North Korea at summit in Vancouver
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
TUC calls for national task force on Carillion
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 15:05
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Keep updated with email alerts from Companies House
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 14:47

Sign up to our new email alerts service to receive updates on a range of topics from Companies House.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Keep updated with email alerts from Companies House
10 Downing Street news
PM commits to government-wide drive to tackle loneliness
10 Downing Street
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 14:25

Theresa May will host a reception and set out the government's plans to tackle loneliness.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM commits to government-wide drive to tackle loneliness
Action Fraud news
Rise in reports of fake Sainsbury’s refund email
Action Fraud
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 14:20

Fraudsters are sending out fake Sainsbury’s gift vouchers via email, with 15 reports received from members of the public recently.

 

Action Fraud | Official News Release
Rise in reports of fake Sainsbury’s refund email
Ministry of Defence news
War disablement pension rates 2018
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 14:15

The 2018 war disablement pension rates have been announced.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
War disablement pension rates 2018
techUK news
Digital Infrastructure Plan Announced for Liverpool City Region
techUK
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 14:05

A specialist consortium has been appointed to deliver Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram’s pledge to make the city region the most digitally connected in the UK.

techUK | Official News Release
Digital Infrastructure Plan Announced for Liverpool City Region
EU News news
Plastic Waste: a European strategy to protect the planet, defend our citizens & empower our industries
EU News
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 14:05

The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, now adopted, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy.

EU News | Official News Release
Plastic Waste: a European strategy to protect the planet, defend our citizens & empower our industries
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government news
Holocaust Educational Trust – Holocaust Memorial Day Reception
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 13:52
Natural England news
Innovative licence issued to help hen harrier
Natural England
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 13:47

Action forms part of the Defra Hen Harrier Recovery Plan.

Natural England | Official News Release
Innovative licence issued to help hen harrier
Home Office news
Policing minister listens to first-hand experience at police wellbeing roundtable
Home Office
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 13:42

Police leaders and health experts discuss how to best support welfare of officers and staff.

Home Office | Official News Release
Policing minister listens to first-hand experience at police wellbeing roundtable
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CBI response to the Strategic Transport Plan
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 13:15

Our comments on Transport for the North’s Strategic Transport Plan, outlining the changes needed to the North of England's transport infrastructure to 2050.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CBI response to the Strategic Transport Plan
Open Europe news
The view from Brussels: how do think tanks in Brussels see Brexit talks unfolding in 2018?
Open Europe
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 13:15

Before the New Year, Open Europe hosted a “think tank roundtable” in Brussels, gathering think tanks, industry representatives, NGOs and other observers who are dealing with Brexit to share their analysis about the ongoing Brexit negotiations. Open  Europe’s Brussels representative Pieter Cleppe presents a summary of the discussion.

Open Europe | Official News Release
The view from Brussels: how do think tanks in Brussels see Brexit talks unfolding in 2018?
Scottish Government news
Scottish economy grows 0.2% in 2017 Quarter 3
Scottish Government
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 13:05

The Scottish economy grew by 0.2% during the third quarter of 2017, according to statistics announced today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Scottish economy grows 0.2% in 2017 Quarter 3
EU News news
New guidance on processing of applications for regulated products
EU News
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 12:44

An administrative guidance published this week sets out the principles that EFSA follows when processing applications for regulated products. This is part of EFSA’s continuous efforts to support applicants throughout the life-cycle of their applications.

EU News | Official News Release
New guidance on processing of applications for regulated products
National Audit Office Press Releases news
Delivering STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills for the economy
National Audit Office Press Releases
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 12:43

Government efforts to improve the quality and take-up of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills have yielded some positive results but there remains an urgent need for departments to set out a shared view of what they are trying to achieve and a co-ordinated plan for achieving it.

National Audit Office Press Releases | Official News Release
Delivering STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills for the economy
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CBI: Fresh approach needed to make English skills reform last
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 12:25
BCS news
BCS supports Year of Engineering
BCS
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 12:10

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT is teaming up with government and hundreds of industry partners to launch the Year of Engineering - a national campaign to inspire the next generation of engineers and widen the pool of young people who join the profession.

BCS | Official News Release
BCS supports Year of Engineering
Think Tanks news
NIESR: Head of UK Macroeconomic Forecasting reacts to the latest CPI inflation data
Think Tanks
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 12:05

NIESR’s Head of UK macroeconomic forecasting, Amit Kara said: “CPI inflation eased to 3.0 per cent over the 12 month period to December from 3.1 per cent in November. We think that inflation has now peaked and will gradually drop back towards the 2% target, provided that monetary policy is set appropriately. 

Think Tanks | Official News Release
NIESR: Head of UK Macroeconomic Forecasting reacts to the latest CPI inflation data
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Minister for the Middle East statement following meeting with Syrian Opposition
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 11:53

Alistair Burt met with the Syrian Negotiation Commission, led by Nasser Hariri, in London on 16th January 2018.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Minister for the Middle East statement following meeting with Syrian Opposition
Innovate UK news
Commercial ideas in cyber security: apply for academic funding
Innovate UK
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 11:25

Academics can apply for a share of up to £500,000 in grants to support innovative ideas in cyber security that have potential for commercialisation.

Innovate UK | Official News Release
Commercial ideas in cyber security: apply for academic funding
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
FRC: Revocation of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy as a qualifying body
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 11:20

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has, with the consent of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), revoked the recognition of CIPFA as an audit qualifying body under the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 with effect from 18 December 2017.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
FRC: Revocation of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy as a qualifying body
Office of the Secretary of State for Wales news
Headline speakers at Severn Growth Summit announced
Office of the Secretary of State for Wales
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 11:15
Home Office news
Can graphic design save your life?
Home Office
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 11:10

Blog posted by: Sue Spevack, 16 January 2018 – Categories: Assisted digital, Design.

Home Office | Official News Release
Can graphic design save your life?
Scottish Government news
Scotland’s economy continues to grow
Scottish Government
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 11:05

Scotland’s economy has remained resilient going into the second half of 2017 despite a challenging economic environment and continued Brexit uncertainty, the Economy Secretary has said.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Scotland’s economy continues to grow
Scottish Government news
Amber snow warning
Scottish Government
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 11:05

Travellers are being warned of a high risk of disruption, after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of south west and central Scotland.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Amber snow warning
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Unicef - 3 Million Children Born Into War In Yemen
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 10:40

More than 3 million children were born in Yemen since the escalation in violence in March 2015 according to a Unicef report. Born into War details how children in Yemen have been scarred by years of violence, displacement, disease, poverty, undernutrition and a lack of access to basic services including water, health care and education.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Unicef - 3 Million Children Born Into War In Yemen
Big Lottery Fund news
Scots learn new skills with £6m National Lottery funding boost
Big Lottery Fund
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 10:25

The New Year will bring more opportunities for Scots to learn and share new skills, thanks to £6,221,069 million of National Lottery good cause cash announced yesterday (TUESDAY 16 JAN).

 

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Scots learn new skills with £6m National Lottery funding boost
Information Commissioner's Office news
Statement in response to reports of Just Eat story
Information Commissioner's Office
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 10:20

An ICO spokesperson yesterday gave a statement in response to reports of Just Eat story.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
Statement in response to reports of Just Eat story
RUSI news
Translating Political Will into Action: The Fight Against Criminal Finances
RUSI
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 10:15

Political will to tackle criminal proceeds was on prominent display last month, as the UK government held the inaugural meeting of the Global Forum on Asset Recovery and launched its Anti-Corruption Strategy. 

RUSI | Official News Release
Translating Political Will into Action: The Fight Against Criminal Finances
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government news
Press release: £29 million extra to boost councils’ support for vulnerable children
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 10:10

Councils will receive an additional £29 million to boost their support for unaccompanied asylum seeking children.

Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government | Official News Release
Press release: £29 million extra to boost councils’ support for vulnerable children
Welsh Government news
“Different system of care needed to deliver for the people of Wales” says expert panel
Welsh Government
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 10:05

Wales needs a different system which provides seamless health and care services – that’s the message from the independent review of Health and Social Care, chaired by Dr Ruth Hussey.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
“Different system of care needed to deliver for the people of Wales” says expert panel
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Unicef - A bloody start to a new year in Syria: Over 30 children killed in the first two weeks of 2018
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 09:40
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Urgent action needed over ongoing risk from faulty electrical goods
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 09:25

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy report says urgent action is needed from Whirlpool to remove the danger posed by one million defective and potentially dangerous tumble dryers across the country.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Urgent action needed over ongoing risk from faulty electrical goods
AXELOS news
AXELOS announces PRINCE2® 2017 Translation schedule
AXELOS
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 09:20

Following the successful update of PRINCE2 in English, AXELOS is delighted to announce the schedule for translation of the PRINCE2 2017 updated manual and the supporting Foundation and Practitioner examinations. 

AXELOS | Official News Release
AXELOS announces PRINCE2® 2017 Translation schedule
National Cyber Security Centre news
Competition launches to crown UK's most cyber-savvy girls
National Cyber Security Centre
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 09:15

Registration for the 2018 CyberFirst Girls Competition opened yesterday.

 

National Cyber Security Centre | Official News Release
Competition launches to crown UK's most cyber-savvy girls
HM Land Registry news
UK House Price Index for November 2017
HM Land Registry
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 09:10

The UK House Price Index (UK HPI) shows house price changes for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

HM Land Registry | Official News Release
UK House Price Index for November 2017
Welsh Government news
Major conference to support Welsh companies to export
Welsh Government
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 09:05

Powys based manufacturing company Zip Clip will be one of the businesses taking centre stage at a Welsh Government conference aimed at driving up export levels in Wales.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Major conference to support Welsh companies to export
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Environment Secretary makes four new appointments to the Board
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 08:10
Scottish Government news
Reducing loneliness and isolation
Scottish Government
Wednesday 17 January 2018 @ 08:05

A new national strategy, one of the first in the world, is being developed to tackle loneliness and isolation. 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Reducing loneliness and isolation

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