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The Biden Presidency: What Role for the UK on Iran?
RUSI
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 16:25

UK and US policy towards Iran has diverged substantially in recent years, and both countries need to work hard to restore their partnership.

RUSI | Official News Release
The Biden Presidency: What Role for the UK on Iran?
Association for Project Management news
New APM survey reveals pandemic’s effect on project work
Association for Project Management
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 16:20

A new survey by APM has revealed the scale of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the project profession.

Association for Project Management | Official News Release
New APM survey reveals pandemic’s effect on project work
National Crime Agency news
Jail terms of more than 92 years for seven men involved in Essex migrant death tragedy
National Crime Agency
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 16:15

Seven men have been sentenced to a total of more than 92 years in prison following an investigation into the tragic deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals in October 2019.

 

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Jail terms of more than 92 years for seven men involved in Essex migrant death tragedy
Department of Health and Social Care news
Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance on the new variant of COVID-19 in the UK
Department of Health and Social Care
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 16:10
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
“Fire and rehire” tactics have become widespread during pandemic – warns TUC
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 16:05

The TUC has today (Monday) warned that the controversial practice of “fire and re-hire” has become widespread during the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
“Fire and rehire” tactics have become widespread during pandemic – warns TUC
Information Commissioner's Office news
Blog: Maintaining data flows for a digital world
Information Commissioner's Office
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 15:38

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham looks at the data protection aspects of the recently agreed UK-EU trade agreement.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
Blog: Maintaining data flows for a digital world
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Call for more transparency at Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 15:33

The House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) has called for a new legal framework for Ombudsman services in England as a way of improving people’s experiences of enquiries and complaints about the NHS and other government bodies.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Call for more transparency at Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
EU News news
Coronavirus: Commission proposes additional safeguards on travel from outside the EU and updated criteria for applying travel restrictions
EU News
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 15:25

Today the Commission is proposing additional safeguards and requirements for international travellers into the EU.

EU News | Official News Release
Coronavirus: Commission proposes additional safeguards on travel from outside the EU and updated criteria for applying travel restrictions
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) news
Too many firefighters prevented from fully supporting public during COVID-19 pandemic
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS)
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 15:20

Dedicated fire and rescue staff stepped up to support the communities they serve during the COVID-19 pandemic, but working arrangements between fire and rescue service National Employers and the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) prevented some firefighters from maximising the support they could provide to the public, a report published recently (22 January 2021) has found.

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) | Official News Release
Too many firefighters prevented from fully supporting public during COVID-19 pandemic
Ministry of Defence news
£30-million injection for UK’s first uncrewed fighter aircraft
Ministry of Defence
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 15:15

The UK’s first fleet of uncrewed fighter aircraft is one step closer to reality following a £30-million contract to design and manufacture a prototype in a three-year deal supporting more than 100 jobs in Belfast.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
£30-million injection for UK’s first uncrewed fighter aircraft
Department for Transport news
Transport Secretary launches £794 million investment to boost rail links in north and south
Department for Transport
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 15:10

Final round of Restoring Your Railway Ideas Fund opens, inviting proposals to restore railway lines, services and stations that were closed to passengers in 1964.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Transport Secretary launches £794 million investment to boost rail links in north and south
Scottish Government news
Driving Scotland’s recovery
Scottish Government
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 15:05

Budget prioritises sustainable economic revival.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Driving Scotland’s recovery
RUSI news
The Biden Administration’s First Steps and the UN
RUSI
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 14:25

The new US administration is keen to regain its pivotal role in the UN. Not before time – and the agenda is daunting.

RUSI | Official News Release
The Biden Administration’s First Steps and the UN
10 Downing Street news
UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall
10 Downing Street
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 14:20

PM will use the UK’s G7 Presidency to unite leading democracies to help the world build back better from coronavirus and create a greener, more prosperous future.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall
NHS England news
NHS COVID Jabs Available At ‘Peaky Blinders’ Museum, An Entertainment Centre And A Former Ikea
NHS England
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 14:15

More than 30 new NHS Vaccine Centres will start delivering life-saving Covid jabs this week as the health service continues to accelerate the biggest immunisation programme in its history.

NHS England | Official News Release
NHS COVID Jabs Available At ‘Peaky Blinders’ Museum, An Entertainment Centre And A Former Ikea
Financial Conduct Authority news
Insider dealer Walid Choucair ordered to pay £3.9 million in confiscation
Financial Conduct Authority
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 14:10

In a case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and heard at Southwark Crown Court, Her Honour Judge Korner, CMG, QC made a consent confiscation order totalling £3,893,964.82 to be paid by Choucair.

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
Insider dealer Walid Choucair ordered to pay £3.9 million in confiscation
Welsh Government news
Cwm Taf Morgannwg – latest maternity report
Welsh Government
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 14:05

The latest report into maternity services at Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board has been published today [Monday 25].

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Cwm Taf Morgannwg – latest maternity report
NHS England news
More than 30 new vaccination centres join biggest NHS jab drive
NHS England
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 13:33

NHS staff will start delivering life-saving Covid vaccinations at the Blackpool Winter Gardens, a former DIY store and the museum where BBC hit Peaky Blinders was filmed today.

NHS England | Official News Release
More than 30 new vaccination centres join biggest NHS jab drive
EU News news
Panel of experts confirms Korea is in breach of labour commitments under our trade agreement
EU News
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 13:25

The panel report published today confirms the EU's concerns that Korea has not acted consistently with its trade and sustainable development obligations under the EU-Korea trade agreement. 

EU News | Official News Release
Panel of experts confirms Korea is in breach of labour commitments under our trade agreement
AXELOS news
New Year’s (office) resolutions
AXELOS
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 13:20

Blog posted by: Amy Metcalfe – Project Editor, AXELOS, 22 January 2021.

AXELOS | Official News Release
New Year’s (office) resolutions
Ministry of Justice news
Extra funding for organisations that steer women away from crime
Ministry of Justice
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 13:15

38 organisations will receive almost £2 million in government funding so their vital work steering women away from crime can continue.

Ministry of Justice | Official News Release
Extra funding for organisations that steer women away from crime
Department for Work and Pensions news
Unique partnership will help better prepare prisoners for release
Department for Work and Pensions
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 13:10

A ground-breaking Local Partnership Agreement has been signed by the Department for Work and Pensions and Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service (HMPPS).

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Unique partnership will help better prepare prisoners for release
Sport England news
Speakers revealed for our new strategy launch
Sport England
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 13:05

Sports stars and health chiefs will feature at our online event tomorrow.

Sport England | Official News Release
Speakers revealed for our new strategy launch
National Crime Agency news
Irish lorry driver held in NCA cross-Channel smuggling investigation
National Crime Agency
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 12:33

A truck driver from Ireland has been detained by the National Crime Agency after 42 kilos of cocaine were seized from his lorry at the Channel Tunnel terminal in France.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Irish lorry driver held in NCA cross-Channel smuggling investigation
Information Commissioner's Office news
Adtech investigation resumes
Information Commissioner's Office
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 12:25

Simon McDougall, ICO Deputy Commissioner – Regulatory Innovation and Technology recently commented on Adtech’s investigation.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
Adtech investigation resumes
Chatham House news
Deplatforming Trump Puts Big Tech Under Fresh Scrutiny
Chatham House
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 12:20

The ‘deplatforming’ of Donald Trump – including Twitter’s announcement that it has permanently banned him due to ‘the risk of further incitement of violence’ after the riots in the US – shows once more not only the sheer power of online platforms but also the lack of a coherent and consistent framework for online content governance.

Chatham House | Official News Release
Deplatforming Trump Puts Big Tech Under Fresh Scrutiny
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
TUC: New Leeds Council Leader deluged by calls for Better Buses on eve of election
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 12:15

Leeds residents recently (21 January 2021) sent 130 emails to the candidates for Leeds Council Leader, demanding that the new leader commits to taking Leeds buses back into public control.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
TUC: New Leeds Council Leader deluged by calls for Better Buses on eve of election
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government news
Community Champions to give COVID-19 vaccine advice and boost take up
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 12:10

Over £23 million funding allocated to 60 councils and voluntary groups across England to expand work to support those most at risk from COVID-19 and boost vaccine take up.

Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government | Official News Release
Community Champions to give COVID-19 vaccine advice and boost take up
Scottish Government news
Convergence payments underway
Scottish Government
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 12:05

Farmers and crofters across the country will start to see additional money paid out to them by the end of the month as the second and final instalment of convergence funding is distributed.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Convergence payments underway
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
HMRC has not made enough progress on the Loan Charge
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 11:38

The Economic Affairs Finance Bill Sub-Committee has written a letter to the Government following its evidence programme on the Loan Charge.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
HMRC has not made enough progress on the Loan Charge
EU News news
"Challenge, resilience and accountability: the path to transformation" - Speech by President Charles Michel at the EIB Annual Economic Conference
EU News
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 11:33
techUK news
China's tech landscape
techUK
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 11:25

China is well on its way to achieving its goal of becoming a leading global technological superpower by 2050.

techUK | Official News Release
China's tech landscape
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Taskforce sets goal to end pollution from storm overflows
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 11:20

New commitments from the water industry aim to increase transparency around storm overflows.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
Taskforce sets goal to end pollution from storm overflows
NCFE news
Keeping motivated during lockdown
NCFE
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 11:15

Research from The Health Foundation in December 2020, showed that the most common issues affecting wellbeing during the pandemic were worry about the future (63%), feeling stressed or anxious (56%) and feeling bored (49%).

NCFE | Official News Release
Keeping motivated during lockdown
Home Office news
Priti Patel publishes new strategy to protect children from sexual abuse
Home Office
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 11:10

Fresh approach will relentlessly go after abusers, whilst better protecting victims and survivors.

Home Office | Official News Release
Priti Patel publishes new strategy to protect children from sexual abuse
Welsh Government news
Flood-hit homes to receive funding following “devastating” scenes across Wales
Welsh Government
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 11:05

Homes in Wales hit by recent flooding will receive between £500 and £1000 in support following “devastating” scenes of damage across the country.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Flood-hit homes to receive funding following “devastating” scenes across Wales
EU News news
Readout of the telephone conversation between President Charles Michel and Russian President Vladimir Putin
EU News
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 10:38

The phone call between the President of the European Council Charles Michel and President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation took place on Friday 22 January 2021.

EU News | Official News Release
Readout of the telephone conversation between President Charles Michel and Russian President Vladimir Putin
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Support, skills and sustainability critical to delivering recovery-focused Scottish Budget
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 10:33

CBI Scotland has called on Finance Secretary Kate Forbes to prioritise support, skills and sustainability in the forthcoming Budget to kickstart economic recovery and avoid the risk of losing further months of stymied activity and uncertainty to the pandemic.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Support, skills and sustainability critical to delivering recovery-focused Scottish Budget
FSCS news
FSCS publishes 2021/22 Plan and Budget
FSCS
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 10:25

Compensation scheme confirms its 2020/21 supplementary levy and announces its 2021/22 indicative levy and management expenses budget.

FSCS | Official News Release
FSCS publishes 2021/22 Plan and Budget
Association for Project Management news
How to better exploit data in projects
Association for Project Management
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 10:20
Ministry of Defence news
Armed Forces now working in hospitals, vaccine centres, and testing across all four nations
Ministry of Defence
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 10:15

Armed Forces now working in hospitals, vaccine centres, and testing across all four nations of the UK to support the coronavirus response.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Armed Forces now working in hospitals, vaccine centres, and testing across all four nations
Department of Health and Social Care news
Winners announced of £7.6 million fund to help give babies the best start in life
Department of Health and Social Care
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 10:10

New Health and Wellbeing Fund will support 19 projects to reduce health inequalities among new mothers and babies.

Department of Health and Social Care | Official News Release
Winners announced of £7.6 million fund to help give babies the best start in life
Scottish Government news
Supporting health and social care staff
Scottish Government
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 10:05

Additional funding of £500,000 is being allocated to provide practical measures of support for health and social care staff working to tackle the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Supporting health and social care staff
EU News news
‘Right to disconnect’ should be an EU-wide fundamental right, MEPs say
EU News
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 09:25

Parliament calls for an EU law that grants workers the right to digitally disconnect from work without facing negative repercussions.

EU News | Official News Release
‘Right to disconnect’ should be an EU-wide fundamental right, MEPs say
Charity Commission news
Regulator escalates probe into Birmingham charity for deaf community due to continued concerns
Charity Commission
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 09:20

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into One Community Organisation over serious financial and governance concerns.

Charity Commission | Official News Release
Regulator escalates probe into Birmingham charity for deaf community due to continued concerns
National Crime Agency news
320 of the UK’s most dangerous child sex offenders among 4,760 arrested since first coronavirus lockdown
National Crime Agency
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 09:15
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
Former GMP PCSO given 18-month community order after IOPC investigation
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 09:10

A former Greater Manchester Police (GMP) PCSO has been given an 18-month community order after pleading guilty to data protection and computer misuse offences.

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
Former GMP PCSO given 18-month community order after IOPC investigation
Welsh Government news
One in ten workers in Wales don't have a good understanding of their workplace rights
Welsh Government
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 09:05

One in ten workers surveyed in Wales don’t have a good understanding of their workplace rights, reveals recent research conducted by YouGov.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
One in ten workers in Wales don't have a good understanding of their workplace rights
10 Downing Street news
PM call with President Joe Biden: 23 January 2021
10 Downing Street
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 08:15

Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently (23 January 2021) spoke to Joe Biden, President of the United States.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM call with President Joe Biden: 23 January 2021
Department of Health and Social Care news
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam opinion piece in The Sunday Telegraph
Department of Health and Social Care
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 08:10

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam highlights the importance of continuing to follow the guidance, even after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.

Department of Health and Social Care | Official News Release
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam opinion piece in The Sunday Telegraph
Scottish Government news
Vaccination programme update
Scottish Government
Monday 25 January 2021 @ 08:05

Appointments scheduled for next groups on the priority list.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Vaccination programme update

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