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Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary visits Iran to raise nuclear deal, regional conflicts and consular cases
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 13:42
EU News news
2019 EU budget talks to continue
EU News
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 13:25

The Council and the European Parliament concluded on 16 November 2018 that further consultations were needed to find a compromise on the 2019 EU budget that would be satisfactory for both sides. The negotiations were suspended to allow this.

EU News | Official News Release
2019 EU budget talks to continue
Charity Commission news
Updated guidance to support trustee decision-making
Charity Commission
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 13:20
National Crime Agency news
Corrupt border officer jailed for 23 years
National Crime Agency
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 13:15

A corrupt UK border officer has been jailed for 23 years for attempting to smuggle firearms and drugs into the UK, following a joint investigation involving the National Crime Agency, Metropolitan Police and French police.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Corrupt border officer jailed for 23 years
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport news
‘Unique’ 18th Century Watercolour Painting at Risk of Export
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 13:10

Culture Minister steps in to prevent Nainsukh of Guler’s ‘Trumpeters’, valued at £550,000, from export.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
‘Unique’ 18th Century Watercolour Painting at Risk of Export
Scottish Government news
Strengthening ties with India
Scottish Government
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 13:05

Deputy First Minister to promote Scotland internationally.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Strengthening ties with India

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Food Standards Agency news
Yorkshire abattoir fined for food hygiene failings
Food Standards Agency
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 12:28

Yorkshire Abattoir Services Limited ordered to pay more than £34,400 after being found guilty of food hygiene offences.

Food Standards Agency | Official News Release
Yorkshire abattoir fined for food hygiene failings
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Open Forums for UK Nationals in the Netherlands
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 12:25

The British Embassy is holding open forums across the Netherlands to update UK Nationals living, working and studying here.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Open Forums for UK Nationals in the Netherlands
Insolvency Service news
Insolvency Service grants 250,000 Debt Relief Order
Insolvency Service
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 12:20

November 2018 saw the Insolvency Service grant its 250,000 Debt Relief Order, providing a low cost debt relief solution to a quarter of a million people.

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
Insolvency Service grants 250,000 Debt Relief Order
National Ombudsmen news
Ombudsman welcomes CMA report on care homes
National Ombudsmen
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 12:15

The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman recently (16 November 2018) welcomed the Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA) guidance to care homes.

National Ombudsmen | Official News Release
Ombudsman welcomes CMA report on care homes
Department for Transport news
Rail Minister backs 'life-changing' community rail projects
Department for Transport
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 12:10
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
FCO statement on restricting DPRK’s illicit shipping practices
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 12:08

FCO and US State Department meet leading figures from maritime insurance industry to discuss further action on restricting the DPRK’s illicit shipping practices.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
FCO statement on restricting DPRK’s illicit shipping practices
techUK news
Government response to JCNSS report: Cyber Security Skills and UK CNI
techUK
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 12:05

This week Government has responded to the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy report on Cyber Security Skills and the UK’s Critical National...

techUK | Official News Release
Government response to JCNSS report: Cyber Security Skills and UK CNI
RUSI news
Take the Money and Run: The Role of Asset Confiscation Under the New Serious and Organised Crime Strategy
RUSI
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 11:25

The British government claims to be focussing on its ability to seize the proceeds of organised crime, but the response remains piecemeal, underfunded and poorly coordinated

RUSI | Official News Release
Take the Money and Run: The Role of Asset Confiscation Under the New Serious and Organised Crime Strategy
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory news
Dstl participates in the latest unmanned systems military exercise - Autonomous Warrior 18
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 11:20

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory participates in the latest unmanned systems military exercise - Autonomous Warrior 18

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory | Official News Release
Dstl participates in the latest unmanned systems military exercise - Autonomous Warrior 18
NCFE news
From real ale to music, castles and...Bob Mortimer: What our devs love about living in the North East.
NCFE
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 11:15

The North East is arguably one of the most exciting places in the UK to be involved in the tech industry but there is a lot more to living and working in this vibrant community than the exciting opportunities on offer.

NCFE | Official News Release
From real ale to music, castles and...Bob Mortimer: What our devs love about living in the North East.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Fighting the stigma of sexual violence: Lord Ahmad launches film festival
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 11:12

‘Fighting Stigma through Film’ is on 23 to 24 November at the British Film Institute with Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict co-founder Angelina Jolie.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Fighting the stigma of sexual violence: Lord Ahmad launches film festival
Welsh Government news
New buzz around Welsh Government offices
Welsh Government
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 11:05

The Environment Minister, Hannah Blythyn, has visited new bee hives installed at Welsh Government’s offices in Cardiff, part of a network of bee hives installed on top of the city centre’s major buildings.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
New buzz around Welsh Government offices
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
PSVI Film Festival: Fighting Stigma Through Film
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 10:25

The UK Government invites you to attend its film festival on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict on 23 & 24 November 2018 in London.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
PSVI Film Festival: Fighting Stigma Through Film
AXELOS news
CBI Cyber Security Conference 2018
AXELOS
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 10:20

Blog posted by: Ciaran Martin – CEO – National Cyber Security Centre, 16 November 2018.

AXELOS | Official News Release
CBI Cyber Security Conference 2018
Ministry of Justice news
Courts to pilot more flexible hours for the benefit of the public
Ministry of Justice
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 10:15

Early and late sittings will be piloted in civil and family courts, giving people greater access to hearings that can fit around their busy lives.

Ministry of Justice | Official News Release
Courts to pilot more flexible hours for the benefit of the public
Department for Education news
Construction industry to benefit from major skills boost
Department for Education
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 10:10

26 innovative construction projects win share of £22 million to train thousands of workers.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Construction industry to benefit from major skills boost
Scottish Government news
Severe weather employer guidelines
Scottish Government
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 10:05

A new charter is encouraging employers to treat workers fairly and be mindful of their safety if they are unable to get to work during extreme weather.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Severe weather employer guidelines
EU News news
4 keys to successful Roma inclusion
EU News
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 09:25

There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to local inclusion but four key elements can boost the chances of success, finds the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights’ latest report.

EU News | Official News Release
4 keys to successful Roma inclusion
Competition & Markets Authority news
Consumer law advice sets out obligations for care homes
Competition & Markets Authority
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 09:20

The CMA is providing advice so care homes understand their responsibilities under consumer law.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
Consumer law advice sets out obligations for care homes
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
NICE recommends cutting-edge therapy for young people with blood cancer
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 09:15

NICE has recommended a pioneering cancer treatment, CART-cell therapy, for people under the age of 25 with leukaemia.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
NICE recommends cutting-edge therapy for young people with blood cancer
Information Commissioner's Office news
ICO finds Metropolitan Police Service’s Gangs Matrix breached data protection laws
Information Commissioner's Office
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 09:10

An investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) found that the Metropolitan Police Service’s (MPS) use of the Gangs Matrix led to multiple and serious breaches of data protection laws.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
ICO finds Metropolitan Police Service’s Gangs Matrix breached data protection laws
Welsh Government news
Organ donation consent rates in Wales highest in the UK
Welsh Government
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 09:05

New data shows for the first time, a significant increase in the donation after brain stem death (DBD) consent rates in Wales (88.2%) when compared to England (73.3%).

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Organ donation consent rates in Wales highest in the UK
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport news
Government supports charities to go digital
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 08:10

Government recently (16 November 2018) announced £1 million funding to support programmes helping charities to improve their digital skills.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Government supports charities to go digital
Scottish Government news
107 new STEM teachers funded by bursary
Scottish Government
Monday 19 November 2018 @ 08:05

Support scheme extended to help more people into teaching.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
107 new STEM teachers funded by bursary

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