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Tech Nation chooses 20 companies to join Cyber growth programme
techUK
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 16:25

The programme, funded by DCMS, aims to help grow and scale the UK’s most promising cyber scale-ups.

techUK | Official News Release
Tech Nation chooses 20 companies to join Cyber growth programme
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Jeremy Hunt celebrates Passover at Westminster Synagogue
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 16:20
RUSI news
Mitigating Cyber Risks: Is There Room for Two?
RUSI
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 16:15

There is still a role for global discussion on norms of conduct in cyberspace.

RUSI | Official News Release
Mitigating Cyber Risks: Is There Room for Two?
Residential Landlords Association (RLA) news
Section 21 announcement: FAQ’s
Residential Landlords Association (RLA)
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 16:10

On Monday, the Government announced that it is intending to launch a consultation on scrapping Section 21, so called  ‘no fault’, repossessions.

Residential Landlords Association (RLA) | Official News Release
Section 21 announcement: FAQ’s
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
TUC: British workers putting in longest hours in the EU
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 16:05
EU News news
Stronger EU borders with a new standing corps of 10,000 border guards
EU News
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 15:25

TheEuropean Parliament hasadopted the ECs proposal to reinforce the European Border and Coast Guard Agency with a standing corps of 10,000 border guards by 2027.

EU News | Official News Release
Stronger EU borders with a new standing corps of 10,000 border guards
Cabinet Office news
Geospatial Commission making geospatial data more accessible
Cabinet Office
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 15:20

New 'Data Exploration Licence' launched to harmonise and simplify access and use of geospatial data.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Geospatial Commission making geospatial data more accessible
Open Europe news
European Elections in France: Macron leads the polls, but Euroscepticism is rife
Open Europe
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 15:15

Open Europe's Jacob Osborne examines recent political developments in France ahead of the upcoming European elections.

Open Europe | Official News Release
European Elections in France: Macron leads the polls, but Euroscepticism is rife
Residential Landlords Association (RLA) news
Our response to Section 21 announcement makes headlines
Residential Landlords Association (RLA)
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 15:10

On Monday, the Government announced plans to launch a consultation on scrapping Section 21.

Residential Landlords Association (RLA) | Official News Release
Our response to Section 21 announcement makes headlines
Scottish Government news
A96 schools programme on road to success
Scottish Government
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 15:05

Pupils and teachers from nine Aberdeenshire schools attended a Celebration Event  on Wednesday 17 April in Meldrum Academy to champion pupils’ success as part of Transport Scotland’s schools engagement programme on the A96 Dualling East of Huntly to Aberdeen scheme.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
A96 schools programme on road to success
Think Tanks news
NIESR reacts to the latest ONS CPI inflation released
Think Tanks
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 14:25

According to figures released yesterday by the ONS, consumer price index inflation was unchanged at 1.9 per cent in the year to March 2019. 

Think Tanks | Official News Release
NIESR reacts to the latest ONS CPI inflation released
NHS Digital news
Ambulance clinicians to access patient information on the move, without a Smartcard
NHS Digital
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 14:15

Yesterday the London Ambulance Service began a pilot to enable its clinicians to securely access Summary Care Record data on an iPad, without the need for a smartcard or N3, by using the new NHS Identity Service to authenticate to the system.

NHS Digital | Official News Release
Ambulance clinicians to access patient information on the move, without a Smartcard
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan visits Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 14:10

Foreign & Commonwealth Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan has visited Kazakhstan to strengthen the UK-Kazakhstan relationship.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan visits Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Welsh Government news
New EU funding to tackle in-work poverty
Welsh Government
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 14:05

Nearly £2 million of EU funding has been announced by the Welsh Government to tackle in-work poverty and some of the challenges faced by lower-skilled workers in south east Wales.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
New EU funding to tackle in-work poverty
EU News news
European Parliament's vote on new rules to improve fairness & transparency of online platforms
EU News
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 13:37

The European Parliament has approved the new Regulation on platform-to-business trading practices that is aimed at establishing a fair, trusted and innovation-driven environment for businesses and traders when using online platforms.

EU News | Official News Release
European Parliament's vote on new rules to improve fairness & transparency of online platforms
Collaborate news
Reflections on the value of a place-based plan from Hannah Anderson, Director at Collaborate CIC
Collaborate
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 13:20

For some time now Collaborate has been an advocate of the place-based plan; a collaborative statement of intent across key organisations that draws on a range of insights, and sets out an ambitious, place-specific approach to improving outcomes. 

Collaborate | Official News Release
Reflections on the value of a place-based plan from Hannah Anderson, Director at Collaborate CIC
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
FRC comments on the CMA’s final report on competition in the UK audit industry
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 13:15
Scottish Government news
Recommendations for Standardised Assessments
Scottish Government
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 13:05
EU News news
WTO Boeing dispute: EU issues preliminary list of U.S. products considered for countermeasures
EU News
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 12:25

The EC has launched a public consultation on a preliminary list of products from the USA on which the EU may take countermeasures in the context of the ongoing Boeing dispute at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

EU News | Official News Release
WTO Boeing dispute: EU issues preliminary list of U.S. products considered for countermeasures
Civil Service news
Nominate now for the Championing Faith and Belief Inclusion award
Civil Service
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 12:20

Blog posted by: Clare Moriarty, 17 April 2019 – Categories: A great place to work, Civil Service Leaders, Diversity and inclusion.

Civil Service | Official News Release
Nominate now for the Championing Faith and Belief Inclusion award
National Ombudsmen news
London council and care home amend policies after giving confusing information about fees
National Ombudsmen
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 12:15

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and Moreland House care home have agreed to change their charging policies after a resident paid too much for her care, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has said.

National Ombudsmen | Official News Release
London council and care home amend policies after giving confusing information about fees
Government Digital Service (GDS) news
Keeping GOV.UK Verify secure from identity crime and fraud
Government Digital Service (GDS)
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 12:10

Blog posted by: Identity Standards and Fraud Team at GDS, 17 April 2019 – Categories: GOV.UK Verify and identity assurance.

 

Government Digital Service (GDS) | Official News Release
Keeping GOV.UK Verify secure from identity crime and fraud
Scottish Government news
£1.4 billion invested in infrastructure
Scottish Government
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 12:05
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
RoSPA - New campaign highlights the real impact of falls on loved ones
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 11:40

A new hard-hitting campaign highlighting the long-term, life-changing impact that falls can have on family and friends has been launched by The Ladder Association and The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) ahead of the Easter weekend.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
RoSPA - New campaign highlights the real impact of falls on loved ones
techUK news
Register now for event aimed at new Defence suppliers
techUK
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 11:25

An event focusing on Radio Frequency (RF) is to be held at Cranfield University looking for large non-defence 5G and SDR providers.

techUK | Official News Release
Register now for event aimed at new Defence suppliers
Environment Agency news
Polperro tidal gate repairs to start next week
Environment Agency
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 11:20

The Environment Agency is about to start work on a £2 million refurbishment of Polperro tidal gate.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Polperro tidal gate repairs to start next week
National Infrastructure Commission news
Freight Study: stakeholder reactions
National Infrastructure Commission
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 11:15

Stakeholders yesterday reacted to the new report Better Delivery: the challenge for freight.

National Infrastructure Commission | Official News Release
Freight Study: stakeholder reactions
HM Land Registry news
UK House Price Index for February 2019
HM Land Registry
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 11:10

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 February 2019
Welsh Government news
Welsh Government drive to boost pharmacy workforce
Welsh Government
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 11:05

Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has announced a new campaign to attract more pharmacists to Wales and an extra £3.6m to train more in Wales.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Welsh Government drive to boost pharmacy workforce
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Unicef - 6,000 children reunited with families after years of separation in South Sudan
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 10:40

Save the Children, UNICEF and partners have successfully reunited 6,000 children with their families after years of separation due to conflict. This is a milestone for the Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) programme in South Sudan since the first reunification of 420 children in 2014.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Unicef - 6,000 children reunited with families after years of separation in South Sudan
Financial Conduct Authority news
FCA sets out its priorities for 2019/20
Financial Conduct Authority
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 10:25

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) yesterday published its Business Plan for 2019/20, which outlines the key priorities for the coming year.

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
FCA sets out its priorities for 2019/20
AXELOS news
ITIL 4 – a “crystal ball” for evaluating technology and value
AXELOS
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 10:20

Blog posted by: Royce Dsouza – IT Director, Mirion Technologies (GDS) Inc, 17 April 2019.

AXELOS | Official News Release
ITIL 4 – a “crystal ball” for evaluating technology and value
Office of the Secretary of State for Wales news
Alun Cairns reassures Holyhead Port staff that leaving the EU with a deal remains the UK Government’s top priority
Office of the Secretary of State for Wales
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 10:15
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Standing by the people of Sudan
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 10:10

Statement given yesterday by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council Briefing on Sudan.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Standing by the people of Sudan
Scottish Government news
Fall in post-surgical deaths
Scottish Government
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 10:05

Deaths following surgery have reduced by more than a third since the implementation of a safety checklist as part of the Scottish Patient Safety Programme. 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Fall in post-surgical deaths
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA responds to EPI report on off-rolling
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 09:40

Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board, responds to a report by the Education Policy Institute on unexplained pupil exits from schools.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA responds to EPI report on off-rolling
EU News news
Registered substances mapped for regulatory action
EU News
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 09:25

The first report of the Integrated Regulatory Strategy presents a mapping of the universe of registered substances that are on the EU market. This information helps authorities to identify, plan and monitor the progress on identifying and regulating substances of concern.

EU News | Official News Release
Registered substances mapped for regulatory action
Competition & Markets Authority news
Thermo Fisher’s proposed takeover of Gatan raises competition concerns
Competition & Markets Authority
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 09:20

The CMA has published provisional findings in its inquiry into Thermo Fisher’s proposed purchase of Gatan from Roper Technology.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
Thermo Fisher’s proposed takeover of Gatan raises competition concerns
NHS Digital news
NHS Digital deal offers NHS organisations better insight into system data
NHS Digital
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 09:15

NHS Digital has agreed a deal that will allow NHS organisations to make better use of their machine generated information through a market-leading data monitoring and analytics platform. 

NHS Digital | Official News Release
NHS Digital deal offers NHS organisations better insight into system data
Welsh Government news
71 new jobs created at Rhymney recycling centre
Welsh Government
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 09:05

One of the UK’s most efficient recycling plants is to expand following a funding package from the Welsh Government, the Development Bank of Wales and UK Steel Enterprise.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
71 new jobs created at Rhymney recycling centre
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport news
Age-verification for online pornography to begin in July
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 08:10

The UK will become the first country in the world to bring in age-verification for online pornography when the measures come into force on 15 July 2019.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Age-verification for online pornography to begin in July
Scottish Government news
Tackling skills shortages
Scottish Government
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 08:05

First Minister announces new funding to help businesses.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Tackling skills shortages

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