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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
Test people with womb cancer for inherited genetic condition, NICE says in new guidance
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 11:15

Research led by Professor Emma Crosbie, with Professor Gareth Evans and Dr Neil Ryan from The University of Manchester and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, showed the benefits of different testing strategies for Lynch syndrome in womb cancer cases in increasing diagnosis of the condition.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
Test people with womb cancer for inherited genetic condition, NICE says in new guidance
HM Land Registry news
September 2020 Price Paid Data
HM Land Registry
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 11:10

HM Land Registry Price Paid Data tracks land and property sales in England and Wales submitted to us for registration.

HM Land Registry | Official News Release
September 2020 Price Paid Data
Welsh Government news
Community spirit shines on in Wales
Welsh Government
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 11:05

With Wales almost a week into the national fire-break lockdown, Welsh Government Deputy Minister and Chief Whip, Jane Hutt, yesterday gave thanks to the volunteers and community groups who have given hope and help to their local areas, both recently and during the previous national lockdown.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Community spirit shines on in Wales
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
NHS Confederation - HSIB report illustrates challenges of COVID-19 spread in hospitals
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 10:40

Dr Layla McCay, director at the NHS Confederation, responded to the HSIB report on COVID-19 transmission in hospitals 

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
NHS Confederation - HSIB report illustrates challenges of COVID-19 spread in hospitals
EU News news
First six Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology funds backed by InnovFin raise a total of EUR 700m
EU News
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 10:38

The EIF has signed the first 6 equity agreements with venture capital funds to support businesses across Europe under the EU's InnovFin Artificial Intelligence/Blockchain pilot.

EU News | Official News Release
First six Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology funds backed by InnovFin raise a total of EUR 700m
Think Tanks news
Adam Smith Inst - Build build build and beat the Germans (again)
Think Tanks
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 10:35

A new paper released by London YIMBY, the grassroots campaign to end the housing crisis, and free market think tank the Adam Smith Institute, argues that the planning system has “failed young people” by not providing plentiful and high quality housing. This has limited job opportunities and undermined our most productive firms. 

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Adam Smith Inst - Build build build and beat the Germans (again)
FSCS news
FSCS works to enable 11,500 Reyker Securities clients to have access to their assets
FSCS
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 10:25

Around 11,500 former clients of wealth management firm Reyker Securities have taken a major step forward toward being able to access their assets. 

FSCS | Official News Release
FSCS works to enable 11,500 Reyker Securities clients to have access to their assets
Association for Project Management news
How to engage stakeholders who keep changing project requirements
Association for Project Management
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 10:20

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Ministry of Defence news
Offshore Windfarm development boosted by £2 million research
Ministry of Defence
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 10:15

Innovative research to develop cutting-edge technology and make sure future offshore windfarms do not interfere with crucial military communications is underway following a £2 million Government investment.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Offshore Windfarm development boosted by £2 million research
Department for Work and Pensions news
Nudge to knowledge: Government to boost pensions guidance take-up
Department for Work and Pensions
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 10:10

Saver protections will be bolstered by government plans revealed yesterday to “nudge” people towards taking pensions guidance.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Nudge to knowledge: Government to boost pensions guidance take-up
Scottish Government news
GDP Quarterly National Accounts for 2020 Quarter 2
Scottish Government
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 10:05

Scotland’s GDP is confirmed to have fallen by an unrevised rate of 19.4% during Quarter 2, according to statistics announced yesterday by the Chief Statistician. 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
GDP Quarterly National Accounts for 2020 Quarter 2
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CIPD - Steps Ahead Mentoring programme relaunches as youth unemployment escalates
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 09:40
Think Tanks news
Repair families’ financial reserves ahead of tough Covid-19 winter, urges IPPR Scotland
Think Tanks
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 09:35

Almost half of Scottish workers experienced some form of pay drop during the first lockdown

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Repair families’ financial reserves ahead of tough Covid-19 winter, urges IPPR Scotland
EU News news
EU agri-food products to be protected in China
EU News
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 09:25

Parliament should back the deal between the EU and China that would protect 200 European and Chinese products, said the Trade Committee on Tuesday.

EU News | Official News Release
EU agri-food products to be protected in China
Chatham House news
Rebooting the State Council Increases Putin’s Power
Chatham House
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 09:20

Vladimir Putin’s proposed draft law on the head of state’s main advisory body reveals more about the current presidency than Putin’s post-presidency plans.

Chatham House | Official News Release
Rebooting the State Council Increases Putin’s Power
NHS Wales news
Guidance for Halloween 2020
NHS Wales
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 09:15

Halloween 2020 is going to be different. As we have done with many events across the year, we again offer our thanks to those of you who are protecting yourself and others from the risk of catching or spreading Coronavirus.

NHS Wales | Official News Release
Guidance for Halloween 2020
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
Review identifies eleven opportunities for the Met to improve on stop and search
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 09:10

Eleven opportunities for the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) to improve the way it exercises stop and search powers and consider disproportionality have been recommended by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) following a review of recent stop and search cases.

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
Review identifies eleven opportunities for the Met to improve on stop and search
Welsh Government news
Economic Resilience Fund supports St Asaph automotive manufacturer
Welsh Government
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 09:05

A manufacturer of automotive parts in St Asaph has been supported by Welsh Government’s Economic Resilience Fund, allowing it to retain its workforce and continue operating.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Economic Resilience Fund supports St Asaph automotive manufacturer
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport news
£29 million government funding to boost digital revolution and help keep people safe online
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 08:10

The money will go to six research centres across the UK whose research addresses challenges around online safety and privacy

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
£29 million government funding to boost digital revolution and help keep people safe online
Scottish Government news
Protect Scotland app compatible with tracing apps in Northern Ireland and Jersey
Scottish Government
Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 08:05

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