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National Audit Office Press Releases news
Investigation into underpayment of State Pension
National Audit Office Press Releases
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 16:38

The Department for Work & Pensions (the Department) estimates that it underpaid 134,000 pensioners over £1 billion in State Pension.

National Audit Office Press Releases | Official News Release
Investigation into underpayment of State Pension
techUK news
Four pillars for removing barriers to tech-led growth: techUK’s submission to the Autumn Budget and CSR 2021
techUK
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 16:25

techUK's submission to the Autumn Budget and CSR 2021outlines four pillars to remove the barriers to tech-led growth to underpin a strong economic recovery.

techUK | Official News Release
Four pillars for removing barriers to tech-led growth: techUK’s submission to the Autumn Budget and CSR 2021
Association for Project Management news
Are we on the brink of a revolution in project management?
Association for Project Management
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 16:20
NHS Digital news
Latest key statistics on adult social care include council spending in 2020-21
NHS Digital
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 16:15

Local authorities spent £21.2 billion on adult social care in 2020-21, statistics published yesterday by NHS Digital show.

NHS Digital | Official News Release
Latest key statistics on adult social care include council spending in 2020-21
Department of Health and Social Care news
Advertising blitz to urge public to get flu and COVID-19 vaccines
Department of Health and Social Care
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 16:10

National advertising campaign steps up today to encourage people to protect themselves and loved ones from COVID and flu this winter.

Department of Health and Social Care | Official News Release
Advertising blitz to urge public to get flu and COVID-19 vaccines
Welsh Government news
First Minister holds inaugural Ireland-Wales Ministerial Forum
Welsh Government
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 16:05

The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, will today host the first Ireland-Wales Forum to be held in Cardiff with Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney T.D.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
First Minister holds inaugural Ireland-Wales Ministerial Forum
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
One in ten public sector key workers in Yorkshire and Humber have taken steps to change profession – new TUC poll
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 15:43

One in 10 (9 per cent) key workers in the public sector in Yorkshire and Humber have already taken steps to change profession, and a further two in 10 (18 per cent) are “actively considering” quitting, according to new TUC polling published yesterday (Thursday).

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
One in ten public sector key workers in Yorkshire and Humber have taken steps to change profession – new TUC poll
Children’s Commissioner news
Conversations with care leavers: the importance of trusting relationships
Children’s Commissioner
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 15:38

Blog posted by: Rachel de Souza,​ Children’s Commissioner for England, 21 October 2021.

Children’s Commissioner | Official News Release
Conversations with care leavers: the importance of trusting relationships
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Deprived local areas and schools ‘hit hardest’ by DfE’s school funding changes
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 15:33

Public Accounts Committee report says the Department for Education (DfE) “failed to take enough account of the impact of its decisions on individual schools and their pupils” when it announced changes to the school funding system, with the adverse impacts falling “disproportionately on deprived local areas and schools”.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Deprived local areas and schools ‘hit hardest’ by DfE’s school funding changes
EU News news
The Commission makes Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps more inclusive
EU News
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 15:25

Today, the Commission has adopted a framework to increase the inclusiveness and diversity of the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes for the period 2021-2027.

EU News | Official News Release
The Commission makes Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps more inclusive
HM Treasury news
UK agrees transition toward new global tax system
HM Treasury
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 15:20

The UK yesterday (21 October 2021) agreed a route forward to transition away from its Digital Services Tax (DST) towards a new global tax system that will ensure multinationals pay their fair share in the countries where they do business.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
UK agrees transition toward new global tax system
Ministry of Justice news
Giving an ex-offender a second chance can be a win-win for business, says Deputy Prime Minister
Ministry of Justice
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 15:15
Department for International Trade news
UK-Taiwan trade talks focus on green future
Department for International Trade
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 15:10

Twenty-fourth Annual UK-Taiwan Trade Talks promote bilateral relations in trade, renewable energy, education and technology

Department for International Trade | Official News Release
UK-Taiwan trade talks focus on green future
Scottish Government news
Scottish Government Health and Social Care Winter Overview 2021/22
Scottish Government
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 15:05

The Health and Social Care Winter Overview outlines the range of actions the Scottish Government is taking to support our health and social sector care throughout the winter period.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Scottish Government Health and Social Care Winter Overview 2021/22
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CBI warns Government that next week's Budget must tackle a fundamental inconsistency in its economic strategy
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 14:43

The CBI is today (Friday) warning the Government against new business tax rises in next week’s Budget (and Comprehensive Spending Review) or face dampening the economic recovery and undermining its broader strategy.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CBI warns Government that next week's Budget must tackle a fundamental inconsistency in its economic strategy
Ofgem news
Ofgem appoints Shell Energy Retail Limited to take on customers of GOTO Energy
Ofgem
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 14:38

Ofgem has appointed Shell Energy Retail Limited to take on supplying GOTO Energy Limited’s approximately 22,000 domestic customers. This follows a competitive process run by Ofgem to get the best deal possible for customers.

 

Ofgem | Official News Release
Ofgem appoints Shell Energy Retail Limited to take on customers of GOTO Energy
Government Digital Service (GDS) news
We’ve created a new guide for content design recruitment
Government Digital Service (GDS)
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 14:33

Blog posted by: Jane van de Ban - Lead Content Designer for GOV.UK, Government Digital Service, 21 October 2021 – Categories: Content design, People and skills.

Government Digital Service (GDS) | Official News Release
We’ve created a new guide for content design recruitment
RUSI news
Regional Players Gear Up for Yemen’s Decisive Battle
RUSI
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 14:25

Nearly seven years since fighting began in Yemen, the battle for control of two key governorates is leading regional powers to step up their direct and indirect involvement in the conflict.

RUSI | Official News Release
Regional Players Gear Up for Yemen’s Decisive Battle
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Government seeks views on the management of sandeels and Norway pout
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 14:20

UK is seeking views on the management of sandeel stocks and Norway pout to address stock declines.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
Government seeks views on the management of sandeels and Norway pout
National Crime Agency news
Man wanted by NCA for conspiring to import class A drugs arrested in Lanzarote
National Crime Agency
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 14:15

A man wanted by the National Crime Agency for his involvement in the supply of class A drugs worth millions of pounds has been arrested in Lanzarote.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Man wanted by NCA for conspiring to import class A drugs arrested in Lanzarote
Big Lottery Fund news
Back into the Garden with a grant from The National Lottery
Big Lottery Fund
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 14:10

Erlas Walled Gardens in Wrexham have successfully applied for a grant of nearly £10,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund to improve the facilities at the garden.

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Back into the Garden with a grant from The National Lottery
Welsh Government news
“Grow in Wales, sell to the world” – Vaughan Gething
Welsh Government
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 14:05

“Grow your business in Wales and sell to the world” – that was the message from Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething yesterday as he visited Pontypool-based manufacturer and exporter Flamgard Calidair to encourage more Welsh companies to export their goods and services internationally.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
“Grow in Wales, sell to the world” – Vaughan Gething
NHS England news
NHS opens online COVID-19 vaccination bookings for 12-15 year olds
NHS England
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 13:43

Parents will be able to book COVID-19 vaccinations online for their 12-15 year old children from the end of today (Friday) with appointments available as soon as tomorrow, the NHS has announced.

NHS England | Official News Release
NHS opens online COVID-19 vaccination bookings for 12-15 year olds
Cabinet Office news
New Civil Service hub in Peterborough a sign of investment in the local area
Cabinet Office
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 13:38

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster has welcomed a new development in Peterborough, which is driving investment in the area and helping boost the economy

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
New Civil Service hub in Peterborough a sign of investment in the local area
Transport for London news
Evidence from body worn camera leads to conviction for assault
Transport for London
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 13:33

Defendant sentenced to a 12 month community order and 35 rehabilitation activity requirement days after physically assaulting TfL staff.

Transport for London | Official News Release
Evidence from body worn camera leads to conviction for assault
EU News news
Remarks by President Charles Michel before the European Council meeting on 21 October 2021
EU News
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 13:25

Remarks given yesterday by President Charles Michel before the European Council meeting.

EU News | Official News Release
Remarks by President Charles Michel before the European Council meeting on 21 October 2021
HM Treasury news
Statement on transition to new Pillar 1 international tax rules
HM Treasury
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 13:20

The United Kingdom, Austria, France, Italy, Spain and the United States Announce Agreement on the Transition from Existing Digital Services Taxes to New Multilateral Solution Agreed by the OECD-G20 Inclusive Framework.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Statement on transition to new Pillar 1 international tax rules
Ministry of Defence news
British Troops Engage with Terrorist Fighters in Mali
Ministry of Defence
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 13:15

British Forces deployed in Mali have killed two armed terrorist fighters after being engaged by small arms fire while on patrol.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
British Troops Engage with Terrorist Fighters in Mali
Department of Health and Social Care news
Multi-million pound fund to boost adult social care workforce
Department of Health and Social Care
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 13:10

Adult social care will benefit from £162.5 million of new funding to help workforce retention and recruitment.

Department of Health and Social Care | Official News Release
Multi-million pound fund to boost adult social care workforce
Sport England news
Sport and physical activity must be used to level up and tackle inequalities
Sport England
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 13:05

Our Active Lives Adult Survey highlights where and how resources should be focused, and that getting active can play a role in boosting the nation’s fitness, wellbeing, and economic recovery from coronavirus.

Sport England | Official News Release
Sport and physical activity must be used to level up and tackle inequalities
Met Office news
Science expertise integral to the COP26 negotiations
Met Office
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 12:43

Science Pavilion at COP26 to be run by Met Office, IPCC and WMO.

Met Office | Official News Release
Science expertise integral to the COP26 negotiations
Reform news
Public Spending Priorities Revealed by Deloitte and Reform Poll
Reform
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 12:33

UK public expect government spending to be higher following pandemic despite concerns about higher taxation and borrowing.

Reform | Official News Release
Public Spending Priorities Revealed by Deloitte and Reform Poll
Innovation Agency news
North West HealthTec Cluster lead elected president of the European Low Gravity Research Association
Innovation Agency
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 12:25

Congratulations to Dr Phil Carvil on news of his election as President of the European Low Gravity Research Association.

Innovation Agency | Official News Release
North West HealthTec Cluster lead elected president of the European Low Gravity Research Association
CCW news
Two-thirds of complaints to water companies involve concerns over bills
CCW
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 12:20

Households have a right to expect clear and accurate water bills and be treated with empathy by water companies if they slip into debt.

CCW | Official News Release
Two-thirds of complaints to water companies involve concerns over bills
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Manufacturing activity remains firm, but supply pressures mount - CBI Quarterly Industrial Trends Survey
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 12:15

UK manufacturing output volumes in the quarter to October grew at a similarly firm pace to September, according to the latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Manufacturing activity remains firm, but supply pressures mount - CBI Quarterly Industrial Trends Survey
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport news
New rules needed to protect British radio output on smart speakers
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 12:10

British radio lovers’ favourite stations should be protected for the future through new regulation so they can be accessed easily on smart speakers.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
New rules needed to protect British radio output on smart speakers
Scottish Government news
Adult social care - winter preparedness plan: 2021-22
Scottish Government
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 12:05

This Plan sets out the measures that will be applied across the adult social care sector to meet the challenges over the winter 2021 – 2022.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Adult social care - winter preparedness plan: 2021-22
Met Office news
Colder than average conditions for the start of winter?
Met Office
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 11:38

In coming weeks you can expect to hear more in the media about the impacts on the UK’s late autumn and winter weather emanating from La Niña: part of a pattern of climate variability in the tropical Pacific.

Met Office | Official News Release
Colder than average conditions for the start of winter?
Environment Agency news
The role of women in managing climate change
Environment Agency
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 11:33

Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd, speaks at The Energy Law Institute’s Annual Clifford Chance Lecture.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
The role of women in managing climate change
techUK news
UK and New Zealand reach agreement in principle on new FTA with a solid digital trade chapter
techUK
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 11:25

Recently (20 October 2021), UK and New Zealand reached agreement in principle on a new Free Trade Agreement.

techUK | Official News Release
UK and New Zealand reach agreement in principle on new FTA with a solid digital trade chapter
Department for International Trade news
International Trade Week launched to support new exporters
Department for International Trade
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 11:20

Trade department support for exporters in week-long event taking place next month.

Department for International Trade | Official News Release
International Trade Week launched to support new exporters
National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) news
Clarity Needed on Rental Housing Energy Efficiency Measures, says NRLA
National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA)
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 11:15

A piecemeal approach risks undermining efforts to improve the energy efficiency of the private rented sector, according to the NRLA.

National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) | Official News Release
Clarity Needed on Rental Housing Energy Efficiency Measures, says NRLA
HM Treasury news
Second UK Green Gilt raises further £6 billion for green projects
HM Treasury
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 11:10

The second sale of the UK’s Green Gilt has raised a further £6 billion to help fund green projects across the country, drive progress to net zero and create jobs across the UK.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Second UK Green Gilt raises further £6 billion for green projects
Welsh Government news
Have your say on proposed livestock movement changes
Welsh Government
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 11:05

The Welsh Government is asking for views on plans to change how livestock are identified, registered and their movements reported.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Have your say on proposed livestock movement changes
Government Communications Service news
GCS and its award-winning marketing campaigns
Government Communications Service
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 10:38

Blog posted by: Conrad Bird, Director of Campaigns and Marketing at Cabinet Office, 20 October 2021.

Government Communications Service | Official News Release
GCS and its award-winning marketing campaigns
RUSI news
Trafalgar: The Legacy of George Anson
RUSI
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 10:33

The Royal Navy has an unhealthy obsession with Nelson and Trafalgar. If it must idolise a Georgian hero, then perhaps it should look to the father of the modern navy: Lord George Anson.

RUSI | Official News Release
Trafalgar: The Legacy of George Anson
Financial Conduct Authority news
Latest FCA perimeter report calls for legislative change to protect consumers
Financial Conduct Authority
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 10:25

In its latest Perimeter Report, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has called for legislative change to address concerns beyond its remit.

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
Latest FCA perimeter report calls for legislative change to protect consumers
Association for Project Management news
APM’s response: How project managers will support government plans for ‘Green Industrial Revolution’
Association for Project Management
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 10:20

Two new reports highlight the vital role project management will play in Government plans for a greener future.

Association for Project Management | Official News Release
APM’s response: How project managers will support government plans for ‘Green Industrial Revolution’
Ministry of Justice news
New "Nightingale" court opens in Warwick
Ministry of Justice
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 10:15

A fifth Nightingale court will open its doors in the Midlands as the push to speed up justice in the region gathers pace.

Ministry of Justice | Official News Release
New "Nightingale" court opens in Warwick
Department for Work and Pensions news
Policy Exchange Climate Change Speech
Department for Work and Pensions
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 10:10
Scottish Government news
Scotland’s exports increased in 2019
Scottish Government
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 10:05

Scotland’s international exports increased by 3.4% in 2019. Exports to the rest of the UK also increased, up 5%.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Scotland’s exports increased in 2019
ESPO news
Here to help with our Procurement Solutions Reference Guide
ESPO
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 09:50

At ESPO, we aim to make procurement as simple as possible for our customers. Our market leading frameworks ensure a quick and compliant route to source products and services that meet the ever changing needs of the public sector.

ESPO | Official News Release
Here to help with our Procurement Solutions Reference Guide
EU News news
Main messages from the Tripartite Social Summit
EU News
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 09:25

EU leaders and social partners met, via video conference, at the Tripartite Social Summit to discuss "transforming Europe's recovery into long-term sustainable growth supporting more and better jobs".

EU News | Official News Release
Main messages from the Tripartite Social Summit
Chatham House news
Pandora leaks show kleptocracy is flourishing in the UK
Chatham House
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 09:20

The UK has strong laws and regulations with regards to money laundering, but they are ineffective in tackling the ‘grey’ proceeds of kleptocracy.

Chatham House | Official News Release
Pandora leaks show kleptocracy is flourishing in the UK
National Ombudsmen news
Family’s care bill soars without warning because of poor council information
National Ombudsmen
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 09:15

North Yorkshire County Council has been criticised by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman after a family’s care bill leapt from hundreds to thousands of pounds a month without notice.

National Ombudsmen | Official News Release
Family’s care bill soars without warning because of poor council information
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
Nottinghamshire Police officer found not guilty of inflicting grievous bodily harm
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 09:10

A Nottinghamshire Police officer has been found not guilty recently (Wednesday 20 October) of inflicting grievous bodily harm on a man during an arrest in Nottingham, following an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

 

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
Nottinghamshire Police officer found not guilty of inflicting grievous bodily harm
Welsh Government news
‘We are bracing ourselves for one of the hardest winters we have ever faced, but will keep essential services running,’ vows NHS Wales chief executive
Welsh Government
Friday 22 October 2021 @ 09:05

NHS Wales chief executive Andrew Goodall has warned the dual challenge of the COVID pandemic and other respiratory viruses will make this winter ‘one of the hardest we have ever faced’, as the NHS Wales Health and Social Care Winter Plan is published.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
‘We are bracing ourselves for one of the hardest winters we have ever faced, but will keep essential services running,’ vows NHS Wales chief executive

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