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Sport England news
Breath Of Fresh Air For Carers
Sport England
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 17:08

Stepping Out with Carers co-organiser, Sue Mott, tells us about a pilot project we're funding that's helping carers – and the people they care for – experience the joy of walking.

Sport England | Official News Release
Breath Of Fresh Air For Carers
BCS news
Dr Alastair Donaldson presents Roger Needham Lecture 2017
BCS
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 17:05

An internationally leading researcher in the field of many-core programming will present this year’s BCS Roger Needham Lecture.

BCS | Official News Release
Dr Alastair Donaldson presents Roger Needham Lecture 2017
Office of the Secretary of State for Wales news
Unemployment rate in Wales falls below the UK average
Office of the Secretary of State for Wales
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 17:02

Alun Cairns comments on the latest job figures which show that unemployment rates have dropped in Wales.

Office of the Secretary of State for Wales | Official News Release
Unemployment rate in Wales falls below the UK average
Department for Work and Pensions news
Unemployment remains at lowest rate since 1975
Department for Work and Pensions
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 16:25

Official employment figures released today show that unemployment is at 4.3%, the lowest since 1975.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Unemployment remains at lowest rate since 1975
National Audit Office Press Releases news
A Short Guide to the BBC
National Audit Office Press Releases
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 16:20

The NAO is publishing a suite of short guides for the new Parliament, one for each government department and a selection of cross-government issues, to assist House of Commons select committees and members of Parliament.

National Audit Office Press Releases | Official News Release
A Short Guide to the BBC
EU News news
EC opens in-depth investigation into proposed merger of Celanese's and Blackstone's acetate tow activities
EU News
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 16:15

The EC has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed creation of an acetate flake and acetate tow joint venture by Celanese and Blackstone under the EU Merger Regulation. 

EU News | Official News Release
EC opens in-depth investigation into proposed merger of Celanese's and Blackstone's acetate tow activities
Cabinet Office news
How team with cardboard boxes for desks saved taxpayer £60 million
Cabinet Office
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 16:10

Damian Green writes in The Times about the 5th anniversary of GOV.UK, the government website.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
How team with cardboard boxes for desks saved taxpayer £60 million
Welsh Government news
First meeting of the Welsh Revenue Authority board takes place
Welsh Government
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 16:05

The Welsh Revenue Authority (WRA) takes a significant step closer to collecting and managing devolved taxes in Wales, as its board meets for the first time.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
First meeting of the Welsh Revenue Authority board takes place
MI5 news
Director General Andrew Parker - 2017 Speech
MI5
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 15:25

MI5 Director General (DG) Andrew Parker addressed an audience  in Central London yesterday, in which he spoke about the international counter terrorism threat that we are facing and how MI5 works with partners to tackle it. This marks the first time that a DG has given a speech on-camera.

MI5 | Official News Release
Director General Andrew Parker - 2017 Speech
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Government must toughen stance in fight against online VAT fraud
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 15:20

Public Accounts Committee report says honest businesses and taxpayers losing out while marketplaces profit from fraudsters.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Government must toughen stance in fight against online VAT fraud
10 Downing Street news
PM hosts meeting with housebuilders: 17 October 2017
10 Downing Street
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 15:15

Prime Minister Theresa May met with housing developers, housing associations and local government to discuss plans to increase housing supply.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM hosts meeting with housebuilders: 17 October 2017
Department for International Development news
Anti-Slavery Day 2017
Department for International Development
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 15:10

Statement from International Development Secretary Priti Patel on Anti-Slavery Day.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
Anti-Slavery Day 2017
Ministry of Defence news
F-35 jet and new batch of UK pilots cleared for Carrier take-off, Defence Minister tells Select Committee
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 15:08

A new group of UK pilots are trained and ready to fly the UK’s cutting-edge F-35 fighter jet which is now cleared for take-off from HMS Queen Elizabeth following successful trials using the ski-ramp design featured on the UK flagship.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
F-35 jet and new batch of UK pilots cleared for Carrier take-off, Defence Minister tells Select Committee
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
TUC: PM must act on OECD call for stronger workers’ rights
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 15:05

OECD report on UK economy calls for stronger rights for zero-hours workers and to stop bogus ‘self-employment’.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
TUC: PM must act on OECD call for stronger workers’ rights
National Cyber Security Centre news
First anniversary of the National Cyber Security Strategy
National Cyber Security Centre
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 15:03

First Secretary of State Damian Green spoke at the NCC group in Manchester to mark one year since the National Cyber Security Strategy was launched.

National Cyber Security Centre | Official News Release
First anniversary of the National Cyber Security Strategy
Office of the Secretary of State for Wales news
Welsh Secretary calls on Welsh Government to crackdown on rogue landlords
Office of the Secretary of State for Wales
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 14:32

The UK Government has today announced plans to crackdown on unfair management agents in England.

Office of the Secretary of State for Wales | Official News Release
Welsh Secretary calls on Welsh Government to crackdown on rogue landlords
Care Quality Commission news
CQC response to Four Seasons Health Care announcement
Care Quality Commission
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 14:25

Andrea Sutcliffe, our Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care yesterday commented on the announcement by Elli Finance (UK) Plc and Elli Investments Limited relating to Four Seasons Health Care.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
CQC response to Four Seasons Health Care announcement
Homeless Link news
Are homelessness services the last refuge for refugees?
Homeless Link
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 14:20

Imagine how terrifying it must feel for people arriving in the UK to claim asylum after fleeing persecution, trafficking, war and other traumatic events.

Homeless Link | Official News Release
Are homelessness services the last refuge for refugees?
Ministry of Defence news
Two World War 1 soldiers have finally been identified a century later
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 14:15

Two fallen World War 1 soldiers have finally had a rededication service a century after their loss of life.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Two World War 1 soldiers have finally been identified a century later
EU News news
EU approves €100m in financial assistance for Jordan
EU News
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 14:10

The EC, on behalf of the EU, has approved the disbursement of a €100m loan to Jordan under its Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme.

EU News | Official News Release
EU approves €100m in financial assistance for Jordan
Scottish Government news
Two weeks until A90 average speed cameras go live
Scottish Government
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 14:05

The A90 Average Speed Camera (ASC) system between Dundee and Stonehaven will go live on 31 October.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Two weeks until A90 average speed cameras go live
National Audit Office Press Releases news
A Short Guide to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
National Audit Office Press Releases
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 13:42

The NAO is publishing a suite of short guides for the new Parliament, one for each government department and a selection of cross-government issues, to assist House of Commons select committees and members of Parliament.

National Audit Office Press Releases | Official News Release
A Short Guide to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Think Tanks news
NIESR: Head of UK Macroeconomic Forecasting reacts to the latest CPI inflation data
Think Tanks
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 13:25

NIESR’s Head of UK macroeconomic forecasting, Amit Kara yesterday commented on the latest CPI inflation data.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
NIESR: Head of UK Macroeconomic Forecasting reacts to the latest CPI inflation data
Financial Conduct Authority news
Rio Tinto plc fined £27m for breaching Disclosure and Transparency Rules
Financial Conduct Authority
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 13:20

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Rio Tinto plc (Rio Tinto) £27,385,400 for breaching Disclosure and Transparency Rules (Disclosure Rules). 

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
Rio Tinto plc fined £27m for breaching Disclosure and Transparency Rules
National Cyber Security Centre news
NATO speech: The vital role of international partnerships
National Cyber Security Centre
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 13:15

The NCSC’s Director of Operations outlined how co-operation between nation states improves global cyber security during a NATO keynote speech yesterday (17 October).

National Cyber Security Centre | Official News Release
NATO speech: The vital role of international partnerships
Department for Communities and Local Government news
Regulation of the managing agent market
Department for Communities and Local Government
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 13:10

Secretary of State’s speech to the Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA) conference.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
Regulation of the managing agent market
Welsh Government news
We must continue to tackle Hate Crime – Cab Sec
Welsh Government
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 13:05

Communities and Children Secretary, Carl Sargeant yesterday highlighted the Welsh Government’s work with partners to reduce the number of hate crimes and incidents across Wales.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
We must continue to tackle Hate Crime – Cab Sec
HM Land Registry news
Customers can receive first registration application results online
HM Land Registry
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 12:42

From 23 October, business customers will receive first registration application results online under certain circumstances.

HM Land Registry | Official News Release
Customers can receive first registration application results online
EU News news
Documents by President Donald Tusk for the members of the European Council
EU News
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 12:25

Invitation letter, Leaders' Agenda and Bratislava implementation report

EU News | Official News Release
Documents by President Donald Tusk for the members of the European Council
Crown Commercial Service news
Public bodies band together on new mobile voice and data procurement
Crown Commercial Service
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 12:20

Expressions of interest are now being taken from public sector organisations who want to take part in Crown Commercial Service's latest bulk buying project.

Crown Commercial Service | Official News Release
Public bodies band together on new mobile voice and data procurement
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
FRC: Sanctions against senior auditor and EY in relation to Tech Data Limited
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 12:15

Ernst & Young LLP (EY) and Julian Gray, Senior Statutory Auditor and Audit Engagement Partner, have been fined and reprimanded after admitting Misconduct in relation to the audit of the financial statements of Tech Data Limited (formerly known as Computer 2000 Distribution Limited), for the financial year ended 31 January 2012.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
FRC: Sanctions against senior auditor and EY in relation to Tech Data Limited
Home Office news
Modern Slavery Taskforce agrees new measures to support victims
Home Office
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 12:10

Home Secretary Amber Rudd announces new measures to improve identification and support for victims of modern slavery.

Home Office | Official News Release
Modern Slavery Taskforce agrees new measures to support victims
Scottish Government news
Trade links with Canada must be protected after Brexit
Scottish Government
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 12:05

The UK Government must give businesses certainty over the future trading arrangements it expects to secure with the EU and countries such as Canada, Economy Secretary Keith Brown has said.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Trade links with Canada must be protected after Brexit
UK online centres news
The Online Centres Network: Achieving More Together
UK online centres
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 11:25

Yesterday UK Online Centres were delighted to launch two exciting new videos all about you, the Online Centres Network, and the amazing impact that you have on individuals and communities every day.

UK online centres | Official News Release
The Online Centres Network: Achieving More Together
Innovate UK news
Future Cities mission to Australia: applications now open
Innovate UK
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 11:20

Innovative UK businesses working in the advanced urban services sector can meet potential customers, partners and investors in Melbourne.

Innovate UK | Official News Release
Future Cities mission to Australia: applications now open
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
Mind the gap: better evidence, fresher air
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 11:15

Blog posted by: Nick Crabb, programme director of scientific affairs at NICE, 17 October 2017.

 

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
Mind the gap: better evidence, fresher air
Department for Exiting the European Union news
David Davis' update to the House of Commons on EU negotiations
Department for Exiting the European Union
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 11:10

David Davis yesterday spoke to the House about the fifth round of negotiations with the EU.

Department for Exiting the European Union | Official News Release
David Davis' update to the House of Commons on EU negotiations
Welsh Government news
Consultation opens on appeals process for non-domestic rates in Wales
Welsh Government
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 11:05

Ratepayers are being asked their views on how the system for non-domestic rates appeals in Wales could be reformed.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Consultation opens on appeals process for non-domestic rates in Wales
English Heritage news
Bolsover Castle Rated English Heritage's Spookiest Site
English Heritage
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 10:42

Ahead of our Halloween and After Dark events programme, we asked our 1,800 staff to vote for the spookiest site in our care.

English Heritage | Official News Release
Bolsover Castle Rated English Heritage's Spookiest Site
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy news
Government updates mergers regime to protect national security
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 10:25

Measures to update the merger system and better protect national security have been set out yesterday by Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark.

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Official News Release
Government updates mergers regime to protect national security
Big Lottery Fund news
£4.5 million to support local social action
Big Lottery Fund
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 10:20

A new funding programme supporting communities to take action on issues which matter locally has been launched by the Big Lottery Fund and Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
£4.5 million to support local social action
Ofwat news
Ofwat boss says water companies must work harder to keep the trust of their customers
Ofwat
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 10:15

Everything water companies do – from their performance, to shareholder dividends to executive pay – is being scrutinised more than at any time in the last 30 years, according to Ofwat chief executive Cathryn Ross.

Ofwat | Official News Release
Ofwat boss says water companies must work harder to keep the trust of their customers
HM Land Registry news
UK House Price Index: new data reveals number of cash buyers
HM Land Registry
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 10:10

Cash sales account for between 30% and 40% of all transactions at Great Britain level.

HM Land Registry | Official News Release
UK House Price Index: new data reveals number of cash buyers
Scottish Government news
Winter Mortality in Scotland – 2016/17
Scottish Government
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 10:05

New figures released yesterday by National Records of Scotland (NRS) show that a total of 20,930 deaths were registered across Scotland from December 2016 to March 2017, compared with 20,509 in the previous winter (2015/16). 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Winter Mortality in Scotland – 2016/17
EU News news
Avian influenza: new scientific advice boosts EU preparedness
EU News
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 09:25

Migratory wild birds crossing the north-eastern and eastern border of the EU is the most likely pathway for avian influenza to enter the territory, says EFSA.

EU News | Official News Release
Avian influenza: new scientific advice boosts EU preparedness
Competition & Markets Authority news
CMA reviews Rough gas storage facility undertakings
Competition & Markets Authority
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 09:20

The CMA will review the requirements placed on the North Sea gas storage facility, following a request by the operators.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
CMA reviews Rough gas storage facility undertakings
NHS Digital news
New annual A&E statistics report published
NHS Digital
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 09:15

The Hospital Accident and Emergency Activity, 2016-17 report combines data from NHS Digital's Hospital Episode Statistics and NHS England's A&E Attendances and Emergency Admissions Monthly Situation Reports in an extensive report into emergency care produced in collaboration by the two organisations.  

NHS Digital | Official News Release
New annual A&E statistics report published
Information Commissioner's Office news
ICO announces more help for small and micro businesses
Information Commissioner's Office
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 09:10

The Information Commissioner’s Office will launch a dedicated telephone service aimed at helping small businesses prepare for new data protection laws.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
ICO announces more help for small and micro businesses
Welsh Government news
£215,000 to improve adoption services
Welsh Government
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 09:05

£215,000 has been awarded to the National Adoption Service to improve and develop adoption support services in Wales, The Communities and Children’s Secretary and the Minister for Social Services have announced.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
£215,000 to improve adoption services
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport news
The Seven Pillars of the Digital Strategy
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 08:10

Minister of State for Digital Matt Hancock's yesterday addressed the Institute of Directors' Digital Strategy Summit.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
The Seven Pillars of the Digital Strategy
Scottish Government news
Public show for Inverness link road option
Scottish Government
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 08:05

In a couple of weeks, local residents and road users will have the opportunity to view the preferred route option for the Inshes to Smithton road scheme.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Public show for Inverness link road option

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