General Reports and Other Publications

NHS Wales Chief Executive publishes his new Annual Report – NHS increasing its focus on quality & safety

Optimism surges in financial services sector

Cable – “Women on Boards stats promising” - (CBI responds to FTSE 100 women on boards data)

More than half of schools found to be failing pupils on religious education

CBI responds to OECD adult skills survey - (New report dispels myth that the UK is over-investing in high level skills ~ Thousands of students drop English and maths after GCSE)

DFID Research: Data trends and sustainable agriculture

Treasury Committee publishes report on the Spending Round 2013 – (October 2013 GDP estimates)Cheshire East Council fail to inform vulnerable man’s parents of care plan

Don't water down climate targets, Government warned


Tackling domestic abuse

Confidentiality clauses and special severance payments – follow up

Home care commissioning practices by local authorities must protect older people’s human rights

PAC publishes report on tackling tobacco smuggling

AS:  NHS in Scotland managed finances well in 2012/13 but there are growing signs of pressure

PX: Reforming public sector pay could create hundreds of thousands of new jobs across the country – (TUC blasts “divisive” call for public sector pay cuts)


Socitm briefing: reduce demand, don't just manage it efficiently

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