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17 December

Regulation: Manual of air safety (MAS)
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Regulation: Manual of maintenance and airworthiness process-01 (MAP-01)
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Regulation: Manual of military air traffic management (MMATM)
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Regulation: Manual of aerodrome design and safeguarding (MADS)
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vol 3: Subjects common to all benefits: staff guide

Updated: Added revised chapters 10 and 16 annotated to memos 35 to 37.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that are accurate and consistent...

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Research and analysis: India - monthly economic report - November 2014

Regular roundup of principal macroeconomic developments.

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Regulation: Defence aerodrome manual (DAM)
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Regulation: Military aviation authority regulatory publications (MRP) part 145 supplement: requirements document
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Guidance: Residential Training College: DWP Provider Guidance

Updated: Published revised versions of sections 1 to 9, new versions are dated December 2014.

This guidance supports providers in the delivery of the Residential Training programme on behalf of the Secretary...

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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vols 8 and 9: Employment and Support Allowance: staff guide

Updated: Added revised chapter 42 annotated with memos 35 to 37/14.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that are accurate and consistent...

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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vol 10: Benefits for incapacity, disability, maternity and bereavement: staff guide

Updated: Replaced chapter 63 revised with annotations to memos 35 to 37/14.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that are accurate ...

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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vol 12: Widow's Benefit and Retirement Pension: staff guide

Updated: Replaced chapter 75 revised annotated to memos 35 to 37/14.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that are accurate and consistent...

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Guidance: Advice for decision making: staff guide

Updated: Replaced chapters A2, E2, E4, G1, L2 and U2 with revised versions annotated to memos 27 and 28/14.

This advice for DWP decision makers covers:

Universal Credit (UC) Personal Independence...
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Guidance: Corporation Tax on chargeable gains: Indexation Allowance 2014

Updated: Corporation Tax on chargeable gains - Indexation Allowance rates for assets disposed of in November 2014 are now available.

Indexation Allowance allows for the effects of inflation when calculating...

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Consultation outcome: M6 Junctions 10a to 13 statutory instrument

Updated: This document provides a summary of the responses received during the M6 Smart Motorway Statutory Instrument legislation consultation and addresses all the issues raised. The eight week consultation ...

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Guidance: Syria: country information and guidance

Updated: Added report on security and humanitarian situation

Country information and guidance reports are used by UK Visas and Immigrations officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications...

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FOI release: Secondments to private sector firms

Secondments FOI: new secondments to private sector firms that started in each of the financial years between 1 April 2010 and 30 November 2014; broken down into the number, duration and destination of each secondment...

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FOI release: Correspondence DECC officials & parliament emails of Amber Rudd

This Freedom of Information (FOI) release is in response to a request for information of all correspondence between all DECC officials and the two parliamentary email addresses of Amber Rudd MP.

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Policy paper: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: qualifications clause (education evaluation)

This note identifies the terms of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. It addresses information on the delegated powers in the qualifications provision in part 6 (education evaluation) of the bill...

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Policy paper: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: destinations clause (education evaluation)

This note identifies the terms of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. It addresses information on the delegated powers in the destinations provision in part 6 (education evaluation) of the bill...

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Corporate report: ECO and Green Deal Report 2014

The first annual report for the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO).

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Statistics: Export of Objects of Cultural Interest 2013/2014

The 60th annual report on the Export of Objects of Cultural Interest by the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest. Between 1 May 2013 and 30 April 2014, 29 cases were...

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Guidance: Graph showing how Universal Credit helps make work pay

Updated: Published revised graph, updated to show how Universal Credit helps make work pay.

A graph showing how a claimant is better off in work with Universal Credit than they are under the current system...

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Statutory guidance: Schedule 4: UK nationally approved electricity meters

Updated: The following document has been updated: Schedule 4: UK nationally approved electricity meters

UK nationally approved electricity meters are approved under the Electricity Act 1989 and the...

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Research and analysis: China's debt - latest assessment

China’s debt-to-GDP ratio continues to increase despite the slowing economy.

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Guidance: British Forces Post Office locations

Updated: Added updated locations list.

This document lists all British Forces Post Office (BFPO) locations, together with their respective numbers and their postcodes.

Related information British...
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Guidance: Military low flying: RAF operational low flying training timetable

Updated: Added new low flying timetable for 12 to 16 January 2015.

A list of timetables for operational low flying (OLF) training by RAF fast jets and Hercules aircraft. These timetables cover 3 tactical...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 18:34, 17 December
Guidance: GCSE modern foreign languages

Updated: Updated for consistency in references to the title of the qualification.

This publication sets out the learning outcomes and content coverage required for GCSE specifications in modern foreign ...

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Regulation: Display flying handbook
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Guidance: Phishing and bogus emails: HM Revenue and Customs examples

Updated: Updated PDF attached

To help you decide if a contact from HM Revenue and Customs is genuine, this guidance provides examples of the different methods that fraudsters use to get you to disclose ...

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Decision: The People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA)

Decision made by the Charity Commission on 9 December 2014

The PDSA requested a Scheme which would amend the objects of the charity as well as amending its power of investment and the provisions regarding...

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Policy paper: Treasury minutes December 2014

Government departments respond to the Public Accounts Committee reports through a Treasury minute.

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Statistics: MOD diversity dashboard: 2014

Updated: Updated April 2014 report and added note to Detail section.

Figures on diversity declaration and representation of minority groups of civilian and military personnel employed by the Ministry of...

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Guidance: Timeline of changes to GCSEs, AS and A levels

Updated: A level design and technology has been moved to its correct position.

These documents show:

what changes to qualifications will be happening for each year group changes to GCSE subjects...
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Policy paper: Directions to the council of the London borough of Tower Hamlets and related documents

Updated: Added additional related documents.

These directions have been made by the Secretary of State in accordance with his powers under section 15 of the Local Government Act 1999 to address failures...

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Consultation: Nicotine inhaling products: introducing a minimum age of sale

This consultation seeks views on draft regulations to introduce a minimum age of sale of 18 for the purchase of nicotine inhaling products, including e-cigarettes, in England and Wales.

We have also published...

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Changes to Disabled Students’ Allowances – how these affect your access agreement

Dear colleague

The Government has proposed changes to Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA) that will impact on many institutions’ access agreements. We will issue full guidance on how to produce your 2016...

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Bournemouth aerospace firm in court for worker’s serious injuries
An aerospace company has been fined for safety breaches after an apprentice worker suffered severe injuries to his arm when it became entangled in moving machinery.
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Case 337 – Christmas Day swim cancelled

A Christmas Day sea swimming event was cancelled by a council. Health and safety was cited as the reason in the subsequent press coverage.

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Seat belt could have saved life of estate worker
The co-owner of a sporting and farming estate in the North Yorkshire national park has been prosecuted after a 79-year-old occasional worker died in an overturned all-terrain vehicle on remote moorland.
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Press release: Coal Authority welcomes Triennial Review’s findings

The Coal Authority has today, 17 December 2014, welcomed the findings of a Triennial Review into its work by government, which has recommended that it should continue to carry out its current functions...

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Press release: UK welcomes adoption of UNSC resolution on aid access to Syria

Commenting today, Philip Hammond said:

The conflict in Syria has left more than 12.2 million people in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. The Assad regime continues to block the delivery of food...

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Press release: Setting up a business ranked top career choice for 18 to 25 year olds across the globe
new report finds becoming an entrepreneur is the top career aspiration amongst 18 to 25 year olds UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) is helping an additional 24 high-potential start-ups launch their business in the...
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News story: Calculate your leave and pay when you have a child

Find out:

if you can get maternity, paternity or shared parental leave how much pay you can get if you take leave

Check your eligibility and entitlements.

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Press release: FCO responds to EU Court Judgment on Hamas

Commenting today, an FCO spokesperson said:

Today’s EU General Court judgment is procedural and does not mean the EU and UK have changed their position on Hamas. The effects of the EU Hamas listing...

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News story: 5 things you need to know about employment statistics
1. Is the rise in employment down to full-time or part-time jobs?

Employment rose 588,000 on the year and 95% of this – 560,000 – came from full-time-work. Part-time employment rose 28,000 on the year.

...
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News story: Appeal for information about dumped waste

The large amount of shredded household skip waste was illegally dumped at a unit in Lamledge Lane, Shifnal. It is believed the waste was delivered to the unit sometime between September and November 2014 using...

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News story: Christmas and New Year Closure

The Parole Board will be closed for business from 3pm on Wednesday 24 December until 9am on Monday 29 December 2014.

From Wednesday 24 December 2014 until Thursday 1 January 2015 inclusive there are no...

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News story: Civil news: expansion of CCMS online master classes

We’re extending our popular online Client and Cost Management System (CCMS) master classes so that they cover more topics and are run more frequently.

Our master classes:

focus on giving you practical...
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News story: New Non-Executive Director at UKHO

Adam Singer, Chair of UKHO said “UKHO is one of the world’s most crucial businesses providing navigational charts to 70% of the world’s shipping and helping all those goods we rely on to get to us. Like all...

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Guidance: MAA03: Military aviation authority (MAA) regulatory processes
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Guidance: MAA01: Military aviation authority (MAA) regulatory policy
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Guidance: MAA02: Military aviation authority (MAA) master glossary
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Regulation: Manual of air safety (MAS)
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Regulation: Manual of maintenance and airworthiness process-01 (MAP-01)
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Regulation: Manual of military air traffic management (MMATM)
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Regulation: Manual of aerodrome design and safeguarding (MADS)
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Research and analysis: India - monthly economic report - November 2014

Regular roundup of principal macroeconomic developments.

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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vol 3: Subjects common to all benefits: staff guide

Updated: Added revised chapters 10 and 16 annotated to memos 35 to 37.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that are accurate and consistent...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:51, 17 December
Regulation: Defence aerodrome manual (DAM)
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Research and analysis: Russia - currency response by central bank

Rouble continues to slide, reaching new lows, while Central Bank resumes interventions using reserves and interest rates.

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Regulation: Military aviation authority regulatory publications (MRP) part 145 supplement: requirements document
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
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Guidance: Residential Training College: DWP Provider Guidance

Updated: Published revised versions of sections 1 to 9, new versions are dated December 2014.

This guidance supports providers in the delivery of the Residential Training programme on behalf of the Secretary...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:50, 17 December
Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vols 8 and 9: Employment and Support Allowance: staff guide

Updated: Added revised chapter 42 annotated with memos 35 to 37/14.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that are accurate and consistent...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:50, 17 December
Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vol 10: Benefits for incapacity, disability, maternity and bereavement: staff guide

Updated: Replaced chapter 63 revised with annotations to memos 35 to 37/14.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that are accurate ...

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Guidance: Decision makers’ guide: Vol 12: Widow's Benefit and Retirement Pension: staff guide

Updated: Replaced chapter 75 revised annotated to memos 35 to 37/14.

This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that are accurate and consistent...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:49, 17 December
Guidance: Advice for decision making: staff guide

Updated: Replaced chapters A2, E2, E4, G1, L2 and U2 with revised versions annotated to memos 27 and 28/14.

This advice for DWP decision makers covers:

Universal Credit (UC) Personal Independence...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:49, 17 December
Guidance: Corporation Tax on chargeable gains: Indexation Allowance 2014

Updated: Corporation Tax on chargeable gains - Indexation Allowance rates for assets disposed of in November 2014 are now available.

Indexation Allowance allows for the effects of inflation when calculating...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:49, 17 December
Consultation outcome: M6 Junctions 10a to 13 statutory instrument

Updated: This document provides a summary of the responses received during the M6 Smart Motorway Statutory Instrument legislation consultation and addresses all the issues raised. The eight week consultation ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:49, 17 December
Guidance: Syria: country information and guidance

Updated: Added report on security and humanitarian situation

Country information and guidance reports are used by UK Visas and Immigrations officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:49, 17 December
FOI release: Secondments to private sector firms

Secondments FOI: new secondments to private sector firms that started in each of the financial years between 1 April 2010 and 30 November 2014; broken down into the number, duration and destination of each secondment...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:49, 17 December
FOI release: Correspondence DECC officials & parliament emails of Amber Rudd

This Freedom of Information (FOI) release is in response to a request for information of all correspondence between all DECC officials and the two parliamentary email addresses of Amber Rudd MP.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:49, 17 December
Research and analysis: Egypt - economic update - December 2014

Egyptian economy beginning to show signs of recovery after recent turbulence.

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Policy paper: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: qualifications clause (education evaluation)

This note identifies the terms of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. It addresses information on the delegated powers in the qualifications provision in part 6 (education evaluation) of the bill...

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Policy paper: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: destinations clause (education evaluation)

This note identifies the terms of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. It addresses information on the delegated powers in the destinations provision in part 6 (education evaluation) of the bill...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:48, 17 December
Corporate report: ECO and Green Deal Report 2014

The first annual report for the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO).

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:48, 17 December
Statistics: Export of Objects of Cultural Interest 2013/2014

The 60th annual report on the Export of Objects of Cultural Interest by the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest. Between 1 May 2013 and 30 April 2014, 29 cases were...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:45, 17 December
Guidance: Graph showing how Universal Credit helps make work pay

Updated: Published revised graph, updated to show how Universal Credit helps make work pay.

A graph showing how a claimant is better off in work with Universal Credit than they are under the current system...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:45, 17 December
Statutory guidance: Schedule 4: UK nationally approved electricity meters

Updated: The following document has been updated: Schedule 4: UK nationally approved electricity meters

UK nationally approved electricity meters are approved under the Electricity Act 1989 and the...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:45, 17 December
Research and analysis: China's debt - latest assessment

China’s debt-to-GDP ratio continues to increase despite the slowing economy.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:45, 17 December
Guidance: British Forces Post Office locations

Updated: Added updated locations list.

This document lists all British Forces Post Office (BFPO) locations, together with their respective numbers and their postcodes.

Related information British...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:45, 17 December
Guidance: Military low flying: RAF operational low flying training timetable

Updated: Added new low flying timetable for 12 to 16 January 2015.

A list of timetables for operational low flying (OLF) training by RAF fast jets and Hercules aircraft. These timetables cover 3 tactical...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:44, 17 December
Notice: Environment Agency: application made to abstract (take) water (NPS/WR/016557)

The Environment Agency consult the public on certain applications for the abstraction and impoundment of water.

These notices explain:

what the application is about which Environment Agency offices...
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Guidance: GCSE modern foreign languages

Updated: Updated for consistency in references to the title of the qualification.

This publication sets out the learning outcomes and content coverage required for GCSE specifications in modern foreign ...

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Regulation: Display flying handbook
Related information: MAA regulatory publications Overarching documents Regulatory Articles (RA) 1000 series (GEN) 2000 series (FLY) 3000 series (ATM) <...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 16:42, 17 December
Guidance: Phishing and bogus emails: HM Revenue and Customs examples

Updated: Updated PDF attached

To help you decide if a contact from HM Revenue and Customs is genuine, this guidance provides examples of the different methods that fraudsters use to get you to disclose ...

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Decision: The People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA)

Decision made by the Charity Commission on 9 December 2014

The PDSA requested a Scheme which would amend the objects of the charity as well as amending its power of investment and the provisions regarding...

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Policy paper: Treasury minutes December 2014

Government departments respond to the Public Accounts Committee reports through a Treasury minute.

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Consultation: Nicotine inhaling products: introducing a minimum age of sale

This consultation seeks views on draft regulations to introduce a minimum age of sale of 18 for the purchase of nicotine inhaling products, including e-cigarettes, in England and Wales.

We have also published...

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UK the best place in the world to undertake research: HEFCE response to the Government’s Science and Innovation Strategy
The UK research system is world class, delivering significant impact and substantial benefits for our economy and society.
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Guidance: Builders Finance Fund: prospectus

Updated: Prospectus removed while awaiting updated document

The &pound;525 million Builders Finance Fund is designed to help restart and speed up housing developments between 5 and 250 units that have...

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Guidance: Overseas registries

The attachment contains a list of overseas registries.

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Letter from Sir Andrew Dilnot to Jonathan Portes
Letter from Sir Andrew Dilnot to Jonathan Portes regarding a Department for Work and Pensions press release on statistics on Housing Benefit and the Benefit Cap
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Guidance: Claims management companies: financial penalties guidance

Updated: Minor corrections have been made to the titles of the Penalty Band Table contained in Annex B of the guidance.

Guidance on the operation of the Claims Management Regulation Financial Penalties ...

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Research and analysis: Technical Assessment of the Operation of Coal & Gas Fired Plants

This study by Parsons Brinckerhoff considers the achievable start-up times that could be applied to different types of fossil fuel power generation technologies, in order to provide electricity to the national...

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1PWRR 'Drag Out' their Commanding Officer

On Wed 17 Dec, after addressing his Battalion for one last time, Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Flay was ‘Dragged Out” of Barker Barracks in Paderborn. He bid a fond farewell to all of the...

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Guidance: HM Revenue and Customs Pension Schemes Newsletters

Updated: Newsletter 66 - December 2014 added to the guidance page.

These newsletters are published by HMRC to update stakeholders on the latest news and updates for pension schemes.

The newsletters...

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Paderborn & Westfalen North RSCs Courses in 2015

Paderborn and Westfalen North Regional Shooting Club are offering ALL members of BFG a chance to undertake a Jagdschein Course and/or a Deer Stalking Certificate Level 1 Course. 

...

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News story: UK praised for global leadership on international development

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) has issued a report on the UK’s development assistance as part of a regular series of reviews...

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Press release: Wales Bill receives Royal Assent

Updated: Added translation

The Wales Bill received Royal Assent today (17 December) providing the Welsh Government with a powerful incentive to grow the Welsh economy and strengthen their financial accountability...

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