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26 July

Decision: Stowell, Tina - former Leader of the House of Lords - ACOBA recommendation

The letters to Rt Hon Baroness Stowell of Beeston, former Leader of the House of Lords. The Committee’s advice, that these appointments be subject to conditions was accepted.

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Decision: Whittingdale, John - former Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, DCMS - ACOBA recommendation

The letters to John Whittingdale MP, former Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, DCMS. The Committee’s advice that these appointments be subject to conditions was accepted.

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Decision: Donnelly, Martin - Permanent Secretary, Department for International Trade - ACOBA recommendation

The letter to Sir Martin Donnelly, former Permanent Secretary, Department for International Trade. The Committee’s advice that the appointment be subject to conditions was accepted.

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Decision: Owen, Ruth, Director General of Customer Services, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs - ACOBA recommendation

Letter to Ruth Owen, former Director General of Customer Services, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. The Committee’s advice that the appointment be subject to conditions was accepted.

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Guidance: Standard scheme: recent reports

Updated: Added standard scheme: distribution 294 report, samples S0625 and S0626.

The examinations covered are:

aerobic colony counts Bacillus cereus Campylobacter spp. Clostridium perfringens...
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Transparency data: UKAEA financial transactions: April 2017 to March 2018

Updated: June added.

This dataset shows monthly financial transactions made by the UK Atomic Energy Authority, as part of the government’s commitment to transparency in expenditure.

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Guidance: Open general export licence (exports in support of Turkish Aerospace Industries TF-X programme)

This open general export licence (OGEL) allows the export or transfer of goods, software or technology for the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) TF-X programme from the United Kingdom to any of the destinations...

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Official Statistics: Housing Benefit: entitlement reductions, 2016 to 2017 (experimental)

Updated: Added Housing Benefit: entitlement reductions data for January to March 2017.

These publications contain data comparing the value of reductions to Housing Benefit entitlement identified by each...

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Official Statistics: Breastfeeding at 6 to 8 weeks after birth: 2016 to 2017 quarterly data

Updated: Added Quarter 4 of 2016 to 2017 (April 2017 release, with data from January to March 2017).

Quarterly experimental statistics on breastfeeding prevalence at 6 to 8 weeks after birth for 2016 to...

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Official Statistics: Emergency presentations of cancer: quarterly data

Data estimates are for all malignant cancers (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) and are at CCG level, with England as a whole for comparison.

This latest publication includes quarterly data for October...

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Official Statistics: Housing Benefit: statistics on speed of processing 2016 to 2017

Updated: Published latest Housing Benefit speed of processing statistics for the period January to March 2017. Statistics covering all 4 quarters of 2016/17 are published as part of this release.

Speed ...

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Official Statistics: Flexible payments from pensions

Updated: Updated to include 2017 Quarter 2.

Since April 2015, individuals aged 55 and over can access their defined contribution pension savings as they wish, subject to their marginal rate of income tax...

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Official Statistics: Transfers to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes

Updated: Updated to include the 2016 to 2017 tax year.

Since April 2006 individuals have been able to transfer their pension savings in a registered pension scheme to a qualifying recognised overseas pension...

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Research and analysis: Health visitor service delivery metrics 2016 to 2017

Updated: Added health visitor service delivery metrics data and commentary for quarter 4 of 2016 to 2017, July 2017.

Local authority commissioners and health professionals can use these resources to track...

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Official Statistics: MOD statistics pre-release access list

Updated: Added pre-access list 21 July 2017.

This is a list of the individuals who currently have pre-release access to MOD’s key national and official statistics. The list includes the titles of the documents...

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Guidance: DCMS Sectors Economic Estimates Methodology

Updated: Updated Methodology note

About

This document sets out the methodology behind the Economic Estimates for DCMS Sectors. They are Official Statistics published by the Department for Digital, Culture...

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Decision: Regulatory judgement: Catalyst Housing Limited

Updated: Latest regulatory judgement published (26 July 2017)

Regulatory judgements and regulatory notices are the regulator’s official view of a provider. Each provider’s page contains their current and...

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Consultation outcome: Improving air quality: reducing nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities

Updated: Summary of responses added.

We want to know what you think about our draft plan to improve air quality in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The draft plan sets out proposed...

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Transparency data: DWP and CMG ePCS spend over £500: 2017

Updated: Added ePCS spend over £500 for April 2017.

Payments the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and Child Maintenance Group (CMG) have made for £500 and over by ePCS.

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Guidance: Grenfell Recovery Taskforce: terms of reference

The independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce has been set up as a non-statutory intervention to make sure that the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council is able to deal with the long-term recovery from...

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Official Statistics: Annual Report of Food Incidents 2016/17

Official statistics are produced impartially and free from political influence.

Geographical coverage: UK-wide, with no national, regional or local authority breakdowns.

For further information...

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Form: Part RSR-F: Application for a RSR environmental permit

Updated: Bank account details updated.

Use this part of the form (Part F) to calculate your application charges and make declarations about your application.

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Notice: Tariff Notice 30 (2017): plastic steering wheel cover

The attached document is classified by HM Revenue and Customs as a tariff notice and contains information about how to correctly classify certain goods for import and export purposes.

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Research and analysis: Typhoid and paratyphoid: laboratory confirmed cases in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Updated: Added 2015 data to laboratory confirmed cases table.

Summary of the epidemiology of laboratory-confirmed symptomatic cases of Salmonella Typhi (typhoid) and S. Paratyphi (paratyphoid) reported ...

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Form: Spain: Consular Fees

Updated: Updated July 2017

A full list of consular fees

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Guidance: HMRC small profits rate and marginal relief toolkit

Updated: Agent toolkit for Small Profits Rate and Marginal Relief updated for 2016 to 2017.

Guidance on common errors on small profits rate and Marginal Relief in Company Tax Returns. It may also be helpful...

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Decision: Regulatory judgements and regulatory notices

Updated: Table of regulatory judgements and notices updated (26 July 2017)

Regulatory judgements and notices are the regulator’s official view of a provider. Alongside the tables above, an A-Z for ...

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Decision: Regulatory judgement: Community Gateway Association Limited

Updated: Latest regulatory judgement published (26 July 2017)

Regulatory judgements and regulatory notices are the regulator’s official view of a provider. Each provider’s page contains their current and...

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Decision: Regulatory judgement: Arches Housing Limited

Updated: Latest regulatory judgement published (26 July 2017)

Regulatory judgements and regulatory notices are the regulator’s official view of a provider. Each provider’s page contains their current and...

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Decision: Regulatory judgement: Severn Vale Housing Society Limited

Updated: Latest regulatory judgement published (26 July 2017)

Regulatory judgements and regulatory notices are the regulator’s official view of a provider. Each provider’s page contains their current and...

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Decision: Regulatory judgement: Trident Housing Association Limited

Updated: Latest regulatory judgement published (26 July 2017)

Regulatory judgements and regulatory notices are the regulator’s official view of a provider. Each provider’s page contains their current and...

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Decision: Regulatory judgement: Knightstone Housing Group Limited

Updated: Latest regulatory judgement published (26 July 2017)

Regulatory judgements and regulatory notices are the regulator’s official view of a provider. Each provider’s page contains their current and...

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Decision: Regulatory judgement: Octavia Housing

Updated: Latest regulatory judgement published (26 July 2017)

Regulatory judgements and regulatory notices are the regulator’s official view of a provider. Each provider’s page contains their current and...

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News story: Defence Minister announces helicopter work will stay in the UK

Options had been considered to relocate the fabrication work for future AW159 helicopters orders – the export version of the Wildcat helicopters already in service with the British Army and Royal Navy – overseas...

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Speech: "After generations of hostility, blood & tears & in the wake of years of pain and wars, we are determined to bring an end to the bloodshed & sorrow"

Thank you Mr President and let me join others in thanking you Nikolay for your briefing and for your tireless efforts on this issue.

As you have set out so clearly this morning, the situation in Israel...

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News story: Travelling to Taiwan for the 2017 University Games in Taipei

Before you go…

Check your passport. Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Taiwan. If your passport will expire before or during your trip you should...

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Press release: New taskforce to support recovery from Grenfell fire disaster

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today (26 July 2017) announced details of the independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce that will support the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) to develop and...

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News story: Unique careers at Dstl

Dstl staff work on some of the most unique and exciting challenges for the defence community. From our apprentices who learn their craft whilst working on everything from military vehicles to specialist electronics...

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News story: Andrea Coscelli named CEO of Competition and Markets Authority

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, has appointed Andrea Coscelli as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Dr Coscelli...

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Press release: Outbreaks of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease in 2017

Updated: Added Risby Park Fisheries, Beverley

KHV is a serious viral disease of fish, and is notifiable in the United Kingdom. It affects all varieties of common and ornamental carp (Cyprinus carpio), and...

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Policy paper: National minimum wage law: enforcement

Updated: Updated section 3.7 specifying additional circumstances, concerning sleeping time, in which a notice of underpayment will not impose a penalty.

This documents sets out:

how the revised ...
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Notice: Patent Journal special notices: 6688

These are notices which appear for a limited number of weeks.

They include Intellectual Property policy announcements and recent additions to the British Library.

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Guidance: Customs Information Paper 9 (2017): additional duty rates on goods from the USA

This Customs Information Paper is effective from 1 May 2017 until further notice and affects anyone involved with importing goods from the USA.

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Notice: Tariff Notice 29 (2017): paintball

The attached document is classified by HM Revenue and Customs as a tariff notice and contains information about how to correctly classify certain goods for import and export purposes.

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Notice: Tariff Notice 34 (2017): four-wheel drive multi-purpose motor vehicle

The attached document is classified by HM Revenue and Customs as a tariff notice and contains information about how to correctly classify certain goods for import and export purposes.

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Notice: CH2 4LF, Encirc Limited: environmental permit issued

The Environment Agency publish permits that they issue under the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED).

This decision includes the permit and decision document for:

Operator name: Encirc Limited...
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Guidance: Cyber security supplier to government scheme

Updated: Riskaware added to UK Cyber Security supplier to Government Scheme

The Cyber Growth Partnership has developed a scheme that enables UK cyber security suppliers to government to be able to...

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Guidance: European passport return service: England

Updated: Updated email address for Oldham.

Use this guide to find the details of local authorities in England that offer a European passport return service for a registration certificate or a ...

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Guidance: Iran: country policy and information notes

Updated: New guidance on women fearing domestic violence.

Country policy and information notes (previously known as country information and guidance reports) are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials...

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Corporate report: UK Anti-Doping annual report and accounts 2016 to 2017

UK Anti-Doping annual report and accounts 2016 to 2017.

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return to an Address and was ordered to be printed by the...

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Statistical data set: Unclaimed estates list

Updated: Daily update of the unclaimed estates list.

The Division publishes a list of unclaimed estates which have been recently referred, but not yet administered, and historic cases which have been administered...

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Corporate report: Advisory Committee on Business Appointments publishes annual report

Updated: Updated to include additional appointment summaries

Eighteenth Annual Report

The independent Advisory Committee on Business Appointments has today published its annual report for 2016-17. The ...

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Decision: Stowell, Tina - former Leader of the House of Lords - ACOBA recommendation

The letters to Rt Hon Baroness Stowell of Beeston, former Leader of the House of Lords. The Committee’s advice, that these appointments be subject to conditions was accepted.

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Decision: Whittingdale, John - former Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, DCMS - ACOBA recommendation

The letters to John Whittingdale MP, former Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, DCMS. The Committee’s advice that these appointments be subject to conditions was accepted.

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Decision: Donnelly, Martin - Permanent Secretary, Department for International Trade - ACOBA recommendation

The letter to Sir Martin Donnelly, former Permanent Secretary, Department for International Trade. The Committee’s advice that the appointment be subject to conditions was accepted.

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Decision: Owen, Ruth, Director General of Customer Services, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs - ACOBA recommendation

Letter to Ruth Owen, former Director General of Customer Services, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. The Committee’s advice that the appointment be subject to conditions was accepted.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 09:34, 26 July
Guidance: Standard scheme: recent reports

Updated: Added standard scheme: distribution 294 report, samples S0625 and S0626.

The examinations covered are:

aerobic colony counts Bacillus cereus Campylobacter spp. Clostridium perfringens...
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Transparency data: UKAEA financial transactions: April 2017 to March 2018

Updated: June added.

This dataset shows monthly financial transactions made by the UK Atomic Energy Authority, as part of the government’s commitment to transparency in expenditure.

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National Statistics: UK GDP, preliminary estimate: Apr to June 2017

Official statistics are produced impartially and free from political influence.

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National Statistics: UK index of services: May 2017

Official statistics are produced impartially and free from political influence.

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National Statistics: Workless households by region, UK: 2016

Official statistics are produced impartially and free from political influence.

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Official Statistics: NHS direct in Wales: April to June 2017

NHS Direct Wales is a 24-hour information and advice line staffed by experienced nurses, dental and health information advisors offering advice about health, illness and the NHS.

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Guidance: Open general export licence (exports in support of Turkish Aerospace Industries TF-X programme)

This open general export licence (OGEL) allows the export or transfer of goods, software or technology for the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) TF-X programme from the United Kingdom to any of the destinations...

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Notice: Notice to exporters 2017/17: new open general export licence published

The notices to exporters collection brings together all notices published since August 2016.

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Official Statistics: Monthly economic commentary: July 2017

Official statistics are produced impartially and free from political influence.

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Official Statistics: Housing Benefit: entitlement reductions, 2016 to 2017 (experimental)

Updated: Added Housing Benefit: entitlement reductions data for January to March 2017.

These publications contain data comparing the value of reductions to Housing Benefit entitlement identified by each...

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Official Statistics: Breastfeeding at 6 to 8 weeks after birth: 2016 to 2017 quarterly data

Updated: Added Quarter 4 of 2016 to 2017 (April 2017 release, with data from January to March 2017).

Quarterly experimental statistics on breastfeeding prevalence at 6 to 8 weeks after birth for 2016 to...

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Official Statistics: Emergency presentations of cancer: quarterly data

Data estimates are for all malignant cancers (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) and are at CCG level, with England as a whole for comparison.

This latest publication includes quarterly data for October...

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Official Statistics: Housing Benefit: statistics on speed of processing 2016 to 2017

Updated: Published latest Housing Benefit speed of processing statistics for the period January to March 2017. Statistics covering all 4 quarters of 2016/17 are published as part of this release.

Speed ...

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Official Statistics: Flexible payments from pensions

Updated: Updated to include 2017 Quarter 2.

Since April 2015, individuals aged 55 and over can access their defined contribution pension savings as they wish, subject to their marginal rate of income tax...

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Official Statistics: Transfers to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes

Updated: Updated to include the 2016 to 2017 tax year.

Since April 2006 individuals have been able to transfer their pension savings in a registered pension scheme to a qualifying recognised overseas pension...

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Research and analysis: Health visitor service delivery metrics 2016 to 2017

Updated: Added health visitor service delivery metrics data and commentary for quarter 4 of 2016 to 2017, July 2017.

Local authority commissioners and health professionals can use these resources to track...

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Official Statistics: MOD statistics pre-release access list

Updated: Added pre-access list 21 July 2017.

This is a list of the individuals who currently have pre-release access to MOD’s key national and official statistics. The list includes the titles of the documents...

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Guidance: DCMS Sectors Economic Estimates Methodology

Updated: Updated Methodology note

About

This document sets out the methodology behind the Economic Estimates for DCMS Sectors. They are Official Statistics published by the Department for Digital, Culture...

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Decision: Regulatory judgement: Catalyst Housing Limited

Updated: Latest regulatory judgement published (26 July 2017)

Regulatory judgements and regulatory notices are the regulator’s official view of a provider. Each provider’s page contains their current and...

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Decision: Regulatory judgement: One Vision Housing Limited

Updated: Latest regulatory judgement published (26 July 2017)

Regulatory judgements and regulatory notices are the regulator’s official view of a provider. Each provider’s page contains their current and...

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Consultation outcome: Improving air quality: reducing nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities

Updated: Summary of responses added.

We want to know what you think about our draft plan to improve air quality in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The draft plan sets out proposed...

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Press release: Pubs Code Adjudicator data reveals significant activity in first year of new law

Paul Newby, the Pubs Code Adjudicator, today marked the Pubs Code’s major milestone by releasing first year data.

Mr Newby said the detailed figures revealed significant activity in the first year of ...

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Policy paper: National minimum wage law: enforcement

Updated: Updated section 3.7 specifying additional circumstances, concerning sleeping time, in which a notice of underpayment will not impose a penalty.

This documents sets out:

how the revised ...
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News story: Round pound left in slow lane as new £1 coin overtakes in circulation

The Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury is today (26 July 2017) visiting a coin storage facility in Belfast, where more than &pound;350,000 worth of coins are processed and redistributed daily, to banks and...

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Press release: The challenges and opportunities for Welsh tourism post EU exit

From dolphin spotting trips along the Ceredigion coastline to adrenaline fuelled mountain bike experiences, UK Government ministers will hear first-hand the crucial contribution the Mid Wales tourism industry...

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Press release: Government announces additional support for social care providers

The government today (26 July 2017) announced it has temporarily suspended enforcement activity and is waiving historic financial penalties against employers concerning sleep-in shift pay in the social care sector...

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25 July

Official Statistics: Early access to medicines scheme applications: pending, refused, granted

Updated: PIM designation - April 2014 to July added to the page

These tables show the number of applications made to the early access to medicines scheme for the promising innovative medicine (PIM) designation...

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Guidance: South Africa: country policy and information notes

Updated: New guidance on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Country policy and information notes (previously known as country information and guidance reports) are used by UK Visas and Immigration ...

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Transparency data: Gender pay gap data

DfE supports the fair treatment and reward of all staff, irrespective of gender.

Further gender pay gap reporting data is available.

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Guidance: Brucella reference unit (BRU): managing laboratory exposure

Updated: Revised exposure assessment document and added new factsheet.

Brucella species present a significant biohazard to laboratory staff, veterinarians, abattoir workers and farmers. These documents ...

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Corporate report: BEIS annual report and accounts 2016 to 2017

Updated: Added 2 rows missing from the bottom of the table on page 158.

This report sets out the activities of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) over the period 1 April ...

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Guidance: Brucellosis: veterinary exposure

The risk of getting brucellosis from an infected animal is low for most types of contact.

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Form: Exceptional learning support - cost form

Updated: Added the exceptional learning support - cost form: 2017 to 2018.

The 2017 to 2018 cost form is for providers and employers. It must be used to submit estimated and final costs for the 2017 to ...

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Policy paper: Capacity Market Rules

Updated: Informal consolidation of Capacity Market Rules July 2017 published.

Please note Ofgem also have responsibility for managing and making any changes to the Capacity Market Rules. Ofgem Rule amendments...

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Official Statistics: Early access to medicines scheme applications: pending, refused, granted

Updated: PIM designation - April 2014 to July added to the page

These tables show the number of applications made to the early access to medicines scheme for the promising innovative medicine (PIM) designation...

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Speech: After generations of hostility, blood & tears & in the wake of years of pain & wars, we are determined to bring an end to the bloodshed & sorrow

Thank you Mr President and let me join others in thanking you Nikolay for your briefing and for your tireless efforts on this issue.

As you have set out so clearly this morning, the situation in Israel...

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Transparency data: Environment Agency objections to planning on the basis of flood risk

Updated: Updated list of annual monitoring objections for 2016 to 2017.

An annual list of the Environment Agency’s initial objections to planning applications on the basis of flood risk and water quality...

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Guidance: Export control training bulletin

Updated: Added dates for courses in Aberdeen during October 2017.

This bulletin contains details of courses, seminars and workshops from the Export Control Organisation to increase your understanding...

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Statutory guidance: Work Choice provider guidance: effective from April 2017

Updated: Published a revised section 13a, now dated July 2017.

DWP provider guidance for all referrals made during the contracts’ extension period in England and Wales effective from April 2017.

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Statutory guidance: Work Choice provider guidance: before April 2017

Updated: Published revised section 13a and forms 'request placed move to host employer', 'request to extend 26 week placement', 'transfer within contract package area' and 'additional places request' - all dated...

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Transparency data: CMA board meeting minutes: 24 May 2017

The members of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) board are set out in the ‘Our management’ section of the CMA’s home page.

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Transparency data: CMA board meeting minutes: 28 June 2017

The members of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) board are set out in the ‘Our management’ section of the CMA’s home page.

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Independent report: Evaluation of Global Trachoma Mapping Project

The aim of the GTMP was to map trachoma, through the conduct of standardised baseline prevalence surveys, across all suspected endemic districts globally by 2015.

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Guidance: Military low flying: air weapons ranges activity

Updated: Added updated out of hours range activity for Donna Nook and Holbeach air weapons range, removing past instances of extended opening and adding in additional activity on 3 August 2017.

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