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28 February

Guidance: Import duty suspensions and tariff quotas: status of applications

Updated: Updated list of new applications for the 1 July 2015 round.

Provides a list and current status of applications for the 1 July 2015 round of the European Union (EU) temporary duty suspensions...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:57, 28 February
Correspondence: Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists: statement on regulations February 2015

Alison White, the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists, has made a statement on anticipated timescales for the launch of the Register and the annual fee for those joining. She is also inviting potential registrants...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:57, 28 February
Guidance: Switzerland - list of translators and interpreters

This list of recommended translators and intepreters in Switzerland has been prepared for British Nationals who require translation or interpreting services.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:57, 28 February
Statistics: Final UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics: 1990-2012

This publication provides the final estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions going back to 1990. Estimates are presented by source in February of each year and are updated in March of each year to include estimates...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:57, 28 February
Statistics: Final UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics: 1990-2011

This publication provides the final estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions going back to 1990. Estimates are presented by source in February of each year and are updated in March of each year to include estimates...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:56, 28 February
Statistics: Final UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics: 1990-2010

This publication provides the final estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions going back to 1990. Estimates are presented by source in February of each year and are updated in March of each year to include estimates...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:56, 28 February
Guidance: Poland - list of translators and interpreters

This list of recommended translators and interpreters in Poland has been prepared for British nationals who require translation services.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:56, 28 February
Guidance: Poland - list of funeral directors

This is a list of English-speaking funeral directors in Poland.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:56, 28 February
Correspondence: Tariff arrangements for your 2015/16 NHS activity

Updated: This page was last updated on 27 Feb 2015

This letter provides new information on next year’s NHS funding and contracting round, and sets out decisions that need to be taken by 6 March 2015. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:56, 28 February

Correspondence: PHE bulletin: 27 February 2015

Highlights for this bulletin include:

under 18 conception rates continue to drop new heart age tool Ebola update dangers of children drowning in bath integrated working improving health of local...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:55, 28 February
Policy paper: Bribery and corruption enforcement review: terms of reference

The UK Anti-Corruption Plan announced that the government would review the enforcement response to bribery and corruption more broadly. It would determine how to go even further in prosecuting and disrupting...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:55, 28 February
Transparency data: Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre expenditure: December 2014 to January 2015

Spending over £250 for the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:55, 28 February
Guidance: Business rates: retail relief

Updated: Replaced the retail relief guidance with a new version.

The government is providing funding for a business rates discount of up to £1000 in 2014 to 2015 and of up to £1500 in...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:55, 28 February
Policy paper: Operation of the National Planning Policy Framework: government response to the CLG Select Committee inquiry

This report sets out the government’s response to the Communities and Local Government Select Committee inquiry into the operation of the National Planning Policy Framework.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:55, 28 February
Guidance: HB Circular A4/2015: Defined contribution pension fund options from 6 April 2015

This circular tells you about your options to access the whole of your defined contribution pension pot without any restrictions from the age of 55 years, from 6 April 2015.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:54, 28 February
Guidance: Funding for putting the Care Act into practice

This note also gives advice on how local authorities might think about using the additional £146 million of funding provided from April 2015 to plan and prepare for the final set of changes to fully...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:54, 28 February
Policy paper: Draft code of practice for examining officers and review officers under Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000

The Counter-Terrorism and Security (CTS) Act received Royal Assent on 12 February 2015. The CTS Act amended Schedule 7 to clarify the legal position in relation to the examination of goods in remote storage outside...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:54, 28 February
Notice: Pre-warning notice to Samworth (Enterprise) Academy Trust

A letter from Regional School Commissioner Jennifer Bexon-Smith to Samworth (Enterprise) Academy Trust regarding the unacceptably low standards of performance of pupils at Samworth Enterprise Academy.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:54, 28 February
Transparency data: Academy trusts: notices about poor performance

Updated: Added pre-warning notice to Samworth (Enterprise) Academy Trust.

All academy trusts’ pre-warning notice or warning notice letters from the Department for Education about poor performance...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:54, 28 February
FOI release: Secondments

This Freedom of Information (FOI) release is in response to a request for information on staff currently seconded to private energy companies and the duration of each secondment.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:53, 28 February
Notice: Current catch limits: over 10 metre non-sector pool

Updated: March 2015 data added

Your catch limits are in your vessel licence annexe - Category A, Category A - Islands, Category B and Category C and can be varied through the...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:53, 28 February
Notice: Current catch limits: 10 metres and under pool

Updated: March 2015 spreadsheets added

Your catch limits are in your vessel licence annexe and can be varied through the year. Your fishing vessel licence annex will also list the stocks that you...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:52, 28 February
Statutory guidance: Fishing vessel licence variations

Updated: Updates to conditions and schedules for licences 11,12, 17, 31, 41

Vessel licence variations occur to reflect changes in quota limits and closures or openings of sea areas.

Variations...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:52, 28 February
Policy paper: Local government transparency code 2015

The local government transparency code is issued to meet the government’s desire to place more power into citizens’ hands to increase democratic accountability. It will make it easier for local people to contribute...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:51, 28 February
Correspondence: Children, Families and Maternity e-bulletin

Updated: February 2015 edition 84 added to page.

E-bulletins providing information on children, families and maternity.

E-bulletins from March 2005 to August 2011 are available on the National...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:50, 28 February
Guidance: Timelines for schools to convert to academies

Updated: Added April timelines document.

Schools open as an academy on the first day of the month. In order to open on the chosen month, you must complete all the necessary paperwork associated with the...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:49, 28 February
Guidance: Year 7 catch-up premium: 2014 to 2015 allocations

The allocations tables show £500 for each pupil in a state-funded school who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and/or mathematics at key stage 2. The final figures have been calculated using...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:49, 28 February
Research and analysis: Health Protection Report volume 9 (2015)

Updated: HPR 9(7) news uploaded

Health Protection Report (HPR) is a weekly bulletin containing a digest of health protection news and regular reporting from Public Health England on infections (routine ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:48, 28 February
Research and analysis: Pertussis immunisation in pregnancy: vaccine coverage estimates (England)

Updated: HPR 9(7) report (two items: main report and appendix) uploaded

Commentary on data showing the estimated uptake of vaccination for the temporary pertussis immunisation programme for pregnant ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:48, 28 February
Research and analysis: Haemophilus influenzae: laboratory reports by age group and serotype 2014

Updated: HPR 9(7) combined Q4 and annual report uploaded

For previous reports, see the archive of older data.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:48, 28 February
Research and analysis: Growth Vouchers Programme: evaluation - stakeholder views of the service

Provides evidence on the implementation of the Growth Vouchers programme over January to April 2014. Views were collected through interviews from:

182 businesses 42 service provider staff 22 advice ...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:42, 28 February
Research and analysis: Growth Vouchers programme: evaluation - early estimate of impact

Presents views on changes made to the Growth Voucher programme design. The changes were based on lessons learned from the ‘stakeholder views of the service’ report during March to April 2014.

...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:34, 28 February
Research and analysis: Measles, mumps and rubella: laboratory confirmed cases in England 2014

Updated: HPR 9(7) Q4 report uploaded

For previous reports see the archive of older data.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:34, 28 February
Guidance: Public Contracts Regulations 2015: requirements on pre-qualification questionnaires

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 that came into force on 26 February 2015 contain new requirements in relation to the use of pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQ). These changes implement Lord Young’s recommendations...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:33, 28 February
Guidance: Public Contracts Regulations 2015: paying invoices in 30 days down the supply chain

This statutory guidance, issued under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, explains how contracting authorities must have regard to this guidance in relation to the payment of valid and undisputed invoices ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:33, 28 February
Policy paper: Procurement Policy Note 03/15: reforms to make public procurement more accessible to SMEs

Updated: Added related guidance.

This note provides guidance on reforms which include:

removing a pre-qualification stage for procurements below the EU thresholds a requirement for contracting ...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:33, 28 February
Policy paper: Bridging the Social Divide

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission have produced a report that calls on politicians of all parties to explain what they want to achieve when it comes to tackling poverty and improving mobility, ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:32, 28 February
News story: Home Secretary announces judge to lead statutory inquiry into historical child sexual abuse

Justice Goddard, a judge of the High Court of New Zealand, has accepted the post and will appear at a pre-appointment hearing before the Home Affairs Select Committee on 11 February.

The Home Secretary...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:30, 28 February
News story: Home Secretary announces independent review of welfare in detention

It will seek to identify whether improvements can be made to safeguard the health and wellbeing of detainees, and those being escorted in the UK. Stephen Shaw CBE, a former Prisons and Probation Ombudsman for...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:30, 28 February
News story: 200 specialist primary PE teachers to be in place by December 2015

Updated: Updated the number of providers.

The primary PE specialist initial teacher training (ITT) route is a postgraduate, school-led, 1-year training course. It is made up of 50% generalist primary training...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:30, 28 February
Press release: Young first-time buyers can register online for 100,000 cut-price homes

Aspiring homeowners can sign-up at www.starter-home.co.uk

The www.starter-home.co.uk website has launched today to allow young people to register their interest in buying one of the new...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:30, 28 February
Press release: Low severity Avian Flu outbreak in Hampshire

Updated: Updated to reflect the lifting of restrictions

Restrictions have now been lifted following an outbreak of Avian Flu on a Hampshire farm earlier this month.

The lifting of the restrictions...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:30, 28 February
Press release: Bridging the Social Divide Report

A major new report from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission calls on politicians of all parties to explain what they want to achieve when it comes to tackling poverty and improving mobility...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 02:30, 28 February

27 February

Guidance: Switzerland and Liechtenstein - list of lawyers

Updated: updated lawyers list for Switzerland and Liechtenstein

This list of English-speaking lawyers in Switzerland and Liechtenstein has been prepared for British Nationals who require legal advice. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:57, 27 February

Guidance: Import duty suspensions and tariff quotas: status of applications

Updated: Updated list of new applications for the 1 July 2015 round.

Provides a list and current status of applications for the 1 July 2015 round of the European Union (EU) temporary duty suspensions...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:56, 27 February
Correspondence: Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists: statement on regulations February 2015

Alison White, the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists, has made a statement on anticipated timescales for the launch of the Register and the annual fee for those joining. She is also inviting potential registrants...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:56, 27 February
Guidance: Switzerland - list of translators and interpreters

This list of recommended translators and intepreters in Switzerland has been prepared for British Nationals who require translation or interpreting services.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:56, 27 February
Statistics: Final UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics: 1990-2012

This publication provides the final estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions going back to 1990. Estimates are presented by source in February of each year and are updated in March of each year to include estimates...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:56, 27 February
Statistics: Final UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics: 1990-2011

This publication provides the final estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions going back to 1990. Estimates are presented by source in February of each year and are updated in March of each year to include estimates...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:55, 27 February
Statistics: Final UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics: 1990-2010

This publication provides the final estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions going back to 1990. Estimates are presented by source in February of each year and are updated in March of each year to include estimates...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:55, 27 February
Guidance: Poland - list of translators and interpreters

This list of recommended translators and interpreters in Poland has been prepared for British nationals who require translation services.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:55, 27 February
Guidance: Poland - list of funeral directors

This is a list of English-speaking funeral directors in Poland.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:55, 27 February
Correspondence: Tariff arrangements for your 2015/16 NHS activity

Updated: This page was last updated on 27 Feb 2015

This letter provides new information on next year’s NHS funding and contracting round, and sets out decisions that need to be taken by 6 March 2015. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:54, 27 February

Correspondence: PHE bulletin: 27 February 2015

Highlights for this bulletin include:

under 18 conception rates continue to drop new heart age tool Ebola update dangers of children drowning in bath integrated working improving health of local...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:54, 27 February
Policy paper: Bribery and corruption enforcement review: terms of reference

The UK Anti-Corruption Plan announced that the government would review the enforcement response to bribery and corruption more broadly. It would determine how to go even further in prosecuting and disrupting...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:54, 27 February
Transparency data: Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre expenditure: December 2014 to January 2015

Spending over £250 for the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:54, 27 February
Guidance: Business rates: retail relief

Updated: Replaced the retail relief guidance with a new version.

The government is providing funding for a business rates discount of up to £1000 in 2014 to 2015 and of up to £1500 in...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:54, 27 February
Policy paper: Operation of the National Planning Policy Framework: government response to the CLG Select Committee inquiry

This report sets out the government’s response to the Communities and Local Government Select Committee inquiry into the operation of the National Planning Policy Framework.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:54, 27 February
Guidance: HB Circular A4/2015: Defined contribution pension fund options from 6 April 2015

This circular tells you about your options to access the whole of your defined contribution pension pot without any restrictions from the age of 55 years, from 6 April 2015.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:54, 27 February
Guidance: Funding for putting the Care Act into practice

This note also gives advice on how local authorities might think about using the additional £146 million of funding provided from April 2015 to plan and prepare for the final set of changes to fully...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:53, 27 February
Policy paper: Draft code of practice for examining officers and review officers under Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000

The Counter-Terrorism and Security (CTS) Act received Royal Assent on 12 February 2015. The CTS Act amended Schedule 7 to clarify the legal position in relation to the examination of goods in remote storage outside...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:53, 27 February
Notice: Pre-warning notice to Samworth (Enterprise) Academy Trust

A letter from Regional School Commissioner Jennifer Bexon-Smith to Samworth (Enterprise) Academy Trust regarding the unacceptably low standards of performance of pupils at Samworth Enterprise Academy.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:53, 27 February
Transparency data: Academy trusts: notices about poor performance

Updated: Added pre-warning notice to Samworth (Enterprise) Academy Trust.

All academy trusts’ pre-warning notice or warning notice letters from the Department for Education about poor performance...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:53, 27 February
FOI release: Secondments

This Freedom of Information (FOI) release is in response to a request for information on staff currently seconded to private energy companies and the duration of each secondment.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:52, 27 February
Notice: Current catch limits: over 10 metre non-sector pool

Updated: March 2015 data added

Your catch limits are in your vessel licence annexe - Category A, Category A - Islands, Category B and Category C and can be varied through the...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:52, 27 February
Notice: Current catch limits: 10 metres and under pool

Updated: March 2015 spreadsheets added

Your catch limits are in your vessel licence annexe and can be varied through the year. Your fishing vessel licence annex will also list the stocks that you...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:52, 27 February
Statutory guidance: Fishing vessel licence variations

Updated: Updates to conditions and schedules for licences 11,12, 17, 31, 41

Vessel licence variations occur to reflect changes in quota limits and closures or openings of sea areas.

Variations...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:51, 27 February
Policy paper: Local government transparency code 2015

The local government transparency code is issued to meet the government’s desire to place more power into citizens’ hands to increase democratic accountability. It will make it easier for local people to contribute...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:51, 27 February
Correspondence: Children, Families and Maternity e-bulletin

Updated: February 2015 edition 84 added to page.

E-bulletins providing information on children, families and maternity.

E-bulletins from March 2005 to August 2011 are available on the National...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:49, 27 February
Guidance: Timelines for schools to convert to academies

Updated: Added April timelines document.

Schools open as an academy on the first day of the month. In order to open on the chosen month, you must complete all the necessary paperwork associated with the...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:48, 27 February
Guidance: Year 7 catch-up premium: 2014 to 2015 allocations

The allocations tables show £500 for each pupil in a state-funded school who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and/or mathematics at key stage 2. The final figures have been calculated using...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:48, 27 February
Research and analysis: Health Protection Report volume 9 (2015)

Updated: HPR 9(7) news uploaded

Health Protection Report (HPR) is a weekly bulletin containing a digest of health protection news and regular reporting from Public Health England on infections (routine ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:47, 27 February
Research and analysis: Pertussis immunisation in pregnancy: vaccine coverage estimates (England)

Updated: HPR 9(7) report (two items: main report and appendix) uploaded

Commentary on data showing the estimated uptake of vaccination for the temporary pertussis immunisation programme for pregnant ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:47, 27 February
Research and analysis: Haemophilus influenzae: laboratory reports by age group and serotype 2014

Updated: HPR 9(7) combined Q4 and annual report uploaded

For previous reports, see the archive of older data.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:47, 27 February
Research and analysis: Growth Vouchers Programme: evaluation - stakeholder views of the service

Provides evidence on the implementation of the Growth Vouchers programme over January to April 2014. Views were collected through interviews from:

182 businesses 42 service provider staff 22 advice ...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:41, 27 February
Research and analysis: Growth Vouchers programme: evaluation - early estimate of impact

Presents views on changes made to the Growth Voucher programme design. The changes were based on lessons learned from the ‘stakeholder views of the service’ report during March to April 2014.

...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:33, 27 February
Research and analysis: Measles, mumps and rubella: laboratory confirmed cases in England 2014

Updated: HPR 9(7) Q4 report uploaded

For previous reports see the archive of older data.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:33, 27 February
Guidance: Public Contracts Regulations 2015: requirements on pre-qualification questionnaires

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 that came into force on 26 February 2015 contain new requirements in relation to the use of pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQ). These changes implement Lord Young’s recommendations...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:33, 27 February
Guidance: Public Contracts Regulations 2015: paying invoices in 30 days down the supply chain

This statutory guidance, issued under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, explains how contracting authorities must have regard to this guidance in relation to the payment of valid and undisputed invoices ...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:32, 27 February
Policy paper: Procurement Policy Note 03/15: reforms to make public procurement more accessible to SMEs

Updated: Added related guidance.

This note provides guidance on reforms which include:

removing a pre-qualification stage for procurements below the EU thresholds a requirement for contracting ...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:32, 27 February
News story: Home Secretary announces judge to lead statutory inquiry into historical child sexual abuse

Justice Goddard, a judge of the High Court of New Zealand, has accepted the post and will appear at a pre-appointment hearing before the Home Affairs Select Committee on 11 February.

The Home Secretary...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:30, 27 February
News story: Home Secretary announces independent review of welfare in detention

It will seek to identify whether improvements can be made to safeguard the health and wellbeing of detainees, and those being escorted in the UK. Stephen Shaw CBE, a former Prisons and Probation Ombudsman for...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:30, 27 February
News story: 200 specialist primary PE teachers to be in place by December 2015

Updated: Updated the number of providers.

The primary PE specialist initial teacher training (ITT) route is a postgraduate, school-led, 1-year training course. It is made up of 50% generalist primary training...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 23:30, 27 February
Guidance: Switzerland and Liechtenstein - list of lawyers

Updated: updated lawyers list for Switzerland and Liechtenstein

This list of English-speaking lawyers in Switzerland and Liechtenstein has been prepared for British Nationals who require legal advice. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:57, 27 February

Guidance: Import duty suspensions and tariff quotas: status of applications

Updated: Updated list of new applications for the 1 July 2015 round.

Provides a list and current status of applications for the 1 July 2015 round of the European Union (EU) temporary duty suspensions...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:57, 27 February
Correspondence: Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists: statement on regulations February 2015

Alison White, the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists, has made a statement on anticipated timescales for the launch of the Register and the annual fee for those joining. She is also inviting potential registrants...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:56, 27 February
Guidance: Switzerland - list of translators and interpreters

This list of recommended translators and intepreters in Switzerland has been prepared for British Nationals who require translation or interpreting services.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:56, 27 February
Statistics: Final UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics: 1990-2012

This publication provides the final estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions going back to 1990. Estimates are presented by source in February of each year and are updated in March of each year to include estimates...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:56, 27 February
Statistics: Final UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics: 1990-2011

This publication provides the final estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions going back to 1990. Estimates are presented by source in February of each year and are updated in March of each year to include estimates...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:56, 27 February
Statistics: Final UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics: 1990-2010

This publication provides the final estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions going back to 1990. Estimates are presented by source in February of each year and are updated in March of each year to include estimates...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:55, 27 February
Guidance: Poland - list of translators and interpreters

This list of recommended translators and interpreters in Poland has been prepared for British nationals who require translation services.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:55, 27 February
Guidance: Poland - list of funeral directors

This is a list of English-speaking funeral directors in Poland.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:55, 27 February
Correspondence: Tariff arrangements for your 2015/16 NHS activity

Updated: This page was last updated on 27 Feb 2015

This letter provides new information on next year’s NHS funding and contracting round, and sets out decisions that need to be taken by 6 March 2015. Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:55, 27 February

Correspondence: PHE bulletin: 27 February 2015

Highlights for this bulletin include:

under 18 conception rates continue to drop new heart age tool Ebola update dangers of children drowning in bath integrated working improving health of local...
Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:54, 27 February
Policy paper: Bribery and corruption enforcement review: terms of reference

The UK Anti-Corruption Plan announced that the government would review the enforcement response to bribery and corruption more broadly. It would determine how to go even further in prosecuting and disrupting...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:54, 27 February
Transparency data: Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre expenditure: December 2014 to January 2015

Spending over £250 for the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:54, 27 February
Guidance: Business rates: retail relief

Updated: Replaced the retail relief guidance with a new version.

The government is providing funding for a business rates discount of up to £1000 in 2014 to 2015 and of up to £1500 in...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:54, 27 February
Policy paper: Operation of the National Planning Policy Framework: government response to the CLG Select Committee inquiry

This report sets out the government’s response to the Communities and Local Government Select Committee inquiry into the operation of the National Planning Policy Framework.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:54, 27 February
Guidance: HB Circular A4/2015: Defined contribution pension fund options from 6 April 2015

This circular tells you about your options to access the whole of your defined contribution pension pot without any restrictions from the age of 55 years, from 6 April 2015.

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:54, 27 February
Guidance: Funding for putting the Care Act into practice

This note also gives advice on how local authorities might think about using the additional £146 million of funding provided from April 2015 to plan and prepare for the final set of changes to fully...

Read more. (cached), Summary and Comments (0), Email this. First seen at 22:53, 27 February