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Record number of women on FTSE 100 boards

Record number of women on FTSE 100 boards

Almost 29% of FTSE 100 board positions are held by women.

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A new apprenticeship programme kicks off National Apprenticeship Week 2018

A new apprenticeship programme kicks off National Apprenticeship Week 2018

National Apprenticeship Week 2018 was officially launched at the BBC today – with the announcement of a new ground-breaking apprenticeship programme.

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Government announces £1.5 million fund to help tackle the gender pay gap

Government announces £1.5 million fund to help tackle the gender pay gap

Minister for Women and Equalities Amber Rudd has announced a £1.5 million fund to support people back into work after time out caring.

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DRS braves the Beast from the East

DRS braves the Beast from the East

As the UK fights against the extreme weather conditions, Direct Rail Services is helping Network Rail keep the nation moving by clearing snow from train lines.

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Defence Secretary names new warship HMS Cardiff on St David's Day

Defence Secretary names new warship HMS Cardiff on St David's Day

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced the name of one of the new Type 26 warships as HMS Cardiff on St. David's Day.

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7 things your company can do on a snow day

7 things your company can do on a snow day

If you're snowed-in, here are 7 simple steps to keep up to date with Companies House.

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Redundancy payment helpline closing early due to adverse weather conditions

Redundancy payment helpline closing early due to adverse weather conditions

Redundancy payment helpline closing early today due to adverse weather conditions

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Crime news: revised Crown Court fee guidance

Crime news: revised Crown Court fee guidance

Changes to guidance to reflect new Pages of Prosecution Evidence (PPE) threshold under Litigators’ Graduated Fee Scheme (LGFS).

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CMA opens SSE Retail/Npower merger investigation

CMA opens SSE Retail/Npower merger investigation

The CMA has opened its investigation into the proposed merger of SSE Retail and Npower.

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Trade mission to India celebrates 70 years of NHS innovation

Trade mission to India celebrates 70 years of NHS innovation

Healthcare UK took NHS Trusts and partner companies to meet potential customers in India, marking the 70th anniversary of both the NHS and independent India.

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Identity requirements for property transactions

Identity requirements for property transactions

When confirming identity in a property transaction, our latest guidance explains how to complete application forms correctly.

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CNC officer takes on marathon challenge for charity

CNC officer takes on marathon challenge for charity

An Authorised Firearms Officer from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) will run two half marathons as well as the London Marathon this year to raise money for charity.

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Second wave of NHS England test beds launched

Second wave of NHS England test beds launched

A competition to identify a second wave of test beds will allow organisations to apply for a share of up to £4.5 million in funding.

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Crime news: use 0300 200 2020 for criminal application enquiries

Crime news: use 0300 200 2020 for criminal application enquiries

0300 200 20020 is the only number available for criminal application enquiries.

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People with significant control (PSC): who controls your company?

People with significant control (PSC): who controls your company?

How to identify and record the people who own or control your company.

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UK and US launch innovation fund for ideas to save millions of lives in conflict zones

UK and US launch innovation fund for ideas to save millions of lives in conflict zones

International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt and USAID Administrator Mark Green announce new Humanitarian Grand Challenge.

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Statement from the International Development Secretary on Oxfam

Statement from the International Development Secretary on Oxfam

Mordaunt: "Oxfam has agreed to withdraw from bidding for any new UK Government funding until DFID is satisfied that they can meet the high standards we expect of our partners"

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Statement from the International Development Secretary on Oxfam

Statement from the International Development Secretary on Oxfam

Mordaunt: "Oxfam has agreed to withdraw from bidding for any new UK Government funding until DFID is satisfied that they can meet the high standards we expect of our partners"

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Cheshire motorway couple first to benefit from free double glazing

Cheshire motorway couple first to benefit from free double glazing

A Cheshire couple, who live less than 80 metres from a motorway, have become the first in England to benefit from a new free double glazing scheme to reduce noise.

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Eight new members appointed to the ACMD

Eight new members appointed to the ACMD

The Home Secretary has today appointed new members to the Advisory Council for the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD).

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£30 million investment in revolutionary V2G technologies

£30 million investment in revolutionary V2G technologies

Electric vehicles to help power people’s homes helped by almost £30 million funding.

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Improvements to Mare Harbour jetty in Falklands complete

Improvements to Mare Harbour jetty in Falklands complete

A state of the art jetty which will improve military capability in the Falkland Islands and improve life for personnel on the Islands has been completed by DIO.

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Director appointed for Faraday Battery Challenge

Director appointed for Faraday Battery Challenge

Automotive R&D expert Tony Harper will lead work under the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to develop batteries for the next generation of vehicles.

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Official Receiver provides further update on Carillion

Official Receiver provides further update on Carillion

The Official Receiver provides a further update on employment within the Carillion group.

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Official Receiver's update on Carillion

Official Receiver's update on Carillion

The Official Receiver provides an update on employment within the Carillion group.

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Do’s and don’ts of completing an application to incorporate a CIC

Do’s and don’ts of completing an application to incorporate a CIC

We’ve identified the most common mistakes for each document you need to submit and compiled a list of Hints and Tips to get you on your way.

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Civil news: next steps in 2018 HPCDS contracts tender process

Civil news: next steps in 2018 HPCDS contracts tender process

Organisations will be advised of the status of their HPCDS tenders in January.

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Vacancy Security Sector Programme Officer (Ramallah based)

Vacancy   Security Sector Programme Officer (Ramallah based)

The British Consulate General in Jerusalem is seeking an individual for the position of Security Sector Programmes Officer, Grade – B3 (L).

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Defence Minister appreciates Scots UK defence role

Defence Minister appreciates Scots UK defence role

Defence Minister Guto Bebb made his first visit to Scotland as the new Minister for Defence Procurement on Burns’ Night (Thursday, 25 Jan 2018).

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Post Brexit economy will help Merseyside trade with the world

Post Brexit economy will help Merseyside trade with the world

Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss visited Liverpool to highlight a booming export economy.

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New emission controls will help improve air quality

New emission controls will help improve air quality

Restrictions to help lower emissions from combustion plants and generators will come into force after agreement by both houses

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Emerging and enabling & health and life sciences: apply for funds

Emerging and enabling & health and life sciences: apply for funds

Organisations can apply for a share of £19 million for innovative projects or £12 million for business-graduate partnerships in either industry sector area.

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Adaptation Sub Committee of the Committee on Climate Change appointments

Adaptation Sub Committee of the Committee on Climate Change appointments

New appointments to the Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change have been made.

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Telephoning the Redundancy Payments Service

Telephoning the Redundancy Payments Service

The Redundancy Payment Service helpline is currently unavailable.

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David Belsham re appointed to the Prudential Regulation Committee

David Belsham re appointed to the Prudential Regulation Committee

The Chancellor Philip Hammond, announced the re-appointment of Prudential Regulation Committee external member David Belsham for an additional term of 3 years.

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Sean Dennehey awarded CBE

Sean Dennehey awarded CBE

The IPO's Deputy Chief Executive receives award in New Year’s Honours list

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The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport appoints Charity Commission Legal Board Member

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport appoints Charity Commission Legal Board Member

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has appointed Kenneth Dibble as a Legal Board Member of the Charity Commission, for 3 years from 23 March 2018 to 22 March 2021.

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Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Mounts Bay in Bermuda

Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Mounts Bay in Bermuda

The Royal Naval support ship Royal Fleet Auxiliary Mounts Bay arrives in Bermuda on 15 December for a three day visit.

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Space Climate Observatory agreed ahead of One Planet Summit in Paris

Space Climate Observatory agreed ahead of One Planet Summit in Paris

The UK’s world-leading space sector will help create a new Space Climate Observatory, following an agreement adopted by national space agencies today (Monday 11 December).

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Crimestoppers campaign funded by the IPO and industry partners

Crimestoppers campaign funded by the IPO and industry partners

IPO and industry partners have joined together to raise awareness of the risks involved in using illicit streaming devices.

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Defence Secretary announces £250M investment in new homes for service families

Defence Secretary announces £250M investment in new homes for service families

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced a £250 million investment to build new homes for Service personnel and their families on Salisbury Plain.

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Extended bankruptcy for accountant who failed to disclose assets

Extended bankruptcy for accountant who failed to disclose assets

Russell Ian Payne faces eight years of restrictions after failing to disclose to the Official Receiver that he had disposed of assets in the lead up to his bankruptcy.

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UK companies lead the world’s nuclear decommissioning market

UK companies lead the world’s nuclear decommissioning market

A Japanese journalist has paid a special visit to West Cumbria to speak to companies who manufacture world-leading nuclear decommissioning kit

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Civil news: housing and debt and/or HPCDS opportunity

Civil news: housing and debt and/or HPCDS opportunity

Expressions of interest welcome to deliver services for housing and debt in Buckinghamshire and HPCDS in Milton Keynes, Blackpool, Preston.

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Healthy eating guidance published for the early years sector

Healthy eating guidance published for the early years sector

Example menus developed with nutrition experts to support early years providers

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