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Scotland Secretary welcomes UK wide Veterans Strategy

Scotland Secretary welcomes UK wide Veterans Strategy

First ever UK-wide strategy on the delivery of support for veterans published

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Information content in data: How a Dstl project could find the ‘needle in the haystack’ using AI for image search

Information content in data: How a Dstl project could find the ‘needle in the haystack’ using AI for image search

Fundamental research looks at how machine learning can be used to sort mass-quantities of data

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DVLA opening hours: Christmas and New Year 2018

DVLA opening hours: Christmas and New Year 2018

Opening times for DVLA's contact centre over Christmas and the New Year.

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Multi million investment to support children's early communication skills

Multi million investment to support children's early communication skills

Projects launched to improve children's early language and literacy, and boost parents' confidence with home learning

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Britain’s top armed forces friendly employers honoured

Britain’s top armed forces friendly employers honoured

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has praised Britain’s forces-friendly businesses at an awards ceremony in central London.

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Improvement plan proposed for Northamptonshire children's services

Improvement plan proposed for Northamptonshire children's services

The Government is taking swift action in Northamptonshire to make sure that vulnerable children and families receive the support they need.

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Fishing without a licence costs owner, master and fishing company over £75,000

Fishing without a licence costs owner, master and fishing company over £75,000

E&J Shellfish Limited, one of its directors and master of its fishing vessel Catatonia were sentenced for fisheries offences.

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New tool developed to tackle online child grooming

New tool developed to tackle online child grooming

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has hailed a new anti-grooming tool as an important weapon in the fight against online child sexual exploitation.

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Sellafield Emergency Exercise – Wednesday 14th November 2018

Sellafield Emergency Exercise – Wednesday 14th November 2018

An emergency exercise will be taking place at the Sellafield site tomorrow morning.

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Grading vocational and technical assessments

Grading vocational and technical assessments

Research and analysis into grading vocational and technical assessments.

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Safer online shopping and selling for International Product Safety Week

Safer online shopping and selling for International Product Safety Week

Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) calls on sellers to take proper responsibility for checking what cannot be sold and buyers urged to check before they buy online as part of International Product Safety week.

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New guidance for fishermen ahead of full discard ban

New guidance for fishermen ahead of full discard ban

Guidance for the fishing industry as the full Landing Obligation comes into force from January 1 2019.

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New immersive designs to transform audience experiences

New immersive designs to transform audience experiences

Projects have received funding to apply human-centred design to understand user needs and create new immersive experiences and products.

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Webinar 27 November   How SMEs can sell to HMRC

Webinar 27 November How SMEs can sell to HMRC

Emma Jones will be hosting a webinar with Samantha Bloyce of HMRC

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Webinar 23 November   How to master Contracts Finder: government's online contracts portal

Webinar 23 November How to master Contracts Finder: government's online contracts portal

In this webinar you'll hear from the Cabinet Office's Contracts Finder team.

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'Purple Tuesday' is the UK's first accessible shopping day

'Purple Tuesday' is the UK's first accessible shopping day

Today launches ‘Purple Tuesday’, the UK’s first accessible shopping day, organised by the disability organisation ‘Purple’.

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Launch of the online toolbox

Launch of the online toolbox

Tony Porter launches his online toolbox, a collection of resources to help you comply with the surveillance camera code of practice and legal requirements.

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Launch of the online toolbox

Launch of the online toolbox

Tony Porter launches his online toolbox, a collection of resources to help you comply with the surveillance camera code of practice and legal requirements.

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Inside the Foreign Office: BBC series 2018

Inside the Foreign Office: BBC series 2018

During November, the BBC will broadcast 3 programmes that give an insight into the work of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

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Secretary of State for Scotland reiterates support for Tayside following first meeting of Michelin action group

Secretary of State for Scotland reiterates support for Tayside following first meeting of Michelin action group

David Mundell confirms that Tay Cities Deal will be signed on 22 November, and £5m separate funding for Dundee’s gaming sector

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British firms secure £2 billion of deals at Expo in Shanghai

British firms secure £2 billion of deals at Expo in Shanghai

The China International Import Expo saw the UK delegation, led by Dr Liam Fox, secure commercial deals across a range of sectors.

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CoRWM plenary meeting dates and locations 2019

CoRWM plenary meeting dates and locations 2019

Details of our plenary meetings for 2019. All meetings are open to the public.

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Apprenticeships at WorldSkills UK Live – 15 to 17 November

Apprenticeships at WorldSkills UK Live – 15 to 17 November

The National Apprenticeship Service will once again be supporting WorldSkills UK Live, formerly known as The Skills Show, when it takes place at the Birmingham NEC in mid-November.

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Five ways HMRC can help boost your finances

Five ways HMRC can help boost your finances

HM Revenue and Customs is reminding taxpayers, during Talk Money Week, how it can provide them with financial support.

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Millions awarded to defence firms leading fight for modern battlefield

Millions awarded to defence firms leading fight for modern battlefield

Defence firms with cutting-edge ideas ranging from laser radars to Artificial Intelligence have been awarded over £10 million after being named winners of the MOD and Defence Growth Partnership (DGP) Innovation Challenge by Defence Minister Stuart Andrew.

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Streamlining public sector audits: apply for contracts

Streamlining public sector audits: apply for contracts

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £1.25 million to help make data gathering, analysis and interpretation for public sector audits more efficient.

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UK Forces return home after successful NATO exercise

UK Forces return home after successful NATO exercise

NATO's biggest exercise in a decade comes to a close

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Chief Inspector publishes his report on Border Force operations at south coast seaports

Chief Inspector publishes his report on Border Force operations at south coast seaports

This inspection examined Border Force operations at the seaports of Dover, Newhaven, Portsmouth, Southampton, Poole and Plymouth, and the coverage of smaller ports, harbours and marinas along the south coast.

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Army start biggest military robot exercise in British history, Defence Secretary announces

Army start biggest military robot exercise in British history, Defence Secretary announces

British troops will today begin testing out over 70 examples of futuristic technology including enhanced surveillance drones and unmanned vehicles on the fields of Salisbury Plain, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.

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Trustees Appointed to the National Portrait Gallery

Trustees Appointed to the National Portrait Gallery

The Prime Minister has appointed Marcus Harling, Professor Shearer West and Jonathan Yeo as Trustees of the National Portrait Gallery for a term of four years commencing on 1 November 2018.

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Interim Chair Appointed to the Royal Armouries

Interim Chair Appointed to the Royal Armouries

The Secretary of State has appointed Hemant Patel as interim Chair of the Royal Armouries for a term of six months commencing on 2 November 2018.

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1 January 2019: Update to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fees

1 January 2019: Update to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fees

The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fee structure changes on 1 January 2019.

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FCO Minister reaffirms UK’s commitment to Vietnam

FCO Minister reaffirms UK’s commitment to Vietnam

FCO Minister of State for Asia and Pacific, Mark Field has reaffirmed the UK’s commitment to Vietnam marking 45 years of UK-Vietnam diplomatic relations

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Home Secretary announces recipients of Early Intervention Youth Fund

Home Secretary announces recipients of Early Intervention Youth Fund

The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced the recipients of the Early Intervention Youth Fund.

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Dave Tudor becomes Managing Director of ISCF Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

Dave Tudor becomes Managing Director of ISCF Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

The previous head of manufacturing strategy for GSK will manage a new, unique facility that is funded through the industrial strategy challenge fund.

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GOV.UK Notify wins Civil Service Operational Excellence Award

GOV.UK Notify wins Civil Service Operational Excellence Award

The team that runs GOV.UK Notify, GDS’s notifications platform used across the public sector, has won the Operational Excellence Award in this year’s Civil Service Awards.

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Consultation on changes to performance rules in GCSE, AS and A level music and dance

Consultation on changes to performance rules in GCSE, AS and A level music and dance

Views sought on proposals to revise our rules about music and dance performances

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Award for Sellafield’s mental health campaign

Award for Sellafield’s mental health campaign

Sellafield Ltd has won a top award for the way it has helped raise awareness of mental health issues among its workforce.

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Marian Spain appointed interim Chief Executive of Natural England as James Cross steps down

Marian Spain appointed interim Chief Executive of Natural England as James Cross steps down

James Cross is to step down as Natural England’s Chief Executive today after four years.

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Campsfield House immigration removal centre to close

Campsfield House immigration removal centre to close

Its closure is part of the Home Office’s response to the Stephen Shaw review.

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Fifth Meeting of the UK US Trade and Investment Working Group

Fifth Meeting of the UK US Trade and Investment Working Group

Joint statement from the fifth meeting of the UK-US Trade and Investment Working Group.

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Companies House shortlisted at UK Civil Service Awards 2018

Companies House shortlisted at UK Civil Service Awards 2018

We’re proud to have been shortlisted for the health and wellbeing award.

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Dstl recalls the contribution of the Civil Service during WW1

Dstl recalls the contribution of the Civil Service during WW1

As we mark the centenary of the end of World War One, Dstl especially remembers the large number of Civil Service volunteers who enlisted in the Armed Forces.

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Quantum leap: prototype devices will be ready in 2 years’ time

Quantum leap: prototype devices will be ready in 2 years’ time

From underground sensors to safer communications, quantum pioneer funding will develop cutting-edge prototypes in 2 years’ time.

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Government sets out plans to support underperforming schools

Government sets out plans to support underperforming schools

Floor and coasting standards to be used to identify schools which would benefit from an offer of support

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