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Research and analysis: Scoping study: evaluating economic performance impacts of road enhancements

Research and analysis: Scoping study: evaluating economic performance impacts of road enhancements

Scoping study assessing the feasibility of evaluating the economic performance impacts of road enhancements.

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Press release: Home Office announces first wave of 20,000 police officer uplift

Press release: Home Office announces first wave of 20,000 police officer uplift

The Government has today confirmed the police officer recruitment targets for every police force in England and Wales for 2020-21.

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Press release: New report shows pilot scheme farmers boost environment outcomes

Press release: New report shows pilot scheme farmers boost environment outcomes

Farmers and land managers in a “Payment by Results” pilot are more motivated to succeed, delivering “exceptional results” for the environment

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Home Office announces first wave of 20,000 police officer uplift

Home Office announces first wave of 20,000 police officer uplift

The government has today confirmed the police officer recruitment targets for every police force in England and Wales for 2020-21.

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Press release: New report shows pilot scheme farmers boost environment outcomes

Press release: New report shows pilot scheme farmers boost environment outcomes

Farmers and land managers in a “Payment by Results” pilot are more motivated to succeed, delivering “exceptional results” for the environment

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Decision: Buxton School

Decision: Buxton School

The schools adjudicator’s admission variation decision about Buxton School.

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Press release: PM meeting with President Sassoli of the European Parliament: 8 October 2019

Press release: PM meeting with President Sassoli of the European Parliament: 8 October 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met President Sassoli of the European Parliament.

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Guidance: Iraq: country policy and information notes

Guidance: Iraq: country policy and information notes

Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.

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Guidance: Statutory declarations

Guidance: Statutory declarations

Guidance on the acceptability of statutory declarations for passport purposes.

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Research and analysis: Water levels: weekly reports for Hampshire, West Sussex and Isle of Wight

Research and analysis: Water levels: weekly reports for Hampshire, West Sussex and Isle of Wight

Environment Agency data on river levels and flows, rainfall and groundwater in Hampshire, West Sussex and the Isle of Wight.

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Regulation: Medical devices: UK notified bodies

Regulation: Medical devices: UK notified bodies

UK notified bodies listed under medical device directives.

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Press release: River pollution alert service extended

Press release: River pollution alert service extended

Environment Agency to provide update on pollution investigations.

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Detailed guide: Parallel export and hoarding of restricted medicines

Detailed guide: Parallel export and hoarding of restricted medicines

Information for wholesale dealer licence holders about the medicines they cannot parallel export or hoard.

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Guidance: Preston guidance: October 2019

Guidance: Preston guidance: October 2019

Preston factors (earnings and interest factors) are provided for employers.

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Guidance: Lulworth access times

Guidance: Lulworth access times

Access times for Defence Training Estate Lulworth and Tynham Village, Dorset.

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Detailed guide: MHRA Portal: register to submit forms

Detailed guide: MHRA Portal: register to submit forms

How to register on the MHRA portal and use it to apply for and update marketing authorisations and make other applications.

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Guidance: Local area SEND inspections: information for families

Guidance: Local area SEND inspections: information for families

Information for families about inspections of local area services for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

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Making sense of women’s economic activity within DRC’s artisnal gold mining sector

Making sense of women’s economic activity within DRC’s artisnal gold mining sector

The research uses ethnographic observation, face-to-face interviews, focus group and a survey of 206 women miners in Kamituga region

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The importance of gender norms in promoting social accountability for women in DRC.

The importance of gender norms in promoting social accountability for women in DRC.

Case study of Tuungane, a community-driven reconstruction programme in 1,900 conflict-affected communities in eastern DRC

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Negotiating freedom? Interpreting women’s debt bondage in South Kivu artisanal gold mines

Negotiating freedom? Interpreting women’s debt bondage in South Kivu artisanal gold mines

This paper situates women’s work in the wider context of debates on debt slavery and gendered forms of labour bondage

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On the political economy of data collection: Lessons from the unaccomplished population census (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2006 2018)

On the political economy of data collection: Lessons from the unaccomplished population census (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2006 2018)

How have different stakeholders shaped the census project since 2006?

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Reviewing DRC’s poverty estimates, 2005 2012: Unprecedented GDP growth without trickle down.

Reviewing DRC’s poverty estimates, 2005 2012: Unprecedented GDP growth without trickle down.

This working paper focuses on the percentage of people in poverty (or poverty headcounts) using micro-level data

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Animal medicine improvement notice: Johnston Agri Supplies

Animal medicine improvement notice: Johnston Agri Supplies

Details of the improvement notice served to Johnston Agri Supplies, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh. Published in October 2019.

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Detailed guide: Special Immigration Appeals Commission hearing list

Detailed guide: Special Immigration Appeals Commission hearing list

Details of upcoming hearings, bail applications and judgments at the Special Immigration Appeals Commission.

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Notice: OX25 2PR, Mr Tim Howard: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/PB3192EF/A001

Notice: OX25 2PR, Mr Tim Howard: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/PB3192EF/A001

View the application submitted by Mr Tim Howard for Larkhill Cottage, College Farm, Wendlebury, Bicester, OX25 2PR.

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Notice: DN7 6DR, Rothgen Construction Ltd: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/PB3296WE/A001

Notice: DN7 6DR, Rothgen Construction Ltd: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/PB3296WE/A001

View the application submitted by Rothgen Construction Ltd for Tyram Lakes, Bawtry Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN7 6DR.

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Detailed guide: The Thames Barrier

Detailed guide: The Thames Barrier

How the Thames Barrier works, and when it is scheduled to close.

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Ecolab Inc / The Holchem Group Limited merger inquiry

Ecolab Inc / The Holchem Group Limited merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition by Ecolab Inc. of The Holchem Group Limited.

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Guidance: Who is subject to financial sanctions in the UK?

Guidance: Who is subject to financial sanctions in the UK?

A guide to the current consolidated list of asset freeze targets, and a list of persons subject to restrictive measures in view of Russia's actions destabilising the situation in the Ukraine.

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Guidance: Current list of designated persons, terrorism and terrorist financing

Guidance: Current list of designated persons, terrorism and terrorist financing

This page provides a current list of those who are currently subject to financial sanctions for believed involvement in terrorist activity. It also contains information regarding relevant legislation.

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Mr P Wood v Lakeview Rest Homes Ltd: 2402850/2019 and 2410046/2019

Mr P Wood v Lakeview Rest Homes Ltd: 2402850/2019 and 2410046/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Consultation outcome: UK SMI B 55: investigation of Helicobacter pylori gastric biopsies

Consultation outcome: UK SMI B 55: investigation of Helicobacter pylori gastric biopsies

We're seeking views on the UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations B 55 which applies to gastric biopsies for Helicobacter pylori.

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Mr M Thomas v Lancashire County Council and Governing Body of Ormskirk St Anne’s Catholic Primary School: 2417328/2018

Mr M Thomas v Lancashire County Council and Governing Body of Ormskirk St Anne’s Catholic Primary School: 2417328/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr W Ryan v University of Salford: 2413664/2018

Mr W Ryan v University of Salford: 2413664/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Press release: Zantac – MHRA drug alert issued as GlaxoSmithKline recalls all unexpired stock

Press release: Zantac – MHRA drug alert issued as GlaxoSmithKline recalls all unexpired stock

The MHRA has issued an alert to heathcare professionals, as GlaxoSmithKline is recalling all unexpired stock of four types of Zantac, the medicine used to treat conditions such as heartburn and stomach ulcers.

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Detailed guide: Supporting candidates who need help during the recruitment process (vX)

Detailed guide: Supporting candidates who need help during the recruitment process (vX)

Guidance for recruiters who support candidates at ‘Help required’ status, manage deadline extensions and arrange application re-submissions.

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Mr G Lever v Co Operative Group Ltd: 2414827/2018

Mr G Lever v Co Operative Group Ltd: 2414827/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Lunar Missions Ltd v The Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs: [2019] UKUT 0298 (TCC)

Lunar Missions Ltd v The Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs: [2019] UKUT 0298 (TCC)

Upper Tribunal Tax and Chancery decision of Sir Gerald Barling and Judge Greenbank on 8 October 2019.

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Mr M Thurlow v Royal Mail: 2410587/2019

Mr M Thurlow v Royal Mail: 2410587/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Corporate report: Regulatory Interface Management (RIM) group

Corporate report: Regulatory Interface Management (RIM) group

The Regulatory Interface Management (RIM) group discusses regulatory and land-use planning matters related to geological disposal of higher activity radioactive waste.

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Guidance: UK SMI B 55: investigation of infectious causes of dyspepsia

Guidance: UK SMI B 55: investigation of infectious causes of dyspepsia

Information on UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations for infectious causes of dyspepsia.

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Transparency data: 2019 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

Transparency data: 2019 Government Procurement Card (GPC) spend for transactions over £500

View the monthly list of Forestry Commission spending (above £500) on the GPC – for transactions made in 2019.

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Policy paper: West Midlands 2017 rail franchise agreement

Policy paper: West Midlands 2017 rail franchise agreement

Franchise agreement and ancillary legal documents for London & Birmingham Railway Limited.

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Class 2 Medicines recall: Zantac Injection 50mg/2ml, Zantac Syrup 150mg/10ml, Zantac Tablets 150mg, Zantac Tablets 300mg (EL (19)A 24)

Class 2 Medicines recall: Zantac Injection 50mg/2ml, Zantac Syrup 150mg/10ml, Zantac Tablets 150mg, Zantac Tablets 300mg (EL (19)A 24)

GlaxoSmithKline, trading as Glaxo Welcome Ltd, is recalling all unexpired stock of Zantac (ranitidine hydrochloride) prescription only medicines (POM) from pharmacies.

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Press release: Highways England digs deep to deliver pioneering eco scheme

Press release: Highways England digs deep to deliver pioneering eco scheme

Video footage captures the moment a tunnel is constructed under a busy road without any interruption to traffic as part of a pioneering scheme to cut pollution by Highways England.

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Mr M Gorton v Parcel Force: 2410713/2019

Mr M Gorton v Parcel Force: 2410713/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr M Gorton v Parcel Force: 2410713/2019

Mr M Gorton v Parcel Force: 2410713/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr I Patterson v NCC Group Audit Ltd: 2416249/2018

Mr I Patterson v NCC Group Audit Ltd: 2416249/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr I Patterson v NCC Group Audit Ltd: 2416249/2018

Mr I Patterson v NCC Group Audit Ltd: 2416249/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Guidance: Information for drivers with diabetes

Guidance: Information for drivers with diabetes

Further information on what drivers with different types of diabetes need to tell DVLA by law.

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Guidance: Information for drivers with diabetes

Guidance: Information for drivers with diabetes

Further information on what drivers with different types of diabetes need to tell DVLA by law.

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Transparency data: Natural England organisation structure

Transparency data: Natural England organisation structure

Overview of management arrangements in Natural England, including names of senior staff.

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Mrs L Nelson v Mr LE Ansell and Mrs JM Ansell T/a The Manse Nursing Home: 2401942/2019

Mrs L Nelson v Mr LE Ansell and Mrs JM Ansell T/a The Manse Nursing Home: 2401942/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs L Nelson v Mr LE Ansell and Mrs JM Ansell T/a The Manse Nursing Home: 2401942/2019

Mrs L Nelson v Mr LE Ansell and Mrs JM Ansell T/a The Manse Nursing Home: 2401942/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs A Schofield v The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust: 2404559/2019

Mrs A Schofield v The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust: 2404559/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs A Schofield v The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust: 2404559/2019

Mrs A Schofield v The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust: 2404559/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Guidance: Fast Stream and Fast Track Programme Data privacy notice

Guidance: Fast Stream and Fast Track Programme Data privacy notice

This notice sets out how the Fast Stream and Early Talent team will use your personal data, and your rights.

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Guidance: Fast Stream and Fast Track Programme Data privacy notice

Guidance: Fast Stream and Fast Track Programme Data privacy notice

This notice sets out how the Fast Stream and Early Talent team will use your personal data, and your rights.

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Mr I Chari v Royal Mail Group plc: 2410946/2019

Mr I Chari v Royal Mail Group plc: 2410946/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr I Chari v Royal Mail Group plc: 2410946/2019

Mr I Chari v Royal Mail Group plc: 2410946/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Guidance: List of MAA approved organizations

Guidance: List of MAA approved organizations

This is a consolidated list of approved organizations within the Military Aviation Authority (MAA) Approval Schemes.

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Guidance: List of MAA approved organizations

Guidance: List of MAA approved organizations

This is a consolidated list of approved organizations within the Military Aviation Authority (MAA) Approval Schemes.

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Research and analysis: Notifiable diseases: last 52 weeks

Research and analysis: Notifiable diseases: last 52 weeks

Notifications of infectious diseases (NOIDs) for the last 52 weeks.

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Speech: CDL Commons statement on Brexit preparations: 8 October 2019

Speech: CDL Commons statement on Brexit preparations: 8 October 2019

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove made a statement in the House of Commons on preparations for Brexit.

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Speech: CDL Commons statement on Brexit preparations: 8 October 2019

Speech: CDL Commons statement on Brexit preparations: 8 October 2019

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove made a statement in the House of Commons on preparations for Brexit.

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Consultation to update Ofqual’s 'Taking Regulatory Action' policy

Consultation to update Ofqual’s 'Taking Regulatory Action' policy

Proposals to amend how we use our powers to take regulatory action.

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Open consultation: Amending the 'Taking Regulatory Action' policy

Open consultation: Amending the 'Taking Regulatory Action' policy

Updating our approach to intervening when things go wrong.

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Research and analysis: Notifiable diseases: weekly reports for 2019

Research and analysis: Notifiable diseases: weekly reports for 2019

Analysis of data for statutory notifications of infectious diseases (NOIDS) in England and Wales in 2019.

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Guidance: Step by step guide for the AFPS Pension Savings Taxation (Annual Allowance) notification letter for Tax Year 2018/19

Guidance: Step by step guide for the AFPS Pension Savings Taxation (Annual Allowance) notification letter for Tax Year 2018/19

This guide has been provided to assist members of the Armed Forces who have exceeded the standard tax free pension savings limit of £40,000 for tax year 2018/19 or both the threshold income exceeds £110k and the adjusted income (threshold income plus PIA) exceeds £150k, on their AFPS pension savings.

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Guidance: Step by step guide for the AFPS Pension Savings Taxation (Annual Allowance) notification letter for Tax Year 2018/19

Guidance: Step by step guide for the AFPS Pension Savings Taxation (Annual Allowance) notification letter for Tax Year 2018/19

This guide has been provided to assist members of the Armed Forces who have exceeded the standard tax free pension savings limit of £40,000 for tax year 2018/19 or both the threshold income exceeds £110k and the adjusted income (threshold income plus PIA) exceeds £150k, on their AFPS pension savings.

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Form: How to apply for an engineering small vessel CoC

Form: How to apply for an engineering small vessel CoC

Complete MSF 4900, to apply for an oral examination leading to the issue of a small vessel engineer officer (SVE) certificate of competency.

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Form: How to apply for an engineering small vessel CoC

Form: How to apply for an engineering small vessel CoC

Complete MSF 4900, to apply for an oral examination leading to the issue of a small vessel engineer officer (SVE) certificate of competency.

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Anaesthetic face masks – Specific Intersurgical Economy 22F taper connection may be oversized and leak or disconnect from the breathing circuit (MDA/2019/033)

Anaesthetic face masks – Specific Intersurgical Economy 22F taper connection may be oversized and leak or disconnect from the breathing circuit (MDA/2019/033)

Manufactured by Intersurgical – leaks or disconnection can result in insufficient oxygenation requiring medical intervention to avoid severe injury.

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Anaesthetic face masks – Specific Intersurgical Economy 22F taper connection may be oversized and leak or disconnect from the breathing circuit (MDA/2019/033)

Anaesthetic face masks – Specific Intersurgical Economy 22F taper connection may be oversized and leak or disconnect from the breathing circuit (MDA/2019/033)

Manufactured by Intersurgical – leaks or disconnection can result in insufficient oxygenation requiring medical intervention to avoid severe injury.

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Press release: RWM: 'Let's talk about radioactive waste'

Press release: RWM: 'Let's talk about radioactive waste'

Explaining radioactive waste management at New Scientist Live

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Miss A Williams v The Magic Bean Co: 1403960/2018

Miss A Williams v The Magic Bean Co: 1403960/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Miss A Jonsson v Titan Leathercraft Ltd: 1405102/2018

Miss A Jonsson v Titan Leathercraft Ltd: 1405102/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr Stephen Potter v Chief Constable of Merseyside Police: 2403157/2018

Mr Stephen Potter v Chief Constable of Merseyside Police: 2403157/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Miss M S Jain v Handepay Ltd: 2406210/2019

Miss M S Jain v Handepay Ltd: 2406210/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs S Barr v UK Law Nationwide (T/a Higgs Newton Kenyon Solicitors): 2406152/2019

Mrs S Barr v UK Law Nationwide (T/a Higgs Newton Kenyon Solicitors): 2406152/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Army and RAF listed as top 100 social mobility employers

Army and RAF listed as top 100 social mobility employers

The Army and the Royal Air Force have today been listed as two of the top 100 employers in the country for encouraging social mobility.

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Detailed guide: Avian influenza (bird flu)

Detailed guide: Avian influenza (bird flu)

How to spot avian influenza (bird flu), what to do if you suspect it, and measures to prevent it.

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Detailed guide: Attorney General's civil panel counsel: appointments, membership lists and off panel counsel

Detailed guide: Attorney General's civil panel counsel: appointments, membership lists and off panel counsel

Recruitment process, rates of pay, overview of the panel, lists of members and guidance for barristers who work ‘off panel’.

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Guidance: Procurement categories and contact details: Environment Agency

Guidance: Procurement categories and contact details: Environment Agency

Categories of procurement and contact details for Procurement team members.

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Forestry Commissioner reappointed

Forestry Commissioner reappointed

Julia Grant has been reappointed as a board member for a second three-year term

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Guidance: Medicines that cannot be parallel exported from the UK

Guidance: Medicines that cannot be parallel exported from the UK

Sets out medicines that cannot be parallel exported from the UK because they are needed for UK patients.

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Detailed guide: BPS 2019

Detailed guide: BPS 2019

Everything rural businesses need to know about the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) in 2019

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Policy paper: No Deal Readiness Report

Policy paper: No Deal Readiness Report

This document sets out in one place what will change if we leave without a deal and outlines what the Government is doing to get ready for Brexit on 31 October.

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Street manager alpha assessment report

Street manager alpha assessment report

The report from the beta assessment for DfT's Street Manager service on 22nd March 2018.

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Guidance: Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme: Vanuatu

Guidance: Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme: Vanuatu

This page provides fact sheets and documents relating to CME programme activity in Vanuatu.

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Innovation sought to integrate advanced materials onto military platforms

Innovation sought to integrate advanced materials onto military platforms

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is looking for innovative joining technologies that enable the use of advanced materials and/or designs on military platforms in land, sea and air environments.

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Guidance: Disguised remuneration: Independent loan charge review

Guidance: Disguised remuneration: Independent loan charge review

The Chancellor, Sajid Javid, has commissioned an independent review of the Disguised Remuneration Loan Charge.

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Guidance: Commons eligibility checks

Guidance: Commons eligibility checks

Everything you need to know about land cover eligibility checks on common land.

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Detailed guide: Inland waterways: categorisation of waters

Detailed guide: Inland waterways: categorisation of waters

Guidance for owners, operators and masters of vessels on inland waters, explaining the classifications and how to apply for categorisation.

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Detailed guide: Importing and exporting plants and plant products if there’s a no deal Brexit

Detailed guide: Importing and exporting plants and plant products if there’s a no deal Brexit

How to trade in plants and plant products inside and outside the EU if there’s a no-deal Brexit.

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Detailed guide: Teacher subject specialism training (TSST) courses

Detailed guide: Teacher subject specialism training (TSST) courses

Find and apply for free teacher subject specialism training in England, available in secondary mathematics, core maths, physics and modern foreign languages.

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Kohlberg & Company / Bemis Company merger inquiry

Kohlberg & Company / Bemis Company merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition by Kohlberg & Company, LLC, through KNPAK Acquisition Limited, of certain subsidiaries of Bemis Company, Inc.

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