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Press release: PM meeting with President of Ghana: 20 January 2020

Press release: PM meeting with President of Ghana: 20 January 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo at the UK-Africa Investment Summit.

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Wuhan novel coronavirus and avian flu: advice for travel to China

Wuhan novel coronavirus and avian flu: advice for travel to China

PHE is aware of a reported outbreak of a novel coronavirus in Wuhan City, China, and has offered advice to travellers to the area regarding this as well as the ongoing avian flu risk.

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Speech: Alok Sharma's closing speech at UK Africa Investment Summit

Speech: Alok Sharma's closing speech at UK Africa Investment Summit

International Development Secretary's speech at the closing session of the UK-Africa Investment Summit.

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Speech: Alok Sharma's closing speech at UK Africa Investment Summit

Speech: Alok Sharma's closing speech at UK Africa Investment Summit

International Development Secretary's speech at the closing session of the UK-Africa Investment Summit.

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Mr R Fake v Glass House Leisure Ltd: 2502844/2019

Mr R Fake v Glass House Leisure Ltd: 2502844/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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James Sharp v Ashbrook Estate Planning Ltd: 2502837/2019

James Sharp v Ashbrook Estate Planning Ltd: 2502837/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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John Cairns v Bipin Chauhan: 2502720/2019

John Cairns v Bipin Chauhan: 2502720/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Guidance: Disguised remuneration: independent loan charge review

Guidance: Disguised remuneration: independent loan charge review

The independent review of the disguised remuneration loan charge has now concluded and the government has published its response.

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Mrs J Ladd v Mariposa Care Group Ltd: 2502686/2019

Mrs J Ladd v Mariposa Care Group Ltd: 2502686/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr B Harrison v The Breadbasket (Teesside) Ltd: 2502678/2019

Mr B Harrison v The Breadbasket (Teesside) Ltd: 2502678/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Guidance: Sri Lanka: country policy and information notes

Guidance: Sri Lanka: 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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Detailed guide: Windrush scheme

Detailed guide: Windrush scheme

Information for Commonwealth citizens and other nationalities who have been lawfully resident in the UK for a long time but who do not have documents to demonstrate their status.

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Guidance: First tier Tribunal bail

Guidance: First tier Tribunal bail

Guidance on administrative processes around a bail hearing.

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Press release: International Development Secretary launches new venture to create rich pipeline of infrastructure projects across Africa

Press release: International Development Secretary launches new venture to create rich pipeline of infrastructure projects across Africa

The UK is partnering with five African countries to mobilise private sector investment in quality, environmentally-friendly infrastructure projects.

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Press release: International Development Secretary launches new venture to create rich pipeline of infrastructure projects across Africa

Press release: International Development Secretary launches new venture to create rich pipeline of infrastructure projects across Africa

The UK is partnering with five African countries to mobilise private sector investment in quality, environmentally-friendly infrastructure projects.

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Press release: International Development Secretary launches new venture to create rich pipeline of infrastructure projects across Africa

Press release: International Development Secretary launches new venture to create rich pipeline of infrastructure projects across Africa

The UK is partnering with five African countries to mobilise private sector investment in quality, environmentally-friendly infrastructure projects.

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Policy paper: UK Government Statement on the UK Africa Investment Summit

Policy paper: UK Government Statement on the UK Africa Investment Summit

On 20 January 2020, the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, hosted the UK-Africa Investment Summit. The Summit agreed new lasting partnerships between the UK and African countries to deliver more investment, jobs and growth.

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Cold weather alert issued by PHE

Cold weather alert issued by PHE

Regular updates on cold weather and how to stay well during low temperatures.

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Transparency data: Free schools and UTCs: successful applications

Transparency data: Free schools and UTCs: successful applications

Details of successful applications for free schools and university technical colleges (UTCs) in the pre-opening stage.

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Independent report: International Development Infrastructure Commission: Report

Independent report: International Development Infrastructure Commission: Report

Commission’s ‘Recommendations Report’ sets out advice on boosting private capital investment into sustainable infrastructure.

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Guidance: List of designated persons, terrorism and terrorist financing

Guidance: List of designated persons, terrorism and terrorist financing

This page provides a 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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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 Ukraine.

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Corporate report: Oil and Gas Authority review 2019

Corporate report: Oil and Gas Authority review 2019

BEIS is required by the Energy Act 2016 to conduct a review of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) every 3 years.

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Corporate report: Ofqual equalities report January 2020

Corporate report: Ofqual equalities report January 2020

Details of how Ofqual has met its equality objectives and a look ahead to continuing plans in relation to equality.

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Corporate information: Valuation Office Agency – Statistics at VOA

Corporate information: Valuation Office Agency – Statistics at VOA

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) publish official statistics on non-domestic rating and Council Tax.

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Form: Lasting power of attorney forms

Form: Lasting power of attorney forms

Download the forms and guidance to make and register a lasting power of attorney (LPA).

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Form: Register a used vehicle for the first time (V55/5)

Form: Register a used vehicle for the first time (V55/5)

You should use form V55/5 to register a used vehicle.

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Guidance: Chickerell firing times

Guidance: Chickerell firing times

Warning notice of firing at Chickerell range.

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Policy paper: Judicial Pension Scheme member contribution rates: January 2020

Policy paper: Judicial Pension Scheme member contribution rates: January 2020

Ministry of Justice report to Parliament regarding member contribution rates for the Judicial Pensions Scheme 2015.

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Form: Apply for first vehicle tax and registration of a new motor vehicle (V55/4)

Form: Apply for first vehicle tax and registration of a new motor vehicle (V55/4)

You should use form V55/4 to register a new vehicle.

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Guidance: Rural Payments: registering and updating your details

Guidance: Rural Payments: registering and updating your details

How to register and update your personal, business and land details on the Rural Payments service (including RLE1 guidance).

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UK AIS COMMERCIAL DEALS

UK AIS COMMERCIAL DEALS

A summary of 27 commercial deals worth over £6.5bn from across the African markets invited to the UK-Africa Investment Summit

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Guidance: Financial sanctions, Iraq

Guidance: Financial sanctions, Iraq

Iraq is currently subject to financial sanctions. This document contains the current list of designated persons.

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Detailed guide: Firearms licensing

Detailed guide: Firearms licensing

Licensing guidance, good practice on firearms law, and forms for applying for approvals under the law.

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PM meeting with President of Nigeria: 20 January 2020

PM meeting with President of Nigeria: 20 January 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the UK-Africa Investment Summit.

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Detailed guide: Key stage 2 tests: how to become a marker

Detailed guide: Key stage 2 tests: how to become a marker

Guidance about how to become a marker for the key stage 2 (KS2) English, mathematics and science national curriculum tests (commonly referred to as SATs).

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Guidance: Interviewing suspects

Guidance: Interviewing suspects

Guidance on roles and responsibility when interviewing suspects.

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Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers

Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers

List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.

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PM meeting with President of Uganda: 20 January 2020

PM meeting with President of Uganda: 20 January 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met President Museveni of Uganda during the UK-Africa Investment Summit.

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Detailed guide: Work with planting material for forestry purposes

Detailed guide: Work with planting material for forestry purposes

Find out what you need to do to legally market or collect forest reproductive material (FRM), including how to register and get master certificates and licences.

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Regulation: MAA03: Military aviation authority (MAA) regulatory processes

Regulation: MAA03: Military aviation authority (MAA) regulatory processes

This document describes the processes that enable interaction between the regulated community and the MAA.

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Regulation: MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP) amendment record sheet

Regulation: MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP) amendment record sheet

This document contains dates of issue of regulatory publications. Produced by the Military Aviation Authority (MAA).

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Regulation: Notice of authorised amendments (NAA) reference table

Regulation: Notice of authorised amendments (NAA) reference table

The NAA table provides information of changes in regulations and manuals and release date produced by the Military Aviation Authority (MAA).

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Regulation: Notice of authorised amendments (NAA) 2020 documents

Regulation: Notice of authorised amendments (NAA) 2020 documents

Issuing of an NAA gives notice to the changes in regulations and manuals. Produced by the Military Aviation Authority (MAA).

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PM meeting with President of Rwanda: 20 January 2020

PM meeting with President of Rwanda: 20 January 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met President Paul Kagame at the UK-Africa Investment Summit.

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Detailed guide: 2019 and 2020 Common land notices and decisions

Detailed guide: 2019 and 2020 Common land notices and decisions

Hearing and inquiry notices and decisions for common land applications within 2019 and 2020.

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Guidance: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) in Conflict and Stabilisation Settings A Guidance Note

Guidance: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) in Conflict and Stabilisation Settings A Guidance Note

This guidance is a tool to enhance the design and implementation of MEL systems in conflict and stabilisation settings

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Notice: CT4 5EA, Mrs Rosie Mount: environmental permit application advertisement  EPR/QB3091VB/A001

Notice: CT4 5EA, Mrs Rosie Mount: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/QB3091VB/A001

View the application submitted by Mrs Rosie Mount for Ellens Cottage, Woolton Farm, Bekesbourne, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 5EA.

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Notice: E16 2PB, London City Airport Limited: environmental permit application advertisement  EPR/BB3390EY/V003

Notice: E16 2PB, London City Airport Limited: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/BB3390EY/V003

View the application submitted by London City Airport Limited for London City Airport, Royal Docks, London, E16 2PB.

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Transparency data: STEP Procurement Opportunities

Transparency data: STEP Procurement Opportunities

Schedule for STEP procurement

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Corporate report: Ofqual diversity and inclusion strategy

Corporate report: Ofqual diversity and inclusion strategy

A strategy setting out our approach to diversity and inclusion

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Research and analysis: Notifiable diseases: causative agents report for 2020

Research and analysis: Notifiable diseases: causative agents report for 2020

Weekly data from UK laboratories on the number of cases of notifiable bacteria and viruses.

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Corporate report: Ofqual diversity and inclusion strategy

Corporate report: Ofqual diversity and inclusion strategy

A strategy setting out our approach to diversity and inclusion

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Britain set for post Brexit education revolution

Britain set for post Brexit education revolution

A school exchange scheme is being extended as part of plans for Britain's outward-looking education ambitions after the UK leaves the EU.

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Fishing vessel owner and skipper ordered to pay £21,240 for fisheries offences

Fishing vessel owner and skipper ordered to pay £21,240 for fisheries offences

Brian Johnstone, skipper of Tranquillity (BF7) and the vessel owner, Tranquillity BF7 LLP appeared at North Shields Magistrates Court on 10 January 2020 in a prosecution brought by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).

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Speech: PM Africa Investment Summit speech: 20 January 2020

Speech: PM Africa Investment Summit speech: 20 January 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson opened the UK-Africa Investment Summit.

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Research and analysis: Mental health: needs of gang affiliated young people

Research and analysis: Mental health: needs of gang affiliated young people

A briefing on the burden of mental illness faced by young people involved with gangs, part of the 'Ending Gang and Youth Violence' programme.

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Certification Officer: forthcoming hearings

Certification Officer: forthcoming hearings

Cases due to be heard by the Certification Officer.

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Guidance: Employer sponsorship: restricted certificate allocations

Guidance: Employer sponsorship: restricted certificate allocations

A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).

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FOI release: FOI responses released by MOD: week commencing 20 January 2020

FOI release: FOI responses released by MOD: week commencing 20 January 2020

Ministry of Defence (MOD) Freedom of Information (FOI) responses released during the week commencing 20 January 2020.

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Detailed guide: Immigration and asylum daily court lists

Detailed guide: Immigration and asylum daily court lists

Please note: where possible the daily court lists will be updated for the following day between midday and 5pm

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Crime news: stalking protection orders and claiming for work

Crime news: stalking protection orders and claiming for work

We are updating our guidance to reflect regulatory changes on the new Stalking Protection Orders which are being introduced from 20 January 2020.

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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 Ukraine.

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Guidance: Financial Sanctions, UK freezing orders

Guidance: Financial Sanctions, UK freezing orders

This document provides a current list of designated persons currently subject to financial sanctions under the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001.

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Field Safety Notice: 13 to 17 January 2020

Field Safety Notice: 13 to 17 January 2020

List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 13 January to 17 January 2020

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Statutory guidance: Approved oil spill treatment products

Statutory guidance: Approved oil spill treatment products

List of UK approved oil spill treatment products including the name, nature and type, and what they are approved for

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Speech: A UK Ghana partnership Beyond Aid: op ed by Iain Walker

Speech: A UK Ghana partnership Beyond Aid: op ed by Iain Walker

British High Commissioner to Ghana, His Excellency Iain Walker, writes on the UK-Ghana prosperity partnership to accelerate a shared Ghana Beyond Aid vision.

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Open consultation: A consultation on same sex religious marriage and conversion entitlements in Northern Ireland

Open consultation: A consultation on same sex religious marriage and conversion entitlements in Northern Ireland

A consultation on same-sex religious marriage and conversion entitlements in Northern Ireland

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Guidance: Tregantle firing times

Guidance: Tregantle firing times

Information on Tregantle firing times, available in 2 file formats so that it is accessible to everyone.

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Guidance: Your property and compulsory purchase

Guidance: Your property and compulsory purchase

How to make a claim for compensation if Highways England serves a compulsory purchase order on your land.

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Guidance: Your property and blight

Guidance: Your property and blight

What to do if the value of your property is reduced because of major trunk road proposals or improvements.

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Guidance: Applications for reviews on patent opinions

Guidance: Applications for reviews on patent opinions

Information about applications received for the review of an patent opinion

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Detailed guide: Access defence science and technology research

Detailed guide: Access defence science and technology research

You can access defence science and technology research via our central repository, and submit your own research.

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Detailed guide: Court of Appeal cases fixed for hearing (Criminal Division)

Detailed guide: Court of Appeal cases fixed for hearing (Criminal Division)

List of cases provisionally fixed for hearing in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division.

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Detailed guide: Work out who qualifies for criminal legal aid

Detailed guide: Work out who qualifies for criminal legal aid

The rules for legal aid providers, including the interests of justice and means tests, relevant legislation, and making an application.

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Guidance: Criminal Legal Aid Manual

Guidance: Criminal Legal Aid Manual

If your client is charged, legal aid may pay for some or all of the costs of legal representation in court. Find the specific guidance here.

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Detailed guide: Legal aid guidance

Detailed guide: Legal aid guidance

General information including on costs assessment and remuneration for civil and crime matters.

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Transparency data: Cliff protection measures at The View, Porth

Transparency data: Cliff protection measures at The View, Porth

Information relating to a marine licence application to carry out works for cliff protection measures (case reference MLA/2018/00527)

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Transparency data: Cliff protection measures at The View, Porth

Transparency data: Cliff protection measures at The View, Porth

Information relating to a marine licence application to carry out works for cliff protection measures (case reference MLA/2018/00527)

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Guidance: Digital Economy Act 2017 part 5: Codes of Practice

Guidance: Digital Economy Act 2017 part 5: Codes of Practice

All codes of practice to accompany data access measures in the Digital Economy Act 2017.

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Mr J Pepperrell v 01 Hotels And Hostels Limited 1402654/2019

Mr J Pepperrell v 01 Hotels And Hostels Limited 1402654/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr B Alsaadi v Astral Property Services Ltd: 2303628/2018

Mr B Alsaadi v Astral Property Services Ltd: 2303628/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Ms I Rudzate v S B Security Solutions Ltd: 2300857/2019

Ms I Rudzate v S B Security Solutions Ltd: 2300857/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr M Andre v Bell & Colvill Horsley Ltd: 2301586/2018

Mr M Andre v Bell & Colvill Horsley Ltd: 2301586/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Guidance: Public Services Network (PSN): compliant services

Guidance: Public Services Network (PSN): compliant services

Read this document to ensure the services you buy are PSN-compliant.

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Press release: UK exports boost critical infrastructure projects in Africa

Press release: UK exports boost critical infrastructure projects in Africa

Financial support from UK Export Finance worth over a half a billion pounds unlocks deals in Ghana, Zambia, Gabon and Uganda for UK exporters.

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Decision: Birmingham Eastside Extension: Transport and Works Act order

Decision: Birmingham Eastside Extension: Transport and Works Act order

Approval for an extension to the existing Midland Metro tramway in Birmingham City Centre.

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Statistical data set: Unclaimed estates list

Statistical data set: Unclaimed estates list

A list of unclaimed estates held by the Treasury Solicitor. Last updated 20th January 2020.

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Statistical data set: Unclaimed estates list

Statistical data set: Unclaimed estates list

A list of unclaimed estates held by the Treasury Solicitor. Last updated 20th January 2020.

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Official Statistics: International Economic Statistics: Insights into trade efficiencies and their determinants

Official Statistics: International Economic Statistics: Insights into trade efficiencies and their determinants

Insights into the determinants of UK trade in goods over the last two decades, including the importance of distance, political stability and common language.

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Guidance: Prostate specific antigen testing: summary guidance for GPs

Guidance: Prostate specific antigen testing: summary guidance for GPs

This prostate cancer risk management programme (PCRMP) summary sheet helps GPs advise men who ask about prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing.

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Guidance: Prostate specific antigen testing: advice for well men aged 50 and over

Guidance: Prostate specific antigen testing: advice for well men aged 50 and over

This prostate cancer risk management programme (PCRMP) information is to help GPs advise well men aged 50 and over who ask about PSA testing.

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Future Plc / TI Media Limited merger inquiry

Future Plc / TI Media Limited merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the anticipated acquisition by Future Plc of the entire share capital of Sapphire Topco Limited (the parent company of TI Media Limited).

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Detailed guide: CE File system information and support advice

Detailed guide: CE File system information and support advice

Guidance and support for people wanting to file documents online in the Royal Courts of Justice.

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Decision: Perton Middle School

Decision: Perton Middle School

The schools adjudicator’s admission referral decision about Perton Middle School.

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Detailed guide: HMCTS Civil Business Centres performance information

Detailed guide: HMCTS Civil Business Centres performance information

Details of processing or reply times for work at the County Court Money Claims Centre (Salford) and the County Court Business Centre (Northampton).

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Mrs I Shah v TIAA Ltd: UKEAT/0180/19/BA

Mrs I Shah v TIAA Ltd: UKEAT/0180/19/BA

Employment Appeal Tribunal judgment of Mr Justice Kerr, Mrs M McArthur and Mr H Singh on 17 January 2020.

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