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Guidance: COVID 19: guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

Guidance: COVID 19: guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

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Guidance: Guidance for contacts of people with possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID 19) infection who do not live with the person

Guidance: Guidance for contacts of people with possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID 19) infection who do not live with the person

Guidance for contacts of a person with a positive test result for coronavirus (COVID-19) who do not live with that person.

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Decision: Wiltshire Special School

Decision: Wiltshire Special School

The school adjudicator’s statutory proposal decision about Wiltshire Special School.

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Detailed guide: NHS test and trace: how it works

Detailed guide: NHS test and trace: how it works

An overview of the NHS test and trace service, including what happens if you test positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) or have had close contact with someone who has tested positive.

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Detailed guide: NHS test and trace: how it works

Detailed guide: NHS test and trace: how it works

An overview of the NHS test and trace service, including what happens if you test positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) or have had close contact with someone who has tested positive.

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Detailed guide: NHS test and trace: workplace guidance

Detailed guide: NHS test and trace: workplace guidance

Guidance on the NHS test and trace service for employers, businesses and workers.

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Press release: Government launches NHS Test and Trace service

Press release: Government launches NHS Test and Trace service

New guidance means those who have been in close contact with someone who tests positive must isolate for 14 days, even if they have no symptoms.

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): guidance on isolation for residential educational settings

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): guidance on isolation for residential educational settings

Guidance to support management of children and young people in residential educational settings, including boarding schools, residential special schools and children’s social care.

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Detailed guide: Number of coronavirus (COVID 19) cases and risk in the UK

Detailed guide: Number of coronavirus (COVID 19) cases and risk in the UK

The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk level in the UK.

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): financial support for education, early years and children’s social care

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): financial support for education, early years and children’s social care

Funding and financial support available for education, childcare and children’s social care organisations.

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Policy paper: Slides and datasets to accompany coronavirus press conference: 27 May 2020

Policy paper: Slides and datasets to accompany coronavirus press conference: 27 May 2020

Press conference slides and datasets used by Baroness Dido Harding and Professor Jonathan Van-Tam.

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Form: Application for number plate suppliers to add extra outlets (form V940/1)

Form: Application for number plate suppliers to add extra outlets (form V940/1)

Use this form to tell DVLA of extra outlets attached to your main business.

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Form: Application to register as a number plate supplier (form V940)

Form: Application to register as a number plate supplier (form V940)

This form is for any business that sells number plates.

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Case study: UK Export Finance helps Rautomead export to China

Case study: UK Export Finance helps Rautomead export to China

We guaranteed over £1 million worth of financing for Dundee-based firm to supply machinery to specialist Chinese metals manufacturing company in Xian.

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Detailed guide: Number of coronavirus (COVID 19) cases and risk in the UK

Detailed guide: Number of coronavirus (COVID 19) cases and risk in the UK

The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk level in the UK.

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Correspondence: COVID 19 testing data: letter to the Office for Statistics Regulation

Correspondence: COVID 19 testing data: letter to the Office for Statistics Regulation

Response from Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, to a letter from Sir David Norgrove, chair of the Office for Statistics Regulation.

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170 kilos of heroin seized by Border Force at Heathrow

170 kilos of heroin seized by Border Force at Heathrow

More than 170 kilos of heroin has been stopped from being smuggled into the UK by Border Force officers.

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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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Form: Preliminary information questionnaire for asylum claims

Form: Preliminary information questionnaire for asylum claims

Use this form to give UK Visas and Immigration information about your asylum claim.

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Detailed guide: Secure video calls with prisoners

Detailed guide: Secure video calls with prisoners

You can have a secure video call with prisoners using your mobile phone or tablet.

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Research and analysis: Spend and outcome tool (SPOT)

Research and analysis: Spend and outcome tool (SPOT)

An overview of spend and outcomes in local authorities and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), for public health teams and commissioners.

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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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Research and analysis: Respiratory infections: laboratory reports 2020

Research and analysis: Respiratory infections: laboratory reports 2020

Monthly reports on laboratory confirmed respiratory infections in England and Wales.

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Detailed guide: Exceptional GMP flexibilities for medicines manufacturers during the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak

Detailed guide: Exceptional GMP flexibilities for medicines manufacturers during the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak

These temporary good manufacturing practice (GMP) flexibilities will be allowed to address the current exceptional circumstances

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Notice: TQ13 8PJ, Mr Stephen Beard and Mrs Alison Beard: environmental permit application advertisement  EPR/PB3999AZ/A001

Notice: TQ13 8PJ, Mr Stephen Beard and Mrs Alison Beard: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/PB3999AZ/A001

View the application submitted by Mr Stephen Beard and Mrs Alison Beard for East Coombe Farm, North Bovey, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 8PJ.

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Notice: DA1 5PT, Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Limited: environmental permit application advertisement  EPR/QB3892RE/A001

Notice: DA1 5PT, Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Limited: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/QB3892RE/A001

View the application submitted by Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Limited for Littlebrook Power Station, Littlebrook Substation, Rennie Drive, Dartford, DA1 5PT.

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Notice: LA2 8AQ, Mrs Lorraine Joyce, Mr John Nolan and Mr Gordon Nolan: environmental permit application advertisement  EPR/QB3794NZ/A001

Notice: LA2 8AQ, Mrs Lorraine Joyce, Mr John Nolan and Mr Gordon Nolan: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/QB3794NZ/A001

View the application submitted by Mrs Lorraine Joyce, Mr John Nolan and Mr Gordon Nolan for Barn House, Barn House Cottage and Quakers Croft, Eldroth, Austwick, North Yorkshire, LA2 8AQ.

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Ms D Sealby v Quattro Products Ltd: 2416627/2019

Ms D Sealby v Quattro Products Ltd: 2416627/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs T Jackso v Wine Retail Ltd: 2402664/2020

Mrs T Jackso v Wine Retail Ltd: 2402664/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs S Francis Goss v The Governing Body of Archers Brook SEMH Residential School: 2400123/2020

Mrs S Francis Goss v The Governing Body of Archers Brook SEMH Residential School: 2400123/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs S Dale v The Commissioners For HM Revenue and Customs: 2405407/2019

Mrs S Dale v The Commissioners For HM Revenue and Customs: 2405407/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs P Maskell v ADP Assets Ltd T/a Avista Travel (in Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidation): 2416855/2019

Mrs P Maskell v ADP Assets Ltd T/a Avista Travel (in Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidation): 2416855/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr R Timperley v Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council: 2415030/2019

Mr R Timperley v Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council: 2415030/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr P Sumner v Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust: 2402144/2019

Mr P Sumner v Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust: 2402144/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr P Formby v HM Revenue and Customs: 2401816/2019

Mr P Formby v HM Revenue and Customs: 2401816/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr M Kenny v Special Catering Company (Preston) Ltd: 2416550/2019

Mr M Kenny v Special Catering Company (Preston) Ltd: 2416550/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr K Salem and Mr H Elfghi v The Italian Food Company Ltd T/a Rosso and others: 2417201/2018 and 2416671/2018

Mr K Salem and Mr H Elfghi v The Italian Food Company Ltd T/a Rosso and others: 2417201/2018 and 2416671/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Guidance: External quality assurance of end point assessments: status

Guidance: External quality assurance of end point assessments: status

The status of apprenticeship end-point assessments (EPAs) where Ofqual has been asked to provide external quality assurance.

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Correspondence: eAlert: 27 May 2020   Additional Woodland Carbon Guarantee auction information

Correspondence: eAlert: 27 May 2020 Additional Woodland Carbon Guarantee auction information

This eAlert includes the additional information published on the Woodland Carbon Guarantee, a reminder about the annual claims deadline, Urban Tree Challenge Fund round 2 information, a tree felling blog and a woodland creation case study.

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Transparency data: FCO Services spending over £500, April 2020

Transparency data: FCO Services spending over £500, April 2020

FCO Services government procurement card spending over £500 for April 2020.

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Guidance: COVID 19: background information

Guidance: COVID 19: background information

Information on COVID-19 including epidemiology, virology and clinical features.

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Transparency data: DHSC: workforce management information October 2019

Transparency data: DHSC: workforce management information October 2019

Reports on departmental staff numbers and costs.

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Transparency data: DHSC: workforce management information November 2019

Transparency data: DHSC: workforce management information November 2019

Reports on departmental staff numbers and costs.

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Transparency data: DHSC: workforce management information December 2019

Transparency data: DHSC: workforce management information December 2019

Reports on departmental staff numbers and costs.

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Transparency data: DHSC: workforce management information January 2020

Transparency data: DHSC: workforce management information January 2020

Reports on departmental staff numbers and costs.

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Transparency data: DHSC: workforce management information February 2020

Transparency data: DHSC: workforce management information February 2020

Reports on departmental staff numbers and costs.

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Hunter Douglas N.V. / 247 Home Furnishings Ltd merger inquiry

Hunter Douglas N.V. / 247 Home Furnishings Ltd merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition by Hunter Douglas N.V. of convertible loan notes and certain rights in 247 Home Furnishings Ltd. in 2013 and the completed acquisition by Hunter Douglas N.V. of a controlling interest in 247 Home Furnishings Ltd. in 2019.

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New non executive directors appointed to UKSA

New non executive directors appointed to UKSA

Richard Dobbs and Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter have been appointed as non-executive board members of the UK Statistics Authority.

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Detailed guide: Ofsted: coronavirus (COVID 19) rolling update

Detailed guide: Ofsted: coronavirus (COVID 19) rolling update

Ofsted guidance and information relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) for schools, early years, children's social care and further education and skills providers.

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Research and analysis: Sussex: groundwater situation

Research and analysis: Sussex: groundwater situation

The latest update on monitored groundwater levels and whether there are any groundwater alerts or warnings in force.

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Helping develop an approach around senior clinicians’ pensions

Helping develop an approach around senior clinicians’ pensions

GAD's expertise helps senior clinicians in the NHS Pension Scheme adjust their pension saving to fit within their tax-free allowance.

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Helping develop an approach around senior clinicians’ pensions

Helping develop an approach around senior clinicians’ pensions

GAD’s expertise helped the Department of Health and Social Care assess approaches for senior clinicians’ pensions.

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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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Regulation: MAA regulatory notices (RN)

Regulation: MAA regulatory notices (RN)

A regulatory notice will notify changes in structures, procedures or regulations, or provide operational or engineering information and guidance.

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Guidance: PHE Harlow

Guidance: PHE Harlow

Details of Public Health England's (PHE) proposed world-leading public health science campus and headquarters in Harlow.

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Open consultation: Shortage occupation list: call for evidence

Open consultation: Shortage occupation list: call for evidence

We want to hear organisations' views on the roles that are being filled by migrant workers, the salaries they are paid and implications of potential changes.

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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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Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students

Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students

List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.

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Reappointment of Professor Nicholas Hopkins as Law Commissioner for property, family and trust law

Reappointment of Professor Nicholas Hopkins as Law Commissioner for property, family and trust law

The Secretary of State today (27 May 2020) announced the re-appointment of Professor Nicholas Hopkins as Law Commissioner for property, family and trust law.

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Transparency data: HM Treasury group payment performance

Transparency data: HM Treasury group payment performance

Transparency data on invoice payment times.

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Transparency data: Ofqual spend data over £25k

Transparency data: Ofqual spend data over £25k

Details of spending over £25k since 1 April 2012

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Guidance: Financial sanctions, ISIL (Da'esh) and Al Qaida organisations

Guidance: Financial sanctions, ISIL (Da'esh) and Al Qaida organisations

Certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida organisations are subject to financial sanctions.

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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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Transparency data: Ofqual government procurement card data

Transparency data: Ofqual government procurement card data

Data on government procurement card (GPC) spend over £500 for Ofqual.

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Research and analysis: Group A streptococcal infections: activity during the 2019 to 2020 season

Research and analysis: Group A streptococcal infections: activity during the 2019 to 2020 season

Notifications of scarlet fever disease in England and data from invasive Group A streptococci (iGAS) surveillance.

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Research and analysis: Gastrointestinal infections and foodborne outbreaks in humans

Research and analysis: Gastrointestinal infections and foodborne outbreaks in humans

Reports on general outbreaks of foodborne illness and laboratory reports of common enteric infections and other enteric diseases in England and Wales.

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Notice: WF14 0BS, Yorkshire Water Services Limited: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/VP3639PS/V008

Notice: WF14 0BS, Yorkshire Water Services Limited: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/VP3639PS/V008

View the application submitted by Yorkshire Water Services Limited for Huddersfield Energy and Recycling Facility, Mirfield.

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Miss I Maron v HL Plastics Ltd: 2603437/2019

Miss I Maron v HL Plastics Ltd: 2603437/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Miss H Forster v Rutland House Community Trust Ltd: 2600341/2020

Miss H Forster v Rutland House Community Trust Ltd: 2600341/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Detailed guide: Coronavirus: MOT centre and tester guidance

Detailed guide: Coronavirus: MOT centre and tester guidance

Guidance on providing MOT tests during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, including how to limit the spread of coronavirus.

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Miss D Corby v Carlton Cleaning UK Ltd: 2600331/2020

Miss D Corby v Carlton Cleaning UK Ltd: 2600331/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Detailed guide: London Technology and Construction Court hearing and trial dates

Detailed guide: London Technology and Construction Court hearing and trial dates

Details of the earliest available dates for hearings and trials at the Technology and Construction Court in London, based on how long they are expected to last.

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Company led drug alert   Duavive (conjugated oestrogen/bazedoxifene acetate) 0.45mg/20mg Modified Release Tablets – EU/1/14/960/001

Company led drug alert Duavive (conjugated oestrogen/bazedoxifene acetate) 0.45mg/20mg Modified Release Tablets – EU/1/14/960/001

As a precautionary measure, Pfizer Limited is recalling the above batches from wholesalers due to out of specification results from the ongoing stability studies. An evaluation of the foil laminate pouch identified oxygen levels above the specified limits, resulting in lower dissolution results for bazedoxifene acetate.

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Detailed guide: Keeping court and tribunal buildings safe, secure and clean

Detailed guide: Keeping court and tribunal buildings safe, secure and clean

This page provides details about security, cleaning and social-distancing arrangements in court and tribunal buildings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Corporate report: Social Security Advisory Committee business plan 2020 to 2021

Corporate report: Social Security Advisory Committee business plan 2020 to 2021

This report sets out the Social Security Advisory Committee's (SSAC's) strategic objectives for the year to 31 March 2021.

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Corporate report: Social Security Advisory Committee business plan 2020 to 2021

Corporate report: Social Security Advisory Committee business plan 2020 to 2021

This report sets out the Social Security Advisory Committee's (SSAC's) strategic objectives for the year to 31 March 2021.

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Detailed guide: Coronavirus: MOTs due from 30 March 2020

Detailed guide: Coronavirus: MOTs due from 30 March 2020

Your car, van or motorcycle’s MOT expiry date will be extended by 6 months if it’s due on or after 30 March 2020 - but you must keep your vehicle safe to drive.

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Detailed guide: Business innovation: what funding you can get and how to apply

Detailed guide: Business innovation: what funding you can get and how to apply

Guidance for organisations applying for Innovate UK's funding opportunities to test ideas and develop innovative products and services.

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Closed consultation: Electric vehicle smart charging

Closed consultation: Electric vehicle smart charging

Proposals for regulations to ensure that electric vehicle chargepoints sold or installed in the UK have smart charging functionality included.

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Detailed guide: School capital funding

Detailed guide: School capital funding

An overview of school capital funding, who it's for, current and past allocations, how it's calculated and spending guidance.

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Detailed guide: River Thames: restrictions and closures

Detailed guide: River Thames: restrictions and closures

Navigation on the River Thames may be restricted or closed in certain areas. Find out where and when these restrictions and closures are.

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Notice: M4 Smart Motorway construction 2020: river closure notice

Notice: M4 Smart Motorway construction 2020: river closure notice

Information on the closures affecting the navigation on the River Thames.

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Guidance: UK SMI ID 7: identification of Staphylococcus species, Micrococcus species and Rothia species

Guidance: UK SMI ID 7: identification of Staphylococcus species, Micrococcus species and Rothia species

Information on UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations for identification of Staphylococcus species, Micrococcus species and Rothia species.

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Consultation outcome: UK SMI B 29: investigation of specimens for screening for MRSA

Consultation outcome: UK SMI B 29: investigation of specimens for screening for MRSA

This consultation asks for comments in relation to B 29: investigation of specimens for screening for MRSA.

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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 27th May 2020.

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Guidance: SMI B 29: investigation of specimens for screening for MRSA

Guidance: SMI B 29: investigation of specimens for screening for MRSA

Guidance on UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations B 29 which relate to MRSA screening.

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Research and analysis: Oral cancer in England

Research and analysis: Oral cancer in England

Incidence, survival and mortality rates of oral cancer in England from 2012 to 2016.

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Detailed guide: Register if you're connected with a children's social care service (SC2)

Detailed guide: Register if you're connected with a children's social care service (SC2)

You may need to provide your details if you are connected with a children's social care service.

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Detailed guide: Register as a children’s social care provider or manager

Detailed guide: Register as a children’s social care provider or manager

Guidance for adoption agencies, fostering agencies, children’s homes, residential family centres, and residential holiday schemes for disabled children.

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Detailed guide: Report changes to your social care service (SC3)

Detailed guide: Report changes to your social care service (SC3)

You must tell Ofsted about changes to certain people in your organisation or to your premises.

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Detailed guide: Register a children’s social care service (SC1)

Detailed guide: Register a children’s social care service (SC1)

Apply to register a children’s home, adoption or fostering agency, residential family centre or residential holiday scheme.

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Detailed guide: Pay your childcare or social care invoice

Detailed guide: Pay your childcare or social care invoice

Find out how to pay an Ofsted invoice in relation to your childcare business or children's social care service.

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Guidance: Sexual assault examination: requirements for forensic science related evidence

Guidance: Sexual assault examination: requirements for forensic science related evidence

Guidance on the requirements for the assessment, collection and recording of forensic science related evidence during sexual assault examinations.

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Guidance: Sexual assault examination: guidance for forensic science related evidence

Guidance: Sexual assault examination: guidance for forensic science related evidence

Guidance for the assessment, collection and recording of forensic science related evidence in sexual assault examinations.

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Policy paper: The UK’s approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol

Policy paper: The UK’s approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol

This command paper sets out the UK’s approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol.

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Guidance: Cleansing and PPE waste at a healthcare waste management facility: RPS C1

Guidance: Cleansing and PPE waste at a healthcare waste management facility: RPS C1

When you can store or treat coronavirus (COVID-19) cleansing and used PPE waste without having codes 15 02 02* or 15 02 03 in your permit.

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Consultation outcome: UK SMI ID 7: identification of Staphylococcus, Micrococcus and Rothia species

Consultation outcome: UK SMI ID 7: identification of Staphylococcus, Micrococcus and Rothia species

Public Health England is seeking views on the UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations ID 7.

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