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Hundreds of additional school improvement projects get green light

Hundreds of additional school improvement projects get green light

£560 million investment fast-tracked to improve school buildings

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Press release: Royal Family to lead tributes marking VJ Day 75

Press release: Royal Family to lead tributes marking VJ Day 75

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, accompanied by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, will lead a national Two Minute Silence?

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Press release: Royal Family to lead tributes marking VJ Day 75

Press release: Royal Family to lead tributes marking VJ Day 75

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, accompanied by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, will lead a national Two Minute Silence?

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Guidance: DHSC grants to charities: 2019 to 2020

Guidance: DHSC grants to charities: 2019 to 2020

Sets out grants made by the Department of Health and Social Care under section 70 of the Charities Act 2006 in 2019 to 2020.

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Guidance: Preventing and controlling outbreaks of COVID 19 in prisons and places of detention

Guidance: Preventing and controlling outbreaks of COVID 19 in prisons and places of detention

Information for prisons and other prescribed places of detention on coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Guidance: COVID 19: guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing

Guidance: COVID 19: guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing

Advice and information on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Civil news: further changes to increase payments on account applications

Civil news: further changes to increase payments on account applications

Further changes are being made to increase the limit for payments on account claims.

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Guidance: COVID 19: guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic

Guidance: COVID 19: guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic

Guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Guidance: COVID 19: guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Guidance: COVID 19: guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Skills for Growth project call in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly LEP Area (OC05S20P1766)

Skills for Growth project call in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly LEP Area (OC05S20P1766)

Call to run a project to support SME’s and individuals to contribute to future progression and sustainability in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP area.

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Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Recent sentences examined by the Attorney General’s Office under the Unduly Lenient Sentence Scheme.

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Amazon / Deliveroo merger inquiry

Amazon / Deliveroo merger inquiry

The CMA has investigated the acquisition by Amazon.com NV Investment Holdings LLC of certain rights and a minority shareholding in Roofoods Ltd (trading as Deliveroo).

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Transparency data: Innovate UK transactions over £25,000

Transparency data: Innovate UK transactions over £25,000

See the transactions over £25,000 for Innovate UK.

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Foundation industries: building a resilient recovery: apply for funding

Foundation industries: building a resilient recovery: apply for funding

UK-registered businesses can apply for a share of £8 million in grant funding for projects supporting the recovery and growth of foundation industries.

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Promotional material: desider 2020

Promotional material: desider 2020

Magazine of Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S).

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Transparency data: MOD: ministerial gifts, hospitality, travel and meetings, January to December 2020

Transparency data: MOD: ministerial gifts, hospitality, travel and meetings, January to December 2020

Data on gifts that ministers gave and received, their external meetings and any overseas travel.

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Guidance: Sealand ranges firing times

Guidance: Sealand ranges firing times

Warning notice of firing at Sealand ranges.

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Guidance: Whittington ranges firing times

Guidance: Whittington ranges firing times

Warning notice of firing at Whittington ranges.

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Guidance: Kingsbury ranges firing times

Guidance: Kingsbury ranges firing times

Warning notice of firing at Kingsbury ranges.

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Access to Employment for Jobseekers and inactive People project call in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly LEP Area (OC05S20P1765)

Access to Employment for Jobseekers and inactive People project call in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly LEP Area (OC05S20P1765)

Call to run a project to improve progression into the labour market for adults in the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP area.

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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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Detailed guide: Trial date windows for Chancery division

Detailed guide: Trial date windows for Chancery division

Details of dates when trials are likely to take place at the Chancery division of the High Court.

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Decision: CAC Outcome: NEU, NASUWT & Bishop's Stortford College

Decision: CAC Outcome: NEU, NASUWT & Bishop's Stortford College

Outcome(s) by the Central Arbitration Committee on an application from the NEU & NASUWT.

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Decision: CAC Outcome: GMB & Dyer Engineering Ltd

Decision: CAC Outcome: GMB & Dyer Engineering Ltd

Outcome(s) by the Central Arbitration Committee on an application from the GMB.

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The Fighting Chance: breaking down barriers to veteran’s well being

The Fighting Chance: breaking down barriers to veteran’s well being

After months of lockdown and social distancing, beneficiaries from Stoll are taking part in ‘Boxing Through Barriers’, a health and well-being programme run by The Fighting Chance.

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The fighting chance: breaking down barriers to veteran’s well being

The fighting chance: breaking down barriers to veteran’s well being

After months of lockdown and social distancing, beneficiaries from Stoll are taking part in ‘Boxing Through Barriers’, a health and well-being programme run by The Fighting Chance.

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Open consultation: RAF Halton

Open consultation: RAF Halton

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation’s (DIO) vision for RAF Halton is to create and invest in a sustainable, mixed-use development.

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Detailed guide: Veterans news and Communications Hub

Detailed guide: Veterans news and Communications Hub

The DRM/Cobseo Communications Hub enables government, charity and commercial sectors to collectively promote the positive skills of the UK Veteran community.

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Detailed guide: Coronavirus cases in the UK: daily updated statistics

Detailed guide: Coronavirus cases in the UK: daily updated statistics

The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) tests, cases and deaths in the UK.

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Notice: NN6 7GZ, Winvic Construction Limited: environmental permit application advertisement  Clifton Brook and Tributary of Clifton Brook/A001

Notice: NN6 7GZ, Winvic Construction Limited: environmental permit application advertisement Clifton Brook and Tributary of Clifton Brook/A001

View the application submitted by Winvic Construction Limited for Development areas East and West, Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT) III site, Off A5 Watling Street, Kilsby, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6 7GZ.

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Detailed guide: Climate change agreements

Detailed guide: Climate change agreements

How climate change agreements (CCAs) work, who is eligible for a CCA, and sector associations with a CCA.

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Guidance: Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) public registers

Guidance: Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) public registers

Registers of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) producers, approved exporters, approved authorised treatment facilities and producer compliance schemes.

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Ms K Foster v Asda Stores Ltd: 2600634/2020

Ms K Foster v Asda Stores Ltd: 2600634/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Ms C Daley v Nottingham City Council: 2603124/2019

Ms C Daley v Nottingham City Council: 2603124/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs T Gordon v Mr Christopher Hempsall: 2601386/2020

Mrs T Gordon v Mr Christopher Hempsall: 2601386/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs R Sharma v Nottingham City Council: 2600598/2019

Mrs R Sharma v Nottingham City Council: 2600598/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Notice: LA19 5UP, Mr Paul Bradley: environmental permit application advertisement  EPR/SB3199DL/A001

Notice: LA19 5UP, Mr Paul Bradley: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/SB3199DL/A001

View the application submitted by Mr Paul Bradley for Moor Green Farm, Whitbeck, Millom, Cumbria, LA19 5UP.

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Notice: NP16 7NG, Mr Peter Shewell: environmental permit application advertisement  EPR/SB3294RT/A001

Notice: NP16 7NG, Mr Peter Shewell: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/SB3294RT/A001

View the application submitted by Mr Peter Shewell for Caswell Farm, Brockweir, Gloucestershire, NP16 7NG.

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Detailed guide: MHRA regulatory flexibilities resulting from coronavirus (COVID 19)

Detailed guide: MHRA regulatory flexibilities resulting from coronavirus (COVID 19)

Guidance for industry on flexible approaches to regulation we are taking during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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External quality assurance of apprenticeships   expanded role for Ofqual confirmed

External quality assurance of apprenticeships expanded role for Ofqual confirmed

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has confirmed the change after consultation.

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Mrs M Werner v N.I.S.E. Nursing Ltd: 2603467/2019

Mrs M Werner v N.I.S.E. Nursing Ltd: 2603467/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr G Barlow v Fairgrove Homes Ltd: 2601133/2020

Mr G Barlow v Fairgrove Homes Ltd: 2601133/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Detailed guide: Reporting deadweight cattle prices: guidance for abattoirs

Detailed guide: Reporting deadweight cattle prices: guidance for abattoirs

Slaughterhouses in Great Britain with a high throughput of cattle carcases must send pricing data to AHDB weekly.

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Detailed guide: Pig and beef carcase classification: if you do not comply

Detailed guide: Pig and beef carcase classification: if you do not comply

What happens if an inspector finds you're breaking regulations on grading pig carcases or classifying beef carcases.

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Detailed guide: The risk protection arrangement (RPA) for schools

Detailed guide: The risk protection arrangement (RPA) for schools

Public sector schools can join the risk protection arrangement (RPA), an alternative to commercial insurance, which may save time and money.

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Mr E Hanley v Olly Cleve: 2600275/2020

Mr E Hanley v Olly Cleve: 2600275/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr C Bennett v Auto Spares (Sutton) Ltd and others: 2601202/2020

Mr C Bennett v Auto Spares (Sutton) Ltd and others: 2601202/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr B Madaweni v Family Care Agency Ltd: 2600991/2020

Mr B Madaweni v Family Care Agency Ltd: 2600991/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Notice: BS10 7SP, Seabank Power Limited: environmental permit issued   EPR/BV3006IN/V005

Notice: BS10 7SP, Seabank Power Limited: environmental permit issued EPR/BV3006IN/V005

View the permit issued for Seabank Power Station, Bristol under the Industrial Emissions Directive.

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Royal recognition for Dounreay team’s Coronavirus response

Royal recognition for Dounreay team’s Coronavirus response

Dounreay has been recognised by His Royal Highness The Duke of Rothesay for its support for the community during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Royal recognition for Dounreay team’s Coronavirus response

Royal recognition for Dounreay team’s Coronavirus response

Dounreay has been recognised by His Royal Highness The Duke of Rothesay for its support for the community during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Mr Alan Joynes v Geometric Results International Ltd: 2600794/2020

Mr Alan Joynes v Geometric Results International Ltd: 2600794/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Detailed guide: North of England: local restrictions

Detailed guide: North of England: local restrictions

Find out what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in areas of the north of England.

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Guidance: General ophthalmic service continuing education and training payment: 2020

Guidance: General ophthalmic service continuing education and training payment: 2020

How to claim general ophthalmic service continuing and education payment for 2019, between 1 August and 30 November 2020.

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Detailed guide: North Sea Camp Prison

Detailed guide: North Sea Camp Prison

North Sea Camp is an open prison for men aged 18 and over in Boston, Lincolnshire.

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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 a prisoner using your mobile phone or tablet.

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Transparency data: Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)

Transparency data: Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)

An interactive spreadsheet for comparing data about children and young people across all local authorities in England.

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Press release: 21st century road upgrade sheds new light on Roman treasures, coins, roads – and potholes!

Press release: 21st century road upgrade sheds new light on Roman treasures, coins, roads – and potholes!

A major road upgrade in the north of England uncovered fascinating new evidence about a significant phase in British history – including the fact the Romans not only built roads, but also had to repair potholes!

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Mrs E Kewell v Barclays plc: 3302899/2020

Mrs E Kewell v Barclays plc: 3302899/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mrs A Edgar v Neets Plug Ltd: 3313734/2019

Mrs A Edgar v Neets Plug Ltd: 3313734/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr T Perrot v Intercontinental Hotels Group Services Company and Others: 3302587/2020

Mr T Perrot v Intercontinental Hotels Group Services Company and Others: 3302587/2020

Employment Tribunal decision.

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CJ v First Tier Tribunal (Criminal Injuries Compensation) (JR): [2016] UKUT 7 (AAC) ; [2019] AACR 5

CJ v First Tier Tribunal (Criminal Injuries Compensation) (JR): [2016] UKUT 7 (AAC) ; [2019] AACR 5

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision of Judge Lane on 31 December 2015.

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Mr T Daniels v Burckhardt Compression (UK) Ltd: 3310871/2019

Mr T Daniels v Burckhardt Compression (UK) Ltd: 3310871/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Transparency data: UKAEA prompt payment return data: 2020 to 2021

Transparency data: UKAEA prompt payment return data: 2020 to 2021

Prompt payment return data for the UK Atomic Energy Authority, showing invoices paid within 5 and 30 days of receipt from 2020 to 2021.

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Detailed guide: Oil storage regulations for businesses

Detailed guide: Oil storage regulations for businesses

How to store oil, design standards for tanks and containers, where to locate and how to protect them, and capacity of bunds and drip trays.

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Apply for the Armed Forces Compensation and War Pension Schemes Service

Apply for the Armed Forces Compensation and War Pension Schemes Service

The alpha report of Ministry of Defence's Apply for the Armed Forces Compensation and War Pension Scheme service reassessment on 16/07/2020

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Guidance: Pig and beef carcase classification: Fixed Penalty Guidance

Guidance: Pig and beef carcase classification: Fixed Penalty Guidance

The Rural Payments Agency Fixed Penalty Guidance provides further information on what RPA does when abattoirs breach the rules.

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Class 2 Medicines Recall: Pharmaram Ltd, Clexane 4,000 IU (40mg)/0.4ml Syringes, EL (20)A/37

Class 2 Medicines Recall: Pharmaram Ltd, Clexane 4,000 IU (40mg)/0.4ml Syringes, EL (20)A/37

Pharmaram Ltd has informed us that a specific batch of Clexane 4,000IU (40mg)/0.4ml syringes has an error on the labelling affixed to the plastic blister packaging encasing the syringe.

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Detailed guide: Housing Land Supply Annual Position Statements

Detailed guide: Housing Land Supply Annual Position Statements

The concept of an Annual Position Statement (APS) was introduced in the National Planning Policy Framework in July 2018.

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Notice: NG15 7TA, Contour Golf Limited: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/HB3903HE/A001

Notice: NG15 7TA, Contour Golf Limited: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/HB3903HE/A001

View the application submitted by Contour Golf Limited for Leen Valley Golf Club, Hucknall.

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Notice: PO14 ITY, Lightfoot Defence Limited: environmental permit application advertisement   EPR/JB3103CD/A001

Notice: PO14 ITY, Lightfoot Defence Limited: environmental permit application advertisement EPR/JB3103CD/A001

View the application submitted by Lightfoot Defence Limited for Unit D1, Premier Business Centre, Fareham.

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Detailed guide: View My Applications

Detailed guide: View My Applications

HM Land Registry portal users can use the View My Applications service to manage portal applications and correspondence in one place.

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Guidance: COVID 19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

Guidance: COVID 19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

Information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19.

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Detailed guide: View My Applications

Detailed guide: View My Applications

HM Land Registry portal users can use the View My Applications service to manage portal applications and correspondence in one place.

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Policy paper: UK points based immigration system: further details statement

Policy paper: UK points based immigration system: further details statement

This statement provides further details on the government's plans for a new UK points-based immigration system.

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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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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, Venezuela

Guidance: Financial sanctions, Venezuela

Venezuela is currently subject to EU regulations.

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Guidance: Magistrate advisory committee recruitment information

Guidance: Magistrate advisory committee recruitment information

Details of vacancies and where to apply to be a magistrate in your area.

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Speech: In praise of red tape: getting regulation right

Speech: In praise of red tape: getting regulation right

Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, gives a speech at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry on environmental regulation.

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Official Statistics: Attendance in education and early years settings during the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak: 23 March to 30 July 2020

Official Statistics: Attendance in education and early years settings during the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak: 23 March to 30 July 2020

A summary of attendance in education settings from Monday 23 March to Friday 17 July and early years settings from Thursday 16 April to Thursday 30 July.

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BE4: Management of traditional orchards

BE4: Management of traditional orchards

Find out about eligibility and requirements for the management of traditional orchards option.

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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 4th August 2020.

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Detailed guide: Direct Lending: additional features

Detailed guide: Direct Lending: additional features

Find out more about our £2 billion Clean Growth Direct Lending Facility.

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Guidance: MCA previously approved doctors

Guidance: MCA previously approved doctors

A list of doctors who were previously approved to carry out ENG 1 medicals but who's approval has lapsed.

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Guidance: ‘Please give me space’ social distancing cards or badges

Guidance: ‘Please give me space’ social distancing cards or badges

Optional badges that can be used to show the carrier may have difficulties or concerns in maintaining social distancing.

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Guidance: Find a DVSA earned recognition auditor

Guidance: Find a DVSA earned recognition auditor

Find contact details for approved auditors to carry out system and process audits on your vehicle operator business so you can join DVSA earned recognition.

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Guidance: Find software and IT that works with DVSA earned recognition

Guidance: Find software and IT that works with DVSA earned recognition

Find driver and vehicle software and IT systems that can report on performance measures for the DVSA earned recognition scheme for vehicle operators.

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Transparency data: DVSA earned recognition: accredited vehicle operators

Transparency data: DVSA earned recognition: accredited vehicle operators

A list of vehicle operators who have been accredited to join the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) earned recognition scheme.

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Guidance: Notice to exporters 2020/13: open general licences revised and revoked

Guidance: Notice to exporters 2020/13: open general licences revised and revoked

Open general licences that include Hong Kong have been changed or amended to bring them in line with restrictions on China.

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Detailed guide: Programmes and learning events calendar

Detailed guide: Programmes and learning events calendar

The Leadership Academy holds regular learning events for civil servants.

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Decision: Medical devices given exceptional use authorisations during the COVID 19 pandemic

Decision: Medical devices given exceptional use authorisations during the COVID 19 pandemic

List of manufacturers and their medical devices which have been granted an exemption by the MHRA

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Detailed guide: Downview Prison and Young Offender Institution

Detailed guide: Downview Prison and Young Offender Institution

Downview is a prison and young offender institution (YOI) in Sutton, Surrey, for women aged 18 and over.

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Guidance: Drinking water scheme: sample instruction sheets

Guidance: Drinking water scheme: sample instruction sheets

External quality assessment (EQA) of water microbiology.

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Mr I Dewar v Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Association of Local Councils and Others: 3320593/2019

Mr I Dewar v Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Association of Local Councils and Others: 3320593/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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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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