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News 28 September 2020


Government doubles funding for child sexual abuse charities to £2.4 million

Government doubles funding for child sexual abuse charities to £2.4 million

The joint Home Office and Ministry of Justice fund will support national charities that work with children and adults who have experienced child sexual abuse.

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Press release: Major expansion of post 18 education and training to level up and prepare workers for post COVID economy

Press release: Major expansion of post 18 education and training to level up and prepare workers for post COVID economy

Prime Minister Boris Johnson acts to boost productivity and help the country build back better from coronavirus.

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Guidance: Health matters: flu immunisation programme and COVID 19

Guidance: Health matters: flu immunisation programme and COVID 19

This edition focuses on the national flu immunisation programme during the first winter of co-circulation of flu and COVID-19.

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New recruitment drive to help 10,000 people with serious mental illness

New recruitment drive to help 10,000 people with serious mental illness

£27 million has been announced for mental health charity Think Ahead to expand their mental health social work graduate programme.

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Official Statistics: Ad hoc statistical release: UK Sea Fisheries Statistics August 2020

Official Statistics: Ad hoc statistical release: UK Sea Fisheries Statistics August 2020

Published in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide timely evidence on impacts on commercial sea fishing activity

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Notice: Current catch limits: over 10 metre non sector pool

Notice: Current catch limits: over 10 metre non sector pool

Current quota catch limits for the over 10 metres non-sector pool including details on 3 monthly limits for stocks

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Statutory guidance: Current catch limits: 10 metres and under non sector pool

Statutory guidance: Current catch limits: 10 metres and under non sector pool

Current quota catch limits for the 10 metres and under pool including details on 2 and 3 monthly limits on stocks

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Detailed guide: Understand your fishing vessel licence

Detailed guide: Understand your fishing vessel licence

How to understand each part of your fishing vessel licence – vessel details, conditions, schedule, annex and their current copies.

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Guidance: Flu vaccination: letter template for at risk patients and carers

Guidance: Flu vaccination: letter template for at risk patients and carers

Template for GPs to invite patients at risk of flu due to a medical condition or age, and their carers, to have their annual flu vaccine.

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Guidance: Flu immunisation for early years settings including child minders

Guidance: Flu immunisation for early years settings including child minders

Guidance for early years childcare settings on the nasal spray flu (influenza) vaccination for preschool children.

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Press release: PM call with President Erdogan of Turkey: 28 September 2020

Press release: PM call with President Erdogan of Turkey: 28 September 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to President Erdogan of Turkey this evening.

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Guidance: Flu vaccination: simple text information for adults and children

Guidance: Flu vaccination: simple text information for adults and children

An illustrated simple text version of the leaflets for the adult and child flu programme aimed at those with low literacy.

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Statutory guidance: Fishing vessel licence variations

Statutory guidance: Fishing vessel licence variations

Variations effective from 00:01 hours, Thursday 1 October 2020

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Guidance: Flu vaccination: easy read flu vaccination resources

Guidance: Flu vaccination: easy read flu vaccination resources

Leaflets, a poster and flyer providing information on influenza (flu) and vaccination.

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Promotional material: Shingles vaccination: eligibility poster

Promotional material: Shingles vaccination: eligibility poster

Posters showing who is eligible for shingles vaccination for GP surgeries, hospitals, care homes and primary care settings.

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Statutory guidance: Get an oil spill treatment product approved: fees

Statutory guidance: Get an oil spill treatment product approved: fees

Fees for different oil spill treatment products, tests and independent evaluation of data.

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Guidance: PHE data series on deaths in people with COVID 19: technical summary

Guidance: PHE data series on deaths in people with COVID 19: technical summary

Summary of the PHE data series on deaths in people with COVID-19, outlining what the changes mean and how the data compare to other COVID-19 death data series.

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Press release: Indoor inter household mixing restricted in parts of the North East

Press release: Indoor inter household mixing restricted in parts of the North East

Measures will be brought into law restricting inter-household mixing in indoor settings, including pubs and restaurants, in Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland and Sunderland.

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Guidance: Guidance for parents and carers of children attending out of school settings during the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak

Guidance: Guidance for parents and carers of children attending out of school settings during the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak

Guidance for parents and carers of children attending community activities, holiday or after-school clubs, tuition and other out-of-school settings.

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Guidance: Protective measures for holiday or after school clubs and other out of school settings for children during the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak

Guidance: Protective measures for holiday or after school clubs and other out of school settings for children during the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak

Protective measures for providers of community activities, holiday or after-school clubs, tuition and other out-of-school settings offering provision to children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Guidance: Flu vaccination: who should have it this winter and why

Guidance: Flu vaccination: who should have it this winter and why

Leaflet explaining the importance of the influenza (flu) vaccination this winter 2020 to 2021.

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Guidance: COVID 19: providing unpaid care to adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults

Guidance: COVID 19: providing unpaid care to adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults

Guidance for people who are providing unpaid care to adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Guidance: COVID 19: management of staff and exposed patients and residents in health and social care settings

Guidance: COVID 19: management of staff and exposed patients and residents in health and social care settings

Guidance on the management of staff, patients and residents who have been exposed to COVID-19.

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Press release: Take off for UK built supercomputer nanosatellites

Press release: Take off for UK built supercomputer nanosatellites

Four government-backed nanosatellites no bigger than a microwave have launched today

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Press release: Take off for UK built supercomputer nanosatellites

Press release: Take off for UK built supercomputer nanosatellites

Four government-backed nanosatellites no bigger than a microwave have launched today

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Decision: Verma, Baroness   Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, DFID   ACOBA

Decision: Verma, Baroness Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, DFID ACOBA

Correspondence to Baroness Verma, former Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, DFID, in relation to appointments after leaving Crown service.

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Detailed guide: North West of England: local restrictions

Detailed guide: North West of England: local restrictions

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

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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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APHA launches first plant health apprenticeship scheme

APHA launches first plant health apprenticeship scheme

This is an exciting opportunity to start a career in plant health

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Guidance: Plan your ACS assessment

Guidance: Plan your ACS assessment

Guidance and templates that will help you to plan your assessment.

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Corporate report: Quarterly report to Parliament: 1 January 2020 to 31 March 2020 (‘TAFA 2010’)

Corporate report: Quarterly report to Parliament: 1 January 2020 to 31 March 2020 (‘TAFA 2010’)

OFSI's quarterly report to Parliament on its operation of the UK’s asset-freezing regime.

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Guidance: Advice for SIA approved contractors

Guidance: Advice for SIA approved contractors

Understand how you can meet the ACS standard on matters including right to work, employment screening, licensing for directors, and tax and employment status.

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Press release: UK leads thousands of NATO troops in major exercise off Scottish coast

Press release: UK leads thousands of NATO troops in major exercise off Scottish coast

Thousands of sailors, soldiers and airmen and airwomen will next week take part in Exercise Joint Warrior, a major show of NATO’s collective force and capability.

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Form: Application for a discharge book, British seaman's card (MSF 4509)

Form: Application for a discharge book, British seaman's card (MSF 4509)

Application for a discharge book and or British seaman's card.

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Guidance: Maintaining your ACS approval

Guidance: Maintaining your ACS approval

An SIA approved contractor is assessed every year, must inform us of significant changes to the company, and must use the ACS mark correctly.

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Guidance: DCYP forms and information sheets

Guidance: DCYP forms and information sheets

Further information and relevant forms relating to DCYP and the Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS).

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Guidance: Allied Joint Doctrine for medical support (AJP 4.10)

Guidance: Allied Joint Doctrine for medical support (AJP 4.10)

Focuses on the fundamental principles of medical support to operations.

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Guidance: Captured Persons (JDP 1 10)

Guidance: Captured Persons (JDP 1 10)

JDP 1-10 gives detailed direction and guidance to members of the UK Armed Forces, who are involved in planning, training for or conducting captured persons activities.

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Detailed guide: Current Crown Commercial Service suppliers: what you need to know

Detailed guide: Current Crown Commercial Service suppliers: what you need to know

Guide for suppliers on a Crown Commercial Service (CCS) commercial agreement, who supply common goods and services to the public sector.

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Public sector insurance survey

Public sector insurance survey

GAD has published the results of its survey into how public sector organisations are managing their commercial insurance risks, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Guidance: Pet travel: checks on pets by transport carriers

Guidance: Pet travel: checks on pets by transport carriers

Guidance for sea, rail and air transport companies on checking pet dogs, cats and ferrets which enter Great Britain under the Pet Travel Scheme.

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Corporate report: Promoting innovation and growth: The IPO at work 2019 20

Corporate report: Promoting innovation and growth: The IPO at work 2019 20

This annual report details how the work of the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has supported innovation and economic growth during 2019-2020.

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Guidance: Dartmoor firing times

Guidance: Dartmoor firing times

Information on Dartmoor Training Area's firing times.

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Guidance: Otterburn firing times

Guidance: Otterburn firing times

Dates and times when Otterburn and Redesdale ranges and Bellshiel demolition range are being used for live firing.

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Guidance: Scotland firing times

Guidance: Scotland firing times

Firing times for ranges in Scotland including Barry Buddon, Kirkcudbright, Garelochhead, Tain, Cape Wrath, Fort George, Binnhill, Blackdog, Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn.

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Guidance: Suicide prevention: developing a local action plan

Guidance: Suicide prevention: developing a local action plan

This document is part of Public Health England’s ongoing programme of work to support the government’s suicide prevention strategy.

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Transparency data: Environment Agency apprenticeships: public sector target

Transparency data: Environment Agency apprenticeships: public sector target

How the Environment Agency is meeting the government's target on new apprenticeships.

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Guidance: Breast screening: quality assurance guidelines for breast pathology services

Guidance: Breast screening: quality assurance guidelines for breast pathology services

Guidelines for generating consistent pathological data from breast screening services.

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Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19): information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses

Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19): information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses

The latest information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read this page for regular updates.

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Detailed guide: Guidance on devolution

Detailed guide: Guidance on devolution

Advice for civil servants and policymakers on taking account of devolution when working on policies and managing services.

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Guidance: MOT equipment approved by DVSA

Guidance: MOT equipment approved by DVSA

Equipment approved for MOT testing, including tyre tread-depth gauges, roller brake testers, headlamp aim testers, diesel smoke meters and decelerometers.

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Press release: New legal duty to self isolate comes into force today

Press release: New legal duty to self isolate comes into force today

From today, people in England will be required by law to self-isolate if they test positive or are contacted by NHS Test and Trace.

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Press release: Support service for Northern Ireland trade goes live

Press release: Support service for Northern Ireland trade goes live

The government is urging businesses to sign up to new Trader Support Service with fewer than 100 days until end of Transition period.

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Correspondence: Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary letter to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector

Correspondence: Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary letter to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector

Letter from Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education to Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector regarding apprenticeship training provision.

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Detailed guide: HMCTS reform events programme

Detailed guide: HMCTS reform events programme

A calendar of our online, face-to-face and showcase events about the reform programme.

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Guidance: Livestock and equine embryo collection: approved premises

Guidance: Livestock and equine embryo collection: approved premises

Details of premises in Great Britain approved to operate as cattle, sheep, pig and horse embryo collection and production teams.

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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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Research and analysis: The UK Government's response to the Electoral Commission's report

Research and analysis: The UK Government's response to the Electoral Commission's report

The UK Government’s response to the Electoral Commission’s reports on the European Parliamentary (and local) elections in May 2019 and General Election 2019.

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Detailed guide: Help and support if your business trades with the EU

Detailed guide: Help and support if your business trades with the EU

Learn more about trading with the EU from 1 January 2020.

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Meeting of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee on 28 September

Meeting of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee on 28 September

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster co-chaired a meeting of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee on 28 September in Brussels.

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Guidance: RPC case histories – options, September 2020

Guidance: RPC case histories – options, September 2020

This is the RPC's case histories section on options, September 2020.

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Corporate report: The Sovereign Grant and Sovereign Grant Reserve annual report and accounts 2019 to 2020

Corporate report: The Sovereign Grant and Sovereign Grant Reserve annual report and accounts 2019 to 2020

This document contains the Sovereign Grant and Sovereign Grant Reserve annual report and accounts 2019 to 2020.

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Guidance: Sovereign Grant Act 2011: guidance

Guidance: Sovereign Grant Act 2011: guidance

Guidance on the Sovereign Grant, which supports the official duties of The Queen.

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Field Safety Notice: 21 to 26 September 2020

Field Safety Notice: 21 to 26 September 2020

List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 21 to 26 September 2020

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Guidance: RPC case histories – counterfactuals, September 2020

Guidance: RPC case histories – counterfactuals, September 2020

This is the RPC's case histories section on counterfactuals, September 2020.

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Research and analysis: Avian influenza in wild birds

Research and analysis: Avian influenza in wild birds

Report on weekly findings of highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu) in wild birds in Great Britain.

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Guidance: RPC case histories – appraisal periods, September 2020

Guidance: RPC case histories – appraisal periods, September 2020

This is the RPC's case histories section on appraisal periods, September 2020.

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Mrs J Morgan v Cooks News and Booze Express Ltd: 1306711/2019

Mrs J Morgan v Cooks News and Booze Express Ltd: 1306711/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr R Allen v Acerinox (UK) Ltd: 1301829/2019 and 1306740/2019

Mr R Allen v Acerinox (UK) Ltd: 1301829/2019 and 1306740/2019

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Mr C Smith v IBM UK Ltd: 1305836/2018

Mr C Smith v IBM UK Ltd: 1305836/2018

Employment Tribunal decision.

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Guidance: Poultry Health Scheme: list of members

Guidance: Poultry Health Scheme: list of members

Details of poultry establishments who are approved members of the Poultry Health Scheme (PHS).

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Detailed guide: Lancaster Farms Prison

Detailed guide: Lancaster Farms Prison

Lancaster Farms is a men’s prison in Lancaster.

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Guidance: Critical workers who can access schools or educational settings

Guidance: Critical workers who can access schools or educational settings

List of critical workers (key workers) who can send their children to school or other educational settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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FNZ / GBST merger inquiry

FNZ / GBST merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition of GBST Holdings Limited by FNZ (Australia) Bidco Pty Ltd.

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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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Notice: ME10 2TD, K3 CHP Operations Limited: environmental permit issued   EPR/JP3135DK/V004

Notice: ME10 2TD, K3 CHP Operations Limited: environmental permit issued EPR/JP3135DK/V004

View the permit issued for Kemsley Generating Station, Sittingbourne under the Industrial Emissions Directive.

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Notice: WA3 4BD, A Broster Ltd: environmental permit issued   EPR/QP3995VG/V005

Notice: WA3 4BD, A Broster Ltd: environmental permit issued EPR/QP3995VG/V005

View the permit issued for Diggle Green Composting Facility, Warrington under the Industrial Emissions Directive

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£56 million announced to transform Portsmouth and South East Hampshire transport network

£56 million announced to transform Portsmouth and South East Hampshire transport network

Transport Minister announces extra funding for local transport infrastructure.

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Detailed guide: Rural Payments service: registering and updating your details

Detailed guide: Rural Payments service: registering and updating your details

How to register and update your personal, business and land details on the Rural Payments service

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£32 million announced to transform Norwich’s transport network

£32 million announced to transform Norwich’s transport network

Roads Minister announces new investment in Norwich's transport links.

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Transparency data: Whistleblower statistics 2019 to 2020

Transparency data: Whistleblower statistics 2019 to 2020

External disclosures made to the CMA between 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 which we reasonably believe are 'qualifying disclosures' and the action taken for each case.

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CNC officers proud to take part in webinar on women in armed policing

CNC officers proud to take part in webinar on women in armed policing

Several senior CNC officers will take part in a global webinar next month, focussing on diversity and women in armed policing and held by the World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS).

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Guidance: How to appeal to the Civil Service Appeal Board

Guidance: How to appeal to the Civil Service Appeal Board

How civil servants and ex-civil servants can appeal to the Civil Service Appeal Board against certain employment-related decisions.

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Case study: A Force for good business

Case study: A Force for good business

Reservist Helen Haigh, aged 37, of Bradford, has worked for WYG as a project manager for two years.

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Case study: Being a Reservist is the best of both worlds

Case study: Being a Reservist is the best of both worlds

Yeadon-based Danny Railton is an RAF Reservist and an account manager for Speedibake, a food company that produces muffins and doughnuts for supermarkets.

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Case study: Cadets: Kal Singh

Case study: Cadets: Kal Singh

Kal Singh explains why he loves doing his bit to help young people in his community.

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Press release: Outbreaks of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease in 2020

Press release: Outbreaks of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease in 2020

The Fish Health Inspectorate (FHI) have found Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease in fish at the following sites in England and Wales

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Detailed guide: The Reserve Forces' & Cadets' Association for Yorkshire and The Humber

Detailed guide: The Reserve Forces' & Cadets' Association for Yorkshire and The Humber

Reserve Forces and Cadets Association for Yorkshire and the Humber supports reserves, cadets and the wider military through our enduring relationships with local business and civic communities.

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Detailed guide: Controls of fish and shellfish diseases in England and Wales

Detailed guide: Controls of fish and shellfish diseases in England and Wales

Reduce the risk of disease, find out where notifiable diseases have been confirmed in England and Wales

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Keighley’s historic drill hall ready to welcome back cadets

Keighley’s historic drill hall ready to welcome back cadets

Keighley’s historic drill hall is ready to welcome back cadets following a £350,000 renovation project by the RFCA, including £100,000 support funding from the Air Training Corps (ATC).

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Policy paper: Treasury Minutes   September 2020

Policy paper: Treasury Minutes September 2020

Government departments respond to the Public Accounts Committee reports through a Treasury minute.

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Corporate report: OISC corporate plan 2020 to 2023 and business plan 2020 to 2021

Corporate report: OISC corporate plan 2020 to 2023 and business plan 2020 to 2021

Corporate and business plans for the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC).

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Impact assessment: The impact of COVID 19 on public sector insurance

Impact assessment: The impact of COVID 19 on public sector insurance

The Government Actuary’s Department (GAD) devised a survey to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on the public sector’s insurance risks.

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Impact assessment: The impact of COVID 19 on public sector insurance

Impact assessment: The impact of COVID 19 on public sector insurance

The Government Actuary’s Department (GAD) devised a survey to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on the public sector’s insurance risks.

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Detailed guide: Thorn Cross Prison

Detailed guide: Thorn Cross Prison

Thorn Cross is a men’s open prison and young offender institution (YOI) in Warrington, Cheshire.

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Guidance: COVID 19: how to work safely in care homes

Guidance: COVID 19: how to work safely in care homes

Guidance for those working in care homes providing information on how to work safely during this period of sustained transmission of COVID-19.

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16 out of 22 Rosewell recommendations implemented as Planning Inspectorate publishes updated Action Plan

16 out of 22 Rosewell recommendations implemented as Planning Inspectorate publishes updated Action Plan

Update to the Inquires Review Action Plan

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