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Foreign Secretary commits £4m to democracy in the Commonwealth

Foreign Secretary commits £4m to democracy in the Commonwealth

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced £4 million to strengthen democracy and broaden political participation across 18 Commonwealth countries.

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Help for nursing students affected by loan overpayments

Help for nursing students affected by loan overpayments

Government outlines financial support to student nurses to ensure they are not disadvantaged

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Gemalto awarded the new passport contract

Gemalto awarded the new passport contract

Gemalto UK Ltd have been awarded the UK passport manufacturing and personalisation contract by Her Majesty’s Passport Office today.

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Companies House awarded Gold in Mind's Workplace Wellbeing Index

Companies House awarded Gold in Mind's Workplace Wellbeing Index

We've been awarded the Gold standard at this year's Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index Awards for our commitment to staff and mental health.

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Home Secretary announces measures to combat child sexual exploitation

Home Secretary announces measures to combat child sexual exploitation

Today the Home Secretary Amber Rudd will announce nearly £2.6 million of funding towards tackling child sexual exploitation in the UK and across the globe.

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Seven british Army soldiers killed during World War 1 are honoured as they are laid to rest

Seven british Army soldiers killed during World War 1 are honoured as they are laid to rest

Captain Henry John Innes Walker and 6 unknown soldiers have finally been laid to rest in Ieper, Belgium.

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UK and India extend health partnership to deal with global health risks

UK and India extend health partnership to deal with global health risks

The United Kingdom and India will share research, knowledge and technology in areas of anti-microbial resistance, low cost health products and high yield crops.

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UK and India research partnership reaches £400 million

UK and India research partnership reaches £400 million

UK and India to expand their exceptional research relationship

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Prime Minister of India's visit, April 2018

Prime Minister of India's visit, April 2018

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the UK for the second time as an official Guest of Government on 18 April 2018.

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ACT Awareness eLearning

ACT Awareness eLearning

ACT Awareness eLearning is a new CT awareness product designed for all UK based companies and organisations.

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UK and South Africa welcome progress on trade relationship

UK and South Africa welcome progress on trade relationship

Joint statement by the UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, and the South Africa Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies.

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Find out what’s new about the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018  – now open for entries

Find out what’s new about the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 – now open for entries

The 15th National Apprenticeship Awards is now open for entries - with new categories opening up for 2018.

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RAF’s legendary Dambusters squadron reforms to fly F 35 jets

RAF’s legendary Dambusters squadron reforms to fly F 35 jets

The squadron immortalised by the Dambusters raid of World War II has been reformed to fly the UK’s new F-35 fighter jets, the Defence Secretary has announced.

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The Royal Parks appoint Richard Hamilton

The Royal Parks appoint Richard Hamilton

The Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP has appointed Richard Hamilton as a Trustee to the Royal Parks for a term of 4 years, commencing on 2 April 2018.

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Best of British showcased to Commonwealth leaders in London

Best of British showcased to Commonwealth leaders in London

Duke of Cambridge hosts Commonwealth leaders and over 1,500 guests at ‘Welcome to the UK Reception’ at the start of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

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Sports industry can be top of the league in reducing plastic pollution

Sports industry can be top of the league in reducing plastic pollution

Representatives from the sports sector will explore how the industry can tackle marine plastic pollution.

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International Trade Secretary urges UK business to show off the best of Britain at Expo 2020 Dubai

International Trade Secretary urges UK business to show off the best of Britain at Expo 2020 Dubai

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is urging innovative UK businesses to seize the opportunities at Expo 2020 Dubai.

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UK commits to a safer Commonwealth in cyber space

UK commits to a safer Commonwealth in cyber space

PM commits up to £15 million on eve of the world's largest inter-governmental commitment on cyber security cooperation.

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UK and Canada call for international support for Rohingya crisis

UK and Canada call for international support for Rohingya crisis

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland call for greater international support and coordination to the Rohingya crisis.

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PM meets South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

PM meets South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

Prime Minister Theresa May hosts a bilateral meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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Change of date for key stage 2 English reading test

Change of date for key stage 2 English reading test

Primary school teachers are reminded of the change to the order of key stage 2 (KS2) national curriculum tests (commonly called SATs) in May this year.

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Memorial tree honours former Dstl conservationist

Memorial tree honours former Dstl conservationist

A memorial tree has been planted in honour of a former employee for his conservation support at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

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Defence Secretary highlights importance of partnering with charities during visit to military recovery centre

Defence Secretary highlights importance of partnering with charities during visit to military recovery centre

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has committed to working ever closer with charity partners, during a visit to a state of the art recovery centre for veterans and service personnel.

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Blue Belt publication for schools launched

Blue Belt publication for schools launched

New Government publication introduces the Blue Belt Programme to secondary school children.

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Webinar   2 May   How to source opportunities on Contracts Finder

Webinar 2 May How to source opportunities on Contracts Finder

Wednesday 2 May, 12:30 -1pm

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United Kingdom and New Zealand to increase cooperation in the Pacific and on global challenges

United Kingdom and New Zealand to increase cooperation in the Pacific and on global challenges

Boris Johnson and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters announce closer cooperation between the UK and New Zealand in the Pacific Islands region, following a meeting in London.

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Clean up work underway in Salisbury in next phase of recovery

Clean up work underway in Salisbury in next phase of recovery

Work is beginning in Salisbury to decontaminate potentially affected sites for the city and its visitors.

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National Museums Liverpool Trustee Extensions

National Museums Liverpool Trustee Extensions

The Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP has extended the terms of Andrew McCluskey and Philip Price as Trustees of the National Museums Liverpool board for a 1 year, commencing on 8 June 2019, and 10 September 2019 respectively.

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New UK initiatives to help Commonwealth countries tackle world’s greatest environmental challenges

New UK initiatives to help Commonwealth countries tackle world’s greatest environmental challenges

Business ministers announce more than £8 million for innovation technology to tackle global climate change and prepare for natural disasters.

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Sellafield in conversation

Sellafield in conversation

Take a look at Sellafield through the eyes and voices of our employees.

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Crime news: improvements to Defence Solicitor Call Centre website

Crime news: improvements to Defence Solicitor Call Centre website

Changes mean providers have more options to make online updates to records held by Defence Solicitor Call Centre (DSCC).

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UK reaffirms African military commitments after five nation visit

UK reaffirms African military commitments after five nation visit

UK troops will continue to stand at the forefront of the fight to bring prosperity and security to Africa, the Minister for Armed Forces has confirmed.

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Minister for Africa discusses economic cooperation in Angola

Minister for Africa discusses economic cooperation in Angola

Minister Harriett Baldwin visited Angola 12-13 April 2018, discussing economic cooperation, women’s empowerment, and work to make the country landmine-free.

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UK announces £2.9m for human rights across the Commonwealth

UK announces £2.9m for human rights across the Commonwealth

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon announces £2.9 million for human rights projects across the Commonwealth, with particular focus on the South Pacific and small states.

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Foreign Secretary announces £1.6 million for women in conflict mediation

Foreign Secretary announces £1.6 million for women in conflict mediation

The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announces £1.6 million to put women at the heart of conflict resolution.

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Civil news: Keycard 54 available with eligibility guidance

Civil news: Keycard 54 available with eligibility guidance

Keycard 54 for April 2018 is now available for providers to use.

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Government announces appointment of 3 new Acas council members

Government announces appointment of 3 new Acas council members

Anne Davies joins the council as an independent member and Susan Jordan and Jayne Haines as employer representatives.

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RAF JETS STRIKE CHEMICAL WEAPON FACILITY IN SYRIA

RAF JETS STRIKE CHEMICAL WEAPON FACILITY IN SYRIA

British forces joined close Allies in a precision strike on Syrian installations

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Country in full swing to party for the royal wedding

Country in full swing to party for the royal wedding

Pubs Minister Jake Berry MP is encouraging people to celebrate the big day with their community first at a street party and later at their local.

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Asian hornet identified in Lancashire

Asian hornet identified in Lancashire

An Asian hornet has been found in Lancashire and surveillance activity is underway.

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Programme: EU UK Article 50 negotiations  Brussels, 16 18 April 2018

Programme: EU UK Article 50 negotiations Brussels, 16 18 April 2018

Talks will be held in Brussels, 16 to 18 April 2018

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Australian Air Force officer teams up with RAF to train Aerospace experts

Australian Air Force officer teams up with RAF to train Aerospace experts

Born and bred in Australia, Squadron Leader Pete Mole is a Member of the Royal Australian Air Force, working in the UK as an RAF trainer – teaching an elite group of Aerospace experts from around the world to develop cutting edge military equipment.

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Lord Duncan learns of challenges and opportunities at Dounreay

Lord Duncan learns of challenges and opportunities at Dounreay

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) welcomed Lord Duncan of Springbank, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Scotland Office, to its Dounreay site to see decommissioning progress.

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2018 Clinical Excellence Awards round closed

2018 Clinical Excellence Awards round closed

The 2018 National Clinical Excellence Awards round has now closed.

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New regulations to double the use of sustainable renewable fuels by 2020

New regulations to double the use of sustainable renewable fuels by 2020

Increasing the use of renewable fuels will reduce carbon emissions, tackle climate change and to make the transport sector as sustainable as possible.

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LLWR workforce ensures record year for fundraising

LLWR workforce ensures record year for fundraising

Macmillan Cancer Support thanks LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) for their £8,000 charity donation and says it will have a positive impact on those living with cancer.

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New director for Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme

New director for Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme

Bryan Clark replaces Gordon Shipley, who spent 5 years as Programme Director.

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Civil news: relaunch of electronic escape case claim1 forms

Civil news: relaunch of electronic escape case claim1 forms

Electronic versions of the EC Claim1 forms are once again available online for use by providers.

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Joint statement on trade between UK and the ESA states

Joint statement on trade between UK and the ESA states

Joint statement by Trade Minister Greg Hands and the Eastern and Southern African (ESA) states to progress trade continuity talks.

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CMA publishes new advice for joint ventures

CMA publishes new advice for joint ventures

The advice is designed to help businesses ensure they are collaborating legally in joint ventures.

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Make sure you know where your charity donations are going

Make sure you know where your charity donations are going

Advice from the Charity Commission on how to give safely to charities.

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Passenger incident at Bushey station

Passenger incident at Bushey station

Passenger becoming trapped in a train door and dragged a short distance at Bushey station, Hertfordshire, 26 March 2018.

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Global aerospace giants invest in UK firm Reaction Engines

Global aerospace giants invest in UK firm Reaction Engines

Science Minister Sam Gyimah hails new private investment from Boeing and Rolls-Royce as a 'vote of confidence' in British-built SABRE rocket and jet engine.

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