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Manchester seminar: Fulfilling the legacy of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry report – twenty years on (16 Oct, 2018)

Manchester seminar: Fulfilling the legacy of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry report – twenty years on (16 Oct, 2018)

This free seminar will examine what makes a good hate crime reporting service and introduces the first 'third-party reporting centre (TPRC) assessment tool'.

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Manchester seminar: Fulfilling the legacy of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry report – twenty years on (16 Oct, 2018)

Manchester seminar: Fulfilling the legacy of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry report – twenty years on (16 Oct, 2018)

This free seminar will examine what makes a good hate crime reporting service and introduces the first 'third-party reporting centre (TPRC) assessment tool'.

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Exports worth toasting: from Colombia to Cameroon, the East Midlands on track for record export year, says Liz Truss

Exports worth toasting: from Colombia to Cameroon, the East Midlands on track for record export year, says Liz Truss

Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, visits Global Brands – an international soft and alcoholic drink exporter – to toast their exporting success.

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Innovative ideas that could grow the economy: apply for funding

Innovative ideas that could grow the economy: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million to develop game-changing technologies with commercial potential that could lead to UK economic growth.

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Future electric vehicles: new Faraday battery challenge funding

Future electric vehicles: new Faraday battery challenge funding

The latest Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund opportunity is offering up to £25 million to UK businesses working on next-generation batteries.

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Future electric vehicles: new Faraday battery challenge funding

Future electric vehicles: new Faraday battery challenge funding

The latest Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund opportunity is offering up to £25 million to UK businesses working on next-generation batteries.

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£80 million funding boost will help Scottish universities and businesses develop ‘quantum’ technology that could help save lives

£80 million funding boost will help Scottish universities and businesses develop ‘quantum’ technology that could help save lives

Philip Hammond announces £80 million funding over five years to help develop 'quantum' technology.

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Reducing pine weevil damage in forests: apply for contracts

Reducing pine weevil damage in forests: apply for contracts

Organisations can apply for a share of £150,000 to develop innovative ways of protecting young forest trees in Scotland from damage by pine weevils.

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Safer, more nutritious food for Africa: apply for funding

Safer, more nutritious food for Africa: apply for funding

The up to £3 million competition is for UK organisations to work with partners in Africa to innovate in agriculture and food systems.

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Bristol seminar: Understanding and use of trauma informed practice

Bristol seminar: Understanding and use of trauma informed practice

A free Academy evening seminar on trauma informed practice

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Industrial Strategy to boost medicine production: new funding

Industrial Strategy to boost medicine production: new funding

Up to £8 million is available for businesses to digitise and improve the manufacture of medicines through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

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Almost half of government digital spend now goes to SMEs

Almost half of government digital spend now goes to SMEs

The latest figures from Digital Marketplace show that almost half of all spend went directly to small and medium-sized enterprises

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The future of aerospace: search for the next big idea

The future of aerospace: search for the next big idea

Organisations can submit their ideas for funding to help keep the UK at the cutting edge of the global civil aerospace industry.

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Bristol pharmaceuticals startup bought for £623 million

Bristol pharmaceuticals startup bought for £623 million

University spin-out - supported by UK Research and Innovation funding - acquired to develop 'groundbreaking' treatment for diabetes.

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Bristol pharmaceuticals startup bought for £623 million

Bristol pharmaceuticals startup bought for £623 million

University spin-out - supported by UK Research and Innovation funding - acquired to develop 'groundbreaking' treatment for diabetes.

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Crack your business productivity puzzle: new funding available

Crack your business productivity puzzle: new funding available

Businesses can apply for a share of £3 million to work with the UK's best scientists and measurement facilities to improve their productivity.

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London seminar: What would it take to end homelessness? (11 Sept, 2018)

London seminar: What would it take to end homelessness? (11 Sept, 2018)

This free seminar will give an overview of the Everybody In plan and Maeve will then lead a discussion on how commisisoning models can deliver the plan

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London seminar: What would it take to end homelessness? (11 Sept, 2018)

London seminar: What would it take to end homelessness? (11 Sept, 2018)

This free seminar will give an overview of the Everybody In plan and Maeve will then lead a discussion on how commisisoning models can deliver the plan

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Crown Commercial Service Annual Report and Accounts 2017/18 Published

Crown Commercial Service Annual Report and Accounts 2017/18 Published

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has today published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2017/18, outlining a year of good progress.

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Sir Paul Kenny appointed as an HSE Board Member

Sir Paul Kenny appointed as an HSE Board Member

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has announced the appointment of Sir Paul Kenny as a member of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Board.

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Manchester seminar Innovative commisionong to Engage offenders (13 Sept 2018)

Manchester seminar   Innovative commisionong to Engage offenders (13 Sept 2018)

Drawing on research evidence about offender engagement, this free seminar will explore the potential for adopting alternative approaches to commissioning voluntary services for offenders.

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Simplified ‘Public Sector Contract’ cuts red tape for small businesses

Simplified ‘Public Sector Contract’ cuts red tape for small businesses

New Public Sector Contract will make it easier for companies that want to supply to government

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Government completes 26 major projects that deliver policy priorities and improve public services

Government completes 26 major projects that deliver policy priorities and improve public services

The Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) publishes its sixth annual report on the Government Major Projects Portfolio (GMPP).

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The Analysis Function

The Analysis Function

Introducing the Analysis Function Strategy, our vision is to integrate analysis into decision making and delivery to help improve outcomes.

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Change to procedure for making claims to Bona Vacantia estates

Change to procedure for making claims to Bona Vacantia estates

From 2 July 2018, third parties who represent claimants will be required to provide the claimant’s written authority to make the claim on their behalf.

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UK Statistics Authority non executive board member appointments

UK Statistics Authority non executive board member appointments

Professor Anne Trefethen FBCS FREng and Professor Sir Ian Diamond FBA FRSE FAcSS have been appointed as non-executive board members of the UK Statistics Authority.

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Delivering analysis with impact – opportunities and challenges

Delivering analysis with impact – opportunities and challenges

A blog on the opportunities and challenges of the Analysis Function in government.

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Ian Wilson joins BPDTS Ltd’s Board Of Directors

Ian Wilson joins BPDTS Ltd’s Board Of Directors

Ian Wilson has been appointed as a BPDTS Ltd non-executive director for a 5-year term.

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Leeds seminar: Under represented, Under pressure and Under resourced (5 July 2018)

Leeds seminar: Under represented, Under pressure and Under resourced (5 July 2018)

Anne will discuss the voluntary sector's experience of the Transforming Rehabilitation reforms and the impact this has had.

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Home Office announces senior staffing changes

Home Office announces senior staffing changes

The Permanent Secretary at the Home Office today announced some changes in senior staffing.

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Submit an innovation challenge for the GovTech Catalyst round 2

Submit an innovation challenge for the GovTech Catalyst round 2

Public sector organisations can submit policy and operational challenges for the next GovTech Catalyst competitions from today until 11 June 2018.

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Seminar: Understanding outcomes, measures and metrics (3 July, 2018)

Seminar: Understanding outcomes, measures and metrics (3 July, 2018)

This free practical seminar aims to help commissioners make good decision about the choice of ourcomes and measures to apply in a contract.

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Coal Authority Public Board Meeting – 17 May 2018

Coal Authority Public Board Meeting – 17 May 2018

The next Coal Authority Board meeting will take place on Thursday 17 May 2018.

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The first GovTech Catalyst competition launches today

The first GovTech Catalyst competition launches today

Digital and technology companies are invited to pitch innovative solutions to the challenge of identifying online still image propaganda created by Daesh.

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Manor of Northstead: Heidi Alexander

Manor of Northstead: Heidi Alexander

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has this day appointed Heidi Alexander to be Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead.

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New Government Chief Property Officer appointed

New Government Chief Property Officer appointed

Janet Young has been appointed as Government Chief Property Officer for the Civil Service.

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'Small businesses are the backbone of our economy'

'Small businesses are the backbone of our economy'

Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden MP, wrote the following article, slightly adapted below, for the Daily Telegraph (10 April 2018).

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London seminar: Complex commissioning for complex needs

London seminar: Complex commissioning for complex needs

This free seminar will examine the Big Lottery Fund programme to fund partnerships of local organisations to work together for people with complex needs

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London seminar The Lammy Review: bringing to life recommendations 31 and 32

London seminar   The Lammy Review:  bringing to life recommendations 31 and 32

This event will offer different perspectives from those involved in developing effective responses to meeting recommendations 31 and 32 from the recent Lammy Review

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New Joint GES Heads of Profession Sam Beckett (BEIS) and Clare Lombardelli (HMT)

New Joint GES Heads of Profession   Sam Beckett (BEIS) and Clare Lombardelli (HMT)

As the first women acting in this capacity, Sam and Clare are delighted to be working together in continuing to build a GES that is open, diverse and influential.

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Manchester seminar: Increasing the use of community sentence treatment requirements

Manchester seminar: Increasing the use of community sentence treatment requirements

In this free seminar, speakers will give an overview of the CSTR programme and share initial thoughts on increasing the use of these treatment requirements

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CCS to go ahead with Digital Outcomes and Specialists this year

CCS to go ahead with Digital Outcomes and Specialists this year

Crown Commercial Service has confirmed that a third iteration of Digital Outcomes and Specialists will open for supplier applications later this year.

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Edmund de Waal OBE reappointed to the Royal Mint Advisory Committee

Edmund de Waal OBE reappointed to the Royal Mint Advisory Committee

The Treasury has announced the reappointment of Edmund de Waal to the Royal Mint Advisory Committee for a term of five years.

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Coal Authority Public Board Meeting – 23 March 2018

Coal Authority Public Board Meeting – 23 March 2018

The next Coal Authority Board meeting will take place on Friday 23 March 2018.

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Bristol seminar: We need to talk about Women

Bristol seminar: We need to talk about Women

Sonia Crozier, Exec Director of Women & Probation, HM Prison and Probation Service will discuss women and girls and how prisons and probation can work together.

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