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Press release: New tool helps savers get a 50% government boost to their savings

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 20, 2019.

The new Help to Save tool in the HMRC app lets savers set goals and personal reminders.

Press release: Natural England’s longest-serving Chair retires

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 19, 2019.

Andrew Sells retires today as Chair of Natural England after five years.

News story: Defence Secretary commissions new report to step up support for service families

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 19, 2019.

The new study will examine the support available to the different members of military families, including spouses and partners, and children.

News story: £2.5 million to boost international exchanges for schools

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 19, 2019.

Funding will ensure more disadvantaged pupils can experience other cultures

News story: Review of UK university rating system launched

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

A call for views opens today to hear from the universities sector on how the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework can be maximised.

Speech: The need for a sustainable security infrastructure in Libya

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council briefing on Libya

Press release: Pinner woman sentenced for providing unlawful immigration advice.

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

OISC Prosecution

News story: Academy Leeds seminar: Understanding and use of trauma informed practice

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

This free seminar will offer an overview of current national and international research on adverse childhood experiences, trauma and problematic experiences

Press release: Unique tear shaped tray from 17th century Southern India at risk of export

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

A mysterious and uniquely designed tray from the historic city of Bidar in South India is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found.

Press release: Work with us - recruitment campaign for new Parole Board members now open

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

The recruitment campaign for new Parole Board members is now open.

News story: Companies House has been recognised as a Disability Confident Employer

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

We’ve been accredited Level 2 from the Disability Confident scheme for our commitment to making a difference for disabled people.

News story: UK and Australia agree continuity of Mutual Recognition Agreement

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

The International Trade Secretary has today signed an arrangement which will help boost British trade with Australia.

Press release: Statement on proposed undertakings by News UK in respect of The Times and Sunday Times

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Statement on proposed undertakings to replace conditions attached to the then Secretary of State for Trade’s consent to the transfer of The Times and The Sunday Times

Press release: Thousands of fish saved from salt water during tidal surge

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Hundreds of thousands of fish have been saved thanks to the Environment Agency's speedy actions to close a barrier during a surge tide this week.

Press release: Welsh Secretary welcomes Defence Secretary to Welsh bases leading the way in training and education

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Secretary of State for Defence is joined by Welsh Secretary and UK Government Minister for Wales on his first base visit to Wales

Press release: Flood protection event for North East town

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

The Environment Agency is inviting residents in Ponteland, Northumberland, to a drop-in event to find out more about flood protection in the town.

News story: Salmon found in River Don at Sheffield

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

An adult salmon has been found in the River Don at Salmon Pastures confirming the species’ return to Sheffield city centre after an absence of 150 years.

Press release: FCO statement on the attack on a police academy in Bogotá, Colombia

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

UK deplores bomb attack on the General Santander police academy that took place on 17 January.

News story: Landmark 1,000th waste shipment achieved in record time

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Soaring figures highlight LLWR's success in diverting waste from the Repository Site.

Press release: Self Assessment returns: unbelievable excuses and dubious expenses

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

As the deadline approaches for submitting returns and paying tax for 2017 to 2018, HMRC reveals some of the most bizarre excuses it has received for not paying on time.

Press release: Minister for Asia statement on Arakan Army and Tatmadaw fighting

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

FCO Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field gave a statement on escalating fighting between the Arakan Army and the Tatmadaw in Rakhine.

Press release: HS2 unearths new opportunities for trainee archaeologists

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

A mum of 2 from Washwood Heath, a teenager with Asperger Syndrome and a 58-year-old who was out of work for several years are now on the pathway to an exciting career in archaeology.

Speech: Jeremy Wright's Value of Culture Speech

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Jeremy Wright's Value of Culture speech at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Press release: Chief Constable launches new CNC jobs website

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) Chief Constable Mike Griffiths, CBE, has launched a new CNC recruitment website.

Press release: Work with us blog: independent members, transferrable skills

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Aruna Walsh, independent member, has written a blog about how she was able to transfer skills and experience gained outside of the criminal justice sector into becoming an experienced Parole Board member.

News story: Decommissioning Delivery Partnership celebrates 3 years of delivery

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

A large amount of the work reducing the hazard and risk on the Sellafield site is done by our supply chain partners.

Press release: Work with us blog: life at the Parole Board

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

His Honour Judge Geoffrey Kamil, CBE, writes about how the Parole Board has changed and improved since he joined in 2000 and why people should consider applying to be a member.

Press release: HM Land Registry’s Head of Digital talks geospatial data and blockchain

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Director of Digital, Data and Technology John Abbott joined TechTalk Radio to discuss geospatial data and blockchain technology.

Press release: 12 month prison sentence for man who tipped 100 tonnes of waste at school

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

A Manchester man has been jailed for 12 months for illegally dumping 100 tonnes of pungent waste on the site of Special School

Press release: Work with us blog: a new challenge

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Cassie Williams, independent member, writes about the opportunities and challenges she has had since joining in 2016 and how the flexible work allows her to fit it in around her other commitments.

News story: Military to donate unused ration packs to charities

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

The Ministry of Defence has announced that it will donate thousands of unused ration packs to charities over the next few years.

Press release: Corporate trustee of The Cup Trust responsible for ‘clear misconduct and mismanagement’

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Charity Commission concludes its inquiry into a charity at the centre of a tax avoidance scheme.

Press release: Five areas to share £20 million to unleash creativity across the nation

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Grimsby, Thames Estuary, Plymouth, Wakefield and Worcester will receive millions of pounds of funding to invest in culture

Speech: The importance of the sanctions regime in Sudan

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 17, 2019.

Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN at the Security Council briefing on the 1591 Committee

Press release: National mentoring initiative to tackle employment inequality across UK

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 17, 2019.

Jobseekers across the UK are set to benefit from mentoring support designed to help them into work.

News story: UK signs new Israel tax agreement to boost investment

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 17, 2019.

A new agreement signed today (17 January) with Israel is set to boost investment between the UK and the Middle Eastern country.

Press release: Minister for Africa's statement on the situation in Zimbabwe, January 2019

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 17, 2019.

Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin has summoned the Zimbabwean Ambassador to the UK to the Foreign Office.

News story: Trade Remedies Authority on track to protect UK industry

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 17, 2019.

The UK's new independent Trade Remedies Authority is on track to protect UK businesses after the UK leaves the EU.

News story: Trade marks: delays to notification emails

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 17, 2019.

If you are applying for a trade mark, it may take longer than normal to receive your notification email.

News story: Home Office approves IOPC guidance and concludes firearms review

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jan 17, 2019.

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has approved revised Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) guidance, concluding the firearms review.

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