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News Staff February 28, 2020

The Student Loans Company is trialling automatic bank refunds to customers who have over-repaid their student loans. As part of ongoing improvements to the repayment service, the Student Loans Company (SLC) is trialling automatic bank refunds to customers who have over-repaid their student loans. Customers included in the trial will be those that did not […]

News Staff February 12, 2020

The government has this week announced all children in England will be taught the skills for a lifetime of cycling, as its Bikeability training programme is significantly expanded. The Cycling Minister, Chris Heaton-Harris, will join world and European champion track cyclist Andy Tennant in a Bikeability session at Newnham Primary School in Daventry. The commitment will […]

News Staff February 10, 2020

government taking action to address poor performance of West Midlands Trains operator must invest £20 million to improve service for passengers and reduce delays Transport Secretary demands rapid introduction of a plan to improve services that passengers rely on In a stark warning to train operators across the country, West Midlands Trains (WMT) will be […]

News Staff February 5, 2020

Repairing channel walls and making a maintenance platform and track will make big differences to reducing flood risk to more than 100 properties in Bristol. A flood defence which protects more than 100 properties in Bristol is getting improved to the tune of £2 million. Built by Bristol City Council between 1964 and 1978, the […]

News Staff January 27, 2020

Lieutenant General R A Magowan CB CBE begins his post as Strategic Command’s Deputy Commander. Lieutenant General Robert Magowan assumed his post as Strategic Command’s Deputy Commander (DComd UKStratCom). He brings an abundance of knowledge and experience from more than 30 years’ service in the Royal Marines, for which he has been appointed CB, CBE, and […]

News Staff January 24, 2020

Platform 1 mental health charity, Airedale NHS Trust and Fagley Primary School announced as 3 winners of the Department for Transport’s Transform a Pacer competition on the One Show winners have each won a Pacer carriage to renovate for a new future competition marks removal of Pacers from the rail network and a renewed focus on levelling […]

News Staff January 22, 2020

UK businesses with an interest in learning more about the Eastern European and Central Asian Network (EECAN) markets can sign up to attend this event, organised by the Department for International Trade (DIT) and in partnership with the British Chambers of Commerce in Turkey, to identify new export and investment opportunities in the region. The […]

News Staff January 21, 2020

One of the key trends to impact millions of people and businesses in 2020 is the death of the password. Passwords are widely being recognised as an outdated, costly method of authentication, and the source of most cyber-attacks. According to James Stickland, CEO of Veridium: “Passwords account for over 80 per cent of data breaches , […]

News Staff January 17, 2020

DVLA staff have chosen Blood Bikes Wales as their Charity of Choice for 2020. Throughout the year they will raise funds for the charity which transports emergency blood supplies and other items to the NHS across Wales. Since being launched in 2014 the Charity of Choice scheme at DVLA has raised more than £300,000 for […]