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News Staff November 7, 2019

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) can today announce it has awarded nearly £2m to develop new capabilities to detect, disrupt, and defeat the hostile and malicious use of drones. Eighteen bids have been funded as part of the Countering Drones competition launched earlier this year by the then-Defence Secretary. Among the proposal being developed are methods […]

News Staff November 4, 2019

Health Minister Nadine Dorries has announced today that the Group B Strep trial has been given ethical approval by the Health Research Authority in England and Health and Care Research in Wales. Group B Strep is the most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies, causing a range of serious infections including pneumonia, meningitis […]

News Staff October 31, 2019

Some of the UK’s most economically active and industrially intensive areas are also some of the largest producers of carbon emissions, with around a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions being produced by industry. Two competitions aim to help the UK achieve net zero emissions by 2050 as part of the Industrial Decarbonisation challenge, part […]

News Staff October 29, 2019

Contents of holiday suitcase are likely to be worth around £1,500 Londoners will take the most expensive cases (£109); most costly clothing (£268), most value in books (£27) and most expensive shoes (£116) 1 in 10 travellers aged between 25-34 admit that they don’t take out travel insurance before they go on holiday Two-thirds of […]

News Staff October 24, 2019

Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill has first reading in Parliament the bill will grant police new powers to tackle misuse of unmanned aircraft such as drones the bill will also give the Transport Secretary new powers to modernise airspace, reducing noise and emissions, and improving passenger services The government has introduced the Air Traffic […]

News Staff October 22, 2019

The bridge which weighs 150 tonnes and is 60 metres long will span the A63 and enable pedestrians and cyclists to cross over the busy dual carriageway. The Highways England project, which is the first phase of the A63 Castle Street scheme road improvement scheme, will shape the future of Hull and connect key sites […]

News Staff October 17, 2019

The Charity Commission has today published the results of its pre-inquiry and class inquiry work into charities that failed to file financial information with the regulator for 2 or more years in the last 5 years. The ‘double defaulter’ inquiry has resulted in a total of £51,615,231 of charitable income being accounted for, and 97 […]

News Staff October 8, 2019

Voting has now opened to crown the National Apprenticeship Awards Rising Star of the Year 2019, with nine outstanding apprentices from across England vying for votes to win the coveted title. Showcasing apprentices who have made impressive progress in their career to date, the Lloyds Banking Group Award for Rising Star of the Year recognises […]

News Staff October 1, 2019

more than £100 million government investment to fund roads across the UK first wave of investment will provide upgrades to improve safety and reduce traffic congestion investment will boost schemes up and down the country, future-proofing the road network Road users could soon benefit from faster commutes and improved journeys thanks to 18 new road […]

News Staff September 30, 2019

New research has estimated the value of Companies House data to users at up to £3 billion per year. The findings have been published in a report commissioned by Companies House and BEIS, and sets out how the data benefits businesses, consumers and wider society. Companies House incorporates and dissolves limited companies. We also register company […]