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The News section lists important news items recently published, regarding government policy and issues affecting UK citizens. The News & Info page categorises many of these posts.


Google Flood Alerts Available in UK

Flood warnings issued by the Environment Agency will now appear on Google Search and the Google Public Alerts map with live alerts becoming visible on personal devices in a matter of seconds once they have been issued.


Emergency Funding for Businesses in Whaley Bridge

Local communities and businesses impacted by last week’s heavy rain and flooding will have access to £5.25m to support their recovery.


New GCSE Grades in England

GCSEs in England have been reformed and are graded from 9 to 1, with 9 being the highest grade.


Funding for Construction Research and Development

Competition 1: Transforming UK construction – Collaborative R&D. Competition 2: Transforming UK construction demonstrator projects.


Government Support to Councils to Prepare for Brexit

Councils should be fully prepared to leave the European Union by the end of October, the Communities and Local Government Secretary Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP said today (3 August 2019), as he ramped up preparations.


£2.1 Billion Funding for No-Deal Brexit Preparations

An immediate cash boost to help get the UK ready for Brexit on 31 October has been announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid.


Theresa May’s Resignation Speech 24 May 2019

Ever since I first stepped through the door behind me as Prime Minister, I have striven to make the United Kingdom a country that works not just for a privileged few, but for everyone.


April 2019 Tax Changes

Tax changes which come into effect in April will mean 32 million people in the UK see their income tax bill cut compared to 2015-16.


HMRC Advice for Business Owners on Preparing for No-Deal Brexit

HM Revenue and Customs is urging business owners to prepare now and consider 3 steps to ensure their businesses can continue to trade with the EU if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.


Hizballah Banned in the UK under the Terrorism Act

An order laid in Parliament on Monday (25 February) to proscribe the terrorist organisations Hizballah, Ansaroul Islam and Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam Wal-Muslimin (JNIM) has now come into effect, following debates in the Houses of Parliament.


HMRC Phone Scams Warning

HMRC warns of landline scams threatening households.


VAT Recovery for Financial Services Exports in a No Deal Scenario – HM Treasury Advice

The government will allow companies to reclaim VAT on supplies of certain financial services made to the EU 27 in the event that the UK withdraws from the EU with no deal.


Jobcentre Closures and Merges – DWP Update February 2019

DWP confirms that some smaller jobcentres will merge with larger ones, and others will be co-located within local government premises.


Complete Self Assessment Tax Return for 31 January 2019 Deadline

More than 3.5 million customers need to submit their tax return and pay any tax due for the 2017 to 2018 tax year before the deadline of 31 January 2019.


DIO Procurement Plan – Diversifying the MOD Supply Base

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation’s new procurement plan outlines a programme of major projects and contacts for the next five financial years.


The End of GSI Email Addresses – March 2019

The suffix ‘gsi’ to be dropped from government email addresses from March 2019 after almost 23 years of usage.


Support Available for Small Businesses

In the run-up to Small Business Saturday on 1 December 2018, we look at some of the help available to small businesses, from funding to guidance and advice, through our modern Industrial Strategy.


Making Tax Digital for VAT

From 1 April 2019, under Making Tax Digital, around 1 million businesses registered for VAT with a taxable turnover above £85,000 will need to keep their VAT records digitally and file their returns using Making Tax Digital-compatible software.


House Price Index 2018

The UK House Price Index shows house price changes for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.


Free Counter Terrorism Training Course for Companies in UK

Over 1500 companies across the UK have signed up to an innovative training scheme that could help prevent terror attacks.


DASA Hackathons 26 – 30 November 2018

The first hackathon will focus on real-time incident response and take place on 26-27 November 2018.


China IP Roadshow 2018

The annual China IP roadshow will run from 1 to 7 November and this year will visit Cardiff, Bristol, Guilford and London.


Changes to Leashold Practices

Majority of new-build houses to be sold as freehold and new leases to be capped at just £10.


Review into Competition in the Digital Market

People urged to have their say on whether competition in the digital market is being is stifled by powerful tech giants.


New £50 Note to be Introduced

Modern money will help prevent crime, the Exchequer Secretary declared today, as plans were unveiled for a new, more secure £50 note.


GovTech Catalyst Competitions 2019

The GovTech Catalyst matches complex public sector problems with private sector innovators via competitions for research and development funding.


Immersive Content Funding Competition

A new £8 million funding competition will enable virtual, augmented and mixed reality experiences – also known as immersive content – to be created faster and more efficiently by UK content creators.


Digital Tech Healthcare Funding

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £9 million to develop more effective and efficient treatments through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.


Housing Rental Rules to Protect Tenants in Privately Rented Homes

New rules which will help protect at least 850,000 more people in privately rented homes from poor living conditions and overcrowding have come into force this month.


Space Sector Work Placements

The UK Space Agency has unveiled a list of space sector work placements available to recent graduates or postgraduate students.


Government Plans to Implement No Fault Divorce Procedure

Couples wishing to divorce will soon benefit from a less confrontational process, under proposals confirmed by the Justice Secretary David Gauke.


Countryside Stewardship Woodland Creation Grant

The Countryside Stewardship Woodland Creation Grant is a Defra scheme delivered by the Forestry Commission and is a capital grant, where applicants can apply for one-off payments for the trees which will be planted and associated infrastructure.


The Bank Referral Scheme – Funding for Small Businesses

Small businesses turned down for loans from the UK’s high-street banks have received over £15 million of funding thanks to a government matchmaking scheme.


New Powers to Stop Nuisance Calls

Cold calls offering to help claim compensation for mis-sold sell payment protection insurance (PPI) will be banned if the claimant has not chosen to ‘opt-in’ to receive them.


HMRC – Making Tax Digital

More information on Making Tax Digital is now available to help businesses and agents understand what they need to do before the deadline.


Settlement Scheme for EU Citizens

EU citizens living in the UK and their family members will need to apply under the settlement scheme to obtain their new UK immigration status.