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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.


Poundworld – How to Claim Redundancy or Register as a Creditor

If you’ve been dismissed, you might be entitled to redundancy pay, holiday pay and statutory notice pay from the Insolvency Service.


Free Childcare for Foster Carers

Foster parents will have access to the Government’s flagship 30 hours free childcare offer for three-and-four-year-olds from September.


HM Courts and Tribunals Service Reform Programme

We have started a very ambitious programme of court reform, which aims to bring new technology and modern ways of working to what is – and will remain – the best justice system in the world.


5 Year NHS Funding Plan

The NHS will receive increased funding of £20.5 billion per year by the end of 5 years.


Allegations of Wrongdoing in Edexcel’s C4 Maths Paper

Ofqual statement on allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in Edexcel’s C4 maths paper taken on 22 June 2018.


New Data Protection Act 2018

People will now be able to move their personal data between service providers such as WhatsApp and Facebook to rival social media platforms.


Counter Terrorism Summer Security 2018

Staff at the UK’s biggest summer events are to be trained in how to react in the event of a terrorist incident as part of Counter Terrorism Policing’s second annual ‘Summer Security’ campaign.


GDPR Comes Into Effect

Staff at the Disclosure and Barring Service have been busy preparing for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation, which came into force on 25 May 2018.


Government Internet Safety Strategy

New laws will be created to make sure that the UK is the safest place in the world to be online, Digital Secretary Matt Hancock has announced.


Government Consultation on Tax Avoidance

A new consultation to make sure that people who effectively work as employees pay the right amount of tax has been launched today.


Underpinning Data Science RFI – Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence seeks to use cutting-edge data science techniques to develop novel approaches to sort, manage, store, fuse and exploit the vast range of data available now and in the future.


Apply for Business Academic Partnerships’ Funding

Up to £40 million of funding is available for businesses to work with an academic or research organisation and graduate on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership.


Divorce Process Can Now Be Completed in Full Online

The stress of applying for a divorce could be eased thanks to a new online service that removes the need for paper forms.


Immersive Audience Experiences – Funding Competition

Innovate UK has up to £17 million to invest in projects to test and generate new ideas for immersive experiences for audiences and transform the creative industries.


GovTech Catalyst Competition Launched

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


Tax Refund Scams – HMRC Advice and Guidance

Fraudsters are sending scam emails and SMS-messages that promise tax rebates to trick people into disclosing their account and personal details.


Sprint 18 and GovTech Competition

The government is launching competitions for tech firms to develop solutions to tackle the major social challenges of our modern age.


Prime Minister’s Statement on Air Strikes in Syria 13 April 2018

Last night British, French and American armed forces conducted co-ordinated and targeted strikes to degrade the Syrian Regime’s chemical weapons capability and deter their use.


Tax Changes April 2018

Details of the tax changes which begin in the new tax year, starting 6 April.


Tax Cuts and Changes to National Living Wage April 2018

Details of tax cuts, increase in National Living Wage and personal allowance, and pension changes.


Sugar Tax Starts 6 April 2018

The ‘Sugar Tax’ will help to reduce sugar in soft drinks and tackle childhood obesity.


How to Report Suspicious Activity and Behaviour

NaCTSO urges the public to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity.


How to Claim Redundancy or Register as a Creditor from Toys R Us

Insolvency Service advice for Toyrs R Us former employees and creditors.


New MOT Rule Changes May 2018

The MOT test will change on 20 May 2018, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 years old becoming exempt.