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The News section lists important news items recently published, regarding government policy and issues affecting UK citizens.

 

Stamping Out International Tax Evasion

51 jurisdictions across the globe sign agreement on the automatic exchange of tax information in an international clampdown on tax evasion.

 

Chief Economist Vacancy at the IPO

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is seeking to recruit a Chief Economist. 

 

New Copyright Licensing Scheme for Orphan Works

A new licensing scheme launched today could give wider access to at least 91 million culturally valuable creative works.

 

Prompt Payment Code – Launch of New Prompt Payment Advisory Board

Leading businesses and the public sector have come together to make sure suppliers are paid on time and treated fairly.

 

Driving Licence Fees Fall

Drivers will save up to £150 million over the next ten years as the cost of getting a driving licence is slashed, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander and Transport Minister Claire Perry announced today.

 

UK ends combat operations in Helmand

UK Armed Forces end combat operations in Helmand, paving the way for the final transfer of security to the Afghan National Security Forces.

 

UK urges Iran to reconsider death penalty

Following the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, Foreign Office Minister, Tobias Ellwood MP, calls on Iran to end the use of the death penalty.

 

Plans for the Right to Build Across England

Plans clear the way for a new generation of custom builders who want to build their own homes.

 

Bidding Opens for Affordable Homes Programme Funding

Housing providers in England are invited to bid for a share of around £800 million through the HCA’s continuous market engagement approach.

 

Vehicle Tax Direct Debit

Guidance on paying vehicle tax by direct debit using the new online system.

 

Small firms urged to take steps to combat cyber crime

Many small and medium-sized businesses ignore or underestimate the threat online fraud poses to their profitability, cashflow and reputation, according to a panel of experts on cyber fraud.

 

Government Review of Birmingham City Council

Sir Bob Kerslake has invited local people to come and give their views direct on the performance of Birmingham City Council.

 

Foreign Office Hosts Anti Slavery Day Event

Foreign Office Minister Baroness Anelay and Home Office Minister for Modern Slavery and Organised Crime, Karen Bradley, mark Anti Slavery Day.

 

Vulnerable girls to be protected from FGM

New laws on female genital mutilation (FGM) to protect vulnerable girls announced.

 

HMRC Advice on Fake Tax Refund Emails

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is warning taxpayers to be on their guard against fraudulent phishing emails, after almost 75,000 fake emails were reported to the taxman over the last six months.

 

Parliamentary Statement on Woolf Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

This written ministerial statement was delivered on 21 October 2014 in the House of Commons by Theresa May and in the House of Lords by Lord Bates.

 

Cybercrime and Get Safe Online Week

51% of Britons have experienced an online crime: ‘Don’t be a victim’ is theme for Get Safe Online Week 2014.

 

Intellectual Property Professional Advice from Intellectual Property Office

Advice on where to find professional help for your intellectual property needs.

 

Internet trolls to face 2 years in prison

Internet trolls who target people with abusive or offensive material online will face up to 2 years in prison.

 

Prime Minister Calls on European Council for Action on Ebola

David Cameron has written to members of the European Council asking leaders to agree a new package of measures to tackle the Ebola crisis.

 

Subsidies for solar farms to be cut to help safeguard farmland

New rules will ensure more agricultural land is dedicated to growing crops and food.

 

Government Ministers Mark Anti Slavery Day

Foreign Office Minister Baroness Anelay and Home Office Minister for Modern Slavery and Organised Crime Karen Bradley mark Anti Slavery Day.

 

Children’s relationship with separated parents to be emphasised by new law

The importance of children having relationships with each parent following family breakdown will be reinforced by a new law from next week.

 

Non-Lethal Equipment Given to Ukraine

Minister for Europe David Lidington has updated parliament on the gifting of non-lethal equipment to Ukraine.

 

Pensions Guidance Providers Unveiled

Citizens Advice Bureau will provide expert face to face guidance, and telephone guidance will be provided by the Pensions Advisory Service.