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Over seven million payments of £324 have already been made to low-income families through the government’s cost of living support.
Almost one in four families across the UK will receive £324 from the government this month as the latest Cost of Living Payments are sent out from today (8 November 2022).
Rishi Sunak gave his first speech as Prime Minister in Downing Street.
Patients urged to check packs of Targocid 200mg after two batches found to be contaminated.
Thousands of victims of the historic infected blood scandal, which occurred in the 70’s and 80’s, are being contacted this week to confirm that interim compensation payments will be made by the end of October.
Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination Bill introduced and backed by the government.
Millions of people across the UK who are currently providing unpaid care to dependant family members or friends will be entitled to unpaid leave under new laws backed by the government today.
Patients will benefit from more streamlined care and be able to make more informed choices about how and where they access treatment after plans to transform NHS data sharing were brought forward.
Liz Truss, the Prime Minister, has resigned. Her speech before 10 Downing Street is given below.
Thousands of early years professionals will benefit from investment to drive quality and training, and to better support the next generation of children.
HMRC is encouraging families across the UK to not miss the opportunity for government-funded help towards their childcare costs.
Following conversations with the Prime Minister, the Chancellor has taken these decisions to ensure the UK’s economic stability and to provide confidence in the government’s commitment to fiscal discipline.
£6.4 million boost for employers to support disabled people.
The Prime Minister restates her view on the economy, after replacing the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
The Corporation Tax rate will increase to 25% from April 2023.
Electronic Trade Documents Bill – Digital Trade Documents to be Given Same Legal Status as Paper Documents
The Bill will make digital documentation legally recognised, reduce admin costs and make it easier for British firms to buy and sell internationally.
New National Science and Technology Council established to deliver UK strategic advantage through science and technology.
Government measures to keep energy prices down.
Over £180 million now available to attract trainee teachers in high priority subjects for courses starting in 2023/24.
Criminals claiming to be from HMRC have targeted individuals by email, text and phone with their communications ranging from offering bogus tax rebates to threatening arrest for tax evasion.
£122 million is being invested to roll out a vital NHS England service nationally, providing those who receive mental health support with employment advice to help them stay in work or return to the job market quicker.
New sort code, account number, Swift code and IBAN number.
Details about Government Office for Technology Transfer events and conferences.
Prisoners Will be Allowed to Start High Quality Apprenticeships at Well-Known Employers Due to Change in Law
For the first time ever, those behind bars will embark on dedicated on-the-job learning programmes that have a direct route into work with leading employers on release that will keep offenders on the straight and narrow.
VAT Registered Businesses Must Use Making Tax Digital Compatible Software for VAT Returns from 1 November 2022
An overview of the change, with guidance on how to submit VAT returns.
More than 8 million households will received £324 second payment.
Businesses with less than 500 employees to be reclassified as small businesses.
The government’s programme to reduce energy bills for household and businesses begins.
Almost 6 million £150 Cost of Living Payments processed for disabled people.
All close protection licence holders will need a first aid qualification and the new top-up training before they renew.
Whether you are a UK supplier looking to export overseas or an international corporate considering long-term financing, this forum will provide you with insight and business connections to support you in your export journey.
Up to £200,000 available to test security of smart devices used by nearly all UK businesses.
Around 130,000 low-income households across England could see bills slashed by around £400 to £700 a year as their homes receive energy efficiency upgrades through the government’s latest Help to Heat funding.
The deadline for completing Self Assessment tax returns online for the 2021 to 2022 tax year is 31 January 2023.
Competition and Markets Authority Issues Call for Information from Consumers and Businesses on Heating Solutions and Consumer Protection Rules
To explore whether action is needed to help ensure consumers are treated fairly and businesses are supported to meet their obligations under consumer protection law.
Providers should be compliant with new smoke and carbon monoxide regulations from 1 October or have plans in place to ensure compliance.
The changes will bring tens of thousands of claimants of all ages across Great Britain into closer contact with a dedicated Work Coach focused on guiding them to increase their hours, progress in their chosen field, or pursue other opportunities – all aimed at helping jobseekers to earn more money.
Growth Plan announced – to release the huge potential in the British economy by tackling high energy costs and inflation and delivering higher productivity and wages.
To bolster the UK’s energy security, the UK government has today lifted the moratorium on shale gas production in England, and confirmed its support for a new oil and gas licensing round.
The UK has signed an agreement to cap charges for using data and making calls and texts in Norway and Iceland.
The government intends to provide significant financial support to help reduce the cost of energy bills.
The Basic Payment Scheme is a rural payment that provides financial help to the farming industry.
Six million people who are paid certain disability benefits will begin to receive a one-off payment of £150 from 20 September 2022.
Prime Minister Liz Truss will use her visit to New York this week to solidify the UK’s commitment to Ukraine’s security and territorial integrity, with the announcement that the UK will match or exceed our record 2022 military support to Ukraine next year.
Her Majesty the Queen’s Funeral to be Shown Live on BBC One, ITV and Sky, and on Big Screens Throughout the Country
Plans for public to watch Her Majesty The Queen’s funeral announced.
There will be a two-minute silence at the end of the State Funeral service on Monday, 19 September.
A summary of the events taking place today as a tribute to Her Majesty The Queen.
A summary of events that are taking place today.
The route for Her Majesty The Queen’s Lying-in-State has been announced by DCMS.
The Lying-in-State will formally begin today at 5 PM in the Palace of Westminster.
People expecting to receive benefits and credits on Monday 19 September will be paid early.
An overview of events occurring in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England today.
To mourn the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The public will be able to file past the coffin 24 hours a day from 5pm on Wednesday 14 September until 6.30am on the day of the funeral – Monday 19 September.
A listing of the ceremonial events that took place yesterday, Sunday 11 September.
Monday 19 September, the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, will be a national bank holiday.
Details of the funeral of Her Majesty The Queen and other forthcoming ceremonial and commemorative events across the UK will be announced in due course.
The Prime Minister reflects on the death of the Queen and praises her achievements over her long reign.
The Prime Minister’s speech to parliament on reducing energy bills.
The new Prime Minister outlines her plans to deal with current problems facing Britain.
Boris Johnson sums up his premiership.
No change to MHRA advice on the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines for those who are pregnant or breastfeeding
The funding will be invested in projects which will boost productivity and create rural job opportunities.
This will reduce travel costs over the winter to help with the rising cost of living.
Sewage treatment works will be checked in a further 20 cities.
These are in addition to the 2021 changes. Changes listed with the relevant dates.
Update 2 September 2022. For last week there were 3,389 confirmed and highly probable cases of monkeypox in the UK.
Wrexham now becomes the seventh city in Wales joining Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bangor, St Davids and St Asaph.
Education trials and interventions to improve attainment will be carried out across schools, colleges and early years settings, backed by a new multi-million government grant.
The funding will support early-stage innovation for 6 winning projects.
UK Legalisation Office will now issue electronic ‘e-Apostille’ certificates.
Schools are being advised to work in partnership with councils and consider targeted family support or home visits where there are barriers to attending school.
Based on UKHSA advice, the UK Chief Medical Officers and NHS England National Medical Director have recommended to ministers the COVID alert level moves from level 3 to level 2.
NatWest issued with legal directions by the Competition and Markets Authority after it broke banking rules.
The move would prevent rents for council and housing association houses from rising significantly in the next financial year.
The data covers 6 May-29 August 2022 – 3,257 cases in total.
Businesses Must Submit Import Declarations through the New Customs Declaration Service from 1 October 2022
It will take over from the CHIEF system for import declarations.
Security standards of the UK’s mobile and broadband networks to be improved by new rules under the Telecommunications (Security) Act.
The Environment Agency has today agreed that all of the South West of England is now in drought following some of the driest conditions in nearly 90 years.
Retired and partially retired NHS staff could have important NHS pension changes extended to make it easier for them to return to the workforce or to continue supporting the health system over winter, as the government launches a new consultation today.
This status is testament to the close relationship between Gibraltar and the United Kingdom, 99% of Gibraltarians reaffirmed their commitment to British sovereignty in a referendum of 2002.
Over 50 new surgical hubs will provide at least 100 more operating theatres and 1,000 more beds to deliver millions more operations.
Families Claiming Tax Credits Will Receive First Cost of Living Payment between 2 and 7 September 2022
This £326 government payment will be paid automatically into eligible tax credit-only customers’ bank accounts between 2 and 7 September 2022. The first HMRC payments will total around £360 million.