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NIVD World joins the Leaders Council
NIVD World has become a member of The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Founded in 2022, NIVD is a startup specialising in the development of nano-sensors for early diagnosis.
Lord Blunkett to meet with Leaders Council members in March (twice)
Leaders Council chairman Lord Blunkett will be speaking to the membership on two occasions in March.
IncomeMax unlocks over £8 million for people in financial need
IncomeMax, the money advice specialists, have released a Social Impact Report which details how they managed to unlock £8,035,623 of additional income for people through free, confidential conversations in 2021/22 alone.
Health and Social Care committee bring oral evidence on integration to a close
The Health and Social Care committee has concluded taking oral evidence in their enquiry looking at autonomy and accountability in Integrated Care Systems.
Streeting slams government over NHS strikes
Shadow health secretary Wes Streeting, has criticised the prime minister and health secretary for their failure to negotiate with NHS staff, which has led to ‘the biggest strike in the history of the NHS’.
Gove outlines final local government finance settlement for 2023-24
Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove delivered a statement yesterday in the House of Commons, outlining the final local government finance settlement for 2023-24
Janis Levy: How I balance a full time job and a full time degree
Writing exclusively for The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Janis Levy, Creative Director at Hair Development UK, offers her unique perspective on returning to university mid-career. Levy is currently in her second semester at Queen Mary University of London, where she is an MA student in Creative Writing.
Project to improve alternative methods of transport
The UK government has announced a £200 million fund to improve walking, wheeling, and cycling routes in England. The investment will be used to improve safety at crossings and junctions, make street designs more inclusive, and create more paths in rural areas.
Schedule of debates in the House of Commons this coming week
Parliament is set to have a busy schedule this week with several important bills being debated and voted on
The Price Cap Coalition imposes caps on the price of Russian Oil
The Price Cap Coalition, which consists of the G7 nations, the European Union, and Australia, has imposed caps on the price of Russian oil products, effective from February 5th, 2023. The coalition aims to reduce the revenues that are fueling Russia's illegal war in Ukraine.
Scion Mastery: Scientia potentia est
Scion Mastery explore the 4 key reasons why UK Universities are struggling to attract top talent in a crowded marketplace. This is the last piece in the series.
Roundtable on Motor Neurone Disease
Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay has met with leading representatives from the motor neurone disease (MND) research community to discuss ways to fast-track research into the disease and to look at how the government and sector can work better together.
Support for Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill
The UK government has recently supported the Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill proposed by Blackpool South MP Scott Benton. The bill aims to bring significant changes to tens of millions of workers across the country including agency workers.