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NEWS | Published January 27th 2023, 8:11 am

UK investment into sustainable fishing fleet

The UK fishing industry is set to benefit from an initial £2 million investment to trial new, greener engines and help create a safer, more sustainable fishing fleet as the latest round of the £100m UK Seafood Fund opens on January 27th, 2022.

NEWS | Published January 25th 2023, 8:08 am

Net-Zero road funding announced for seven projects

The UK government has announced £30 million ($41 million) in funding for seven innovative, net-zero road projects across the country, from Lanarkshire to Devon.

NEWS | Published January 25th 2023, 8:08 am

Helen Grant gives speech to UN on girls education

The speech below was given by the UK Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Girls' Education, Helen Grant, to the UN on International Day of Education. It highlights the importance of providing girls with 12 years of quality education as a solution to global issues such as poverty, climate change, and inequality.

NEWS | Published January 24th 2023, 11:11 am

Food insecurity on the discussion table between UK and Senegal

The United Kingdom's Minister for Development and Africa, Andrew Mitchell, is set to visit Senegal this week to hold discussions with African leaders on the rising issue of food insecurity.

NEWS | Published January 24th 2023, 11:11 am

Investment into Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides

On January 20th, UK and Scottish Government ministers, along with council leaders of Orkney, Shetland, and the Outer Hebrides, signed a transformative Islands Growth Deal that aims to invest £100 million in the future economic prosperity of these island groups over a ten-year period.

NEWS | Published January 24th 2023, 10:10 am

'Fire and rehire' practice to be looked at by government consultation

The government has announced today that it is taking strong action against employers who use the controversial practice of ‘fire and rehire’. This practice refers to when an employer dismisses an employee and offers them a new contract on new, often less-favourable terms.

NEWS | Published January 23rd 2023, 8:08 am

Schools across England start to receive defibrillators

Friday marked a significant milestone in the fight for better cardiac care in schools as the delivery of defibrillators began to all state-funded schools in England that currently do not have a life-saving device.

NEWS | Published January 23rd 2023, 7:07 am

Schedule of votes across Parliament this week

This week, the British government will be addressing economic crime in the House of Commons. A bill on the topic is set to return to the Commons, with senior backbench Tories expected to push for even stricter laws.

NEWS | Published January 23rd 2023, 7:07 am

Government announces £150 million investment for mental health

The UK government has announced a £150 million investment up to April 2025 to better support individuals experiencing or at risk of experiencing a mental health crisis.

NEWS | Published January 22nd 2023, 2:02 pm

Barclays Eagle Labs awarded a £12.09 million Digital Growth Grant

Barclays Eagle Labs, a subsidiary of Barclays Bank, has been awarded a £12.09 million Digital Growth Grant to boost small and scaling tech businesses in all corners of the UK.

NEWS | Published January 21st 2023, 2:02 pm

Veena Raleigh, Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund, comments on the ONS monthly mortality analysis

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) released its monthly mortality analysis for December 2022, and the results paint a concerning picture for the state of mortality in England.

NEWS | Published January 20th 2023, 2:02 pm

University of East Anglia praised for its work on climate change

The University of East Anglia (UEA) was praised for its "outstanding" work on climate research by Sir James Bevan, the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, in a speech given at the university on January 16th.

NEWS | Published January 20th 2023, 1:01 pm

Grant Schapps announces 'Scale-Up Britain'

The Business Secretary Grant Shapps today (19 January 2023) set out his vision for ‘Scale-Up Britain’ in a keynote speech to business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, vowing to support the Chancellor and Prime Minister in the government’s growth agenda.

NEWS | Published January 20th 2023, 10:01 am

New deposit return scheme for plastic bottles announced today

Recycling plastic bottles and drink cans is set to be easier for tens of millions of people thanks to a new deposit return scheme, Environment Minister Rebecca Pow announced today.


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