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Policy Updates

Government Publishes Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 The Government has launched the Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017, the second Finance Bill of the parliamentary session. The Bill will legislate for a range of changes to tax and duty legislation outlined … Continue reading

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New Guide On GDPR

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has launched a new guide to the GDPR which come into force in May 2018. The guide is designed for those dealing with day-to-day responsibility for data protection and includes a useful ‘12 steps to … Continue reading

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Industrial Strategy Developments And Government Announcements

In the Industrial Strategy, the government has identified 4 Grand Challenges; global trends that will shape our rapidly changing future and which the UK must embrace to ensure we harness all the opportunities they bring. The 4 are: artificial intelligence … Continue reading

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GDPR, Your Board And ICO Helpline

Simon Entwistle from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) made it clear that “Data protection compliance is a board level issue”, read the how-to and make sure you’re GDPR ready. If you’ve got any questions call the ICO who’ve set up a … Continue reading

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Government Issues Call for Evidence on Cost of Energy Review

Homes and businesses depend upon reliable, affordable energy. The Government is ambitious in its plans to keep costs as low as possible for them over the coming decades, while delivering carbon targets, ensuring security of supply, and seizing the economic … Continue reading

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Policy News: Local Government Association Publish Report On Increasing Homelessness Pressures

The Local Government Association (LGA) have published a report which provides information on what Local Authorities are currently doing to meet the challenges posed by rising homelessness, highlighting best practice in case studies from councils and other organisations including the … Continue reading

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The King’s Fund Publishes Report On Organising Care On The NHS Front Line

The King’s Fund have published a report containing a series of essays that have been collated, introduced and summaries by Chris Ham and Don Berwick. The essays have been written by a range of authors including, frontline clinicians, managers, quality … Continue reading

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Locality launch a Commission on the Future of Localism

In association with Power to Change, Locality are pleased to be launching a new Commission on the Future of Localism to uncover what is needed to reinvigorate local democracy and empower communities. Chaired by Lord Kerslake, the President of the Local … Continue reading

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Minister Announces Review Of Social Value Act

The minister for civil society has announced that there will be another review of the Social Value Act. Rob Wilson said that a review will be looking at the next stage for the act and will involve roundtable discussions with … Continue reading

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Number 10 Launches New Policy Unit

New policy unit designed to improve relations with the voluntary sector Number Ten has set up a new policy unit to improve relations with charities, faith organisations and businesses. Charlotte Lawson, who was previously development and strategic partnerships director at the … Continue reading

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