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Businesses urged to sign up to offer green homes improvements

Business Secretary Alok Sharma today (Wednesday 12 August) urged tradespeople across England to step forward and sign up to be able to offer services through the government’s new Green Homes Grants scheme – as over 1,000 businesses across the country have already applied to do so far.

The £2 billion Green...Read More »

ESFA Update: 12 August 2020

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers

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Commission of Work 2018/19: minister's reply to the ASC

Response to the Secretary of State's announcement of 12 August 2020

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Ofqual responds to the statement by the Secretary of State for Education about 2020 GCSE, AS and A level results.

We understand this has been an incredibly difficult...Read More »

Carving out a piece of history as Highways England sets benchmark with community artworks

Thanks to the talents of a local woodcarver, residents will soon be able to enjoy the tree once again and it will continue to play a part in the community for many decades to come.

Despite extensive investigations and hi-tech testing by Highways England, it was not possible to retain the...Read More »

E-commerce drives UK exporter's healthy snack revolution

A swift switch to e-commerce has saved healthy snack start-up OLLY’S during the Coronavirus pandemic after 40% of its monthly revenue disappeared due to grounded airlines and cancelled rail services.

Founded in his parents’ kitchen three years ago, a love of olives inspired Olly Hiscocks to create the world’s first unpasteurised...Read More »

GDP figures reveal big decline in public service output and rise in public sector inflation

Two of the biggest sector falls in the economy in the sharp recession last quarter were health and education, owing to the impact of the virus on their ability to work. The ONS decided they delivered 34.4% less education and 27.2% less healthcare. These are bigger falls than the economy...Read More »

Dounreay explores decommissioning with robotics experts

RAIN at Dounreay

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Dounreay is exploring ways of decommissioning with the help of robotics experts.

Representatives from RAIN with Jason Simpson and the ROV

The nuclear site in the...Read More »

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