UK Government strengthens ties with the powerhouses of Asia

While on a tour of Indonesia, Malaysia and Japan, John Glen, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, will promote the UK’s world leading financial services industry and encourage greater future collaboration in growing markets such as Islamic Finance, Green Finance and Fintech.

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Record £15.6 million underpayment identified for workers on the minimum wage

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) achieved record enforcement results this year, identifying £15.6million of underpayments.

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Presidential Message on American Business Women’s Day

On American Business Women’s Day, we celebrate women across the United States who participate in the workforce, including the millions of ambitious women who have followed their dreams to start and own a business.

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Government announces ‘root and branch’ review of rail

A sweeping review to transform Britain’s railways has been launched today (20 September 2018) by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

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Regional winners from across the country are announced

North West regional ceremony – Wednesday, 19 September Today (19 September) Manchester Mariott Victoria and Albert Hotel was the venue for the 6th regional ceremony, with 17 winners and highly commended employers and apprentices from across a range of industries – including retail, schools, local authorities and nuclear energy – being awarded.

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British companies get green light to press ahead with new Army vehicle plans, Defence Minister announces

The Army intends to make an initial purchase of over 500 Boxer vehicles, and the Defence Minister has today announced that British suppliers have been given the green light to bring forward concrete plans for the project, which is set to support at least 1,000 UK jobs.

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One person quits smoking every 80 seconds in England

Last year, nearly 400,000 smokers in England quit successfully, which is the equivalent to 1,069 smokers each day. Despite new smokers starting and ex-smokers relapsing, there are now 1 million fewer smokers in England since 2014.

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UK thanks Turkey for longstanding role in tackling North West Syria crisis

Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt has thanked the people and Government of Turkey for their role in responding to the Syrian refugee crisis and maintaining regional security.

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Harry Rich appointed Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists

The Minister for the Constitution, Chloe Smith MP, has appointed Harry Rich as the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists.

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22nd International Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Conference

Dstl is hosting the 22nd annual International Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation (CWD) Conference. The two-day event on 22 to 24 May 2019 is at the Park Plaza Hotel Victoria London along with an informal networking session at the hotel on the eve of the conference.

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