Archive for April, 2015

Foreign Secretary welcomes agreement on key parameters for Iran nuclear deal

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The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:
We have agreed the key parameters of a comprehensive deal on Iran’s nuclear programme. This includes Iranian agreement to restrict its programme by limiting its enrichment capacity, level and stockpile for specified durations. Research and development will be conducted within agreed bounds. Iran has also agreed to allow greater oversight

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Full weekend closures at A1 southbound near Elkesley in Nottinghamshire

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From Thursday 9 to Monday 13 April the road will be closed southbound from the off-slip road at Apleyhead to the northbound slip road at Twyford Bridge. The first closure takes place between 8pm and 6am on Thursday (9 April), followed by a full closure between 8pm on Friday 10 April and 6am on Monday

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New version of Company Tax Return form introduced

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The new version of the Company Tax Return form (form CT600 version 3) must be used for accounting periods that start on or after 1 April 2015.
In addition, a new computation taxonomy has been introduced for computations that accompany the new CT600 form.
The old version of the CT600 form (version 2) and computation taxonomy must

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Slidepack: London Intelligent Commissioning Conference – 20/20 vision (January 2015)

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This free, interactive conference in London for Academy members focused on learning from the past with sights set clearly on the future. The landscape, challenges and opportunities ahead were all discussed and the day featured panels of expert speakers, round table discussions and question and answer sessions that explored 3 key questions:

What is changing in

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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act is here

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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act has now received Royal Assent and is expected to be implemented to the timescales set out below.
The measures that affect companies aim to:

reduce red tape whilst increasing the quality of information on the public register
enhance transparency and ensure the UK is seen as a trusted and fair place to

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Tax changes coming into effect 1 April 2015

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The Corporation Tax rate has been reduced to 20%
The new Diverted Profits Tax has been introduced
The bank levy has increased from 0.156% to 0.21%
Air Passenger Duty has been restructured – abolishing bands C and D
Hospice charities, blood bikes, search and rescue, and air ambulance charities will be eligible for VAT refunds
Business rates changes (England only):

The

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The pre-election period: what it means for Monitor

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Like many public service organisations we will be communicating in-line withGeneral election guidance: 2015, from now until a new government is formed.
Though we will continue to publish details of any regulatory action we take at foundation trusts, we won’t be issuing any new policy, strategy or analysis.
General election guidance on communications covers our events, media,

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National School of Government International joins Stabilisation Unit

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This week Stabilisation Unit has welcomed our new colleagues to the unit. From 1 April NSGI will sit within SU governance and financial arrangements, but will retain its own identity and branding.
Previously based with the Defence Academy, NSGI is a cross-cutting civil service unit supported and governed by the Department for International Development, Ministry of Defence, Foreign and

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DVLA opening hours: Easter 2015

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There are a range of electronic services available online, alternatively the opening times for our contact centre can be found below:

Date
Opening hours

Thursday 2 April
8am to 7pm

Friday 3 April
Closed

Saturday 4 April
8am to 2pm

Monday 5 April
Closed

Tuesday 6 April
8am to 7pm

View the DVLA contact details.

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CMA grants permission for electricity distribution network price controls appeals

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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced it had received the appeals earlier this month and will now appoint a group of panel members to determine them.
The appeals are made under section 11C of the Electricity Act 1989 and relate to price controls made for the 8-year period from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2023. BGT

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