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Government Chemist represented at Food Law in Practice Conference

Comments Off | 04-2-2016

The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) was established within the Treasury today (31 March 2016).
OFSI will provide a high-quality service to the private sector, working closely with law enforcement to help ensure that financial sanctions are properly understood, implemented and enforced.
This will ensure financial sanctions make the fullest possible contributions to the

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New body to support financial sanctions implementation launched

Comments Off | 04-2-2016

The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) was established within the Treasury today (31 March 2016).
OFSI will provide a high-quality service to the private sector, working closely with law enforcement to help ensure that financial sanctions are properly understood, implemented and enforced.
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£2 billion support for Hinkley Point C

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has insisted new nuclear power stations are essential to make sure the lights stay on, as he gave the green light to the initial government guarantee for the first such plant in Britain for 20 years.
While on a five day tour of China, the Chancellor announced the new government

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European Court of Justice ruling on SVHCs in articles

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

The European Court of Justice has, in a landmark ruling, said the 0.1 % threshold for notifying Substances of Very High Concern in articles applies to “each of the articles incorporated as a component of a complex product” rather than to the entire article. An article is generally understood to be an object composed of one

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Strengthening security with secure encryption keys

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Metrarc has developed a novel technology called ICMetrics™ for creating secure encryption keys from the properties of digital systems, without the need to store any of the encryption data.
Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) funding has enabled Metrarc to investigate whether ICMetrics™ can be used for deriving encryption keys from the operating characteristics of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)

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Connecting employers to schools, and young people to careers

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Thank you for that very kind introduction, Christine [Hodgson, Chair of the Careers and Enterprise Company].
It’s a great pleasure to be here today at the launch of this brand new programme connecting schools and employers, and young people and careers. Only this morning, I was lucky enough to visit Baylis Court School in Slough which

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Government invests £350 million to create world-class public health labs in Harlow

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

The investment will see part of Public Health England move from its existing ageing facilities at Porton Down into the new labs at Harlow, to continue their vital work in tackling some of the biggest issues in public health.
The new facilities, based on the site currently owned by GSK (GlaxoSmithKline), will create a leading centre

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Government response to report into closure of City Link

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

City Link went into administration on 24 December 2014 affecting around 2,700 employees, self employed drivers and firms providing services to the company on a sub-contractor basis.
The impact of the closure on employment was looked at in a joint Business, Innovation and Skills and Scottish Affairs Committee report published in March 2015. This report made

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Economic Secretary to the Treasury announces next steps for Pension Wise

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Following the successful launch of the government’s Pension Wise guidance service in April this year the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Harriett Baldwin, today (16 Sept 2015) announced at an evidence session for the Work and Pensions Select Committee that responsibility for delivery of the service will move from the Treasury to the Department for

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Chancellor meets with employees at growing science innovator LGC in Teddington

Comments Off | 01-2-2015

Chancellor George Osborne today (2 January 2015) visited LGC in Teddington to meet with some of their employees and learn more about how the government’s long-term economic plan has helped the business grow over the last 5 years.
The Chancellor visited LGC, which is a leading international life sciences measurement and testing company, and which employs

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