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Paul Bate named new CEO of UK Space Agency
Dr Paul Bate will commence duties as the new UK Space Agency CEO in September, after his appointment was approved by Minister for Science, Research and Innovation, Amanda Solloway.
Supporting the community: How St Augustine’s Academy in Dunstable rose to the challenge of lockdown
The coronavirus pandemic has brought a raft of challenges to many sectors of British industry, and one that has been left to contend with a significant level of disruption is education.
Engineered Learning enters new partnership with Derby County Community Trust
Derby-based education and training provider Engineered Learning has entered a new partnership with Derby County Football Club's Community Trust, to provide the Trust’s traineeship learners with work experience opportunities.
Stormont shake-up: Givan to become next first minister of Northern Ireland
Paul Givan, the MLA for Lagan Valley, will take over as Northern Ireland’s new first minister on Monday, June 14, as part of a reshuffle within the Legislative Assembly.
UK Mission to UN spearheads discussion on equitable vaccine distribution
The UK Mission to the UN in Geneva, Switzerland, has this week brought together leaders from various bodies to discuss the fair and equitable distribution of vaccines to developing countries around the globe.
The Leith Group announces partnership with CREA IDEA LAB
Lancashire consultancy firm The Leith Group has secured a strategic partnership with Barcelona headquartered Think Tank, CREA IDEA LAB.
PM open minded in face of EU 'trade war' threat
Prime minister Boris Johnson is said to be considering “all options” amid a potential 'trade war' with the EU over chilled meats, The Daily Telegraph reports.
Leaders in space: Amazon founder to join Blue Origin voyage
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is set to go into space in July as one of the passengers on his spaceflight company Blue Origin’s first ever crewed flight out of Earth’s atmosphere.
Plans to revamp England's electoral map unveiled
Proposals for a revamp of England’s electoral map in 2023 have today been revealed, which The Boundary Commission for England says will make Parliament fairer by giving each MP a roughly equal pool of voters.
Downing Street remains hopeful over June 21 milestone as health secretary addresses Commons
The prime minister’s official spokesman has indicated that the government still sees no reason to delay the final stage of reopening the economy on June 21 despite a rise in Covid cases, as health secretary Matt Hancock addressed Parliament on Monday.
Green economy: firms required to commit to net zero emissions to secure government contracts
The government has introduced new measures requiring businesses to commit to net zero carbon emissions by the year 2050 and produce carbon reduction plans before being allowed to bid for major government contracts.
Pride of Portsmouth: Becketts’ Carvalho nominated for Business Excellence Awards 2021 accolade
Becketts Southsea general manager Terence Carvalho has been nominated in the 'Entrepreneur of the Year' category at The News Business Excellence Awards 2021.
UK government announces new trade deal with three European countries
The UK government has this week announced a new trade deal in principle with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, which is set to boost major British industries including digital.
Raising the bar: TAG Live wins Global 100 Award for innovation
Earlier this week, award-winning theatrical show producer and live entertainment booking agency, Talent Artistic Group [TAG Live], was named ‘2021 Winner’ of the ‘Most Innovative Theatrical Entertainment Company - UK’ award by Global 100.