A joint statement from the UK CMOs recommending that the UK COVID-19 alert level move from level 3 to level 4. The Joint Biosecurity Centre has recommended that the COVID-19 alert level should move from level 3 (COVID-19 epidemic is in general circulation) to level 4 (COVID-19 epidemic is in general circulation, transmission is high or rising exponentially). The CMOs ...

The European Commission has today adopted a time-limited decision to give financial market participants 18 months to reduce their exposure to UK central counterparties (CCPs). A CCP is an entity that reduces systemic risk and enhances financial stability by standing between the two counterparties in a derivatives contract (i.e. acting as buyer to the seller and seller to the buyer ...

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 21, 2020 Department Of Justice Identifies New York City, Portland And Seattle As Jurisdictions Permitting Violence And Destruction Of Property Identification is Response to Presidential Memorandum Reviewing Federal Funding to State and Local Governments that are Permitting Anarchy, Violence, and Destruction in American Cities The U.S. Department of ...

The new Joint Warfighting Concept will be enabled by deterrence — a concept in vogue during the Cold War, but becoming relevant again, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today. Air Force Gen. John Hyten spoke as part of the virtual National Defense University’s Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction 2020 Symposium. Hyten ...

A new adult social care winter plan to support care homes through winter including free PPE and £546 million Infection Control Fund Care providers must stop all but essential movement of staff between care homes to prevent the spread of infection New Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care will be appointed to provide leadership to the social care nursing workforce ...

Parliament calls for the EU to be more self-sufficient when it comes to medicines and medical equipment so that affordable treatments are available at any time. Parliament addresses the root causes of recent medicine shortages in a resolution, adopted by 663 votes to 23 and 10 abstentions. MEPs call for an increased EU response to a problem that has been ...

Creating jobs of the future. High growth start-up companies and university spinout projects will receive grants to help them grow in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Part of a £3 million package of support, the funding provides grants of up to £50,000 for 41 high growth potential start-ups and up to £130,000 for 16 spinout projects. It also ...

Spending proposals would “reverse devolution”. Finance Ministers from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have met to discuss a range of fiscal matters and voiced their collective concerns about the financial implications the UK Internal Market Bill will have on devolved governments. Kate Forbes, Rebecca Evans and Conor Murphy expressed their joint concerns on the spending powers set out in the ...

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