July, 2020


Tech that turns CO2 into animal feed gets funding boost

Nine innovative projects that apply big data, AI and robotics to UK farming will help establish a more efficient system of food production. Innovative agri-tech projects across the UK, including fruit picking robots and autonomous crop systems, to benefit from... (Continue reading)

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UK Government supports nearly 900,000 jobs across Scotland

New figures show the extent of UK Government coronavirus support for Scottish jobs and self-employed people. Figures show, until the end of June, nearly 900,000 jobs across Scotland have been supported by the UK Government’s unprecedented package of coronavirus support.... (Continue reading)

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Government advances plans to boost security of smart products

New details on proposals to bring security requirements for smart devices into law. Includes further information on powers granted to enforcement body and scope of rules Shoppers urged to look at security update periods when buying a smart product The... (Continue reading)

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£62 million to help discharge people with learning disabilities or autism into the community

People with learning disabilities or autism who could be better supported in their community will have their discharges from hospital accelerated. Funding will be given to local councils to accelerate discharge of patients with learning disabilities or autism (or both)... (Continue reading)

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HM Treasury announces update to 2020-21 government financing targets

The government has delivered an unprecedented package of measures to provide the critical support needed by individuals, families and businesses, through the economic disruption caused by COVID-19, and set out a plan to support jobs as the economy reopens. This... (Continue reading)

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Cultural venues start to re-open

Guidance in place for sector to safely start welcoming visitors. Visitor attractions such as museums, galleries and heritage sites across Scotland can start to re-open to visitors from today. As part of Phase 3 of the routemap out of lockdown,... (Continue reading)

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Tourism sector reopens

Further restrictions on tourism lifted. The majority of Scotland’s tourism sector can begin to restart from today (Wednesday 15 July) after lockdown restrictions were further eased. As part of Phase 3 of Scotland’s lockdown route map, guests can now stay... (Continue reading)

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£9 million to support town centres recover from the coronavirus pandemic announced

The Welsh Government has made up to £9 million available to support town centres recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government, Hannah Blythyn has announced up to £5.3 million from the Transforming Towns programme will... (Continue reading)

Driving lessons to restart in Wales from 27 July

The Welsh Government has confirmed driving lessons will be able to take place in Wales from 27 July. Theory tests will restart on Monday 3 August, along with vocational, motorcycle, car and trailer tests, and tractor driving tests. Driving tests... (Continue reading)

New blueprint to protect and prepare nation from flooding

A new plan to better protect and prepare millions of homes and businesses from the risk of flooding that the climate emergency will bring in the future has been launched today (Tuesday 14 July) by the Environment Agency (EA). With... (Continue reading)

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