Monthly Archives: January 2017

Using Your Voice to Log into Your HMRC Account

HMRC is making it faster and simpler for customers to confirm their identity to access its services however they choose to do it. Customers using the HMRC mobile app can already use their fingerprint to access their information. Now HMRC is introducing technology that will … Continue reading

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Adult Social Care CQC Inspections to be Fast-tracked

In the latest set of CQC board papers, the Chief Executive, David Behan, has said that his organisation is working on rapidly re-inspecting care homes which have restrictions on admission, in order to reopen bed capacity and help ease intense NHS winter … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Competition: BBC National Short Story Award

The prestigious BBC National Short Story Award, which has a first prize of £15,000, will open for entries on the 26th January. The award, for short stories up to 8,000 words, is open to any writer with a history of … Continue reading

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CQC to Work Closer With Charities & Patient Groups

The CQC has launched a number of new partnerships with national charities to ensure that the views and experiences of people who use services are heard. They will be working with Carers UK, Disability Rights UK, Mind, The National Autistic … Continue reading

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SEPA – A New Business Status for Sole Traders Looking to Grow

Sole Enterprise with Protected Assets (SEPA) is a new business trading structure that could help small businesses looking to grow from Sole Trader status, who are not yet comfortable with the reporting responsibilities associated with becoming a Limited Company. SEPA … Continue reading

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Edinburgh University Students Call for Nap Time in the Library

Students from Edinburgh University are calling for Nap Pods to be installed in the library. Petitioners claim giving students the opportunity to rest on campus will increase student well-being and so improve results and reduce the number of students found … Continue reading

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