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Better Regulation website

Better Regulation logo

The Better Regulation Executive has re–launched the Better Regulation website, which invites individuals across the public, private and voluntary sectors to submit their ideas for reducing or simplifying regulation.

CSIA Risk Tool receives Highly Commended award

SC Magazine Highly Commended Award

The CSIA Risk Tool received the Highly Commended award from SC Magazine for the ‘Best Security Solution for Government’, on 24 April. The Risk Tool was developed by Vizuri for the CSIA's Common Good programme and provides a tool for the wider public sector for use in assessing and dealing with risks to their ICT systems and the information they handle on behalf of citizens. The Tool has so far been piloted to local authorities through the Government Connect programme and is particularly aimed at helping local authorities in relation to identity risk management

Building on progress: Britain in the World

Building on progress: Britain in the World

The Prime Minister today announced at his monthly press conference the publication of the third policy review paper on Britain in the World. Its outlines Britain's role in an increasingly globalised world and explains how Britain's interests can be best served working together with shared progressive values in a world where governments work peacefully within international law.

Impact Assessments released to increase transparency and improve regulation

Pat McFadden MP

Cabinet Office Minister Pat McFadden has announced the release of a new Impact Assessment (IA) process to ensure that all new regulation is necessary and carried out with minimum effort.

Big Lottery Fund to manage £30m Community Assets Fund

Consultation on the Community Assets Fund cover

Office of the Third Sector announced today that the Big Lottery Fund will manage a new 30m programme. The Community Assets Fund will enable community–led third sector organisations to take on under–used public buildings, by offering grants for refurbishment.

Machinery of Government Changes

HM Crest

The Prime Minister has today (29 March) announced Machinery of Government changes to the Home Office and the Department for Constitutional Affairs.