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A fresh approach

21st February 2021  Communications and press  

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has today announced new support for local authorities to help them freeze council tax next year. New appointments to Englands National Park Authorities and the …

Are you getting your 5 a year?

19th February 2021

Reform Plan commitment for every civil servant to receive 5 days of training a year.

Do you want to publish on the ACME intranet?

17th February 2021

Guidance on publishing on our new intranet.

Sign up for IT refresher courses

15th February 2021

Short IT training courses available next week.

Launch of the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS)

5th February 2021

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen and thank you Christine [Hodgson, Chair, Careers & Enterprise Company] for that introduction. A new UN panel will help women around the world to get …

Government Digital Service praises our new intranet

3rd February 2021

‘…the exemplar for a government intranet in 2013.’

DSA is working with the fire services

1st February 2021 1 comment

DSA is also working with the fire service and universities; Nottingham Trent University and Salford fire station are both now offering practical driving tests. I am very grateful to EEF …

Accruals and prepayments

29th January 2021

It’s a new financial year – don’t forget your accruals and prepayments for the last one.

Natural England announces changes to three general licences

27th January 2021

Natural England announces changes to three general licences for controlling specific wild bird species. Winners from this year’s prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise announced to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s …

Perception survey

25th January 2021

HMCTS is conducting a perception survey to inform and improve how we communicate with court users. The UK and Switzerland have reached an agreement on transitional migration arrangements in the …



24th February 2021 Candy Calorie Candy Calorie

Method Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Line a muffin tray with 9 paper cases. Sift the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a bowl. Add the sugar and …

Intranet goes into open source

17th February 2021 Avatar Luke Oatham

The GovIntranet WordPress theme was released on gitHub today. The Chancellor has today launched the National Loan Guarantee Scheme (NLGS), helping smaller businesses across the UK (with an annual group …

Law made simple

10th February 2021 Avatar Luke Oatham

It will mean that owners can be prosecuted if they fail to stop their dogs attacking someone on their own or someone elses private property. He hopes to reschedule his …

Modern decor

3rd February 2021 Sarah Sparkle Sarah Sparkle

If you’re looking for completely up to date and contemporary modern interior decor style in your choice of lighting fixtures, furniture and even interior space design, you might like this …

Privy Council discussion

27th January 2021 Avatar Luke Oatham

Somalia has rejoined the world community. A serious food crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa last year has meant that many people in the region are still recovering …

CSS tips

20th January 2021 Avatar Steph Gray

Need to find a special CSS3 effect with instructions on how to implement it, plus the complete, downloadable and ready-to-use code to boot? You can get all that for free …

Office of Tax Simplification (OTS)

13th January 2021 Avatar Luke Oatham

The Chancellor George Osborne and Exchequer Secretary David Gauke today established the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS). An overview of all the sections in the pupil projection guide including links …

Chocolate Flower Cake

6th January 2021 Candy Calorie Candy Calorie

My Chocolate Flower Cake concept from last spring is getting a fall makeover! An oversized bloom made of chocolate is a fun and easy way to quickly dress up a …

Room styles

30th December 2020 Sarah Sparkle Sarah Sparkle

The key thing you need to keep in mind when it comes to home decor styles is that there is such a wide variety of different home interior styles because …

Corporate blog

Parliament Week

Sun 7th March 2021 9:00 am Portcullis House

Wherever you live, you can get involved in Parliament Week by taking part in historical walks, art exhibitions, online debates, panel discussions and more – there’s something for everyone. This …

Intranet Now

Sun 14th March 2021 9:00 am 18 Albert Embankment

Our second Intranet Now conference is coming up, and we have a fantastic day planned for you – even bigger and better than last year (which was a leviathan). You’ll learn …

Design Week

Sun 21st March 2021 9:00 am 106 Clerkenwell Workshops

Open House activities. The Government has this week signed an agreement with the United States to improve international tax compliance and implement FATCA. The Government has today announced that from …


New building entry system

28th August 2017

The new building entry system starts this week. You will have been issued with a secure staff pass. Swipe the pass on the entry barrier to enter the building.

Public helpline closed

7th August 2017

Public helpline operators will not be available today.

Press conference

5th August 2017

The foyer will be used for a press conference today. Please use alternative entrances.