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Government action following murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

The Government has launched a national review and local inspection following the murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

From: Department for Education and The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP

Published 5 December 2021

Last updated 7 December 2021 — See all updates

A major review into the circumstances leading up to murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes has been launched by the Government to...

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TwinklHive invests in Roundups, supporting the causes closest to your heart through everyday spending

TwinklHive business accelerator has invested in Roundups; an app which allows users to roundup their spending and automatically donate to a charity, school or any good cause of their choice.

After leaving advertising to focus on his own startups, Sean Donnelly became increasingly motivated to build a social enterprise that would have a meaningful impact on the world.

Sean became...

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Support for vulnerable young people in serious violence hotspots

Young people who are most at risk of serious violence or gang exploitation will receive targeted support to keep them engaged in education and attending lessons

From: Department for Education and Will Quince MP

The targeted support, backed by £30 million , is a part of a rollout of 10 ‘SAFE’ (Support, Attend, Fulfil, Exceed) taskforces in ‘hotspot’ areas, where incidents of serious...

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Natterhub Launches Natterhub Assignments Integration with Microsoft Teams 

Natterhub, preparing children to thrive online , announced a new capability available in Natterhub for Microsoft Teams. Educators can now assign Natterhub animated lessons and quizzes as part of a class assignment in Teams. This enables a more seamless and engaging experience for educators and students to use Natterhub .

Natterhub has an extensive library of 350+ interactive lessons, quizzes...

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Government action following murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

The Government has launched a national review and local inspection following the murder of Arthur Laninjo-Hughes

From: Department for Education and The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP

Published 5 December 2021

A major review into the circumstances leading up to murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes has been launched by the Government to determine what improvements are needed by the...

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Simple Steps for Home Safety this Winter with Fred

Fred Offers Safety Essentials for Parents to Keep Homes Safe During Colder Months

Now the darker and colder days have arrived, children will inevitably be spending more time indoors exploring their surroundings, thankfully Fred’s award-winning safety solutions, which exceed EU safety standards, ensure curious tots will be kept safe and out of harm’s way. With over 67,000 children being...

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Thousands of low earners to benefit from income boost today

Today, tens of thousands of low income households will get a cash boost as higher Universal Credit payments land in bank accounts for the first time.

From: Department for Work and Pensions and The Rt Hon Thérèse Coffey MP

Published 1 December 2021

As announced in the Autumn Budget, the taper rate – the amount that a person’s Universal Credit is reduced by as they...

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Revealed: The UK’s Best Place to Raise a Family

We always want what’s best for our little ones; a healthy lifestyle, a good school, and a good area to grow up in. Raising a family is exciting, but where are the best cities to do so?

New data reveals the best place to raise a family in the UK. By researching a variety of factors that impact family life, the research establishes where babies will truly thrive. Each UK city was...

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Baby boomers risk becoming a ‘forgotten generation’ with inequality skyrocketing and financial pressures worsening

Youngest baby boomers risk becoming a ‘forgotten generation’ with inequality skyrocketing and financial pressures worsening – new report

People in their 50s and 60s today face worse circumstances than the cohort before them, according to a new report by the Centre for Ageing Better

1 in 5 people in this age group likely to face multiple, long-term problems such as poor health, poor...

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HMRC urges shoppers to be aware of post-Brexit changes before key Christmas shopping dates

Top tips for shoppers to make sure they aren't hit with unexpected customs charges.

From HM Revenue & Customs

Published 26 November 2021

With Cyber Monday a few days away and Christmas Shopping in fully swing - HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is urging shoppers to consider some top tips before they start browsing online to ensure they’re not hit with unexpected customs...

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Free school meals holiday vouchers doubled for Christmas

Families in Devon on low-incomes, whose children receive free school meals, will get extra support this Christmas to help them buy food during the holidays.

Over the past year we’ve provided supermarket vouchers worth £15 per child per week of the school holidays to families who qualify for free school meals, so their children don’t go hungry.

We’re doubling that for...

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