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Humanists UK welcomes Ofsted’s call to tackle illegal schools and improve RE

Ofsted has called on the Government to take action on illegal schools. The call came in Ofsted’s latest annual report, published yesterday. The report also highlighted that religious education (RE) provision in English state schools is ‘not fit for purpose’, and that independent faith schools perform very badly in Ofsted inspections. Humanists UK, which has led the… Read more »

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Dual regulation for medical professionals is risky and unfair says MDU

Speaking at an event today, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) said the expected arrival of a dual system of regulation at the GMC next year could introduce confusion to an already outdated system of healthcare professional regulation. While speaking at the Westminster Health Forum event today on Next steps for professional healthcare regulation in the UK,… Read more »

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Parliamentary Clip – MPs respond to Kwarteng’s Mini Budget

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has unveiled the biggest package of tax cuts in 50 years. He said that this would be a “new era” for the UK economy. Income tax and the stamp duty on home purchases will be cut and planned rises in business taxes have been scrapped. Kwarteng scrapped Boris Johnson’s previous plans to… Read more »

UK business’s energy bills to be capped

Business secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg has unveiled plans to help businesses face the cost of living crisis. Wholesale energy costs for businesses will be cut by up to half of their expected price through the winter months, the government has announced. The Energy Bill Relief Scheme will mean those on fixed-term contracts, agreed on or after… Read more »