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Grants for start up businesses

New businesses starting up in Tamworth may be eligible for help and support from Tamworth Borough Council's Start-Up Business Grant Scheme.

Electrical safety for renters

Tough new rules for electrical inspections in private rented properties have been announced today.  The rules will offer greater protection for tenants.

Recruiting and retaining teachers

The Government has published a new integrated recruitment and retention strategy to boost teacher numbers and make sure that teaching remains an attractive and rewarding profession.

Online appeals service for ESA and UC claimants

Today HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) confirmed the availability of online appeals for ESA and Universal Credit claimants across England and Wales.  This is an extension to the online service for PIP claimants which was rolled out last year.

Consultation on Maternity protection

The Government has launched a consultation today on new proposals to upgrade protections from redundancy for new parents returning to work.

Holocaust Memorial Day

There are few events which really shake the world. Where nowadays it seems everything is breaking news and a catastrophe, it is sometimes necessary to mark events that put all these modern day dramas into perspective.

Tackling superbugs

Today the Health Secretary has been urging world leaders to follow the United Kingdom's lead in the global fight against superbugs to protect the health of future generations.