The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has published a list of financial institutions which it considers, on the basis of experience; does not verify financial statements to a satisfactory standard.
Monthly Archives: October 2011
The report says the NHS in England has hi-tech scanners and radiotherapy equipment worth £1bn. This includes Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computed Tomography scanners, which are mainly used for diagnosis, and Linear Accelerator machines for cancer treatment. The report warns that a lot of this equipment will need to be replaced and currently purchasing […]
Mr Jobs told author Walter Isaacson that he viewed Android’s similarity to iOS as “grand theft”. Apple is suing several smartphone makers which use the Android software. Apple enjoyed a close relationship with Google prior to the launch of the Android system. Google products, including maps and search formed a key part of the iPhone’s […]
The shortage occupation is part of the Tier 2 immigration route via the Points Based System. Highly skilled migrants from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) seeking to work in the UK must apply for visas via this route. Today recommendations were accepted from MAC resulting in a number of jobs covered by the list […]
Following a three day global blackout for Blackberry services, Blackberry founder, Mike Lazaridis confirms services are “fully restored”. Millions of customers worldwide had their messaging and email services sporadically disrupted.
Changes to the Immigration Rules detailed in Parliament recently, meaning that those subject to immigration control who fail to settle an outstanding bill of £1,000 or more will not be allowed to enter or remain in the UK until the debt is paid off. Damian Green said: ‘the NHS is designed to meet the healthcare […]
Common areas of concern included a lack of support for those who needed help eating, poor hygiene and curtains not being closed properly. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley said he would encourage whistle-blowers to highlight any concerns they had about the standard of hospital care for the elderly. He said: “We expect that staff across the […]
Prime Minister, David Cameron, said “there’s a whole chapter in the citizenship handbook on British history. But, incredibly, there are no questions on British history in the test. Instead you’ll find questions on the roles and powers of the main institutions of Europe and the benefits system within the UK. So we are going to […]
Scenarios to be run include a massive denial of service attack on the official website, and a virus getting onto organisers’ computers. Despite the extensive planning, Olympic bosses say they are unaware of any specific threat. Nevertheless, one of the biggest fears around the Olympics is not a crashed server or power outage, but a […]
The state-owned telecoms company Telephone Shilpa Sangstha (TSS) is producing four models of the laptop. The most basic one is priced at 10,000 taka (£83). The primary model runs the android operating system. Initially, the laptop will be distributed to various government departments. But later on they will be made available to the public and […]