Children and young people across England will be offered up to 100 million hours of free tuition to help them catch up on learning lost during the pandemic, the Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed.
To mark the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, ministers are touring the country to urge women to make their voices heard and to help shape the first ever government-led Women’s Health Strategy.
Following a rigorous review of the safety, quality and effectiveness of the vaccine in this age group, an extension has been authorised to the current UK approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to allow its use in 12 to 15 year-olds.
The EU has submitted a proposal seeking the commitment of World Trade Organization (WTO) members for a multilateral trade plan to expand the production of Covid-19 vaccines and treatments and to ensure universal and fair access.
With effect from 1 June, employers of all sizes in England can apply for extra funding to help them take on new apprentices, in what the Department for Education (DfE) has called the latest drive to revolutionise the skills and training offer.
The UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking is a new UK product marking that is used for goods being placed on the market in Great Britain. It covers most goods which previously required the CE marking, known as “new approach” goods.