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China ‘on track to lead world in research and development spending’, says OECD

China is set to overtake the EU and US in science and technology spending, according to a new report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). 14 Nov 2014

Supreme Court endorses basic requirements of a “fair” consultation exercise for the first time

The UK’s highest court has endorsed the basic requirements of a “fair” consultation exercise for the first time, while overturning a consultation conducted by a London local authority. 03 Nov 2014

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System for verifying identity of UK government digital service users in 'beta' stage

A new system that will enable government bodies to rely on third party verifications of individuals' identities when those individuals interact with online government services is now in its 'beta' stage of development, the UK Cabinet Office minister has said.... 31 Oct 2014

Industry 'advisory board' appointed to enforce prompt payments to suppliers

Leading UK businesses have been appointed to enforce and raise awareness of the Prompt Payment Code, an industry-led initiative which aims to ensure that suppliers are paid on time and treated fairly. 30 Oct 2014

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