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What we're working on: 1 April 2016

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This is a list of what we’ve been working on since the last update on 23 March, and what we plan to do next. As usual we’ve divided the work up into lists of what we’ve been doing to keep GOV.UK running, and what we’re doing to make it better.

Running and supporting GOV.UK

To keep GOV.UK accurate, available and secure, to support government publishers and to meet the most pressing needs of end users, we’ve:

  • fixed a bug with inline attachments not rendering correctly in the policy groups format in Internet Explorer 8
  • continued work on updating MapIt - postcode lookups on GOV.UK are using old postcode datasets, soon we'll be using the latest ONS postcode dataset so the postcode lookups should perform better and be more up to date
  • uprated fees for Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) for the new financial year and are now working on changes for the new state pension in April for Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
  • updated UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules and fees
  • updated Insolvency Service content to reflect changes to their processes
  • put the finishing touches on the HM Courts and Tribunals (HMCTS) transition content

Improving GOV.UK

To improve GOV.UK in relation to the missions on our roadmap, we’ve:

Things we plan to do next

In the next 2 to 3 weeks we expect to:

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  1. Comment by Farnham posted on

    From an earlier post. Did you do this yet? Or still plan to?

    In future we plan to develop the publication format so that the current and all past issues of a regularly issued publication (eg a monthly release or an annual report) can be grouped onto the single publication page. This will mean "collections" can be freed up to be much more useful thematic groupings of related content.