England is conquered. Mostly.
Contributed by Southpaw Ben
This year Claudius will return home after the campaign in Britain, declaring it a victory, as they had conquered the capital of the Vespians. However, the fighting in Britain will continue for well over a decade.
An Imperial Cabinet
Contributed by David Verne
Claudius is the first emperor since Augustus to show an interest in governing the Empire and has busied himself with reforms and directly ruled on dozens of legal cases every day. The Senate has proven to be as useless as they were during Tiberius' time, but unlike Tiberius, Claudius wants to get things done. He begins to create an efficient bureaucracy to help him run the government and part of this bureaucracy is an Imperial cabinet made up of capable freedmen. The cabinet was made up of his Secretary of Correspondence, or Chief of Staff, Narcissus; the Secretary of Justice, Gaius Julius Callistus, the Secretary of the Treasury, Pallas, and the Secretary of Miscellany , Polybius. This cabinet proves to be highly effective, and Pallas is given an award by the Senate for getting the Empire out of the massive deficit created by Caligula without seizing everyone's estates. Claudius is still considered an ineffective emperor by the Senate and everything he does get done is attributed to his cabinet whispering in his ear. 
- Duncan, Mike (July 06, 2009). What, me Claudius?.