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Welcome boost in UK car manufacturing

Comments Off | 06-5-2014

Also year-to-date volumes increased 6.9%, with January-April exports up 8.7%. An upturn in demand is good news for the thousands of suppliers and employees that rely on the industry.
Good news also for new car registrations as they rose by 8.2% in April to 176,820 units, the 26th consecutive month of growth. It appears UK economic

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PM and Chancellor welcome £36 billion infrastructure projects

Comments Off | 04-22-2014

The Prime Minister and the Chancellor will visit a transport infrastructure project today (22 April 2014) to see how the government is helping hardworking people and backing businesses with investment in better infrastructure.

More than 200 projects due to start construction in 2014 to 2015

They will highlight that, as part of this government’s long-term economic plan

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£120 million boost for local business infrastructure

Comments Off | 04-22-2014

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles today (22 April 2014) announced a £120 million infrastructure investment plan to bring businesses and jobs to the Sheffield area on a visit to the local enterprise zone.
Eric Pickles visited Markham Vale as cabinet ministers explained how the government’s long-term economic plan will start delivering more than 200 infrastructure projects this

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Transport Secretary visited a major infrastructure investment project in Birmingham

Comments Off | 04-22-2014

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visited Birmingham New Street today (22 April 2014) to see progress on a £600 million project to transform it into one of the country’s flagship rail stations and help highlight more than 200 more infrastructure projects due to start this year.
The Transport Secretary was given a tour of redevelopment works, which

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Investing in infrastructure in Wales

Comments Off | 04-22-2014

The UK government fully recognises the importance of upgrading infrastructure to create the right conditions to support thousands of new jobs and businesses across Wales.
By targeting public investment in infrastructure where needed, while harnessing private sector delivery, we are making Wales more globally competitive, giving businesses the tools to reach new markets and customers around

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Orwell oil polluter to pay £36,689

Comments Off | 04-11-2014

Ipswich Magistrates’ Court heard today (Tues 1) that the company responsible had failed to manage and operate its waste oil treatment site under the terms of its permit.
Eco Oil Ltd was fined a total of £30,000 and ordered to pay full costs of £6,569 as well as a victim surcharge of £120.
The pollution in July

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£300 million savings for business from better regulation

Comments Off | 04-11-2014

‘Defra: Better for Business’, published by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (defra), confirms plans for 336 regulatory reforms, which aim to ensure the UK’s very high welfare, environmental and food quality standards are upheld and remove unnecessary regulatory burden on business. The main developments can be viewed here on an infographic.

Defra better

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Investing in rail, investing in Derby

Comments Off | 04-11-2014

Thanks for that welcome.
And thanks for inviting me today (10th April 2014).
It’s an absolute pleasure to be at Derbyshire County Cricket Club once again for the Rail Forum conference.
A year ago I stood here and talked about some of the challenges, and opportunities, we face. First, as a government. Second, as an industry.
I explained how

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JPMorgan Chase, DFID and CDC announce $20 million combined investment in Novastar Ventures

Comments Off | 04-9-2014

The new $5 million investment by JPMorgan Chase will be matched by an additional $15 million from DFID’s Impact Investment Fund (making a total of around £12 million).

Launched in 2013, the fund is managed by the CDC, the UK’s own development finance institution.

The investment in Novastar Ventures will allow it to fund early-stage businesses that

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Plans for £38 billion investment in railways unveiled

Comments Off | 03-31-2014

A route-by-route plan for how an ambitious 5-year programme to invest £38 billion in railways will take shape has been unveiled today (31 March 2014).
Millions of passengers across the country will benefit from the plan to transform the railways, giving passengers more trains, more seats, reduced congestion and bigger, better stations.
The 5-year plan for Network

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