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Economic Secretary to the Treasury announces next steps for Pension Wise

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Following the successful launch of the government’s Pension Wise guidance service in April this year the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Harriett Baldwin, today (16 Sept 2015) announced at an evidence session for the Work and Pensions Select Committee that responsibility for delivery of the service will move from the Treasury to the Department for

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Second Permanent Secretary with responsibility for borders and immigration appointed

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Mr Robbins will have responsibility for immigration and free movement policy, and oversight of the borders, immigration and citizenship system. He was previously Director General for Civil Service Reform at the Cabinet Office.
Home Secretary Theresa May said:
I am delighted to welcome Oliver Robbins to the Home Office as Second Permanent Secretary. Olly’s wealth of experience

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Birmingham man given £782 penalty for fishing without rod licence

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

On Monday 14 September, Mareks Doniks of Smethwick, West Midlands, was found guilty at Stroud Magistrates’ Court of one charge relating to fishing without a rod licence at the Ripple Fishery on the River Severn, Gloucestershire.
He was ordered to pay a £50 fine, £717 in costs and a £15 victim surcharge.
The court heard that on

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UK aerospace achieves new milestones for growth

Comments Off | 08-13-2013

A new scheme to keep the UK at the forefront of the global aerospace industry has recruited its first intake of students
• 100 students awarded bursaries for government and industry funded Aerospace Masters scheme
• Aerospace Technology Institute to be headquartered at Cranfield
• new details published on £50 million competitive fund
A new scheme to keep the

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Spanish airline Iberia – British Airways $8 billion merger gets thumbs up

Comments Off | 09-24-2010

The $8 billion merger proposal between Iberia and British Airways has finally gotten the thumbs up from regulators. Regulatory approval was the only thing standing in the way of the deal. The approval however comes after the Spanish airline, Iberia, approved a fresh funding arrangement for British Airway’s multibillion-pound pension deficit.
Under the terms of the

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Largest domestic airline in the UK, Flybe mulls for acquisitions

Comments Off | 09-23-2010

Flybe may be making at least two acquisitions as it seeks to expand its continental Europe operations. Currently the largest domestic airline in the UK, the firm is thought to be mulling acquisitions as it increases its business size for growth. As it stands, the firm has gradually hiked its size by almost half via

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EU Approves British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia Deal

Comments Off | 07-15-2010

Oneworld companies British Airways (BA), American Airlines and Iberia Wednesday reported the successful win of approval from the European Union antitrust clearance for a go ahead in their investment pact plans after the three airline companies agreed to give up certain lucrative transatlantic routes.
In the same breadth, the European Commission, the EU’s competition watchdog, approved

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Leading aerospace systems supplier, Goodrich Corporation, acquires UK’s Crompton Technology group

Comments Off | 06-14-2010

Goodrich Corporation, a US based Fortune 500 company and aerospace systems supplier, announced on Friday that it had acquired Crompton Technology Group Ltd (CTG), a UK based maker of carbon fibre composite products for the aerospace, defence and homeland security markets.
Goodrich expects this acquisition to allow it expand its markets and composite capabilities. Actuation and

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Aerospace – a key Investment sector in UK

Comments Off | 05-16-2010

Aerospace companies in the UK have a long history of being a leading aviation industry in Europe. Aerospace companies in the UK are competitors in all niches of aircraft manufacturing. There are lots of invest UK opportunities in the Aerospace sector. The industry tops second world wide in terms of employment creation and attracts highly

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