Archive for May, 2014

UK company Chinook Sciences wins UAE deal with a total value of over £300 million

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An estimated 850 UK jobs will be created or secured at Chinook Sciences and its UK supply chain by recent new orders, significantly accelerated by winning a major infrastructure deal from the UAE.
Trade Minister Lord Livingston made the announcement today (23 May 2014) on a visit to the company’s Nottingham headquarters.
The deal to build the world’s

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Overnight lane and carriageway closures during £7m M6 widening work

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The scheme at Broughton Interchange – where junction 32 of the M6 links up with the Blackpool-bound M55 – involves widening the northbound M6 carriageway right through the junction.
The project is one of 123 in the Government’s £317 million ‘pinch-point’ initiative – a two year programme of targeted works being delivered alongside larger schemes and

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DFID boosts economic development expertise with new appointments

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A team of independent experts will advise the Department for International Development on how to work with the private sector to create jobs and sustainable growth.
In addition, David Kennedy has been appointed as DFID’s first Director General for Economic Development to lead the organisation’s growing work in this area.
The appointments follows Justine Greening’s announcement that

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Hugo Swire champions major UK investment in Mongolia

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As well as visiting local community projects, he will also be the first British Minister to visit the Oyu Tolgoi mine – a $7bn dollar investment by Rio Tinto with the potential to transform Mongolia’s economy.
Mr Swire said:
The Foreign Secretary’s visit to Mongolia last year was testament to the importance we place on our partnership

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UK renewables infrastructure investor day

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Introduction
Thank you to RBC and to John Musk for convening this important and timely conference.
I am delighted to kick off and would like to provide my personal view on the renewable sector in 2014 and its role in the wider economy.
And that is where I would like to start. Growth has returned to the UK.

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Three men jailed for attempt to fraudulently claim VAT refund

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Three men who conned several UK companies by pretending they had £15 million to spend to promote tourism in Dubai have been jailed for more than 14 years, after attempting to fraudulently claim a £1.9 million VAT refund.
Using a contract supposedly from Dubai’s Department of Tourism, the group set out to convince the unwitting businesses that they

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How to Register a Domain Name in UK

Comments Off | 05-18-2014

The process of domain name registration is almost similar across the world. This is because domain names are basically accessible world wide. It is however important to note that there might be differences in legal terms and conditions depending on the j
urisdictions within which the domain name is registered. Besides these legal terms, the regular

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£1.1 billion defence estate contracts awarded

Comments Off | 05-17-2014

The prime contracts have been awarded under the next generation estate contracts (NGEC) programme to the following companies:

national housing prime (NHP) contract, valued at £626 million, to CarillionAmey (Housing Prime) Ltd
national training estate prime (NTEP) contract, valued at £322 million, to Landmarc Support Services Ltd
Scotland and Northern Ireland prime contract, valued at £152 million, to CarillionAmey

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County Durham farmer fined £1,600 over illegal waste operation

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A County Durham farmer has been fined £1,600 for operating a waste treatment facility without a legal permit.
Stephen Anthony Suddes, 52, of Thornley Pit House Farm, near Tow Law, Bishop Auckland, was handed the fine by Darlington Magistrates on 12 May after an illegal waste fire was seen on his land in May 2012.
Chris Bunting,

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Waste – Portsmouth waste tyre boss gets suspended jail sentence and ordered to pay £13,500

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Mr Brian Wade, sole director of Southern Rubber Products Ltd, based out of Unit 6, West Building, Claybank Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court on Monday 12 May. Mr Wade pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 8 weeks imprisonment, suspended for 12 months, in addition to a curfew order to remain indoors between

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