Archive for February, 2016

Sajid Javid showcases the Midlands Engine to Chinese investors

Comments Off | 02-26-2016

Business Secretary Sajid Javid today (26 February 2016) will oversee the signing of commercial UK-China contracts in Birmingham with the Chinese Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng.
This is part of the UK-China 12th Joint Economic and Trade Commission (JETC) to boost cooperation and understanding between the 2 countries.
The UK attracts up to a third of all

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£3 million resurfacing schemes near Doncaster

Comments Off | 02-26-2016

Contractors for Highways England will be resurfacing 8 miles of the northbound carriageway on the A1(M) between Blyth and Tickhill and another 8 miles on the northbound A1 between Barnsdale and Darrington – the equivalent of the area covered by 26 football pitches.
As part of the two schemes, 2,500 reflective road studs will be replaced

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January 2016 Market Trend Data

Comments Off | 02-26-2016

The regional data indicates that:

London experienced the greatest increase in its average property value over the last 12 months with a movement of 13.9%
Wales experienced the greatest monthly growth with an increase of 3.7%
the North East saw the lowest annual price growth with an increase of 0.2%
the North East also saw the most significant monthly

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Business Intelligence Vendor Yellowfin to Launch Yellowfin 7.2

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, February 25, 2016 -(PressReleasePoint)- Yellowfin 7.2will be officially launched in a series of Webinars, scheduled throughout Wednesday 16 March 2016.
Register for the official Webinar launch HERE:
http://www.yellowfinbi.com/YFCommunityNews-Yellowfin-7-2-launch-Webinar-Make-your-data-valuable-for-everyone-217889
“Yellowfin 7.2 will deliver the broadest, most shareable BI platform on the planet,” said Yellowfin Director of Product Marketing, John Ryan.  “Yellowfin 7.2 has been engineered to support

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New deputy report forms to improve safeguards for at risk adults

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

On Tuesday 1 March 2016, the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) will introduce new and improved deputy report forms.
Property and financial decisions (OPG102) and health and welfare decisions (OPG104), will replace the existing combined form.
Deputies will now receive specific forms tailored to their deputyship order. Following user testing, the new forms are clearer with

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UK risks losing £2m modern art sculpture

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

A sculpture by one of the greatest artists of the 20th century is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £2,083,500.
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on Femme by Alberto Giacometti to try to save the plaster sculpture

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Development underway for troops returning from Germany

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has started work on brand new single living accommodation at Duke of Gloucester Barracks in South Cerney for the arrival of 2 army squadrons returning from Germany.
The £8 million project will provide 90 new bedrooms at the barracks for Junior Ranks and Senior Non-Commissioned Officers.
The works are being carried out

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Minister Duddridge’s speech at the UK-Guinea Trade and Investment Forum

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

Thank you very much for that kind introduction. I would also like to thank Developing Markets Associates and all the sponsors for making this event happen and being at the cutting edge of Guinea-UK trade.
I am delighted to be here, and honoured to be sharing the stage with His Excellency the Prime Minister of Guinea,

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Fine of £17,469.50 for fisheries offences in case brought by MMO

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

Ocean Rover Limited were represented by the company director, Mr Kenneth Liddell and Mr Gerry Lafferty – the owner and master of the Ocean Rover (SN2) fishing vessel.
Vessel master, Gerry Lafferty, pleaded not guilty to the offences and will next appear in Crown Court on 18 March 2016.
Vessel owner Kenneth Liddell pleaded guilty to five

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Maximum 15 years disqualification for Lancashire-based accountant who conned more than £2.3m out of clients

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

This follows an investigation by North Yorkshire Police and a subsequent investigation by the Insolvency Service.
On the 4 February 2016, District Judge Forrester ordered Mr Langdale’s disqualification for the maximum period permitted by law of 15 years, with effect from 25 February.
Geoffrey William Langdale traded as an accountant in the Lancashire area from 1993, and

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