Posts Tagged ‘access’

£372 million investment for Hawk support sustains 700 UK jobs

Comments Off | 03-28-2016

The fleet of Hawk TMk1 and TMk2 aircraft are used by the UK armed forces for military flying training prior to conversion onto frontline fast jet aircraft, such as Typhoon or the future F35 Lightning II, and for a variety of other Royal Navy and Royal Air Force training requirements. They

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Media reports on UK aid projects: setting the record straight

Comments Off | 03-28-2016

DFID statement
A number of recent newspaper articles have reported claims that misrepresent or inaccurately portray projects supported by the Department for International Development (DFID), or focus on projects that are no longer funded.
UK aid is spent where it is most needed and is subject to rigorous internal and external checks and

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Financial stability in the social housing sector continues

Comments Off | 03-3-2016

The social housing sector remains in a strong financial position with access to sufficient finance, according to the latest quarterly survey published by the Homes and Communities Agency today (2 March 2016).
The survey shows registered providers’ financial position on the 31 December 2015 and includes forecasts up to 31 December 2016. The quarterly

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Call for Farming Recovery Fund applications

Comments Off | 02-11-2016

Farming Minister George Eustice has urged farmers wanting support to restore farmland damaged by December’s storms to get their applications in as soon as possible before the 1 April deadline in order to access vital funds sooner.
All farmers in Cumbria, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Durham or Northumberland who have suffered losses as a result of flooding caused

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Government boost for jet engines with £10 million investment for next generation technology

Comments Off | 02-6-2016

Business Minister Anna Soubry today (5 February 2016) announced thatLoughborough University has been awarded nearly £10 million of government funding to create a new open access National Centre of Excellence in Gas Turbine Combustion Aerodynamics. The centre will allow UK industry to access state-of-the-art facilities and will lead research and technology development in gas turbine

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£40 million to help rebuild flood-hit roads for people in Cumbria and Lancashire

Comments Off | 12-28-2015

Highways England experts, backed by £40 million of emergency government funding, will help communities recovering from floods by assisting with repairs to damaged transport links, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today (27 December 2015).
The Department for Transport (DfT) will provide the funding to help communities in Cumbria and Lancashire recover from the effects of Storm

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Government broadband rollout passes 3.5 million milestone

Comments Off | 12-28-2015

Almost nine out ten UK homes now able to get superfast speeds, up from 0% in 2009
Every home and business in the UK now guaranteed speeds of at least 2Mbps
UK broadband rollout the fastest of its kind anywhere in the world

Thanks to the work already completed by the Government’s broadband delivery arm (BDUK) and the

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Webinars, e-learning, emails and videos if you’re self-employed

Comments Off | 12-27-2015

Common questions
A summary of previous Self Assessment live webinars has been compiled which contains the answers to the common Self Assessment Return questions asked.
Videos on YouTube
Common questions about Self Assessment
Common questions about paying your Self Assessment tax bill
The short videos on Self Assessment help and deadlines cover:

registering for Self Assessment
your first SA Tax return
viewing your calculation
expenses

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Webinars, e-learning, emails and videos on employing people

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

Live webinars last for an hour. You can ask questions during the presentation and get answers from the HMRC host.
Register and log in at least 5 minutes before the start time, for live webinars.
You don’t need to register to watch the YouTube videos.
Getting started as an employer
Registering with HMRC, taking on your first employee, running payroll, paying HMRC.
How

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Planned roadworks in and around the M25: weekly summary for Monday 14 August to Sunday 20 September

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

M4 junction 4b (M25), Middlesex: Carriageway repair
Work to improve journeys by carrying out repairs will start this week. The west and east bound link roads to the M25 clockwise will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 17 September. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 anti-clockwise to junction

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