Posts Tagged ‘announce’

£25m in 16 to 18 apprenticeship growth awarded and 16 to 18 traineeship growth update

Comments Off | 02-6-2016

More young people than ever before are choosing an apprenticeship. To support this demand, we are pleased to announce an additional £25m for colleges and training providers to deliver 16 to 18 apprenticeships.
This funding will support the growth of apprenticeships and demonstrates the government’s commitment to achieving 3 million high quality apprenticeship starts by 2020.
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UK aerospace innovations take flight with £47 million fund

Comments Off | 11-3-2015

Business Minister Anna Soubry will today (22 October 2015) announce the 23 winners of a £47 million joint government and industry funding competition, ‘Building UK’s leadership in aerospace technology’ at the Aerodays event in London.
The UK is a world leader in aerospace, and this competition seeks to further strengthen its position by awarding investment to innovative

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Government appoints new Chief People Officer

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

Following a full and open competition, John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupert McNeil as Chief People Officer for the Civil Service.
Rupert is currently Group HR Director at Lloyds Banking Group, prior to which he has had extensive experience as a senior HR executive at Aviva,

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£2 billion support for Hinkley Point C

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has insisted new nuclear power stations are essential to make sure the lights stay on, as he gave the green light to the initial government guarantee for the first such plant in Britain for 20 years.
While on a five day tour of China, the Chancellor announced the new government

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European Court of Justice ruling on SVHCs in articles

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

The European Court of Justice has, in a landmark ruling, said the 0.1 % threshold for notifying Substances of Very High Concern in articles applies to “each of the articles incorporated as a component of a complex product” rather than to the entire article. An article is generally understood to be an object composed of one

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Strengthening security with secure encryption keys

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Metrarc has developed a novel technology called ICMetrics™ for creating secure encryption keys from the properties of digital systems, without the need to store any of the encryption data.
Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) funding has enabled Metrarc to investigate whether ICMetrics™ can be used for deriving encryption keys from the operating characteristics of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)

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Connecting employers to schools, and young people to careers

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Thank you for that very kind introduction, Christine [Hodgson, Chair of the Careers and Enterprise Company].
It’s a great pleasure to be here today at the launch of this brand new programme connecting schools and employers, and young people and careers. Only this morning, I was lucky enough to visit Baylis Court School in Slough which

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Government invests £350 million to create world-class public health labs in Harlow

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

The investment will see part of Public Health England move from its existing ageing facilities at Porton Down into the new labs at Harlow, to continue their vital work in tackling some of the biggest issues in public health.
The new facilities, based on the site currently owned by GSK (GlaxoSmithKline), will create a leading centre

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Libraries Taskforce secures further funding to roll out free wifi in public libraries across England.

Comments Off | 07-30-2015

From today local authorities can apply through the Arts Council application portal for free wifi funding. Libraries currently without free wifi access will be given priority and libraries that currently have wifi provision below the recommended technical specification will also have the opportunity to upgrade.
This announcement builds on a number of achievements by the Leadership for Libraries

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British motorcycle industry: Chancellor announces 600 new jobs at Norton

Comments Off | 07-30-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne today (28 July 2015) visited world-famous Norton Motorcycles Ltd to announce £4 million of government funding which will support 600 new jobs, including 200 new apprenticeships in a major boost to British motorcycle manufacturing.
The iconic British brand has been awarded £4 million from the government’s landmark Advanced Manufacturing Supply

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