Posts Tagged ‘appointed’

Danny Alexander appointed as Vice-President of new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Comments Off | 02-6-2016

The President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Jin Liqun has today (5 February) appointed the UK’s Danny Alexander for a key role in the bank’s leadership, as Vice-President and Corporate Secretary, and member of the executive management team.
The Chancellor also confirmed that the UK has secured agreement that it will lead a constituency of AIIB

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£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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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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CEO of National Infrastructure Commission appointed

Comments Off | 12-21-2015

The Chancellor has appointed Phil Graham as CEO of the National Infrastructure Commission. He joins the National Infrastructure Commission from the Department for Transport, where he has worked on many of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects.
Phil Graham led the development of the government’s high speed rail strategy, as well as leading the team supporting

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Army Reserve Centre undergoes £1.275 million refurbishment

Comments Off | 11-19-2015

The building, home to Headquarters Company and 118 Recovery Company of 104 Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), required refurbishment to improve the operational and training capability of the battalion.
The work has included refurbishing offices, the conference room and officers’ and sergeants’ messes; converting rooms to provide additional offices; providing new classroom facilities; reflooring

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Top business leaders from UK and India agree to reinvigorate trade, investment and collaboration at UK/India CEO Forum

Comments Off | 11-19-2015

Business leaders from the UK and India today (13 November 2015) signalled their commitment to improving trade, investment and economic collaboration as they met at the UK/India CEO Forum.
During the meeting at Downing Street, the Prime Minister encouraged company chairs and chief executives to identify the best ways to build new trade partnerships and investment opportunities

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SSI steel works: information for employees and creditors

Comments Off | 10-4-2015

David Kelly, Toby Underwood and Ian Green partners from PwC have been appointed as special managers to assist and support the Official Receiver in the discharge of his duties. The liquidator is working to ensure measures are taken to ensure the Redcar Coke Ovens continue to operate over the weekend whilst the position and interest

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Overnight closure on A1 in Gateshead this weekend

Comments Off | 08-13-2015

The northbound A1 will be closed from junction 68 (Lobley Hill) to junction 69 (A184 Gateshead Quays) from 8pm on Friday 14 August to 9am the following day.
The southbound A1 from junction 69 to junction 68 and the A184 westbound will be closed during the same times.
Highways England project manager, Lynne Biddles, said:
This work is

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Opportunity to influence management of England’s inshore fisheries

Comments Off | 08-13-2015

The MMO is looking to recruit members for the North Western, North Eastern and Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCA).
Each IFCA needs members who will take a balanced approach to caring for the seas, assessing the priority and importance of all users and stakeholders. This vacancy is an opportunity for someone who wants to

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Michelle Mone OBE to lead government review on supporting business start-ups

Comments Off | 08-13-2015

Leading entrepreneur and businesswomen, Michelle Mone OBE, has been appointed to conduct an independent review to encourage further business start-ups and entrepreneurship in disadvantaged communities, including areas of high unemployment.
The UK is rated as the best place in Europe and one of the best places in the world to start a business. And as part

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