Posts Tagged ‘approach’

UK Government protects funding for Welsh broadcaster S4C

Comments Off | 02-3-2016

Welsh language broadcaster S4C received £400,000 today as Culture Secretary John Whittingdale confirmed new Exchequer funding from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport for 2016/17.
This means that the S4C budget in 2016/17 will be maintained at the levels set out in 2015/16.
S4C in Wales has a specific remit around Welsh language programming, with the

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A556 pond marks £192 million project’s environmental credentials

Comments Off | 02-3-2016

Work on a series of ponds being provided as an integral feature of the new A556 Knutsford to Bowdon dual carriageway, is underlining the environmental credentials of the £192 million Highways England project.
In all, 4 ponds are being provided along the length of the 4.5 mile new road. They are designed to deal with rain

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Number of UK businesses continues to grow

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

The number of private sector businesses in the UK has hit 5.4 million – a new record – according to official figures published today (14 October 2015).
The Business Population Estimates also show the number of businesses that employ people has grown for the second year running, with 35,000 more at the start of 2015 than in

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Company secretary fined £4,046 for fisheries offences

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

On 6 October 2015 Workington Magistrates’ Court sentenced Mr Richard Donnan (Senior) in a prosecution brought by the MMO.
The court heard that between 7 February 2014 and 13 April 2014 RDS Northwest Limited (a registered buyer of first sale fish) had purchased fish on fourteen separate occasions from three vessels. In addition Mr Donnan, through

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Improving urgent medical care: apply now for innovation funding

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

NHS England is funding a competition to help improve patients’ lives and NHS efficiency. Around £100,000 will be available for ideas that will reduce the pressure on urgent and emergency care services.
Almost 22 million people visited an accident and emergency department in the last year. Over the last 10 years, the number of visits has

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Government completes final sale of its stake in Royal Mail at 455p per share

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

The government has sold a 13% stake in Royal Mail plc at a price of 455 pence per share. The remaining 1% shareholding will be gifted to Royal Mail’s eligible UK employees – taking the total stake in the business owned by employees to 12%.
The sale has raised £591.1 million. Proceeds raised from sales of

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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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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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“It is high time for a woman to lead the United Nations.”

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

Thank you Mr President; the United Kingdom warmly welcomes the adoption by consensus of this landmark resolution. I want to thank my Namibian and Croatian colleagues for all their efforts as co-chairs to shepherd through this important agreement, and I align myself with the statement delivered by the EU on behalf of its Member States.
Mr

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