Posts Tagged ‘benefit’

First trial of fuel price signage on the M5 up and running

Comments Off | 03-26-2016

Drivers using a section of the M5 between Bristol and Exeter will benefit from new signs showing the price of fuel along the motorway to allow them to make an informed decision about where to fill up.
From 29 March electronic signs will show the real-time price of fuel along the southbound carriageway

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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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Partner selected for Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to help improve services

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

NHS Improvement Chief Executive Jim Mackey has welcomed the announcement by Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that they have decided to enter into a long-term partnership with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Sherwood Forest – which provides services for patients at Kings Mill, Newark and Mansfield Community hospitals as well as at Ashfield Health Village

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Outcome of consultations to be published in early April

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

The consultation period for both NDA’s draft strategy and draft business plan 2016 to 2019 ran until 15 February.
These documents reflect the NDA’s 5 year budget as determined through the Spending Review set out by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his Autumn Statement of 25 November 2015.
Our strategy, published every 5 years, looks at

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Locking out women is bad for the economy and for society’

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends.
I am delighted to be here at this roundtable consultation on ‘tribal women’s rights in North East India: access to representation and justice.’ I have had the privilege of visiting all but one of the North East states and I am sure I have visited Assam a dozen times. I

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High streets and city centres to benefit from Sunday trading devolution

Comments Off | 02-2-2016

High streets and city centres are set to benefit from government plans to devolve Sunday trading laws, Business Secretary Sajid Javid has announced today (2 February 2016).
New powers to devolve Sunday trading laws to local authorities will allow councils to “zone” any relaxation so they will be able to prioritise high streets and city centres.

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Banks offer better deal on mortgages for Armed Forces personnel

Comments Off | 01-18-2016

The commitment from the UK’s biggest high street banks will benefit almost 265,000 people in the UK and abroad, including Forces families. The move comes ahead of an Armed Forces Covenant roundtable meeting of banking chiefs and Ministers at No.10 Downing Street yesterday (Thursday 14 January) where a range of further

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UK government funding to further international work of Scottish medics

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

Skilled health professionals within the NHS in Scotland are to benefit from UK government funding to help them teach and offer practical assistance to their counterparts in developing countries.
International Development Minister, Desmond Swayne, announced the support for two Scottish projects as he hosted a meeting in Glasgow today with Scottish medics and volunteers involved in

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