Posts Tagged ‘comprehensive’

£100,000 hangover for brewery after water pollution incident

Comments Off | 03-19-2016

In a case brought by the Environment Agency, MCB Ltd were in court on 17 March 2016 for polluting the River Wey and the Lasham Drain (which carries surface water runoff and is a tributary of the River Wey).
MCB Ltd pleaded guilty to 2 offences: causing a water discharge activity and breaching

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UK employment reaches record high

Comments Off | 02-21-2016

There are now a record 31.4 million people in work – up 521,000 compared with this time last year, fuelled by a rise in full-time employment – and there are a record 776,000 job vacancies, reflecting the economy’s strong performance.
The unemployment rate is the lowest in a decade, at 5.1%, and the proportion of young

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Grants to non-charities must be in line with your charity’s purposes

Comments Off | 02-21-2016

The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales has published guidance for trustees of charities wanting to makegrants to non-charitable organisations.
The guidance brings together existing commission guidance that sets out the key principles that trustees must follow when making decisions about grant funding non-charitable organisations. It complements the commission’s existing guidance

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£7 million junction improvements for A43 in Northamptonshire

Comments Off | 02-21-2016

Highways England is carrying out the scheme to increase capacity and cut journey times by adding extra lanes to the roundabout junction approaches, improving the layout, installing new traffic lights and upgraded pedestrian crossings.
The scheme will also give the roundabout the capacity it needs for the future, supporting thousands of new homes and jobs in

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Chair recruited for £30m HS2 community and business funds

Comments Off | 01-22-2016

The £30m programme will offer additional support to communities and local economies, which are demonstrably disrupted by the construction of the planned high speed rail link between London and the West Midlands.
There are two funds available. The Community and Environment Fund (CEF) will provide benefits to local communities along the 140-mile Phase One section of

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Multi-million pound fund for cities to take driving seat in green car revolution

Comments Off | 12-31-2014

Local authorities are invited to bid for a share of the £35 million go ultra low city scheme which they can use in a range of ways to support ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), such as installing charge-points for electric cars and introducing low emission zones.
Other measures they can use the fund for include changing planning rules

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Scottish people will be £1,400 better off as part of the UK analysis shows

Comments Off | 06-2-2014

Analysis published by Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander today (Wednesday 28 May) shows every Scottish man, woman and child benefits from a £1,400 UK Dividend as part of the UK.
This is because an independent Scotland would have lower tax revenues and higher spending driven by:

the gap in its public finances on day one

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