Posts Tagged ‘contract values’

Highways England awards first two new-style contracts worth over £325m in the East Midlands

Comments Off | 03-26-2016

A maintenance and response contract expected to be worth more than £300 million and running for up to 15 years has been awarded to Amey as part of Highways England’s new delivery arrangements in the East Midlands.
The contract, which will run from 1 July 2016, will see Amey delivering routine highway

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Finance Bill 2016 legislates new tax changes

Comments Off | 03-26-2016

Following last week’s Budget, the government has published Finance Bill 2016. The bill implements tax changes announced at Budget 2016, Autumn Statement 2015 and Summer Budget 2015.
The government is determined to provide opportunity for families who work hard and save, so this Finance Bill:

reduces tax for over 31 million individuals by increasing the personal

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High Court orders £1.2 million fancy coloured diamond scam into liquidation

Comments Off | 03-26-2016

The petition was issued following confidential enquiries carried out by Company Investigations, part of the Insolvency Service, under section 447 of the Companies Act 1985, as amended.
CDX Worldwide Ltd trading as the Coloured Diamond Exchange claimed to sell the most sought after investment grade stones in the world and that
its mission

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600,000 jobs in UK drinks industry safer in reformed EU

Comments Off | 03-26-2016

Almost 600,000 jobs in the UK alcohol industry will be safer in a reformed European Union, the Prime Minister vows today.
Britain’s wine and spirits industry made £1.8 billion in EU exports for the UK economy last year.
The country’s booming alcohol industry also makes hundreds of millions a year from 35 free trade deals struck by

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2016 to 2017 funding allocations – positive news for the sector

Comments Off | 03-26-2016

The Skills Funding letter for 2016 to 2017 sets out our budget and priorities for the forthcoming spending review period. This year’s letter confirmed that the spending review settlement for the FE sector was positive. It also focused on apprenticeship growth, localisation of funding, simplification and stability.
We have now issued provider allocations

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