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Workless households fall by more than three-quarters of a million since 2010

Comments Off | 03-30-2016

According to new independent figures released today (30 March 2016), there are now 764,000 fewer workless households in this country compared to 5 years ago – a fall of 20%.
The figures also show there are 449,000 fewer children living in workless households.
And the number of households where no one has ever worked is

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Company and director to pay over £30,000 for waste offences

Comments Off | 03-30-2016

D Jordan Road Brush Hire Ltd, of Cockshot Farm, Cockshot Lane, Dormston, Worcester was sentenced for 2 offences of storage, treatment and the disposal of waste without an environmental permit. The company was fined £6,660 and ordered to pay costs of £9,767.75 and a victim surcharge of £120. It was also

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Regulator to investigate finances at Essex teaching hospital

Comments Off | 06-3-2015

The health regulator is concerned by the deterioration in Southend’s finances after the trust recorded a larger deficit (£9.8 million) for 2014/15 than planned (£7.8 million). Monitor is also worried that the trust does not have a realistic plan to recover from this situation.
Monitor’s investigation will look into the state of Southend’s finances, assess the

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New measures to help NHS foundation trusts adopt best financial practice

Comments Off | 06-3-2015

The regulator proposes to increase its scrutiny of financial performance so it can take action sooner against providers that are not providing value for money for their patients.
This enhanced challenge to the track record of foundation trusts will be supplemented by a significant upgrade in the practical support Monitor offers to improve operational performance, through

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Procurement tips to boost competition and the Northern Ireland economy

Comments Off | 06-3-2015

Government contracts account for over £2.5 billion of public expenditure in Northern Ireland every year and the seminars led by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on 5 June will help buyers and suppliers understand how competition law works for taxpayers and consumers.
John Kirkpatrick, CMA Senior Director Research, Intelligence and Advocacy, said:
Fair competition in public procurement benefits

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Chancellor announces additional £5 million for the Glasgow School of Art

Comments Off | 07-22-2014

Speaking at the Commonwealth Games Business Conference in Glasgow today (22 July 2014), the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced an additional £5 million of funding from the UK government to the Glasgow School of Art (GSA). This £5 million will contribute towards the costs of creating its Graduate and Research Centre.
The additional funding

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Government commits £15m to kickstart new regulator in response to Wood Review

Comments Off | 07-18-2014

The Government today announced it would contribute short term funding of £15 million over five years to help kickstart the establishment of a new arm’s length regulatory body in the official response to Sir Ian Wood’s review into improving efficiencies in the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry.
The Government’s one-off contribution to help fund the

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