Posts Tagged ‘creation’

PM announces new support to improve the life chances of millions

Comments Off | 03-14-2016

Up to 3.5 million people will be eligible for a government-backed bonus on their savings as part of a drive to improve the life chances of the disadvantaged – Prime Minister David Cameron announces today.
In January, as part of his all-out assault on poverty, the Prime Minister set out the government’s plan to

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Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: weekly summary for Monday 7 March to Sunday 13 March 2016

Comments Off | 03-6-2016

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

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A Smart Power Revolution could save consumers £8 billion a year – Adonis

Comments Off | 03-6-2016

In October 2015, the National Infrastructure Commission was asked to consider how the UK can better balance supply and demand, aiming towards an electricity market where prices are reflective of costs to the overall system.
Today (Friday 4 March), the Commission publishes that analysis.
The Commission’s central finding is that smart power – principally

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£16 million boost for agricultural innovators

Comments Off | 03-29-2015

Over 70 businesses and universities from across the UK will share £16 million from government and industry to develop 25 innovative business ideas and boost UK agriculture.
The 25 projects, worth £16 million with £9.8 million from government and £6.2 million from industry, form the third round of funding to be distributed through the £70 million Agri-Tech

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P2P Impact Fund: social enterprises get £2 million boost

Comments Off | 03-29-2015

A new £2 million fund to will help people invest in causes they care about through peer-to-peer (P2P) and crowdfunding platforms.
The new P2P Impact Fund will enable regulated social sector organisations, eg social enterprises and charities, to take on investment through the thriving crowdfunding market.
Research by Social Enterprise UK in 2013 shows that access to finance

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Cyber-security: £5 million investment in UK innovation

Comments Off | 03-29-2015

The funding, from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Innovate UK, will support the further development of theCentre for Secure Information Technology (CSIT) at Queen’s University Belfast – complementing £9 million core funding from Queen’s.
The funding will be used to:

enhance security in virtual environments and connected devices
tackle malware threats and detect and prevent

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£100m RB plc research and development investment in the North of England welcomed by Chancellor

Comments Off | 07-24-2014

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, today (24 July 2014) welcomed the announcement by RB (Reckitt Benckiser) to invest £100 million in its consumer health R&D (research and development) operations, with the creation of a state of the art Centre of Scientific Excellence to be based in the UK.
The announcement, which will secure over

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£19 million road upgrade to bring new homes and jobs for Norwich

Comments Off | 04-4-2014

Up to £19 million of government funding will be invested in a new transport scheme in Norwich, Transport Minister Baroness Kramer announced today (3 April 2014).
The funding will help two business parks to grow, creating over 5,000 new jobs and allowing 600 new homes to be built.
The Department for Transport funding will be used to

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