Posts Tagged ‘demand’

Monitor and NHS England seek views on 2016/17 NHS payment system

Comments Off | 02-12-2016

The proposals are aimed at giving commissioners and NHS providers the space to manage increasing demand, restore financial balance, and to make ambitious longer term plans to improve patient care.
The basis of the proposals is the 2015/16 Enhanced Tariff Option (ETO). There will be additional enhancements for providers and local commissioners that will lead to an

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£25m in 16 to 18 apprenticeship growth awarded and 16 to 18 traineeship growth update

Comments Off | 02-6-2016

More young people than ever before are choosing an apprenticeship. To support this demand, we are pleased to announce an additional £25m for colleges and training providers to deliver 16 to 18 apprenticeships.
This funding will support the growth of apprenticeships and demonstrates the government’s commitment to achieving 3 million high quality apprenticeship starts by 2020.
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Improving urgent medical care: apply now for innovation funding

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

NHS England is funding a competition to help improve patients’ lives and NHS efficiency. Around £100,000 will be available for ideas that will reduce the pressure on urgent and emergency care services.
Almost 22 million people visited an accident and emergency department in the last year. Over the last 10 years, the number of visits has

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Government completes final sale of its stake in Royal Mail at 455p per share

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

The government has sold a 13% stake in Royal Mail plc at a price of 455 pence per share. The remaining 1% shareholding will be gifted to Royal Mail’s eligible UK employees – taking the total stake in the business owned by employees to 12%.
The sale has raised £591.1 million. Proceeds raised from sales of

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Government appoints new Chief People Officer

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

Following a full and open competition, John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupert McNeil as Chief People Officer for the Civil Service.
Rupert is currently Group HR Director at Lloyds Banking Group, prior to which he has had extensive experience as a senior HR executive at Aviva,

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Big export opportunities for UK companies in South Korea

Comments Off | 08-29-2014

Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Scott Wightman, is visiting the UK in September to speak at business events during a 2 city tour. He will be accompanied by David Lee, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the British Chamber of Commerce in Korea.
The ambassador will provide advice on the vast business opportunities available

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Tax credits claimants reminded to renew it or lose it

Comments Off | 06-5-2014

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is sending out 5.8 million tax credits renewals packs which will arrive by 30 June. Over 3 million of these claims need to be renewed before the deadline for claimants to continue receiving tax credits. Last year some 650,000 claimants had their money stopped because they did not renew by the

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