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New baseline profit rate for defence contractors announced

Comments Off | 03-14-2016

The move is designed to ensure that better value is obtained for taxpayers. It represents a 15 per cent reduction in the rate applied to so-called ‘single source’ contracts signed during 2015. That will reduce profits in 2016 on such contracts, with further reductions expected in future years creating significant savings,

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Impact Readiness Fund round 2: £1.5 million funding announced

Comments Off | 11-18-2015

Tapestry works with older people in Havering, Barking and Dagenham, helping sufferers of dementia with home care and meal deliveries. The social enterprise benefitted from a £25,000 grant during the first Impact Readiness Fund (IRF) round in February 2015. This enabled Tapestry to secure a further £46,000 of grant funding, allowing the social enterprise to focus

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Defence Secretary welcomes employment pilot for veterans

Comments Off | 11-18-2015

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has today welcomed the launch of a pilot scheme designed to assist Armed Forces veterans in finding jobs that best match their skills and experience.
Initiated by Barclays, the Veterans Employment Transition Support programme (VETS) is a partnership of leading companies and charities. It will support the Ministry of Defence and Career

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£45,000 new funding for victims to use restorative justice

Comments Off | 11-22-2014

Victims of crime will be supported by £45,000 of funding designed to help them move forward by meeting their offenders and repair the harm caused by their experiences, Justice Minister Mike Penning has announced.
Three organisations will share the funds, which are part of the almost £30 million being provided to give victims access to restorative justice (RJ) throughout England and Wales up

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£9.4 million to boost low carbon heating

Comments Off | 10-3-2014

Almost £2.4 million will be offered to 32 local authorities across England and Wales to support the development of heat network projects, designed to provide more efficient heat to buildings and potentially lower heating bills, through the Government’s Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU).
Alongside this, the Government has today launched a £7 million scheme offering developers

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Update for UK companies trading in Russia and Ukraine

Comments Off | 08-6-2014

The European Union (EU) sanctions are designed to deter further destabilisation, and convince Russia to engage with the international community. They have been closely coordinated with a wide range of international partners.
The UK government is keeping its economic engagement with Russia under close review. Some bilateral cooperation and trade support activity is being affected.
Decisions on

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