Posts Tagged ‘economic growth’

New highway delivering boost to South Devon economy

Comments Off | 02-22-2016

new £110 million highway expected to create hundreds of new jobs in south Devon
the 3.5 mile road between Torbay and Newton Abbot also expected to boost tourism
Roads Minister Andrew Jones opens highway expected to carry 35,000 vehicles a day

A new £110 million bypass that is expected to carry 35,000 vehicles a day has been opened,

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Fees changes in April

Comments Off | 02-22-2016

Plans to drive growth, create jobs and secure the economic future of Tees Valley took a major step forward today (19 February 2016) as local leaders were put in pole position to transform the former SSI steelworks site.
Former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine revealed plans would go full-steam ahead for a new Mayoral Development Corporation

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No insulation from disqualification for director who failed to account for missing assets and funds

Comments Off | 12-15-2015

An investigation by The Insolvency Service found that Mr Rushton had failed to account for more than £90,000 assets purchased by his company and had transferred in excess of £122,000 to his partner at a time when he knew the company owed customer money it had received erroneously and had no prospect of repaying. The

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Milton Keynes bankrupt censured for giving house to her husband-to-be and hiding the fact from the Official Receiver

Comments Off | 12-15-2015

She was also ordered to pay a contribution towards the prosecution costs of £1,000.00. This was following a hearing at Aylesbury Crown Court after pleading guilty to transferring a residential property for no consideration to a man she married 10 months later and failing to disclose that disposal of property to the Official Receiver.
Ms Sykes

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BIS statement on NAO ‘Overseeing financial sustainability in the further education sector’ report

Comments Off | 07-22-2015

We are committed to developing a further education system which creates a productive, innovative and competitive workforce for the 21st century. The NAO report correctly highlights where we have already taken action to provide young people with the skills they need and to deliver greater value for money within the sector. Furthermore we are already implementing

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Our response to National Audit Office report ‘Overseeing financial sustainability in the further education sector’ 20 July 2015.

Comments Off | 07-22-2015

We welcome the NAO’s analysis of the financial sustainability of the FE sector and its proposals for tackling the important challenges identified.
The increasing percentage of colleges with weak financial health leading to intervention is a risk that we identified as growing in significance since 2010 to 11. Working to support colleges who find themselves in difficult

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Regulator to investigate A&E and finances at South West London Foundation trust

Comments Off | 07-22-2015

The health regulator is concerned because some patients are waiting too long for A&E treatment and the trust is predicting a £8.8 million deficit for this financial year.
The trust provides emergency, clinical and specialist services to 350,000 people across Kingston, Richmond, Roehampton, Putney and East Elmbridge. However, it has been increasingly failing to see patients in A&Ewithin

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Steve Allen to lead HS2 finance team

Comments Off | 07-22-2015

HS2 Ltd has appointed Steve Allen as Chief Financial Officer. Steve will join from Transport for London where, as Managing Director of Finance, he is responsible for business planning and financial control across £11bn worth of annual transport spending and £21bn of capital investment.
At TfL, he leads a major operating costs reduction programme, corporate finance

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Written Ministerial Statement on diplomatic missions and international organisations with an outstanding national non-domestic rates bill over £10,000

Comments Off | 07-22-2015

The majority of diplomatic missions in the United Kingdom pay the National Non-Domestic Rates (NNDR) due from them. Diplomatic missions are obliged to pay only 6% of the total NNDR value of their offices. This represents payment for specific services received such as street cleaning and street lighting.
Representations by the Protocol Directorate of the Foreign

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Greening: Tax generation key to ending poverty

Comments Off | 07-22-2015

The UK International Development Secretary is attending the UN Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, where a new global agreement on tax reform has been signed today.
The UK launched the Addis Tax Initiative along with the US, Germany, the Netherlands, Ethiopia, Kenya and others.
International Development Secretary Justine Greening said:
Job creation, economic growth and tax generation

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