Posts Tagged ‘effects’

£40 million to help rebuild flood-hit roads for people in Cumbria and Lancashire

Comments Off | 12-28-2015

Highways England experts, backed by £40 million of emergency government funding, will help communities recovering from floods by assisting with repairs to damaged transport links, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today (27 December 2015).
The Department for Transport (DfT) will provide the funding to help communities in Cumbria and Lancashire recover from the effects of Storm

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

Wave energy: £7 million for innovative energy conversion projects

Comments Off | 03-31-2015

Businesses can now bid for a share of £7 million from Wave Energy Scotland (WES) as part of its long-term programme of support for commercialisation of the wave energy sector.
With funding from the Scottish Government, WES is seeking innovative proposals for research and development of secondary energy conversion technology – known as power take-off (PTO) systems.
Wave energy

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

Awards announced from £2 million homophobic bullying fund

Comments Off | 03-31-2015

Today eight organisations will be told they are to get a share of £2 million to help prevent and eradicate homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying. The funding was announced by Jo Swinson, Minister for Women and Equalities, and Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan, in October 2014.
Homophobic bullying in schools is decreasing: 55

Tags: , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

UK Green Investment Bank International Pilot

Comments Off | 03-31-2015

Further to the statement made on 11 June 2014 by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills I would like to inform Parliament that we have agreed, along with the Secretary of State for International Development, to pursue a new pilot joint venture with the UK Green Investment Bank

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

£1 million to help schools recruit high-calibre governors

Comments Off | 03-21-2015

More than £1 million to help schools across England recruit highly-skilled governors is announced today (18 March 2015) by Schools Minister Lord Nash.
It is crucial that experienced and knowledgeable school governors are appointed to help schools improve and hold headteachers to account, but many schools still find it hard to recruit governors with the particular

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

Budget 2015: Helping the hard-working people of Northern Ireland

Comments Off | 03-21-2015

Budget 2015 reinforces the Government’s commitment to Northern Ireland. The long-term economic plan which has secured the foundations for recovery across the UK continues to help drive economic growth and jobs in Northern Ireland.
Decisions taken by the Government today provide further support to hard-working people in Northern Ireland by increasing the personal tax allowance to

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

Wales Office Minister welcomes Budget boost for creative industries

Comments Off | 03-21-2015

Wales Office Minister Alun Cairns said:
Today’s budget provides a fantastic platform for our creative industries to grow. Our measures to support film and television, video games and visual effects could be transformational for Wales.
I hope that more Welsh production companies take the opportunity to invest in this exciting sector.
Already there are 11 companies in Wales

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

UK visual effects, animation & games industries get multi-million pound skills boost

Comments Off | 09-25-2014

The UK’s leading visual effects (VFX), animation and games employers – including Double Negative, Framestore, Moving Picture Company, Pinewood Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and Ubisoft Reflections – have joined forces to create a new Next Gen Skills Academy, it was announced today.
The consortium has secured nearly £6.5m of investment via the UK Commission for

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More