Posts Tagged ‘essential’

CMA fines pharma companies £45 million

Comments Off | 02-12-2016

The CMA’s decision relates to conduct and agreements between 2001 and 2004 in which GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK), the supplier of branded paroxetine (an anti-depressant medicine), agreed to make payments and other value transfers totalling over £50 million to suppliers of generic versions of paroxetine. The CMA has found that these payments and other value transfers

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Supporting Women in the Scottish Economy – UK Government response

Comments Off | 02-12-2016

Scotland Office Minister Andrew Dunlop has today published the UK Government’s formal response to the Sawers Review on the role of women in the Scottish economy.
The publication comes as the UK Minister for Women and Equalities, Nicky Morgan, announced a package of measures to close the pay gap.
In the response to Professor Sawers’ report, Lord

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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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Export Hub tour aims to boost Welsh trade overseas

Comments Off | 02-12-2016

Businesses in Wales seeking to explore global exporting opportunities will be able to capitalise on the advice of international business owners and entrepreneurs when the Exporting is GREAT Export Hub motors into town next week (15-26 February).
The 32 tonne, 40ft long lorry will play host to a series of seminars, drop-in sessions and one-to-one meetings

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Government introduces Policing and Crime Bill

Comments Off | 02-12-2016

The Home Office has introduced new legislation which will aim to finish the job of police reform.
The purpose of the Policing and Crime Bill is to enhance the democratic accountability of police forces, and fire and rescue services, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of emergency services through closer collaboration and build public confidence in policing.
It

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£2 billion support for Hinkley Point C

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has insisted new nuclear power stations are essential to make sure the lights stay on, as he gave the green light to the initial government guarantee for the first such plant in Britain for 20 years.
While on a five day tour of China, the Chancellor announced the new government

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Extra £2 million in UK aid for the displaced of Gaza

Comments Off | 08-6-2014

With more than a quarter of the entire population of Gaza now displaced, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced fresh support for those forced to flee their homes by the conflict.
The UK will provide an additional £2 million in emergency assistance for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency’s (UNRWA) Gaza Flash Appeal. The

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UK assistance to Gaza this week reaches £7 million

Comments Off | 07-28-2014

The UK will provide an additional £2 million in emergency assistance for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency’s (UNRWA) Gaza Flash Appeal, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today, bringing to £7 million the amount released this week to help Gaza.
International Development Secretary Justine Greening said:
More than 800 Palestinians have been killed in recent

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Extra £2 million of support available for adoptive families

Comments Off | 06-30-2014

Over £2 million of new funding is being made available today to help adopted children settle into their new families by accessing crucial support services.
Ten councils across the country will use the new money to test drive the new Adoption Support Fund, giving families better access to essential therapy services as and when they need

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Deputy Prime Minister unveils £100 million Rolls-Royce factory

Comments Off | 06-10-2014

£45 million for development of next-generation engines announced.
A new £100 million Rolls-Royce aerospace factory will be officially opened today (5 June 2014) by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Business Secretary Vince Cable.
The facility will make more than 2,500 fan and turbine discs a year – essential parts of a plane’s engine, which will power

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