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Sunday trading set to benefit economy to the tune of £1.5 billion

Comments Off | 03-13-2016

New figures published today (9 March 2015) show that extended Sunday trading hours would benefit the UK economy by an estimated £1.5 billion over 10 years.
The £1.5 billion figure could be even higher, depending on the decisions made by local authorities once the powers have been devolved.
The saving from being able to

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CMA publishes final cement price announcement order

Comments Off | 01-24-2016

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) first consulted on the proposed order in September 2015 and following changes made as a result of responses received, consulted on an amended version in December.
The order sets out that suppliers of cement and cementitious products in Great Britain (GB) will be prohibited from sending generic price announcement letters to their

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Government sells King’s Cross development stake to reduce the deficit

Comments Off | 01-24-2016

The government announced the £371 million sale to AustralianSuper of its investment in the iconic King’s Cross development today, Friday 22 January 2016.
This multi-million pound sale of the government’s investment in the 67-acre site, which is being redeveloped with offices, residential and leisure properties, has delivered real value-for-money for taxpayers through a competitive auction process,

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Hearing loss and biological systems: apply for business funding

Comments Off | 01-24-2016

The Ministry of Defence’s Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) is to invest up to £1.2m million in 2 SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) competitions.
Hearing loss competition
Businesses can apply for a share of up to £500,000 in fully funded development contracts for proof-of-concept research into solutions that monitor, diagnose, treat and restore noise-induced hearing loss and

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Davos 2016: Prime Minister’s speech to the World Economic Forum

Comments Off | 01-24-2016

Prime Minister’s Speech
Thank you ladies and gentlemen for that welcome. It’s very good to be back in Davos. It’s good to be back being able to report on a British economy that is growing at more than 2% last year and this year. A British economy where we’ve taken an 11% budget deficit that I

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Bill payers missing out on £2.2BN

Comments Off | 10-10-2015

New data reveals there is a staggering £2.2 billion worth of savings available to households in the UK if they simply switch their energy supplier.
As colder weather sets in, the Government revealed new figures estimating that 11 million households still stand to save £200 or more by switching their gas and electricity supplier.
However a recent

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Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Comments Off | 02-23-2015

The governments of France, Italy, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States strongly condemn all acts of terrorism in Libya. The heinous murder of twenty-one Egyptian citizens in Libya by ISIL-affiliated terrorists once again underscores the urgent need for a political resolution to the conflict in Libya, the continuation of which only benefits

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Transport Secretary sees benefits of Cornwall transport investment

Comments Off | 02-23-2015

The Transport Secretary travelled across Cornwall today (19 February 2015) to see how government investment in the county’s transport system is helping tackle long-standing connectivity challenges.
He flew into Newquay Airport from Gatwick, an air route supported by £2.5 million government funding. More than 17,000 passengers have used the route in the first 2 months of operation

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Comments Off | 12-26-2014

On Friday 19 December Eastbourne Magistrates Court heard how Duncan Grant, a Director of Croeso (Lydd) Ltd, had been charged by the Marine Management Organisation with failing to submit sales notes between February and April 2014.
Buyers of first sale fish are required by law to submit sales notes within 48 hours of fish being landed to

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£12 million to help people with mental health problems get back into work

Comments Off | 12-16-2014

Nearly half (46%) of people claiming Employment and Support Allowance have mental health conditions while mental ill-health is estimated to cost taxpayers and businesses £105 billion a year in health and police services, welfare benefits and sickness absence.
Four pilot areas will use the funding to test whether better coordination of mental health and employment services

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