Posts Tagged ‘European Commission’

Do you pay business rates? Register your email with us now

Comments Off | 02-1-2016

The VOA is in the process of updating the rateable values of all business properties. This is known as a revaluation. If you register your email details with us now we will email you when the draft rateable values are available to view on gov.uk in October 2016.

Register your email at www.gov.uk/voa/revaluation

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Government Statistical Service: influential anlaysis at the heart of government

Comments Off | 02-1-2016

Apply now to join the Civil Service Fast Stream.

The Government Statistical Service Fast Stream is open for applicationsuntil 31 March 2016.
Members of the Government Statistical Service (GSS) collect, analyse and publish statistics to help politicians make informed decisions about policies.
You can find more information about the scheme, including the benefits and case studies from those on the

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Ministers call on construction industry to invest and build home grown talent

Comments Off | 02-1-2016

Ministers have today (1 February 2016) called upon the construction industry to remove barriers to get more young people to consider careers in construction and develop an ambitious action plan to address the skills pressures and other constraints that are limiting housebuilding and infrastructure development.
Housing Minister Brandon Lewis and Skills Minister Nick Boles want the

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£80 million to boost support for special educational needs

Comments Off | 02-1-2016

A multi-million pound package ensuring thousands of children with special educational needs and disability (SEND) have the same opportunities as any other child has been announced today (29 January 2016).
Children and Families Minister Edward Timpson said the £80 million would help transform the life chances of children across the country and ensure every child, regardless

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Man ordered to pay over £16,800 for waste offences in Ludlow, Shropshire

Comments Off | 02-1-2016

On the 28 January 2016, Shrewsbury Magistrates Court fined the defendant £1,320, ordered him to pay £10,652 in compensation to the Environment Agency, £4,805.63 in costs, along with a £120 victim surcharge.
The charge was brought by the Environment Agency contrary to Regulations 12 (1) and 38 of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010.
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Training company director who owed company £2.6m is disqualified for breach of duty

Comments Off | 02-1-2016

The company went into administration in November 2013, disclosing liabilities in excess of £13m.
Following an investigation by the Insolvency Service, Mr Syddall, who was adjudged bankrupt in April 2015 on the petition of HMRC, gave a disqualification undertaking to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills, preventing him from acting as a director

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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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Libraries Taskforce secures further funding to roll out free wifi in public libraries across England.

Comments Off | 07-30-2015

From today local authorities can apply through the Arts Council application portal for free wifi funding. Libraries currently without free wifi access will be given priority and libraries that currently have wifi provision below the recommended technical specification will also have the opportunity to upgrade.
This announcement builds on a number of achievements by the Leadership for Libraries

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British motorcycle industry: Chancellor announces 600 new jobs at Norton

Comments Off | 07-30-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne today (28 July 2015) visited world-famous Norton Motorcycles Ltd to announce £4 million of government funding which will support 600 new jobs, including 200 new apprenticeships in a major boost to British motorcycle manufacturing.
The iconic British brand has been awarded £4 million from the government’s landmark Advanced Manufacturing Supply

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£24 million Growth Programme for rural businesses and communities

Comments Off | 07-30-2015

With £24 million available this summer, the new Growth Programme is set to benefit rural communities by unlocking the huge potential for growth in the countryside, Farming Minister George Eustice announced today.
Applications for the grants have officially opened today and are set to give businesses a real boost by supporting projects that can make a

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