Posts Tagged ‘excess’

Licence stripped from company that made 40 million nuisance calls

Comments Off | 01-12-2016

Falcon & Pointer Ltd, based in Swansea, used automatic-dialling technology to make millions of calls about mis-sold PPI in 12 weeks – leading to hundreds of complaints by the public.
An investigation by the CMR also found that the South Wales firm had coerced people into signing contracts without giving them enough time to understand the

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Chief Executive leaves HCA for infrastructure role

Comments Off | 01-12-2016

In April, Andy will become Chief Executive of GIIA, a global advocacy association that represents equity investors in global infrastructure.
Mr Rose joined the HCA in April 2013, at a time when the housing development industry was still recovering from the global downturn. He established a new investment function within the HCA, to help unlock stalled sites and

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New appointments to Civil Procedure Rule Committee

Comments Off | 01-12-2016

The Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC) is a non-departmental public body which makes rules of court for the Civil Division of the Court of Appeal, the High Court and the County Court.
The Lord Chancellor, in consultation with the Master of the Rolls, has appointed John Dagnall as barrister member and Brett Dixon and Masood Ahmed

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Prime Minister pledges a revolution in mental health treatment

Comments Off | 01-12-2016

Almost a billion pounds of investment, targeted support for new mums and the first ever waiting time targets for teenagers with eating disorders, will all be announced by the Prime Minister today as he uses a keynote speech to take on the taboo of poor mental health and transform services across the country.
The announcements will

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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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UK Export Finance invites partners to help deliver £3 billion of export credit loans

Comments Off | 09-2-2014

The government department, which during the last five years has provided over 1,500 guarantees and insurance policies with an exposure value in excess of £14 billion, is setting up a panel of suitably qualified partner banks and/or financial organisations to help arrange and administer the direct lending facility (DLF) export credit loans.
Under the DLF, UK

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Turning the Games into Gold: economic boost from London 2012

Comments Off | 07-23-2014

The UK economy has seen a trade and industry boost in excess of £14 billion following the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, beating the four year target of £11 billion in half the time.
As the Commonwealth Games opens in Glasgow, the second annual report on the successful legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and

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