Posts Tagged ‘exciting’

£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

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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

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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

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Parents eligible for more than £8,000 in childcare support

Comments Off | 11-26-2014

Thank you John [Bingham] for that very kind introduction – it’s a great pleasure to be here, kicking off what sounds like a really exciting day.
As a parent to a 6-month-old son myself, I’d love to stay and hear your speakers’ thoughts on innovation in the childcare sector but as I’m sure many of you

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Big export opportunities for UK companies in South Korea

Comments Off | 08-29-2014

Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Scott Wightman, is visiting the UK in September to speak at business events during a 2 city tour. He will be accompanied by David Lee, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the British Chamber of Commerce in Korea.
The ambassador will provide advice on the vast business opportunities available

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World’s biggest tidal array to bring energy and jobs boost to North Scotland

Comments Off | 08-22-2014

The world’s biggest tidal array is to be built in North Scotland bringing jobs and energy security to the Pentland Firth region, it’s been announced today.
The UK Government has provided £10 million worth of grant funding to the Meygen project, which will provide enough electricity to power 175,000 homes and provide up to 100 jobs

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£4 million for agricultural innovation

Comments Off | 03-30-2014

Businesses including an urban farm and spin-outs from universities across the UK have received a share of £4 million of funding from government and industry to develop their innovative business ideas.

The government funding comes from the £70 million Agri-Tech Catalyst announced as part of the UK Industrial Strategy for Agricultural Technologies. It is designed to

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