Posts Tagged ‘Executive’

Danny Alexander appointed as Vice-President of new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Comments Off | 02-6-2016

The President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Jin Liqun has today (5 February) appointed the UK’s Danny Alexander for a key role in the bank’s leadership, as Vice-President and Corporate Secretary, and member of the executive management team.
The Chancellor also confirmed that the UK has secured agreement that it will lead a constituency of AIIB

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Government appoints new Chief People Officer

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

Following a full and open competition, John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupert McNeil as Chief People Officer for the Civil Service.
Rupert is currently Group HR Director at Lloyds Banking Group, prior to which he has had extensive experience as a senior HR executive at Aviva,

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High Court orders ‘£445 million’ companies into provisional liquidation

Comments Off | 08-3-2015

The petitions were issued following confidential inquiries carried out by Company Investigations, part of the Insolvency Service.
The Official Receiver has been appointed by the Court as provisional liquidator of the companies on the application of the Secretary of State. The role of the Official Receiver is to protect the assets and financial records of the

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£3 million to fund child sexual exploitation outreach service in Rotherham

Comments Off | 08-3-2015

The funding from the KPMG Foundation, the Department for Education, the Department for Communities and Local Government and Rotherham Borough Council will secure work for the next three years.
The children’s charity Barnardo’s, which has been working in Rotherham since September 2013, will employ a team of 15 specialist workers to help those who have been

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Lloyds share sales raise almost £14 billion for the taxpayer

Comments Off | 08-3-2015

The government has sold a further 1% shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group through the trading plan launched in December, taking the total raised for the taxpayer to almost £14 billion and reducing the government’s shareholding to below 14%. All sales are used to reduce the national debt.
Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne said:
It’s fantastic news

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Public exhibition for A404 Bisham roundabout pinch point improvement

Comments Off | 06-12-2015

Drivers, business owners and local residents are invited to find out more about proposed options to improve the Bisham roundabout as part of a public consultation which starts on Friday June 19.
The Bisham roundabout lies on the A404 between the M4 and M40 near Maidenhead in Berkshire and suffers from significant congestion at peak times.
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Government announces Monitor and Trust Development Authority move to single leadership to deliver increased support to hospitals

Comments Off | 06-12-2015

Today the Secretary of State is announcing the move to a single leader of Monitor and the Trust Development Authority (TDA), the organisations who are together responsible for providing increased support to hospitals to continue to improve care and boost efficiency.
The NHS, along with Monitor and TDA, have risen to the challenge presented by the

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£89 million new investment in UK Catapult network

Comments Off | 12-4-2014

New funding announced in today’s Autumn Statement will help businesses create the next generation of products in innovative areas from robotic tools and printable electronics to carbon fibre composites.

£61 million will be invested across the High Value Manufacturing Catapult centres whose cutting-edge equipment and expertise is helping around 2,250 manufacturers create innovative technologies and products
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Highways Agency and National Express announce closer operational working

Comments Off | 09-9-2014

The Memorandum of Understanding, signed between the two organisations today (Tuesday 9 September), is the first agreement of its kind between the Highways Agency and a commercial transport operator. National Express is an important stakeholder and partner and makes millions of journeys on the Agency’s network every year.
Graham Dalton, Chief Executive of the Highways Agency,

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UK music exports hit a high note with government support

Comments Off | 08-8-2014

Fifteen talented British music acts to receive financial support for touring overseas.
British music companies behind some of the UK’s most hotly-tipped artists are to receive government funding to support the promotion of the nation’s music around the world.
Award-winning multi-instrumentalist, Imogen Heap, and the support band for AC/DC’s famous Black Ice World Tour, Belfast’s The Answer,

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