Posts Tagged ‘experiences’

UK Government committed to historic Welsh funding floor

Comments Off | 11-18-2015

Wales Office Minister Alun Cairns today reaffirmed the UK Government’s commitment to introducing a funding floor for the very first time alongside the Spending Review.
Mr Cairns spoke during a House of Commons debate on the Barnett formula – the system which determines the level of central UK Government funding that the devolved administrations receive.
Mr Cairns

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Impact Readiness Fund round 2: £1.5 million funding announced

Comments Off | 11-18-2015

Tapestry works with older people in Havering, Barking and Dagenham, helping sufferers of dementia with home care and meal deliveries. The social enterprise benefitted from a £25,000 grant during the first Impact Readiness Fund (IRF) round in February 2015. This enabled Tapestry to secure a further £46,000 of grant funding, allowing the social enterprise to focus

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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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Up to £28.5 million improvements for East roads

Comments Off | 02-10-2015

This is the value of work either beginning or already taking place on the Highways Agency’s regional network in the run up to the end of the financial year (April 2015), with completion dates varying depending on the length of each scheme.
The focus of the work has been to improve safety and increase the capacity

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£45,000 new funding for victims to use restorative justice

Comments Off | 11-22-2014

Victims of crime will be supported by £45,000 of funding designed to help them move forward by meeting their offenders and repair the harm caused by their experiences, Justice Minister Mike Penning has announced.
Three organisations will share the funds, which are part of the almost £30 million being provided to give victims access to restorative justice (RJ) throughout England and Wales up

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