Posts Tagged ‘financial’

Taxman seizes more than £2 billion from tax avoidance scheme users

Comments Off | 02-11-2016

New statistics reveal that HMRC has collected more than £2 billion in disputed tax from tax avoiders, under rules introduced by the government in 2014.
The new Accelerated Payments notices mean that users of tax avoidance schemes pay disputed tax up-front while their tax-affairs are investigated, instead of waiting until they are concluded. Given HMRC wins 80% of

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Contractor announced for £4.7million improvements in Essex

Comments Off | 12-22-2015

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Contractor announced for £4.7million improvements in Essex

From:
Highways England
First published:
22 December 2015
Part of:
Road network and traffic

A contract worth £4.7 million will see improvements take place in Essex providing smoother and safer journeys for drivers.

Improvements on the M11 and A120 have moved a step closer last Thursday (17 December) with

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Fish population boost for Kent

Comments Off | 12-22-2015

Environment Agency fisheries officers restocked over 7,000 fish, including dace, chub, roach, and barbel, in the River Medway near Barming and the Greater Stour near Ashford.
6,000 of the fish were added to the Greater Stour to boost the population after a significant fish kill. The fish came from the Environment Agency’s fish farm in Calverton,

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Regulatory action taken over finances at Musgrove Park Hospital

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

Following its investigation into the trust’s finances, Monitor has reasonable grounds to suspect the trust is in breach of its licence to provide NHS services.
The trust predicts that it will lose £8.3 million this financial year. Whilst its recovery plan aims to reduce the deficit, the trust believes there is a risk it may get

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“It is high time for a woman to lead the United Nations.”

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

Thank you Mr President; the United Kingdom warmly welcomes the adoption by consensus of this landmark resolution. I want to thank my Namibian and Croatian colleagues for all their efforts as co-chairs to shepherd through this important agreement, and I align myself with the statement delivered by the EU on behalf of its Member States.
Mr

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Government to review NHS funding of nursing in care homes

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

Registered nursing care for residents, who are assessed to be eligible, in nursing homes is funded by the NHS. The rate payable for this financial year is currently £112.00 a week per resident.
This review will consider whether the rate paid is reflective of the costs of providing this important service and supports high quality out-of-hospital

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Wales Office Minister urges country to support Northern Powerhouse

Comments Off | 08-18-2015

Mr Cairns spoke as he and Northern Powerhouse Minister James Wharton met business leaders from North Wales and Cheshire.
Alun Cairns said North East Wales was a natural fit to the economic region which now spans England’s northern cities.
The Wales Office Minister was today (Tuesday 18 August) on a day long-tour of thriving North Welsh companies.

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Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme update

Comments Off | 08-18-2015

During June and July the Environment Agency and its partners held 5 public events across the Oxford area. The aim of these events was to update local communities on the work to significantly reduce the risk of flooding in the city.
These events were also set up to offer local communities and residents the opportunity to

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Government starts sale of its investment in King’s Cross Central development

Comments Off | 08-18-2015

The government announced the start of the sale process of its investment in the iconic King’s Cross Central redevelopment today (17 August 2015).
The decision to sell the government’s investment in King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP), which is developing land around King’s Cross Station, was announced by the Chancellor in June.
The sale of the government’s

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Government funds new speed mentoring events for female entrepreneurs to nurture talent across the nation

Comments Off | 08-18-2015

Aspiring businesswomen are being given the unique opportunity to gain valuable wisdom and support from experienced female entrepreneurs at a new series of networking events.
The Meet a Mentor sessions are designed to introduce businesswomen to potential advisers through speed mentoring, as well as giving them the opportunity to network with their peers and learn about

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