Posts Tagged ‘financial support’

Regional airports asked to bid for up to £56 million funding for new routes over next 3 years

Comments Off | 01-22-2015

This ‘start up aid’ will be made available from the Regional Air Connectivity Fund, which was announced by the government in June 2013 and is open to airports with fewer than 5 million passengers per year. This fund has already been partly distributed to support strategic routes to London from Newquay and Dundee but is

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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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More than 40,000 budding entrepreneurs helped off benefits

Comments Off | 03-28-2014

More than 40,000 people have moved from claiming benefits to running their own business thanks to a government scheme that helps unemployed people turn their dreams of becoming their own boss into a reality.
These new businesses range from weight loss coaching and a vegan restaurant to a bespoke wedding service and a building firm.
Since its

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