Posts Tagged ‘forces’

Government and automotive industry start the motor on £30 million skills investment

Comments Off | 01-20-2015

The government is joining forces with leading UK automotive manufacturers to boost skills across the sector, inspire the next generation of vehicle makers and create new routes into automotive careers.
Business Secretary Vince Cable today (20 January 2015) announced £11.3 million of government funding alongside a £2.8 million cash investment and £16.4 million in-kind contributions from

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£100 million bank fines allocated by government to good causes

Comments Off | 08-3-2014

The Prime Minister and the Chancellor have today announced that fines levied by UK regulators on Lloyds Banking Group this week for manipulation of financial benchmarks including the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) will be allocated to good causes supporting the Armed Forces community as well as other charitable bodies and organisations.
The fines, which amount

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£300 million upgrade for defence rehabilitation services

Comments Off | 07-18-2014

A £300 million investment will see the world-class defence rehabilitation services currently delivered at Headley Court move to a new purpose-built location at Stanford Hall, near Loughborough.
The new facility will be 4 times the size of Headley Court and will improve and advance the cutting-edge treatments already available to injured members of the armed forces.

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Armed forces training gets £250 million boost

Comments Off | 06-10-2014

Defence minister Dr Andrew Murrison has announced that a new £250 million Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration will provide world class facilities for our armed forces and will bring together the training for key support roles from each of the services onto one site for the first time.
The new college will cover such

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