Posts Tagged ‘funds’

£3 billion pledge to help end Malaria deaths

Comments Off | 01-25-2016

Deaths from Malaria could be nearly eliminated in the next 15 years thanks in part to a landmark £3 billion funding commitment announced today by the Chancellor and Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Speaking at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, George Osborne, Bill Gates and International Development Secretary, Justine Greening revealed a

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The Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy

Comments Off | 01-25-2016

The Fund is launched on 18 January 2016 by FCO Minister Baroness Anelay which aims to further British interests overseas by tackling the root causes of human rights violations, strengthening institutions and governance, promoting and protecting human rights, and supporting democracy and the rule of law.
The Fund has three priority themes:

Democratic values and the rule

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£40 million to drive green car revolution across UK cities

Comments Off | 01-25-2016

Four cities have been awarded significant funds today (25 January 2016) to promote green vehicle technology after successfully bidding for a share of a multi-million pot created to support the take-up of plug-in electric cars across the UK.
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced the winners of the Go Ultra Low City Scheme, after the successful cities proposed a

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No insulation from disqualification for director who failed to account for missing assets and funds

Comments Off | 12-15-2015

An investigation by The Insolvency Service found that Mr Rushton had failed to account for more than £90,000 assets purchased by his company and had transferred in excess of £122,000 to his partner at a time when he knew the company owed customer money it had received erroneously and had no prospect of repaying. The

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Milton Keynes bankrupt censured for giving house to her husband-to-be and hiding the fact from the Official Receiver

Comments Off | 12-15-2015

She was also ordered to pay a contribution towards the prosecution costs of £1,000.00. This was following a hearing at Aylesbury Crown Court after pleading guilty to transferring a residential property for no consideration to a man she married 10 months later and failing to disclose that disposal of property to the Official Receiver.
Ms Sykes

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More than £22 million for business communities in North East announced

Comments Off | 07-6-2014

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon George Osborne MP, today (Thursday 3 July) announced £22.5 million funding to support business growth in the North East – with special focus on rural communities over the next five years from 2015.
The programme will operate across County Durham, Gateshead and rural Northumberland, with the investments made

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