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UK Space Agency to invest up to £32 million in global space industry partnerships

Comments Off | 11-17-2014

The UK Space Agency is investing up to £32 million to open opportunities for the UK space sector to share expertise in real-world satellite technology and services overseas.
Grants will be awarded to British companies to work with international partners developing satellite technology to tackle issues like flooding, deforestation and humanitarian crises in emerging economies. These

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Update for UK companies trading in Russia and Ukraine

Comments Off | 08-6-2014

The European Union (EU) sanctions are designed to deter further destabilisation, and convince Russia to engage with the international community. They have been closely coordinated with a wide range of international partners.
The UK government is keeping its economic engagement with Russia under close review. Some bilateral cooperation and trade support activity is being affected.
Decisions on

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Bristol enterprise zone funding boosted by £6 million

Comments Off | 06-2-2014

Bristol was today (28 May 2014) awarded £6 million from government as part of a £23 million fund to encourage further urban redevelopment and new business creation nationally, bringing total funding to date for the Bristol Temple Quarter enterprise zone to £17 million.
Speaking today in Bristol Minister for Communities and Bristol West MP Stephen Williams

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UK development bonds will combat global poverty

Comments Off | 04-18-2014

The UK will launch its first ever development impact bond to improve healthcare in Africa by bringing together private and public investment, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced.
Ms Greening will launch the new bond to invest in the prevention of sleeping sickness in Uganda while attending the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation summit

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Council Tax bills waived until flood victims return home

Comments Off | 04-13-2014

Today (11 April 2014) Local Government Minister Brandon Lewis announced that the government will extend the Council Tax discount to all flood victims for as long as they are unable to return to their homes.
The recent winter was the wettest on record and although flood defences successfully helped protect over 1.3 million properties 7,700 homes

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