Posts Tagged ‘grants’

A Budget that delivers on our plan for working people in the East of England

Comments Off | 07-16-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today used his Summer Budget to set out the next stage in delivering the government’s plan for working people in the East of England.
This Budget has delivered a tax cut for 2.8 million people in the East of England, taken an additional 58,000 out of income tax all together, announced

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European grants applicant and supplier ordered to pay £17,925

Comments Off | 07-16-2015

On 2 July 2015 Newcastle upon Tyne Crown Court heard that Trevor Bartlett, the Managing Director of Blue Sea Food Company of Paignton, Devon pleaded guilty to five offences of making a false or untrue application for a European Fisheries Fund (EFF) grant. Kevin Moore, a Director of Western Industrial Limited of Ashburton, Devon pleaded

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Hugo Swire speaks on investment in Mongolia

Comments Off | 07-12-2015

It is a great pleasure to join you in this wonderful setting of Asia House – and for me personally, a great honour to welcome Prime Minister Chimed Saikhanbileg back to London.
Just over a year ago I was in Mongolia and saw for myself the breath-taking scenery of which Mongolians are rightly very proud.
This included

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Greg Clark tells Local Government Association “take power now”

Comments Off | 07-12-2015

Communities Secretary Greg Clark today (2 July 2015) told councils they are on the brink of a once in lifetime opportunity to be masters of their own destiny.
Speaking at the Local Government Association annual conference in Harrogate, Mr Clark called on all cities, towns and counties to be ambitious in their proposals to take power and

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Government confirms Tax-Free Childcare launch date as it welcomes judgment from Supreme Court

Comments Off | 07-12-2015

The government today (Wednesday 1 July) welcomed a judgment from the Supreme Court that found the government’s proposals for delivering Tax-Free Childcare to be clearly lawful.
It also confirmed that, as a direct result of the legal challenge, the scheme is now expected to launch from early 2017. The existing Employer‑Supported Childcare scheme will remain open

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A boost for bees: £900 million Countryside Stewardship scheme

Comments Off | 07-12-2015

Over the next five years the new Countryside Stewardship scheme will offer grants to help improve our environment and countryside – with £85 million set aside to support projects in 2016, including those that improve pollen and nectar sources.
Bees and pollinators are one of four main priorities for the scheme, which is being run on

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Charitable organisations given £20 million boost by government

Comments Off | 06-26-2015

Visit VCSE Diagnostic to check your organisation’s eligibility and find out more about applying for the Local Sustainability Fund.

The Cabinet Office today launched an initiative that will provide grants to increase the sustainability of around 250 organisations working in the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector.
The fund, which will be delivered by the Big Lottery Fund, will

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£10 million support for women facing the threat of domestic violence

Comments Off | 03-10-2015

A £10 million government fund will help support refuges across the country and boost provision for vulnerable victims of domestic violence and their families.
As the world marks International Women’s Day, the government announced the 148 councils that will receive a share of the funding over the next 2 years, to support refuges in their area.
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£100,000 boost for tech innovators seeking to improve disabled people’s lives

Comments Off | 03-10-2015

Vibrating footwear which warns the user of obstacles ahead and 3D printers which can produce prosthetic hands are just 2 of the ground-breaking ideas on the shortlist for the Inclusive Technology Prize, announced today (9 March 2015).
Disabled people across the UK are set to benefit from a £100,000 boost to these innovative technologies thanks to

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£5 million worth of funding now open to boost innovation for farmers

Comments Off | 03-10-2015

Thanks to £5 million worth of government funding, farmers can now access the best new technology to keep the UK farming industry at the forefront of innovation, Farming Minister George Eustice announced today.
With the first phase of the new Countryside Productivity scheme now open, farmers, foresters and land managers across the country are being invited

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