Posts Tagged ‘grow’

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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Number of UK businesses continues to grow

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

The number of private sector businesses in the UK has hit 5.4 million – a new record – according to official figures published today (14 October 2015).
The Business Population Estimates also show the number of businesses that employ people has grown for the second year running, with 35,000 more at the start of 2015 than in

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Budget 2015: Helping the hard-working people of Northern Ireland

Comments Off | 03-21-2015

Budget 2015 reinforces the Government’s commitment to Northern Ireland. The long-term economic plan which has secured the foundations for recovery across the UK continues to help drive economic growth and jobs in Northern Ireland.
Decisions taken by the Government today provide further support to hard-working people in Northern Ireland by increasing the personal tax allowance to

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Wales Office Minister welcomes Budget boost for creative industries

Comments Off | 03-21-2015

Wales Office Minister Alun Cairns said:
Today’s budget provides a fantastic platform for our creative industries to grow. Our measures to support film and television, video games and visual effects could be transformational for Wales.
I hope that more Welsh production companies take the opportunity to invest in this exciting sector.
Already there are 11 companies in Wales

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£2.7 million boost for cycling in national parks

Comments Off | 02-5-2015

Five national parks are set to benefit from more than £2.7 million to help develop new cycling facilities, Transport Minister Robert Goodwill announced today (5 February 2015).
The funding will create additional cycling routes, improving links between national parks and nearby areas.
Robert Goodwill said:
I want to get more people on their bikes and this funding will

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£17.5 million for skills in Leeds City Region

Comments Off | 02-5-2015

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) secured this funding from the government’s Employer Ownership of Skills Pilot (EOP). The funding will be awarded to small and medium-sized businesses in the Leeds City Region to invest in the skills of their workforces, enabling them to develop and grow their business. This is supported by more than £20

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Babcock awarded £900 million army vehicle contract

Comments Off | 01-6-2015

The contract will transform the way the army’s vehicles are maintained, repaired and stored.
It also has the potential to grow to around £2 billion as a result of plans, subject to value for money, to optimise a broader scope of services.
From April 2015, Babcock will deliver and transform the services currently provided to the army

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Chancellor meets with employees at growing science innovator LGC in Teddington

Comments Off | 01-2-2015

Chancellor George Osborne today (2 January 2015) visited LGC in Teddington to meet with some of their employees and learn more about how the government’s long-term economic plan has helped the business grow over the last 5 years.
The Chancellor visited LGC, which is a leading international life sciences measurement and testing company, and which employs

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Scottish economy continues to strengthen

Comments Off | 09-30-2014

Responding to the latest publication of the Bank of Scotland’s Business Monitor the Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael said:
Today’s Bank of Scotland’s Business Monitor shows that the Scottish economy continues to grow and business expectations for the months ahead continue to rise. It is also good to see export expectations have grown to near record survey highs.
Since

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