Posts Tagged ‘honoured’

High Court orders ‘£445 million’ companies into provisional liquidation

Comments Off | 08-3-2015

The petitions were issued following confidential inquiries carried out by Company Investigations, part of the Insolvency Service.
The Official Receiver has been appointed by the Court as provisional liquidator of the companies on the application of the Secretary of State. The role of the Official Receiver is to protect the assets and financial records of the

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£3 million to fund child sexual exploitation outreach service in Rotherham

Comments Off | 08-3-2015

The funding from the KPMG Foundation, the Department for Education, the Department for Communities and Local Government and Rotherham Borough Council will secure work for the next three years.
The children’s charity Barnardo’s, which has been working in Rotherham since September 2013, will employ a team of 15 specialist workers to help those who have been

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Lloyds share sales raise almost £14 billion for the taxpayer

Comments Off | 08-3-2015

The government has sold a further 1% shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group through the trading plan launched in December, taking the total raised for the taxpayer to almost £14 billion and reducing the government’s shareholding to below 14%. All sales are used to reduce the national debt.
Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne said:
It’s fantastic news

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Foreign Secretary: My priorities are security, economy and Europe

Comments Off | 07-17-2014

Speaking today, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:
I am honoured and privileged to be given the opportunity to serve as Foreign Secretary.
I pay tribute to the achievements of my predecessor, William Hague, who put this country back on the international stage. He has built new and stronger relationships around the world, whether with traditional allies such

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Edith Cavell to feature on £5 commemorative coin

Comments Off | 07-6-2014

The life of First World War nurse Edith Cavell will be marked on a new commemorative £5 coin, Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Minister for Women Nicky Morgan announced today (Saturday 5 July).
The coin will be part of a commemorative set marking the outbreak of the war and will be issued by The Royal

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