Posts Tagged ‘independence’

P2P Impact Fund: social enterprises get £2 million boost

Comments Off | 03-29-2015

A new £2 million fund to will help people invest in causes they care about through peer-to-peer (P2P) and crowdfunding platforms.
The new P2P Impact Fund will enable regulated social sector organisations, eg social enterprises and charities, to take on investment through the thriving crowdfunding market.
Research by Social Enterprise UK in 2013 shows that access to finance

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Cyber-security: £5 million investment in UK innovation

Comments Off | 03-29-2015

The funding, from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Innovate UK, will support the further development of theCentre for Secure Information Technology (CSIT) at Queen’s University Belfast – complementing £9 million core funding from Queen’s.
The funding will be used to:

enhance security in virtual environments and connected devices
tackle malware threats and detect and prevent

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Scottish people will be £1,400 better off as part of the UK analysis shows

Comments Off | 06-2-2014

Analysis published by Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander today (Wednesday 28 May) shows every Scottish man, woman and child benefits from a £1,400 UK Dividend as part of the UK.
This is because an independent Scotland would have lower tax revenues and higher spending driven by:

the gap in its public finances on day one

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