Posts Tagged ‘initiatives’

Boost for aspiring self-builders

Comments Off | 02-4-2016

Digital initiatives such as Callido make it possible for the average student to develop thinking, problem solving and communication skills. In doing so, they appear to break the link between student-teacher ratios and quality of education.
(PressReleasePoint) - “Employers today look for employees who have clarity of thought, can solve problems and communicate clearly. In Mumbai, not

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UK boosts global efforts against illegal wildlife trade

Comments Off | 08-9-2015

Up to £5 million of UK Government funding will made available to initiatives around the world to help tackle the cruel trade in rhino horn, elephant ivory and other illegal wildlife products, Defra Minister Rory Stewart will announce today.
Poaching is rife in parts of Africa, with 1,293 rhinos killed last year and over 20,000 elephant

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Public exhibition for A404 Bisham roundabout pinch point improvement

Comments Off | 06-12-2015

Drivers, business owners and local residents are invited to find out more about proposed options to improve the Bisham roundabout as part of a public consultation which starts on Friday June 19.
The Bisham roundabout lies on the A404 between the M4 and M40 near Maidenhead in Berkshire and suffers from significant congestion at peak times.
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Government announces Monitor and Trust Development Authority move to single leadership to deliver increased support to hospitals

Comments Off | 06-12-2015

Today the Secretary of State is announcing the move to a single leader of Monitor and the Trust Development Authority (TDA), the organisations who are together responsible for providing increased support to hospitals to continue to improve care and boost efficiency.
The NHS, along with Monitor and TDA, have risen to the challenge presented by the

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Birmingham’s fast growing financial services businesses visited by the Economic Secretary

Comments Off | 01-8-2015

Leadsom hailed the growth of Birmingham’s financial services industry as she visited Deutsche Bank’s new premises at Five Brindleyplace and saw first-hand the scale of the bank’s investment there.
Opened in 2014, the premises represent Deutsche Bank’s strategy to locate some of its investment banking and asset management activity, in addition to technology, infrastructure and support

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£9 million available for future of Maritime Autonomous Systems

Comments Off | 07-31-2014

The Ministry of Defence through the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and in partnership with a number of associations and industry bodies is making funding available through four initiatives each addressing different areas of maritime autonomy.
Autonomy in Maritime Unmanned Vehicles offers the potential to transform the manner in which many activities are conducted at sea

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Financial Services Trade and Investment Board delivers boost to trade and inward investment in the UK economy

Comments Off | 03-31-2014

Today (31 March 2014) the Financial Services Trade and Investment Board (FSTIB) has published its first annual progress report announcing the 9 priorities it has identified to support trade and attract investment in the UK’s world class financial services sector. The board has pursed these priorities vigorously over the past year achieving substantial successes; today

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