Posts Tagged ‘Investigation’

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust to get support to improve finances

Comments Off | 03-15-2016

An investigation launched in November 2015 has found that the trust will need additional financial support to tackle its predicted deficit of £7.3 million.
The health sector regulator has recognised that significant work has been done by the trust to address its financial problems, but recommended that extra support would help it

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Maximum 15 years disqualification for Lancashire-based accountant who conned more than £2.3m out of clients

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

This follows an investigation by North Yorkshire Police and a subsequent investigation by the Insolvency Service.
On the 4 February 2016, District Judge Forrester ordered Mr Langdale’s disqualification for the maximum period permitted by law of 15 years, with effect from 25 February.
Geoffrey William Langdale traded as an accountant in the Lancashire area from 1993, and

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Chair recruited for £30m HS2 community and business funds

Comments Off | 01-22-2016

The £30m programme will offer additional support to communities and local economies, which are demonstrably disrupted by the construction of the planned high speed rail link between London and the West Midlands.
There are two funds available. The Community and Environment Fund (CEF) will provide benefits to local communities along the 140-mile Phase One section of

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Yorkshire Water fined £600,000 after sewage pollution hits Wakefield fishery

Comments Off | 01-22-2016

Yorkshire Water Services Ltd has been fined £600,000 after an ageing sewage pipe burst and killed hundreds of fish in a Wakefield lake.
The company was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday 19 January after pleading guilty to one charge of causing a water discharge that was not authorised by an environmental permit.
Yorkshire Water was

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9-year directorship ban for motor dealer who failed to account for over £1.3 million of cash withdrawals

Comments Off | 11-3-2015

The company traded from November 2010 to September 2012 yet an extensive investigation by the Insolvency Service after the company had gone into liquidation, revealed over £1.3 million cash had been withdrawn from the company bank account between February 2011 and September 2012 without any supporting documents. At liquidation in January 2013, the recorded deficiency

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Work to strengthen River Bain banks continues – maintenance will help reduce flood risk

Comments Off | 11-3-2015

Sections of the embankment which had eroded were repaired to maintain the strength and integrity of the bank for the future.
It’s an example of the work that the Agency carries out along the 1,200 kilometers of river it’s responsible for in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.
The work is part of the Environment Agency’s £1.8m asset repair programme

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UK aerospace innovations take flight with £47 million fund

Comments Off | 11-3-2015

Business Minister Anna Soubry will today (22 October 2015) announce the 23 winners of a £47 million joint government and industry funding competition, ‘Building UK’s leadership in aerospace technology’ at the Aerodays event in London.
The UK is a world leader in aerospace, and this competition seeks to further strengthen its position by awarding investment to innovative

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Billions of pounds in UK-China business deals agreed at business summit

Comments Off | 11-3-2015

Prime Minister David Cameron and Chinese President Xi Jinping today (21 October 2015) witnessed the signing of billions of pounds in business deals, further strengthening UK-China relations.
The deals, which were completed at a UK-China Business Summit at Mansion House this afternoon, included:

Hinkley: Chinese investment to build 2 new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point C in

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Lord Carter: reducing variation in care could save NHS £5 billion

Comments Off | 11-3-2015

The call is part of Lord Carter’s review into how savings can be made by the NHS,which aims to help local NHS chief executives make their hospitals safer and more efficient at the same time.
For the first time, the activity carried out by all NHS hospitals has been reviewed together and broken down by clinical

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Boost for global health as UK and China agree £2 billion of healthcare trade and investment deals

Comments Off | 11-3-2015

More than £2 billion of healthcare trade deals and collaborations have been signed between Chinese and UK companies, universities and organisations during President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Britain.
Speaking today (21 October 2015) at the Life Science and Healthcare Business Forum, Minister for Life Sciences George Freeman said that the collaborations will provide benefits that

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