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Banks offer better deal on mortgages for Armed Forces personnel

Comments Off | 01-18-2016

The commitment from the UK’s biggest high street banks will benefit almost 265,000 people in the UK and abroad, including Forces families. The move comes ahead of an Armed Forces Covenant roundtable meeting of banking chiefs and Ministers at No.10 Downing Street yesterday (Thursday 14 January) where a range of further

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Financial performance and quality must work together

Comments Off | 01-18-2016

Chief Executive-designate of NHS Improvement, Jim Mackey, and the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) Chief Inspector of Hospitals, Professor Sir Mike Richards have written to all 255 NHS hospital trusts in England to ask them to consider quality and finances on equal footing in their planning decisions.
NHS providers have been under great pressure

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There’s real momentum in the green finance sector’, says Economic Secretary

Comments Off | 01-18-2016

Thank you, Lord Mayor, for your kind words of introduction and for hosting us here at Mansion House. It is always a pleasure to be here in such wonderful surroundings.
We have heard – and will hear – a lot today about 2016 being the year of green finance, and I very much

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Winners of £2 million autonomy and big data funding announced

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The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has selected the second round of winners of the Defence Growth Partnership (DGP) Innovation Challenge, including 16 contracts with small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
In the largest ever Centre for Defence Enterprise-run funding competition, 24 projects have been selected that aim to address the challenges associated with using autonomy and big

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UK pledges £115m as PM calls on EU to provide more aid for Syrian conflict

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This includes a further £100 million in response to the Syria conflict and £14.5 million to tackle migration challenges more widely.
The announcement comes as the Prime Minister attends an emergency meeting of the European Council, where he will call on other EU leaders to provide new funding to help meet urgent humanitarian

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