Posts Tagged ‘opportunities’

Partnership agreement strengthens UK’s export relationship with Iran

Comments Off | 03-13-2016

Under the agreement, UKEF, the UK’s export credit agency, and EGFI, the Iranian state-owned credit insurance company, will work together to identify opportunities for trade in capital goods, equipment and services between the two countries. It also allows the parties to co-finance and co-guarantee financing for projects or contracts in third

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CMA publishes final cement price announcement order

Comments Off | 01-24-2016

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) first consulted on the proposed order in September 2015 and following changes made as a result of responses received, consulted on an amended version in December.
The order sets out that suppliers of cement and cementitious products in Great Britain (GB) will be prohibited from sending generic price announcement letters to their

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Government sells King’s Cross development stake to reduce the deficit

Comments Off | 01-24-2016

The government announced the £371 million sale to AustralianSuper of its investment in the iconic King’s Cross development today, Friday 22 January 2016.
This multi-million pound sale of the government’s investment in the 67-acre site, which is being redeveloped with offices, residential and leisure properties, has delivered real value-for-money for taxpayers through a competitive auction process,

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Hearing loss and biological systems: apply for business funding

Comments Off | 01-24-2016

The Ministry of Defence’s Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) is to invest up to £1.2m million in 2 SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) competitions.
Hearing loss competition
Businesses can apply for a share of up to £500,000 in fully funded development contracts for proof-of-concept research into solutions that monitor, diagnose, treat and restore noise-induced hearing loss and

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Davos 2016: Prime Minister’s speech to the World Economic Forum

Comments Off | 01-24-2016

Prime Minister’s Speech
Thank you ladies and gentlemen for that welcome. It’s very good to be back in Davos. It’s good to be back being able to report on a British economy that is growing at more than 2% last year and this year. A British economy where we’ve taken an 11% budget deficit that I

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£250,000 funding announced for more than 1,500 new training opportunities

Comments Off | 01-27-2015

Communities Minister Stephen Williams yesterday (26 January 2015) announced new investment to help more social housing tenants play a greater role in the way their homes and wider community are managed.
Over 90,000 social housing tenants across England are benefiting from the government’s tenant empowerment programme, which supports social housing tenants to engage in, manage or control

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Points of Light: January 2015 winners

Comments Off | 01-1-2015

The following people were given a Points of Light award in January 2015 (the numbering continues from December’s winners):
189. Dr Na’eem Ahmed (London)
Dr Na’eem Ahmed is a medical doctor who has long enjoyed using his medical training as a volunteer. As a student he set up a network of undergraduate doctors to act as ambassadors for

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A £3.4 million project has begun this week to tackle congestion along a section of the busy A5036 near Liverpool.

Comments Off | 12-7-2014

The four-month Highways Agency project will see Bridge Road roundabout – at the western end of the A5036 at Litherland, north of Bootle – remodelled.
The work will reduce queueing and boost employment opportunities along the route which links the Port of Liverpool with the M57, M58 and the rest of the motorway network.
Gagandeep Singh, Project

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UK Space Agency to invest up to £32 million in global space industry partnerships

Comments Off | 11-17-2014

The UK Space Agency is investing up to £32 million to open opportunities for the UK space sector to share expertise in real-world satellite technology and services overseas.
Grants will be awarded to British companies to work with international partners developing satellite technology to tackle issues like flooding, deforestation and humanitarian crises in emerging economies. These

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Minister to sign £270 million Heart of the South West Growth Deal

Comments Off | 10-9-2014

Greg Clark, Minister for Universities, Science and Cities, will join up with councils and businesses from across the South West to sign the £270.3 million Heart of the South West Growth Deal. The deal secures £130.3 million of government funding, as well as a further £140 million of additional investment from local partners and the private

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