Posts Tagged ‘potential’

£2 billion support for Hinkley Point C

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has insisted new nuclear power stations are essential to make sure the lights stay on, as he gave the green light to the initial government guarantee for the first such plant in Britain for 20 years.
While on a five day tour of China, the Chancellor announced the new government

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European Court of Justice ruling on SVHCs in articles

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

The European Court of Justice has, in a landmark ruling, said the 0.1 % threshold for notifying Substances of Very High Concern in articles applies to “each of the articles incorporated as a component of a complex product” rather than to the entire article. An article is generally understood to be an object composed of one

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Strengthening security with secure encryption keys

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Metrarc has developed a novel technology called ICMetrics™ for creating secure encryption keys from the properties of digital systems, without the need to store any of the encryption data.
Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) funding has enabled Metrarc to investigate whether ICMetrics™ can be used for deriving encryption keys from the operating characteristics of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)

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Growth Programme: £8 million funding for rural businesses

Comments Off | 09-2-2015

Rural businesses across the country looking to expand will be able to benefit from new funding worth over £8 million which will help unlock the huge potential for growth in the countryside, Farming Minister George Eustice announced today.
From rural events such as Latitude festival to farms shops, a range of rural businesses looking to expand

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Civil Service Fast Stream continues its commitment to diversity

Comments Off | 09-2-2015

The Fast Stream continues to strive towards a Civil Service that accurately reflects the diversity of the society it serves and welcomes the best and brightest talent regardless of background or circumstance. You can read case studies about the experiences of graduates from different backgrounds and working in the Civil Service Fast Stream. The case

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Webinars, e-learning, emails and videos on employing people

Comments Off | 09-2-2015

Webinars and videos
Live webinars last for an hour. You can ask questions during the presentation and get answers from the HMRC host.
Register and log in at least 5 minutes before the start time, for live webinars.
You don’t need to register to watch the YouTube videos.
Getting started as an employer
Registering with HMRC, taking on your first employee, running

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Consultation to identify £13.5m of savings launched

Comments Off | 09-2-2015

As part of wider government action on deficit reduction, the Secretary of State for Justice, Michael Gove, has required the YJB to make £12m (5%) savings from its 2015/16 budget.
The £12m required is in addition to a deficit the YJB already has in its 2015/16 budget as a result of earlier cuts. Efficiency measures already

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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act is here

Comments Off | 09-2-2015

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act has now received Royal Assent and is expected to be implemented to the timescales set out below.
The measures that affect companies aim to:

reduce red tape whilst increasing the quality of information on the public register
enhance transparency and ensure the UK is seen as a trusted and fair place to

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New charity investigation: Fatimiyya Trust

Comments Off | 09-2-2015

The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has opened a statutory inquiry into Fatimiyya Trust (registered charity number 1118447). The inquiry was opened on 1 July 2014 but commission engagement with the trustees/charity did not commence until March 2015 due to the involvement of another agency. This press release has been

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Chancellor pledges £1 million for a new helicopter for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Comments Off | 09-2-2015

The Chancellor has pledged £1 million towards funding a new helicopter for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, whilst visiting the charity with Yorkshire and England opening batsman Geoffrey Boycott.
The funding will ensure the air ambulance can continue to cover the whole of Yorkshire, providing a critical care service across the region as part of its 999 emergency

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