Posts Tagged ‘process’

£600,000 study to explore East of England transport scheme

Comments Off | 09-16-2015

Highways England has appointed Arup to carry out a study into improving the A1 from its junction with the M25 to Peterborough. In particular, it will look at the case for improving the non-motorway section linking the two parts of the A1(M) to motorway standard.
The strategic study, which is part of the government’s Road Investment

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

John Manzoni speaks about increasing commercial capability in the Civil Service

Comments Off | 09-16-2015

In this video John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary of the Cabinet Office, explains to potential Fast Stream applicants why increasing commercial capability is the Civil Service’s highest priority.

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

Syria refugees: UK government response

Comments Off | 09-16-2015

In the first 6 months of 2015, more than 220,000 people were detected crossing the Mediterranean to Europe. Many of these are fleeing the conflict in Syria: the conflict has killed over 220,000 and forced more than 11 million to flee their homes.
The UK government is taking part in the UN’s programme to resettle refugees

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

Statement on Northern Ireland political situation

Comments Off | 09-11-2015

A Downing Street spokesperson said:
The Prime Minister and Taoiseach spoke yesterday afternoon about the situation in Northern Ireland. They agreed that the current situation in Northern Ireland is serious and without urgent progress there is a real threat to the stability of the devolved institutions.
The Prime Minister has also had separate discussions with the First and

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

Bromsgrove recycling facility environmental permit application

Comments Off | 09-11-2015

The public drop-in session will be held on Thursday 10 September between 15:30 and 20:00 at:

Fairfield Village Hall
Stourbridge Road
Bromsgrove

The aim of the drop-in is to speak to local residents and answer any questions about the environmental permit application which has been applied for by Ballast Phoenix Limited to operate an Incinerator Bottom Ash (IBA) Recycling

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

First of its kind green Indian rupee bond launched in London

Comments Off | 08-22-2015

Issued on the London Stock Exchange by International Finance Corporation (IFC) the bond, worth 3.15 billion rupees (approximately £31 million), is the first green Indian rupee bond to be issued outside of India
The government welcomed the launch of the bond, the proceeds of which will be invested via Yes Bank, one of India’s largest commercial

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

New report suggests charities under-report on charitable expenditure

Comments Off | 08-22-2015

A report published today by the Charity Commission suggests that many larger charities are understating their charitable expenditure in their public annual returns or their accounts.
The regulator scrutinised the trustees’ annual reports and accounts of over 180 charities whose annual returns suggested they had spent less than 10% of their income for the year in question

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

Crime news: 2015 duty provider contracts, additional tenders

Comments Off | 08-22-2015

Tender applications are now being invited in 2 procurement areas where the initial tender process for 2015 Duty Provider Crime Contracts received insufficient bids.
The areas concerned are:

Devon and Cornwall 1 (Devon)
Hampshire 2 (Isle of Wight)

The Legal Aid Agency (LAA) has launched these tender applications to secure coverage in the above areas in time for the

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

Wales Office Minister urges country to support Northern Powerhouse

Comments Off | 08-18-2015

Mr Cairns spoke as he and Northern Powerhouse Minister James Wharton met business leaders from North Wales and Cheshire.
Alun Cairns said North East Wales was a natural fit to the economic region which now spans England’s northern cities.
The Wales Office Minister was today (Tuesday 18 August) on a day long-tour of thriving North Welsh companies.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More

Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme update

Comments Off | 08-18-2015

During June and July the Environment Agency and its partners held 5 public events across the Oxford area. The aim of these events was to update local communities on the work to significantly reduce the risk of flooding in the city.
These events were also set up to offer local communities and residents the opportunity to

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General | Read More