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£700m boost for flood defences brings £150m more for Yorkshire and Cumbria

Comments Off | 03-17-2016

An extra £700m in flood defence funding will help deliver the government’s commitment to ensure communities are protected against increasingly extreme weather.
This comes on top of the £2.3bn of planned spending up to 2021 – exceeding the Government’s manifesto commitment to build 1,500 flood defence schemes and representing a real terms

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Improving schools’ financial health: apply for business funding

Comments Off | 01-21-2016

The Department for Education (DfE) is funding a competition to find innovative ways for schools to get the best value from its funding.
Around £200,000 will be available to fund SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) contracts up to the value of £100,000 and lasting up to 12 months.
School budgets have been protected but they still face

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£2.3 billion to be spent on new flood defences

Comments Off | 12-7-2014

Homes, businesses and farmland from Lancashire to Essex will be better protected from floods by a six-year £2.3 billion flood defence programme announced by the government.
This first ever long-term investment programme will protect over 300,000 properties, reduce flood risk by 5% and save the economy £2.7 billion by 2021. The lifetime benefits of this investment

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£266 million to be spent on new flood defences in Yorkshire

Comments Off | 12-3-2014

Homes in Leeds City Centre and West Hull will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defence programme, benefitting Yorkshire to the tune of £266 million, which has been announced by the government today.
The new flood defence scheme in Leeds, just one of 207 schemes in Yorkshire getting the

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UK knowledge investment continues to grow

Comments Off | 03-31-2014

New figures published today (31 March 2014) show that UK business is building success through ‘knowledge’ and ‘creative assets’. Investment in ‘intangible’ assets has increased by more than 10% to £137.5 billion from 2009 to 2011 and nearly half of this investment was protected by formal Intellectual Property Rights. Of this, 46% was protected by

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