Posts Tagged ‘recovery’

Army Reserve Centre undergoes £1.275 million refurbishment

Comments Off | 11-19-2015

The building, home to Headquarters Company and 118 Recovery Company of 104 Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), required refurbishment to improve the operational and training capability of the battalion.
The work has included refurbishing offices, the conference room and officers’ and sergeants’ messes; converting rooms to provide additional offices; providing new classroom facilities; reflooring

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High Court orders ‘£445 million’ companies into provisional liquidation

Comments Off | 08-3-2015

The petitions were issued following confidential inquiries carried out by Company Investigations, part of the Insolvency Service.
The Official Receiver has been appointed by the Court as provisional liquidator of the companies on the application of the Secretary of State. The role of the Official Receiver is to protect the assets and financial records of the

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£3 million to fund child sexual exploitation outreach service in Rotherham

Comments Off | 08-3-2015

The funding from the KPMG Foundation, the Department for Education, the Department for Communities and Local Government and Rotherham Borough Council will secure work for the next three years.
The children’s charity Barnardo’s, which has been working in Rotherham since September 2013, will employ a team of 15 specialist workers to help those who have been

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Lloyds share sales raise almost £14 billion for the taxpayer

Comments Off | 08-3-2015

The government has sold a further 1% shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group through the trading plan launched in December, taking the total raised for the taxpayer to almost £14 billion and reducing the government’s shareholding to below 14%. All sales are used to reduce the national debt.
Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne said:
It’s fantastic news

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£4.5 million flood defence repair work well underway

Comments Off | 07-31-2014

The work will be delivered using additional funding from central government and will take place across Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire.
A number of repair projects have already been completed and others are progressing well. Repairs to the damage are planned to be completed by the end of October this year to ensure that these flood

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Chancellor announces £18 million for life sciences and new business centre as part of Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Deal

Comments Off | 07-22-2014

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, has announced new funding for the life sciences and a new centre for business as part of the Glasgow City Deal. The announcement was part of the Chancellor’s speech at the Commonwealth Games Business Conference in Glasgow.
The UK government will provide:

£16 million UK government contribution to a new £64

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Government commits £15m to kickstart new regulator in response to Wood Review

Comments Off | 07-18-2014

The Government today announced it would contribute short term funding of £15 million over five years to help kickstart the establishment of a new arm’s length regulatory body in the official response to Sir Ian Wood’s review into improving efficiencies in the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry.
The Government’s one-off contribution to help fund the

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£300 million upgrade for defence rehabilitation services

Comments Off | 07-18-2014

A £300 million investment will see the world-class defence rehabilitation services currently delivered at Headley Court move to a new purpose-built location at Stanford Hall, near Loughborough.
The new facility will be 4 times the size of Headley Court and will improve and advance the cutting-edge treatments already available to injured members of the armed forces.

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Vince Cable: £100 million to support domestic supply chains and bring manufacturing back to the UK

Comments Off | 06-10-2014

Companies can now bid for a share of £100 million from a government scheme to help them strengthen their domestic supply chains and help bring manufacturing back to the UK.
The funding will provide research and development support, skills training and investment capital and encourage major new suppliers to ‘reshore’ in the UK. It comes from

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