Posts Tagged ‘reduced’

NHS Improvement responds to National Maternity Review 2016

Comments Off | 02-23-2016

Ruth May, Nursing Director Designate of NHS Improvement, said:
We welcome Baroness Julia Cumberlege’s report and will help support the NHS to find ways to provide more effective, quality care to families.
This valuable work sets out how the NHS can develop services to provide women with higher quality, more personalised care, as well as how to improve

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Planned roadworks in East Midlands: weekly summary for Monday 22 to Sunday 28 February 2016

Comments Off | 02-23-2016

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 19 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.
M1 junction 19, Leicestershire: road improvement

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£1.5 million bridge maintenance on A14 in Suffolk

Comments Off | 02-23-2016

The work, which begins on Tuesday 8 March and is expected to finish in the summer, will involve replacing vital components on the bridge known as expansion joints.
Most of the work to the bridge will be carried out overnight from 8pm and 5am and a temporary 24/7 40mph speed limit will be in place for

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Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber – summary for Monday 7 September to Sunday 13 September 2015

Comments Off | 09-11-2015

There are currently narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit in both directions as part of the smart motorway scheme. The hard shoulder is also closed, and the project is due to be completed in the autumn. The northbound entry slip road at junction 31 will be closed overnight on Friday 11 September. The southbound

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New photos show progress on A21 major improvements in Kent

Comments Off | 06-7-2015

The pictures show recent progress on work to upgrade a 2.5 mile section of the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury in Kent from single to dual carriageway, adding a lane in each direction, upgrading junctions and improving the road layout. The major road scheme will make journeys on the A21 safer and more reliable and

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Traffic bulletin: overnight closures to take place on the A160 Humber Road and Manby roundabout

Comments Off | 06-7-2015

The westbound carriageway from Rosper Road to Manby roundabout will be closed from 8pm Saturday 6 June to 10am Sunday 7 June.
Manby roundabout will be partially closed to prevent eastbound traffic approaching the roundabout taking the A1173 exit to Immingham. The roundabout will be reduced to one lane running during the work with the outer

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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act is here

Comments Off | 04-9-2015

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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Tax changes coming into effect 1 April 2015

Comments Off | 04-9-2015

The Corporation Tax rate has been reduced to 20%
The new Diverted Profits Tax has been introduced
The bank levy has increased from 0.156% to 0.21%
Air Passenger Duty has been restructured – abolishing bands C and D
Hospice charities, blood bikes, search and rescue, and air ambulance charities will be eligible for VAT refunds
Business rates changes (England only):

The

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Countries pledge to tackle multi-billion pound intellectual property crime

Comments Off | 06-17-2014

A new coalition to tackle counterfeiting, copyright infringement and other intellectual property crime was launched at the first International Intellectual Property (IP) Enforcement Summit in London today (Thursday 12 June).
More than 300 delegates from 30 countries attended the event hosted by the UK government in partnership with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market

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Government vacates 2 million square metres of property

Comments Off | 06-17-2014

The latest State of the Estate Report shows that the government’s estate rationalisation strategy is continuing to deliver savings for taxpayers and foster economic growth.
The government has reduced the size of its estate by 2 million square metres – the equivalent of 26 times the size of Buckingham Palace – boosting economic growth and saving

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