Posts Tagged ‘reiterated’

Investigation into finances at The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Monitor will examine the causes of the deterioration and what steps can be taken to ensure improvements are made on behalf of patients.
The trust, which provides services to around 550,000 people in Bournemouth, Christchurch, East Dorset and part of the New Forest, has forecast a deficit of over £10 million for the current financial year.
While

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Enterprise Nation government exchange event: Matt Hancock speech

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It’s a pleasure to be back in front of a small business audience.
Before I got into politics I worked for my family’s own small business, a software firm near Chester, employing just under 40 people. That’s why I’m so passionate about making Britain the best place to start and grow a business.
Now I help run

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Measures to introduce mandatory right to work checks on taxi and private hire drivers

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The proposals mean licensing authorities must conduct checks on applicants to ensure they are in the UK lawfully, and that they have permission to work before granting a licence.
Under the plans, driver and operator licences can’t be issued for a period any longer than the length of a person’s permission to live and work in

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Government creates new body to help manage and deliver major projects for UK economy

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The government has today announced that Infrastructure UK (IUK) and the Major Projects Authority (MPA) are to merge, bringing the government’s expertise, knowledge and skills at managing and delivering major economic projects under one roof for the first time.
The new organisation, which will be called the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, will bring together government expertise in the

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Telford man handed £6,229 penalty for operating an illegal waste site

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The 37-year-old was fined £3,200, ordered to pay £2,909 in costs, along with a £120 victim surcharge.
The charge was brought by the Environment Agency contrary to Regulation 12 and 38 of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010.
Environment Agency officers visited Hill Top Farm, Telford in 2013 where they met with Mr Wellings. He

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Better by design: strengthening UK business and boosting growth

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A new strategy on design in innovation sets out to accelerate UK economic growth through a wider take-up of the benefits of good design across industry.
Innovate UK’s ‘Design in innovation strategy 2015-2019’ was launched at the Innovate 2015 event in London.
Design mentor Sebastian Conran endorses new strategy
He said:
It’s a really meaty document. It explains the

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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act is here

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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act received Royal Assent in March 2015. It’s expected to be implemented to the timescales set out below.
The measures that affect companies aim to:

reduce red tape
increase the quality of information on the public register
enhance transparency

The Act intends to provide a boost to the economy, making it easier for businesses to

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UK Government committed to historic Welsh funding floor

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Wales Office Minister Alun Cairns today reaffirmed the UK Government’s commitment to introducing a funding floor for the very first time alongside the Spending Review.
Mr Cairns spoke during a House of Commons debate on the Barnett formula – the system which determines the level of central UK Government funding that the devolved administrations receive.
Mr Cairns

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