Posts Tagged ‘respond’

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

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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

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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

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Debate on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

Comments Off | 01-18-2015

I am delighted to respond on this crucial debate on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Britain has always been a great trading nation.
From the wool trade of the Middle Ages, to the spice routes of the 17th century, to the Victorian Pax Britannica which saw the Royal Navy deployed to protect sea lanes around the

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