Posts Tagged ‘responsibility’

UK employment reaches record high

Comments Off | 02-21-2016

There are now a record 31.4 million people in work – up 521,000 compared with this time last year, fuelled by a rise in full-time employment – and there are a record 776,000 job vacancies, reflecting the economy’s strong performance.
The unemployment rate is the lowest in a decade, at 5.1%, and the proportion of young

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Grants to non-charities must be in line with your charity’s purposes

Comments Off | 02-21-2016

The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales has published guidance for trustees of charities wanting to makegrants to non-charitable organisations.
The guidance brings together existing commission guidance that sets out the key principles that trustees must follow when making decisions about grant funding non-charitable organisations. It complements the commission’s existing guidance

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£7 million junction improvements for A43 in Northamptonshire

Comments Off | 02-21-2016

Highways England is carrying out the scheme to increase capacity and cut journey times by adding extra lanes to the roundabout junction approaches, improving the layout, installing new traffic lights and upgraded pedestrian crossings.
The scheme will also give the roundabout the capacity it needs for the future, supporting thousands of new homes and jobs in

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Highways Agency and National Express announce closer operational working

Comments Off | 09-9-2014

The Memorandum of Understanding, signed between the two organisations today (Tuesday 9 September), is the first agreement of its kind between the Highways Agency and a commercial transport operator. National Express is an important stakeholder and partner and makes millions of journeys on the Agency’s network every year.
Graham Dalton, Chief Executive of the Highways Agency,

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Scottish government’s decision on a Scottish Independent Living Fund

Comments Off | 04-18-2014

The UK government announced on 6 March that the Independent Living Fund (ILF) will close on 30 June 2015, with the funding and responsibility for ILFrecipients being transferred to local authorities in England and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
The Scottish government has announced that, from 1 July 2015, it will establish a Scottish Independent

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