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9-year directorship ban for motor dealer who failed to account for over £1.3 million of cash withdrawals

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The company traded from November 2010 to September 2012 yet an extensive investigation by the Insolvency Service after the company had gone into liquidation, revealed over £1.3 million cash had been withdrawn from the company bank account between February 2011 and September 2012 without any supporting documents. At liquidation in January 2013, the recorded deficiency

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Work to strengthen River Bain banks continues – maintenance will help reduce flood risk

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Sections of the embankment which had eroded were repaired to maintain the strength and integrity of the bank for the future.
It’s an example of the work that the Agency carries out along the 1,200 kilometers of river it’s responsible for in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.
The work is part of the Environment Agency’s £1.8m asset repair programme

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UK aerospace innovations take flight with £47 million fund

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Business Minister Anna Soubry will today (22 October 2015) announce the 23 winners of a £47 million joint government and industry funding competition, ‘Building UK’s leadership in aerospace technology’ at the Aerodays event in London.
The UK is a world leader in aerospace, and this competition seeks to further strengthen its position by awarding investment to innovative

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Billions of pounds in UK-China business deals agreed at business summit

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Prime Minister David Cameron and Chinese President Xi Jinping today (21 October 2015) witnessed the signing of billions of pounds in business deals, further strengthening UK-China relations.
The deals, which were completed at a UK-China Business Summit at Mansion House this afternoon, included:

Hinkley: Chinese investment to build 2 new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point C in

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Lord Carter: reducing variation in care could save NHS £5 billion

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The call is part of Lord Carter’s review into how savings can be made by the NHS,which aims to help local NHS chief executives make their hospitals safer and more efficient at the same time.
For the first time, the activity carried out by all NHS hospitals has been reviewed together and broken down by clinical

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Boost for global health as UK and China agree £2 billion of healthcare trade and investment deals

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More than £2 billion of healthcare trade deals and collaborations have been signed between Chinese and UK companies, universities and organisations during President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Britain.
Speaking today (21 October 2015) at the Life Science and Healthcare Business Forum, Minister for Life Sciences George Freeman said that the collaborations will provide benefits that

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Regulator proposes action to fix financial failings at Midlands trust

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Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust – which provides services for approximately 1.2 million people in Birmingham, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield and South Staffordshire – has been subject to regulatory action in the past to fix problems with its performance and management.
Monitor opened a further investigation into the trust on 1 October after it ran up

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Long-term partner needed for Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Monitor and the Care Quality Commission have agreed that Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust needs a close tie-up with a long-term partner trust to enable them to deliver long-lasting improvements for patients. The trust, which has been in special measures for two years, was rated inadequate in a recent CQC inspection.
In the meantime Monitor is

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DECA officially launched by Minister for Defence Procurement

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Philip Dunne addressed VIP guests from the Ministry of Defence (MOD), theDECA Board and industry at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibtion, saying:
DECA has been strategically retained within MOD as an Executive Agency to provide access to support for current and future MOD platforms across defence.
DECA is one of the jewels in the MOD crown and is

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Planned roadworks in and around the M25: weekly summary for Monday 19 October to Sunday 25 October

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M1 junction 2 Holloway, Greater London: structure maintenance/lighting work
Work to improve journeys by carrying out structure maintenance will start this week. The northbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, from Thursday 22 October for 2 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A41. Work to improve

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