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Workless households fall by more than three-quarters of a million since 2010

Comments Off | 03-30-2016

According to new independent figures released today (30 March 2016), there are now 764,000 fewer workless households in this country compared to 5 years ago – a fall of 20%.
The figures also show there are 449,000 fewer children living in workless households.
And the number of households where no one has ever worked is

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Company and director to pay over £30,000 for waste offences

Comments Off | 03-30-2016

D Jordan Road Brush Hire Ltd, of Cockshot Farm, Cockshot Lane, Dormston, Worcester was sentenced for 2 offences of storage, treatment and the disposal of waste without an environmental permit. The company was fined £6,660 and ordered to pay costs of £9,767.75 and a victim surcharge of £120. It was also

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The first ever Capacity Market auction official results have been released today

Comments Off | 01-2-2015

Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, has now officially confirmed the results of the first ever Capacity Market Auction, which is great news for consumers as fierce competition drove costs down below expected levels.
The result from the auction that closed late on Thursday 18 December ensures that enough of our existing

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Bids invited to provide foreign direct investment (FDI) services

Comments Off | 01-1-2015

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published a contract notice inviting bids to provide delivery and support services for foreign direct investment.
On behalf of UK Trade and Investment, the contractor will be required to:

Co-ordinate and manage foreign direct investment enquiries through to delivery on behalf of the United Kingdom, working with local

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Director disqualified for £1.7 million landbanking scam that left customers with virtually worthless land

Comments Off | 01-1-2015

A company director who ran an extensive landbanking scam through his three companies that misled members of the public into parting with at least £1.7 million for small plots of land of little value has been disqualified from being a company director for 14 years.
Eren Metcalfe, formerly known as Eren Cemal Ibrahim, was the sole

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Vince Cable announces £16 million of funding to develop skills in creative industries

Comments Off | 07-6-2014

Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced £16 million of funding to match industry investment to boost skills in the creative industries and help develop the filmmakers and fashion designers of the future. The funding supports the new creative industries strategy which will help maintain the UK’s position as a world leader in the sector.
Government will

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More than £2.6 million issued for new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund in first week

Comments Off | 06-24-2014

1,736 applications were made for the fund which offers households in England and Wales up to £7600 cash back for making energy efficient home improvements.
Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey said:
“We’ve changed the Green Deal to make it simpler and faster for people to make their homes more energy efficient – you could get

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