Posts Tagged ‘strengthen’

Monitor and NHS England seek views on 2016/17 NHS payment system

Comments Off | 02-12-2016

The proposals are aimed at giving commissioners and NHS providers the space to manage increasing demand, restore financial balance, and to make ambitious longer term plans to improve patient care.
The basis of the proposals is the 2015/16 Enhanced Tariff Option (ETO). There will be additional enhancements for providers and local commissioners that will lead to an

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Export Hub tour aims to boost Welsh trade overseas

Comments Off | 02-12-2016

Businesses in Wales seeking to explore global exporting opportunities will be able to capitalise on the advice of international business owners and entrepreneurs when the Exporting is GREAT Export Hub motors into town next week (15-26 February).
The 32 tonne, 40ft long lorry will play host to a series of seminars, drop-in sessions and one-to-one meetings

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Government introduces Policing and Crime Bill

Comments Off | 02-12-2016

The Home Office has introduced new legislation which will aim to finish the job of police reform.
The purpose of the Policing and Crime Bill is to enhance the democratic accountability of police forces, and fire and rescue services, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of emergency services through closer collaboration and build public confidence in policing.
It

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East Riding’s roads get £16.7 million maintenance boost

Comments Off | 02-2-2016

An extra £16.7 million is being provided to improve roads and stop potholes appearing across East Riding, Transport Minister Andrew Jones announced today (2 February 2016).
The A1079, A63 and A161 will all benefit in the first 12 months of the 5 year maintenance work on East Riding council’s 233 miles of A roads.
Delivering extra targeted

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£1.1 billion investment by MOD in future military flying training

Comments Off | 02-2-2016

The new Fixed Wing flying training system will provide modern training aircraft as well as up-to-date ground based training devices such as simulators and classroom learning for aircrew across the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm and Army Air Corps.
A £1.1 billion contract has been placed with Ascent Flight Training to design, deliver

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High streets and city centres to benefit from Sunday trading devolution

Comments Off | 02-2-2016

High streets and city centres are set to benefit from government plans to devolve Sunday trading laws, Business Secretary Sajid Javid has announced today (2 February 2016).
New powers to devolve Sunday trading laws to local authorities will allow councils to “zone” any relaxation so they will be able to prioritise high streets and city centres.

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Number of UK businesses continues to grow

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

The number of private sector businesses in the UK has hit 5.4 million – a new record – according to official figures published today (14 October 2015).
The Business Population Estimates also show the number of businesses that employ people has grown for the second year running, with 35,000 more at the start of 2015 than in

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Company secretary fined £4,046 for fisheries offences

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

On 6 October 2015 Workington Magistrates’ Court sentenced Mr Richard Donnan (Senior) in a prosecution brought by the MMO.
The court heard that between 7 February 2014 and 13 April 2014 RDS Northwest Limited (a registered buyer of first sale fish) had purchased fish on fourteen separate occasions from three vessels. In addition Mr Donnan, through

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Improving urgent medical care: apply now for innovation funding

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

NHS England is funding a competition to help improve patients’ lives and NHS efficiency. Around £100,000 will be available for ideas that will reduce the pressure on urgent and emergency care services.
Almost 22 million people visited an accident and emergency department in the last year. Over the last 10 years, the number of visits has

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Government completes final sale of its stake in Royal Mail at 455p per share

Comments Off | 10-15-2015

The government has sold a 13% stake in Royal Mail plc at a price of 455 pence per share. The remaining 1% shareholding will be gifted to Royal Mail’s eligible UK employees – taking the total stake in the business owned by employees to 12%.
The sale has raised £591.1 million. Proceeds raised from sales of

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