Posts Tagged ‘supported’

Yorkshire’s financial services to be promoted worldwide

Comments Off | 02-11-2016

UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), the government’s international business development department, is to launch Yorkshire as part of the Financial Centres of Excellence initiative.
The initiative, supported by local financial services businesses, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) as well as financial services body,TheCityUK, will encourage potential investors to think of establishing offices in Yorkshire rather than just

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Pubs minister joins Beer Day Britain celebrations for Magna Carta Anniversary

Comments Off | 06-16-2015

Community Pubs minister Marcus Jones raises his glass today (15 June 2015) to mark the Magna Carta’s 800th anniversary and celebrate the first-ever Beer Day Britain, which aims to raise the profile of the British beer and pubs industry.
At 12.15pm, the minister will take part in a nationwide toast, joining thousands of community pub patrons

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A55 and A483 weekend closures as £6 million improvement nears completion

Comments Off | 06-16-2015

Drivers using the A55 and A483 south of Chester are being advised the west bridge of Posthouse Roundabout and the northbound A483 onto the roundabout will be affected by partial daytime and full overnight closures from Friday (19 June, 8pm) to Monday (22 June, 5am) as the £6 million Highways England improvement scheme nears completion.
The

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£2.7 million boost for cycling in national parks

Comments Off | 02-5-2015

Five national parks are set to benefit from more than £2.7 million to help develop new cycling facilities, Transport Minister Robert Goodwill announced today (5 February 2015).
The funding will create additional cycling routes, improving links between national parks and nearby areas.
Robert Goodwill said:
I want to get more people on their bikes and this funding will

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£17.5 million for skills in Leeds City Region

Comments Off | 02-5-2015

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) secured this funding from the government’s Employer Ownership of Skills Pilot (EOP). The funding will be awarded to small and medium-sized businesses in the Leeds City Region to invest in the skills of their workforces, enabling them to develop and grow their business. This is supported by more than £20

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MOD invests £11 million into childcare and veterans’ projects

Comments Off | 12-12-2014

The Prime Minister announced that £8.5 million has been awarded to the Aldershot Veterans Accommodation Pathway to provide 85 units of temporary, supported and independent accommodation.
Approximately 275 vulnerable and wounded, injured or sick ex-service personnel from across the country will benefit each year.
In addition, almost £3 million will be spent on a childcare project in

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UK renewables infrastructure investor day

Comments Off | 05-25-2014

Introduction
Thank you to RBC and to John Musk for convening this important and timely conference.
I am delighted to kick off and would like to provide my personal view on the renewable sector in 2014 and its role in the wider economy.
And that is where I would like to start. Growth has returned to the UK.

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