Posts Tagged ‘Supporting’

Don’t let this beautiful bird bowl fly the nest: Rare £92k Hans Coper bowl at risk of leaving UK

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

A rare bowl by one of the most celebrated ceramic artists of the 20th century is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £92,291.14.
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on the bowl made by renowned ceramicist Hans Coper,

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Thames Tideway Tunnel to bring benefits worth up to almost £13bn

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

The new state-of-the-art Thames Tideway Tunnel is set to bring environmental benefits worth up to almost £13bn, the Environment Minister Rory Stewart has announced.
New figures show the benefits of the tunnel, which include preventing millions of tonnes of sewage flowing into the river every year, improving water quality to better protect our precious marine wildlife

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Chance to find out more about £7 million roundabout upgrade near Silverstone this weekend

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

Highways England is carrying out the £7 million scheme to improve capacity and journey times by widening the roundabout junction, upgrading the layout, approaches, signals and crossing facilities.
The scheme will also give the roundabout the capacity it needs for the future, supporting thousands of new homes and jobs in the area and an expected increase

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Regional airports asked to bid for up to £56 million funding for new routes over next 3 years

Comments Off | 01-22-2015

This ‘start up aid’ will be made available from the Regional Air Connectivity Fund, which was announced by the government in June 2013 and is open to airports with fewer than 5 million passengers per year. This fund has already been partly distributed to support strategic routes to London from Newquay and Dundee but is

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£2 million boost to help low-paid retail and hospitality staff

Comments Off | 10-10-2014

A competition for retail and hospitality firms to win a share of £2 million to come up with ways of supporting their lower paid staff to increase their earnings opens today (10 October 2014).
Retail and hospitality provide 6.9 million jobs, or 20% of all jobs in the UK economy, however both sectors have traditionally seen

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Key milestone in scaling up private sector climate finance

Comments Off | 06-5-2014

Governments and international partners from the private sector have come together in London today in a clear step forward in tackling climate change.
During a two-day Clean Energy Finance Summit held on 3rd and 4th June, experts from across the international financial sector will work alongside Governments to consider new options for raising the private finance

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UK business buoyed by £5 million Royal Navy refit

Comments Off | 04-18-2014

The investment by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to refurbish chairs, mattress covers, bed linen and curtains across the fleet will secure more than 200 jobs at Lang & Potter.
New materials and colours schemes will be used to improve recreational and living areas for crews, who can be at sea for up to 180 days at

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