Simon Hughes, Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties, has today (16 October 2014) visited Harvard Engineering to see progress first-hand of the company’s £22 million expansion project at its site in Wakefield.
Simon Hughes, Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties, has today (16 October 2014) visited Chemoxy International to see progress first-hand of the company’s £6 million expansion project at its site in Billingham, Stockton.
The heads of the Treasuries and leading financial regulatory bodies in the United States and United Kingdom today participated in an exercise designed to further the understanding, communication, and cooperation between U.S. and U.K. authorities in the event of the failure and resolution of a global systemically important bank, or G-SIB.
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).
Shire Leasing, which specialises in lease finance to small businesses, has received an £80 million boost thanks to an investment by the British Business Bank and the private sector.
More people will be able to enjoy warmer homes and more control of their energy bills as a result of an additional £100 million announced today for household energy efficiency.
Greg Clark, Minister for Universities, Science and Cities, will today join up with councils and business leaders from across Cornwall to sign the £198.9 million Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Deal.
Today (2 October 2014) the government is allocating nearly £10m to help support 200,000 emergency services personnel and volunteers, funded through LIBOR fines. This funding will be focused on mental health, physical recuperation and bereavement support. It is the first time that LIBOR funding has gone to support emergency services personnel.
Almost £2.4 million will be offered to 32 local authorities across England and Wales to support the development of heat network projects, designed to provide more efficient heat to buildings and potentially lower heating bills, through the Government’s Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU).
The contracts will also cover the maintenance and repair of the Royal Navy’s warships and submarines, directly sustaining more than 7,500 jobs across the UK.
The flood defence was breached when high tides combined with a tidal surge on 5 December 2013 to produce the highest water levels ever recorded in the Haven, flooding the landfill site and commercial properties on Riverside Industrial Estate.
Water was 6.08 above ordnance datum. Higher than the floods in 1953 and 1978.
People can pre-register now and from 12 October 2015 until 5 April 2017 they will be able to make a contribution for a State Pension top up, allowing them to increase the value of their State Pension.
This scheme is open to all those who will have reached State Pension age before 6 April 2016 and will be a one-off opportunity.
The government has today launched a consultation on extending the new legislation the government put in place to regulate LIBOR to cover further benchmarks in the foreign exchange, fixed income and commodity markets.
Abu Dhabi-owned green energy giant Masdar has confirmed that it will invest £525 million for a 35% stake in the planned Dudgeon offshore wind farm, alongside Norweigan partners Statoil and Stakraft.
Business Secretary Vince Cable will announce £8 million of funding today (23 September 2014) to train the next generation of nuclear technicians and engineers.
The funding will create hundreds of new apprenticeships and traineeships as part of the Magnox led Nuclear Industrial Partnership.