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....The company also announced that a second vehicle will also be built - an electric light commercial van. AA president Edmund King said: "After some of the misinformation and conflicting fiscal incentives for diesel vehicles, it is good to see the Government putting their money where their mouth is by supporting the new electric taxi plant in Coventry with £64 million of funding. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... It’s part of a broader trend in the Bay Area: Silicon Valley’s technology bubble has had some of its wind knocked out – not bursting, but fizzling – with VCs making fewer investments, startup valuations falling, and recruitment slowing. “We’re starting to get a lot of résumés from [software engineers at] companies where the business model isn’t working and they can’t get funding, so they are closing down or cutting back,” said Mark Dinan, a software recruiter based in the Bay Area, who keeps track of companies’ hirings and firings. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....But he said it could be a challenge to borrow on the international markets. On Brexit, he said his "biggest worry" was "obsessed" politicians ignoring the trade deficit and NHS funding. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....”. Many of the companies involved in the boycott had discovered that their advertising spend was being used to place banner adverts over YouTube videos from groups such as Britain First, indirectly funding extremists and damaging the prestige of their brands. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Van Zyl said: “This upgrade of Toyota Motor UK is a sign of confidence in our employees and suppliers and their focus on superior quality and greater efficiency. We welcome the UK government funding contribution for this activity. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Over the next few months, the governments of Jordan and the UK, together with the World Bank, led the negotiation of a partnership to flesh out the details of the Jordan Compact and to carry the pilot forward. The UK has provided convening power and funding. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The communique, which was published at the end of the meeting in Baden-Baden with the agreement of all attending delegates, also failed to include a vow on climate change. Mr Trump has already promised to slash environmental funding. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... It vastly improves the long-term future financial ability to meet her needs for the rest of her life, which is expected to be long. Her parents are comforted to know that there is funding to ensure that her needs are properly met when they are no longer around. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The cost of an average stay in a residential care home can swallow up more than half the value of an individual’s house in some parts of the country, according to new research. The findings, which show that the typical person entering residential care will face a total bill of £50,000-£93,000 depending on where they live, will fuel the debate about social care funding. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....A study of 86 road schemes commissioned by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) found most roads increased traffic while destroying the countryside. The research, drawing on the government’s published evaluation of completed road schemes, was published as Highways England begins consultation over funding new roads. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... In the Uber case it was acknowledged that the drivers turned the app on and off when they liked – it is hard to imagine a more flexible working arrangement – and they were still found to be workers. Indeed, were an employer to deny workers this flexibility we would instead argue that they were employees, as we do in our most recent test case on behalf of in-house couriers at The Doctors Laboratory (for which we are currently crowdfunding). ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... The merged Vodafone/Idea entity will be the market leader with almost 400 million customers. There is scope to cut costs and both principal shareholders expect the new business to be self-funding. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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What everyone assumes about rights in the gig economy is wrong | Jason Moyer-Lee image
.... In the Uber case it was acknowledged that the drivers turned the app on and off when they liked – it is hard to imagine a more flexible working arrangement – and they were still found to be workers. Indeed, were an employer to deny workers this flexibility we would instead argue that they were employees, as we do in our most recent test case on behalf of in-house couriers at The Doctors Laboratory (for which we are currently crowdfunding). ...
London Taxi Company's new Ansty Park plant opens in Coventry image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 07:04:13 AM
....The company also announced that a second vehicle will also be built - an electric light commercial van. AA president Edmund King said: "After some of the misinformation and conflicting fiscal incentives for diesel vehicles, it is good to see the Government putting their money where their mouth is by supporting the new electric taxi plant in Coventry with £64 million of funding. ...
Google to overhaul advertising policies after growing boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:48:57 AM
....”. Many of the companies involved in the boycott had discovered that their advertising spend was being used to place banner adverts over YouTube videos from groups such as Britain First, indirectly funding extremists and damaging the prestige of their brands. ...
Lord King: Scotland 'could be independent' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 09:34:16 PM
....But he said it could be a challenge to borrow on the international markets. On Brexit, he said his "biggest worry" was "obsessed" politicians ignoring the trade deficit and NHS funding. ...
NHS trust triples injury payout to £9.3m under controversial new rules image
.... It vastly improves the long-term future financial ability to meet her needs for the rest of her life, which is expected to be long. Her parents are comforted to know that there is funding to ensure that her needs are properly met when they are no longer around. ...
YouTube is like the wild west – why won't Google pay to clean it up? image
.... The merged Vodafone/Idea entity will be the market leader with almost 400 million customers. There is scope to cut costs and both principal shareholders expect the new business to be self-funding. ...
Residential care costs 'can soak up over 50% of property values' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 07:01:30 AM
....The cost of an average stay in a residential care home can swallow up more than half the value of an individual’s house in some parts of the country, according to new research. The findings, which show that the typical person entering residential care will face a total bill of £50,000-£93,000 depending on where they live, will fuel the debate about social care funding. ...
New roads in England create more traffic, rural campaigners claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 07:00:30 AM
....A study of 86 road schemes commissioned by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) found most roads increased traffic while destroying the countryside. The research, drawing on the government’s published evaluation of completed road schemes, was published as Highways England begins consultation over funding new roads. ...
G20 finance ministers drop anti-protectionist pledge image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 03:22:36 PM
....The communique, which was published at the end of the meeting in Baden-Baden with the agreement of all attending delegates, also failed to include a vow on climate change. Mr Trump has already promised to slash environmental funding. ...
Has the tech bubble peaked? Signs that the startup boom may be fizzling image
.... It’s part of a broader trend in the Bay Area: Silicon Valley’s technology bubble has had some of its wind knocked out – not bursting, but fizzling – with VCs making fewer investments, startup valuations falling, and recruitment slowing. “We’re starting to get a lot of résumés from [software engineers at] companies where the business model isn’t working and they can’t get funding, so they are closing down or cutting back,” said Mark Dinan, a software recruiter based in the Bay Area, who keeps track of companies’ hirings and firings. ...
Toyota invests £240m in Derbyshire plant – but warns over Brexit tariffs image
....Van Zyl said: “This upgrade of Toyota Motor UK is a sign of confidence in our employees and suppliers and their focus on superior quality and greater efficiency. We welcome the UK government funding contribution for this activity. ...
Toyota to invest £240m in UK plant at Burnaston image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 09:39:48 AM
....The government is providing £21. 3m in funding for training, research and development, and improving the Burnaston plant's environmental performance. ...
Ian and Greg Chappell call on Adani to abandon Carmichael mine project image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 01:46:56 AM
....Cousins said that “polls show the majority of Australians are appalled that Adani [would get] a $1bn handout of public money to finance a project banks won’t touch”. The rail company Aurizon has lodged a rival bid for NAIF funding for a railway line to the Galilee basin, it was reported on Thursday. ...
Trump budget to cut foreign aid to pay for defence boost image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:07:20 AM
. The Trump administration has laid out plans to boost US defence spending by $54bn (£44bn) while slashing funding for foreign aid. ...
Good riddance to the unfair NIC tax rise. Now what about that £2bn black hole? | John McDonnell image
.... But clarity is needed before then. The additional money was intended to pay for additional social care funding. ...
UK government should help companies targeted by foreign bids, says Unilever image
....Greg Clark, the business secretary, said last month: “We have taken the opportunity to look at our arrangements to make sure they are kept up to date. We have said we would do that in the context of mergers, particularly if it relates to critical infrastructure, as outlined by the Hinkley Point C decision [to build a new nuclear power station with funding from China]. ...
Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham to stand down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 03:30:33 PM
....When Abraham, the former chief executive of Gold and Dave owner UKTV, was appointed chief executive in 2010 Channel 4 was facing something of a crisis. His predecessor Andy Duncan, now chief executive of National Lottery operator Camelot, had predicted that Channel 4 would face a funding deficit of as much as £150m a year by 2012. ...
'Lots of nurses have already left': EU workers head for exit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:26:28 PM
.... In addition, many of our students come to the university to study from abroad. The European Union’s framework funding programmes including Horizon 2020 have been key to ensuring that the UK punches well above its weight in research and development. ...
Too many firms game the system. They should be transforming lives  | Aditya Chakrabortty image
....In desperation, Wilkes and Doherty texted everyone in their contacts book to help Colin – councillors, business people, charity groups. Within hours, Dawn Tolcher, an executive from local football team Tranmere Rovers, was in touch: she could apply for public funding for an apprenticeship for Colin, then put him on secondment to Neo. ...
Brexit leads cosmetics firm Lush to look for expansion outside UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 08:00:30 PM
....In terms of trading it said it had not noticed a material impact on UK revenues since the Brexit vote, and higher costs of raw material imports – a result of sterling weakness – were being offset by the cheaper cost of exports. It also confirmed it would be paying the living wage, as set by the Living Wage Foundation, for all UK permanent staff from April 2017, and would be increasing parental leave and childcare funding benefits. ...
Labour must learn to win if it wants to shape the UK's economic future image
....Fifth, years of austerity and economic under-performance are now taking a toll on public services. Prisons are a volcano waiting to erupt, funding per pupil in schools is being cut, the NHS and social care are facing funding crises, and the police say repeated budget cuts mean crime will start rising. ...
A helping hand with childcare: options to make your child and wallet happy image
.... But while the hours will double, not everyone will get the extended entitlement – to qualify, parents must work at least 16 hours a week and earn less than £100,000 a year. Parents will be able to access funding through childminders, pre-schools and out-of-school providers. ...
Landlord tax: How to beat new buy-to-let charges coming in NEXT month  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 04:44:00 PM
....Richard Lambert, chief executive officer at the NLA, said: “Over the last year more than one hundred thousand landlords have formed a limited company in order to beat the tax changes, and this overlaps with an increasing intention to look to commercial loans to fund future purchases. “While commercial loans are available to non-incorporated landlords they tend to be a source of funding more commonly used by limited companies looking to expand their property portfolios, so we’d expect to see this trend develop as the year plays out. ...
Care homes say extra £2bn from budget must go to frontline services image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:38:27 AM
. The care home industry has called on the government to ensure that £2bn of funding earmarked for social care makes its way to frontline services rather than getting stuck within local authorities. ...
AirBnB raises $1bn of investment funding image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 09:50:42 PM
. Home rental company AirBnB has raised $1bn (£821m) of investment funding in a deal that values the firm at $31bn. ...
Hammond went where Osborne feared to tread with tax on self-employed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 04:41:03 PM
....He didn’t try to hide the tax rise, making a straightforward argument about fairness. And some of the MPs who have complained about it are the same ones who were crying out for extra funding for the creaking social care system, which had to come from somewhere. ...
Spring Budget winners and losers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:43:42 PM
. From fuelling up to funding schools, how will Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget affect you?. ...
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Budget 2017: What it means for education - £500m boost paves way for new grammar schools image
....There will be free transport from home for an estimated 1,500 poorer pupils at selective schools. Another £216 million will be added to funding available to refurbish existing school premises. ...
Budget: UK Plc gives its verdict image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 04:07:53 PM
...."UK automotive plays a critical role in the country's economy but future success will depend upon maintaining competitiveness. "It's disappointing, therefore, that the chancellor hasn't prioritised additional funding for supply chain development, nor addressed the flaw in business rates that disincentivises investment in plants and machinery. ...
Philip Hammond’s budget – our writers give their views | Polly Toynbee, Zoe Williams, Frances Ryan, Faiza Shaheen and Kate Maltby image
....Be wary of focusing on the lines uttered by the chancellor: this was a budget largely of the unsaid. The £2bn in additional funding for social care in England over the next three years may be the major headline but consider that there’s a predicted shortfall of up to £2. ...
Budget 2017: What it means for YOU? Self-employed, savers, pensioners, and motorists image
....There will also be a new £690 million competition for English councils to tackle urban congestion. However, there was no funding announced for preventative road maintenance such as addressing potholes. ...
'I was stuck' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:30:12 AM
....The company has raised $2m (£1. 6m) in funding from investors and is currently in the throes of negotiating a second round. ...
Budget 2017: £2bn for social care and tax rise for self-employed image
Budget 2017: Chancellor announces North Sea help image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 10:29:53 PM
....". The budget included a £350m funding boost for Scotland as part of a package of funding for the devolved nations. ...
Government abdicating responsibility for social care, say providers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 07:00:36 AM
.... . Philip Hammond, the chancellor, has bowed to widespread pressure over funding and will use Wednesday’s budget to invest an extra £1. ...
'It was devastating': families and residents suffer as care homes close image
.... A Leolyn spokesman said the gap was £187 a week for residents receiving nursing care. Nationwide, many homes rely on private clients to bridge the funding gap. ...
NHS trust may use Uber taxis to transfer non-emergency patients image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 09:10:37 AM
....The Unison general secretary, Dave Prentis, said: “Social care and the NHS are in such a state of crisis that any initiative to ease the pressure will be welcomed by patients and staff. “But the funding chasm between what is needed and the pitiful amount councils currently have to commission care is too deep. ...
John Lewis and Waitrose owner set to reduce staff bonus image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 04:49:46 PM
....”. Bubb expects pretax profits to rise slightly from £306m to £310m, due to a pension funding boost, but trading profits are likely to be just over 10% down, at £431m. ...
Business wish list image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 01:37:19 AM
....For the UK's car industry it is vital that the chancellor does nothing to harm the sector's competitiveness, which is "very internationally exposed," says Mike Hawes, chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. He wants a reform of the business rates system to encourage investment in plant and machinery and additional funding for supply chain companies to boost skills levels and productivity. ...
Fixing America's failing infrastructure won't be easy, despite Trump's pledge image
....Fixing the situation is not going to be a simple task, as is amply demonstrated by a quick look at how infrastructure financing landed in its current predicament. Stuck in political gridlock over the last six years Congress has passed 33 short-term measures rather than funding transportation for the long term. ...
‘I want a career rather than a series of jobs’ – our work expert responds image
....I know the environmental sector is a non-starter. With funding cuts it would be close to impossible to get a role after a five-year career break, even with my volunteering. ...
How US school turned $15,000 into $24m with Snapchat flotation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 05:36:45 PM
.... He tracked down one of its co-founders Evan Spiegel, and Eggers’ Lightspeed Venture Partners became the first investor in the app. His firm put up $500,000 in funding, but split the deal to allow the Saint Francis school to put in $15,000. ...
Cheers! Pub saved by its customers rated best in the UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 12:01:31 AM
....”. James Alcock, general manager at the Plunkett Foundation, which provided support and funding for the pub, said: “Community-owned pubs such as the George & Dragon are an exceptional example of how a community can succeed in running an enterprise. ...
Labour says £1m earners should publish tax returns image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 03:05:40 PM
...."The experience on the ground of patients, doctors and nurses is of a treasured institution already drifting into the greatest crisis in its history," he said. "Current plans from the government do not come anywhere near close to addressing the scale of the crisis, so it is essential that they now bring forward plans to close the funding gap if we do not want to lose our NHS. ...
Agent Provocateur founder brands Mike Ashley's purchase 'a stitch-up' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 12:46:56 PM
....The structure of the deal as a pre-pack administration mean the funds will be paid to creditors of Agent Provocateur. 3i has claimed it provided funding to prop up the brand last year and tried to bring in investment to allow it to continue as a going concern, which was not possible. ...
Cement firm Lafarge paid Syrian armed groups image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 11:24:34 AM
. Cement maker LafargeHolcim says it has uncovered evidence that a Lafarge factory in Syria provided funding to local armed groups. ...
Asda imposes harsher terms on suppliers after pound's Brexit slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 10:25:36 AM
....A spokesperson for Asda said: “Having reviewed industry standards, we have advised our clothing import suppliers of our intention to amend our payment terms to 90 days. “We work hard to build strong relationships with our suppliers and continue to offer a number of different finance and support options that allow them to access funding earlier if they require it. ...
Government sets out post-Brexit digital strategy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 01:10:06 AM
....It included £17. 3m of funding for robotics and AI research at UK universities. ...
Top Republican says Trump's budget plan 'dead on arrival' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 11:09:20 PM
.... . More than 120 retired generals have signed a letter urging Congress not to cut funding for diplomacy and foreign aid. ...
Tory £1bn inheritance tax cut 'will worsen north-south divide' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 07:20:48 PM
....”. Hammond’s budget will aim to tackle long-term problems in society, including low productivity and the funding of social care. ...
Sir Philip Green hasn't pushed the boat out with his BHS pensions deal | Nils Pratley image
....Put another way, all sides to the negotiation have been pragmatic in the interests of getting a deal done. The PPF wanted to ensure the cost of funding the BHS shortfall did not mean higher levies for solvent schemes. ...
Christian Candy 'was hellbent on destroying' former friend's family image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 05:32:23 PM
....“Nick was acting like a gangster and he was playing us,” Roberts claims. He alleges the promise of a £5m loan was a trick designed to engineer a situation where Crowdmix was entirely dependent on Candy for funding. ...
All it took was an anchor … how a storm took down half the UK's electricity link to France image
....Despite the threat of changes to the way electricity is traded across borders post-Brexit, the company is considering more connections with Europe as it believes the fundamental case for them will not be affected by the UK leaving the EU. Another interconnector, linking Scotland’s Aberdeenshire coast and Norway, was last week awarded €10m of EU funding. ...
NHS faces £1bn annual bill after 'reckless' change to injury payouts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 10:45:09 AM
....Four key pledges will be made, she said. “The government has committed to ensuring that the NHS Litigation Authority has appropriate funding to cover changes to hospitals’ clinical negligence costs,” Truss said, adding that GPs and medical defence organisations will ensure appropriate funding is available to meet additional costs. ...
Smart vision image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 12:57:32 AM
....Currently, Marx's prototype provides audio descriptions of video captured on a smartphone camera. He's currently trying to raise money on a crowdfunding website to make the software available in smart glasses. ...
Blair is right on Brexit: parliament must have a democratic debate | Anatole Kaletsky image
....As in wartime, every criticism shades into treason. That is why the Labour party has collaborated in defeating all parliamentary efforts to moderate May’s hardline Brexit plans, even on such relatively uncontentious issues as visa-free travel, pharmaceutical testing or science funding. ...
I quit my job when I had a baby – how can I restart my career? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:00:25 AM
....The environmental sector is a non-starter. With funding cuts it would be close to impossible to get a role after a five-year career break, even with my volunteering. ...
Green Investment Bank: Australian bidder woos MPs as protests continue image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 10:33:25 AM
....A source close to the sale process told the Guardian that there had been a lot of frustration in government and at Macquarie over the focus on asset ownership, which has been fuelled in part by the Green Investment Bank creating 14 new companies ahead of its privatisation. “One thing that’s always been clear about the Green Investment Bank is that its value has been in funding new projects, not necessarily keeping old ones,” the source said. ...
Ex-John Lewis boss: 'The Tories are the insurgents in the West Midlands' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:00:00 AM
.... Street is looking to bring the company’s employee-owned partnership model into vital local services such as transport, social care and skills training, handing workers a stake in their performance. The Conservative mayoral candidate said he could spin off existing services into new mutually owned operations, provide funding for these and social enterprises to compete for contracts, and allow existing mutuals, enterprises and charities to take on public work. ...
Do we need a credit check to find out whether we can remortgage? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:00:00 AM
.... My husband’s is average. We do, however, have quite a lot of personal borrowing, and are asset-rich and cash-poor, largely as a result of funding three of our kids at university, which means that credit card usage is high. ...
Sajid Javid: Budget help for firms hit by rates rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 08:42:17 PM
....". Mrs May also said there was "significant funding in place for transitional relief". ...
'Employers are missing out' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:56:58 AM
....". The Department for Work and Pensions told us that funding is available through the government's Access to Work scheme to pay for equipment or support that a disabled person might need in the workplace. ...
Organic food sales soar as shoppers put quality before price image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 07:00:02 AM
....”. Adrian Blackshaw, chair of the Organic Trade Board, which recently won EU funding to help promote organic food in Britain and Denmark, said: “Traditionally the two main challenges for customers buying organic are the price and the availability. ...
A new Isa is offering tax-free returns of 12% – so what’s the catch? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 07:00:33 AM
.... But are rates like this simply too good to be true? Things have been pretty grim for Britain’s savers for a long time now, with many people desperate to find ways to give their finances a boost. However, some experts are predicting that this is the year that a new tax-free account for peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding will shake up the savings market and bring some much-needed better news on returns. ...
‘Noise-cancelling headphones may bring back the peace’ – our work expert responds image
.... . Due to the nature of funding, these have been short-term three- or four-year contracts. ...
Crowdfunding carnage –  Confessions of a Small Business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 12:18:27 PM
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Government urged to stop property tax hikes for 1,249 NHS hospitals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 06:37:31 PM
....9m. McCabe has posted a series of written questions to Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, asking whether the NHS would be provided with extra funding to cover the additional costs and whether he had done an assessment of the potential impact of the tax hike on the services offered by hospitals and GPs. ...
Toshiba crisis: unions urge government to 'get a grip' on nuclear policy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 05:01:48 PM
....Kevin Coyne, national officer for energy at Unite union, said Toshiba’s indecision and delays would pile “further agony upon this Cumbrian community”. “The government must get a grip of the funding of these projects. ...

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