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News story: Budget delivers devo deal and transport boost for North of Tyne

Those living North of the Tyne will benefit from £600 million of new government investment to spend on local priorities to boost growth after the area agreed a historic devolution deal.

Details of the deal were unveiled today by Treasury Minister Andrew Jones, who visited the region and was joined by...Read More »


Press release: Countrywide crackdown continues - 20 directors of 16 more companies disqualified for employing illegal workers

In all, 20 directors in 16 separate businesses across the United Kingdom have been disqualified recently, following investigations by the Insolvency Service, all of whom were already fined for employing illegal workers. Eighteen people have been banned from being company directors or being involved in the management of companies for...Read More »


Press release: Extended bankruptcy for Coventry woman from who failed to disclose large online gaming win

This money was won during a period that Mrs Holtom was undischarged from bankruptcy while she had a duty to notify the Official Receiver that she had acquired the money, but she failed to do so.

A bankruptcy order was made against Mrs Holtom on 7 October 2015 and an investigation...Read More »


New Accessible Information Standard to ensure people with sensory loss can access information that ‘Makes Sense’.

The Health Secretary has unveiled improvements to the All Wales Sensory Loss Standards, which help ensure people with sensory loss get information about services they can access and understand, as well as any communication support they need. 

From this month, GP surgeries in Wales are being asked to identify and record...Read More »


News story: New THINK! road safety campaign launched to help cut child deaths

Road Safety Minister Jesse Norman has launched a new road safety campaign aimed at teachers and schools to help cut child fatalities.

A recent survey revealed that 67% of children get fewer than 2 hours of road safety education in their whole time at school and the new THINK! campaign will...Read More »


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