September, 2018


New centre opens to search for next generation of diabetes treatment


A new centre for research to develop a new generation of medicines that will transform the lives of people living with diabetes opened in Oxford yesterday (12 September 2018). Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy,... (Continue reading)

First Minister officially opens £18m North Wales Neonatal Unit


The new £18m neonatal intensive care unit for North Wales located at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd has been officially opened by First Minister Carwyn Jones yesterday, Wednesday Septemeber 12 2018. The Sub Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Centre (SuRNICC) is a 20-cot... (Continue reading)

Investment drive could help Met Police and London Fire Brigade go green

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As the world’s first zero emissions vehicle summit closes in Birmingham closes in Birmingham, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox celebrated a series of major investments in clean tech and the automotive industry. Over £500m worth of investment was secured around... (Continue reading)

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£1 billion housing delivery fund launched by Brokenshire in partnership with Barclays


A new partnership with Barclays Bank to provide £1 billion of loan finance to help support small and medium sized developers will speed up the delivery of thousands of new homes across England. Housing Secretary James Brokenshire MP announced a... (Continue reading)

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HS2 to support 15,000 jobs by 2020

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A whole generation of engineers, designers, architects and geologists will benefit from the construction of the new high speed railway as the project gears up to support 30,000 jobs and create opportunities for British businesses to upskill their workforce. Today... (Continue reading)

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Future electric vehicles: new Faraday battery challenge funding

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A £25 million funding competition will offer grants to innovative businesses with projects to develop batteries for future electric vehicles. Funding is provided by UK Research and Innovation and delivered by Innovate UK. A growing demand and global market There... (Continue reading)

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Ineos to plough £60m into Grangemouth expansion

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Fracking firm Ineos has announced its intention to invest £60 million in the expansion of its Grangemouth site. The company said that the expansion has been made possible due to the of the growth of the US shale market. Ineos... (Continue reading)

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Welsh Secretary marks Aston Martin’s investment in zero emission vehicle manufacturing at St Athan site

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Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns yesterday (Tuesday 11 September 2018) welcomed the announcement that Aston Martin will invest a further £50 million at its new St Athan facility in Wales, which will become its centre for electrification and the home of... (Continue reading)

Government export support to help NHS profit by sharing expertise


The NHS will be ready to target up to £7 billion of opportunities a year over the next decade with its world-leading healthcare expertise, thanks to a new government support service. The Healthcare UK Export Catalyst is set to help... (Continue reading)

Brexit: Landmark Agriculture Bill to deliver a Green Brexit

Ohio Farm.  Evening view of farm on Sharrott Road, North Lima, Ohio.

Legislation to deliver a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations after nearly half a century under EU rules is being introduced into Parliament today (12 September 2018). The Agriculture Bill sets out how farmers and land managers will in... (Continue reading)

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