December, 2018


World-leading projects in UK aerospace: funding for best ideas

Government Opportunities

Organisations are invited to propose innovative projects that could benefit the UK aerospace industry through smarter, more energy-efficient technologies (December 10th). There is up to £150 million for innovative aerospace projects in a series of regular calls for ideas. Organisations... (Continue reading)

Bourse Scot step closer to creating first Scottish stock exchange since 1970s

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Bourse Scot, the company behind plans to create a new Scottish stock exchange, has revealed a partnership with European stock market operator Euronext (December 11th). The tie-up means the initiative – known as Project Heather and to be based in... (Continue reading)

NHS Scotland backs Citizen’s Basic Income scheme to save thousands of lives


It’s been described as a radical way of reorganising our welfare system to create a fairer Scotland. Now an NHS Scotland report has claimed Citizen’s Basic Income (CBI) – which would see everyone receive regular cash payments, without a requirement... (Continue reading)

Building Scotland Fund


£25m to SPRUCE for regeneration projects (December 10th). Industrial and commercial developments around the country will be given support, under the first release of funding from the £150 million Building Scotland Fund. The Scottish Partnership for Regeneration in Urban Centres... (Continue reading)

£40 million personalised support package for long-term unemployed disabled people launched

Government Opportunities

The support comes from a new £40 million fund and is expected to benefit 10,000 people. The Intensive Personalised Employment Support programme will provide highly personalised packages of employment support for people who are at least a year away from... (Continue reading)

£2m funding boost to help make Wales a play friendly country

Government Opportunities

The Welsh Government has made £2m available to local authorities to help them deliver play opportunities for children in their areas, Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies announced today (Monday December 201 2018). Wales was the first country in the world... (Continue reading)

EU funding to boost Wales’ creative technologies sector

Government Opportunities

Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford on Friday (December 7 20148) announced £0.9m of EU funding to refurbish part of Aberystwyth’s iconic Old College university building. The £1.4m project will transform the currently-unused South Seddon building into state-of-the-art seafront business units. Led... (Continue reading)

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£80m for Glastir and Sustainable Production Grant

Government Opportunities

Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has today, (Monday 10 December 2018), announced over £80m to extend many Glastir agreements, further investment through the Sustainable Production Grant and the continuation of the Farm Business Grant. The... (Continue reading)

Energy systems of the future: local communities to benefit sooner

Government Opportunities

Just under £10 million Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund investment will support even more people to get value from smart local energy systems. A new research consortium and funding for business-led innovation projects will speed up the uptake of smart energy... (Continue reading)

£1 billion of funding to upgrade NHS services in England

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The Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has announced £963 million of extra funding for health facilities across England. Stopping sending money to the EU after EU Exit means we can invest more in domestic priorities including our NHS.... (Continue reading)

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