September, 2019


£50 million and new body to transform digital health and care services in Wales


Health and Social Services Minister, Vaughan Gething, has announced plans to transform digital health and care in Wales. The plans include creating the role of Chief Digital Officer for Health and Care and a new NHS Wales organisation to deliver... (Continue reading)

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New hospital building programme announced


New hospital building programme to ensure the NHS’s hospital estate supports the provision of world-class healthcare services for patients. Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has launched the largest hospital building programme in a generation as part of a... (Continue reading)

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Developing the future of flight: take part in the challenge


Businesses are invited to join the workshop, find partners and apply for funding – to help revolutionise aviation as part of a £125 million challenge. New technologies including electrification, digital services and autonomy could revolutionise aviation. They could help to power... (Continue reading)

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£4 million scheme to boost worker earnings and youth employment


Two new programmes have been announced to help disadvantaged young people into work and use mobile technology to help jobseekers into higher paid jobs. Up to £1.2 million will be invested in Manchester and the West Midlands, dedicating extra time... (Continue reading)

Prime Minister pledges funding for cancer screening overhaul


The new NHS funding will replace MRI machines, CT scanners and breast screening equipment. The equipment will improve the quality of screening and speed of diagnosis, with clinicians finding the machines more effective and easier to use. Other benefits include:... (Continue reading)

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£50 million to back British athletes to Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic success


Prime Minister confirms £50 million to support British athletes to help the UK remain an Olympic and Paralympic powerhouse at Tokyo 2020. The Prime Minister has confirmed £50 million to support British athletes to help the UK remain an Olympic... (Continue reading)

Transforming the way we produce food: apply for business funding


Businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million to support ambitious projects developing new and more efficient ways to produce the UK’s food. World demand for food is expected to grow by 60 per cent to feed... (Continue reading)

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Brexit and pensions uprating

Government Opportunities

More than 363,000 pensioners living in the EU will receive letters reassuring them their UK State Pension will continue to be paid when we leave the EU. The government is sending out letters outlining that even if we leave without... (Continue reading)

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Extra £1.5 million available to eliminate chemical and biological munitions on the battlefield


Up to £1.5m is available to fund TRL3+ proposals to access, disable, or destroy chemical and biological munitions To keep our Armed Forces and personnel safe, the UK and US governments are offering up to £1.5 million for new technologies... (Continue reading)

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Value of government loans declines significantly


The Scottish Government has substantially reduced the value of £140 million-worth of loans and guarantees to private companies, says the public spending watchdog. The 2018/19 audit of the government’s consolidated accounts were unqualified and show that the overall budget of... (Continue reading)

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