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CBI Scotland welcomes Economic Strategy


CBI Scotland has welcomed the launch of the Scottish Government’s Economic Strategy, which the organisation says ‘rightly puts economic growth... (Continue reading)

Council to save £1.4m with mobile technology

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Midlothian Council is introducing a mobile system that aims to make it easy for residents to get help from builders,... (Continue reading)

Defence sector worth £22.1bn to economy

The Panther, armoured command vehicle, being put through its paces at the Army Training and Development Unit (ATDU), Bovington.  The Panther is replacing the Ferret and is due to enter service in 2007.

A new report from defence trade organisation A|D|S has found that the UK defence industry is worth around £22.1bn to... (Continue reading)

£70m biomass energy plant approved

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According to media reports, Cheshire West & Chester Council has approved planning proposals for a new £70m biomass energy plant.... (Continue reading)

Swinney unveils economic growth strategy

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The Scottish Government has published its new economic strategy which leaders say will put actions in place to accelerate sustainable... (Continue reading)

ICB report misses key issue – Intellect

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Intellect believes that the Independent Commission on Banking report has ignored a key issue – the ability of banks to... (Continue reading)

Outsourcing public services costing in fraud

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More widespread use of outsourcing in public services will result in higher levels of fraud, according to Unison. The government’s... (Continue reading)

Birmingham legal team lands NHS panel spot


According to media reports, Birmingham City Council’s legal department has landed a place on at least three panels of a... (Continue reading)

Dundee City Council in fibre optic deal


Dundee City Council has signed a deal with fibre optic infrastructure provider CityFibre as part of a £270m reinvigoration of... (Continue reading)