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NI invests in rural broadband

Northern Ireland’s Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster announced a new investment of £215,432 to improve access to broadband in rural areas... (Continue reading)

Inflation rise will create additional benefit spend – IFS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) reaching 5.2% will lead to an... (Continue reading)

HMS Bulwark confirmed as flagship

HMS Bulwark has been confirmed as the Royal Navy flagship until 2016. HMS Bulwark, which heads the UK’s Response Force... (Continue reading)

Cheshire workers in contract dispute

 Nine thousand council workers in Cheshire have been told they must sign up to new terms or face the sack. ... (Continue reading)

Mayor must outline economic vision – Assembly

In a new report, The London Assembly says that Mayor Boris Johnson must set out how he will ensure he continues... (Continue reading)

Unite reacts to the latest rise in inflation figures

Unite has reacted with concern to the news that the Consumer Price Index has risen from 4.5% to 5.2% –... (Continue reading)

Buckinghamshire County Council signs £22m waste deal

According to reports, Buckinghamshire County Council has signed a seven-year, £22m deal with the Waste Recycling Group (WRG) for household... (Continue reading)

Council legal team lands NHS contracts

According to media reports, Birmingham City Council’s legal services department has won NHS legal contracts worth around £9 million. The... (Continue reading)

BCC comments on ‘weak’ MPC minutes

The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) says the published minutes from the latest Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting show ‘weak... (Continue reading)