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Health and Safety Executive

Head injury leads to fine for components firm

17 October 2012 16:30

A company which manufactures metal components has been fined after a young worker was seriously injured at its Lincoln factory.

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Insolvency Service

Kent coach operator disqualified for twelve years for breaching previous ban

17 October 2012 16:20

Stuart Kingston who operated Logan’s Tours Limited providing coach hire and travel services from Gravesend in Kent, has been disqualified from being a company director for 12 years, following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

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Health and Safety Executive

COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER FALLS THROUGH RIDING SCHOOL ROOF

17 October 2012 15:36

A Knightsbridge facilities and cleaning company has been fined after one of its employees fell six metres through a riding school roof on the Longcross estate in Surrey.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UK Green Investment Bank gets green light from Europe

17 October 2012 15:30

Plans by the UK Government to set up the world’s first Green Investment Bank (UK GIB) have been approved by the European Commission today (17 October 2012). The Bank is now set to begin operations in the next few weeks.

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Highways Agency

New concrete central reservation barrier for M621 junction 3 to 4 – amended date

17 October 2012 15:29

The Highways Agency will be carrying out safety improvements on the M621 in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Work will take place to replace the steel central reservation barrier between junction 3 and 4 of the M621 with a safer, concrete barrier.

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Highways Agency

A180 Habrough to Stallingborough verge barrier renewal

17 October 2012 15:26

The Highways Agency will be renewing the verge side barrier along the A180 between Habrough and Stallingborough near Immingham, North East Lincolnshire next week.

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Highways Agency

M62 junction 24 eastbound slip road resurfacing

17 October 2012 15:23

The Highways Agency will be resurfacing the M62 at junction 24, near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, next week.

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Highways Agency

New road surface for Maidenhead’s A404(M)

17 October 2012 13:50

Drivers are set to benefit from smoother, safer journeys on the A404(M) near Maidenhead in Berkshire, thanks to a resurfacing project being carried out by the Highways Agency.

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HM Treasury

Government accepts recommendations from the Wheatley Review of LIBOR in full

17 October 2012 12:10

Today the Government re-affirmed its commitment to reforming the submission and administration of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) benchmark by accepting the recommendations of Martin Wheatley’s independent review of LIBOR in full.

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Health and Safety Executive

West Yorkshire council in court after caretaker's injury

17 October 2012 11:42

Bradford Council has been fined for breaching safety regulations after a school caretaker was left with permanent disabilities when he fell through the school hall ceiling five days before his retirement.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Private sector businesses hit record level

17 October 2012 10:45

Official figures released today show that the number of private sector businesses in the UK increased significantly to 4.8 million at the start of 2012 – a record high.

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Highways Agency

Overnight work to improve safety on A14 in Stowupland

17 October 2012 09:28

Road users are advised that overnight work to improve safety at the A14 Stowupland lay-by will begin overnight on Thursday 18 October.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Deadline looms for paper tax returns

17 October 2012 09:26

There are just days left to send your 2011/12 paper tax return to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), if you want to beat the 31 October deadline and avoid a penalty.

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Highways Agency

A14 Nene Viaduct in Northamptonshire closed for repair tonight

16 October 2012 16:53

The westbound carriageway of the A14 Nene Viaduct near Thrapston, Northamptonshire, will be closed for repairs from 8pm tonight (Tuesday, 16 October) until 6am tomorrow morning.

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Highways Agency

M62 junction 32 to 33 resurfacing work

16 October 2012 16:42

The Highways Agency will be resurfacing the M62 in West Yorkshire between junction 32 (Parkfields) and 33 (Ferrybridge) next week.

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Highways Agency

M18 Junction 2, southbound resurfacing works

16 October 2012 16:38

The Highways Agency will be carrying out resurfacing work at junction 2 of the M18 near Doncaster in South Yorkshire, next week.

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Highways Agency

A63 resurfacing work

16 October 2012 16:33

The Highways Agency will be carrying out resurfacing on the A63 in Hull next week.

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Highways Agency

A64 Bishopthorpe Bridge joint replacement starts next week

16 October 2012 16:24

Drivers are being reminded that major bridge works will be taking place on the A64 Bishopthorpe South Bridge between Fulford Interchange (A19) and Askham Bar Interchange (A1036), in York, North Yorkshire, next week.

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Health and Safety Executive

UPDATED Southampton yacht repair copany in the dock

16 October 2012 16:21

Southampton company Hamble Yacht Services Ltd has been sentenced for safety failings after a worker fell whilst repairing a yacht.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Catch of the day - the chip shop tax dodger

16 October 2012 16:05

A chip shop owner who lied about the income from his Folkestone fish and chip shop for six years has been told to pay £200,000 in 14 days, or serve three years in jail.

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Cabinet Office

LEYTON, WALTHAMSTOW AND REDBRIDGE NATIONAL CITIZEN SERVICE GRADUATES CELEBRATE SUCCESS

LEYTON, WALTHAMSTOW AND REDBRIDGE NATIONAL CITIZEN SERVICE GRADUATES CELEBRATE SUCCESS

16 October 2012 16:04

75 National Citizen Service (NCS) graduates from Leyton, Walthamstow and Redbridge gathered on Friday 12 October at the O2 in London to celebrate their outstanding achievements this summer. NCS is a flagship government initiative, which the Football League Trust helped to deliver in Leyton, Walthamstow and Redbridge through Leyton Orient FC and their Community Sports programme.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Businesses urged to compete for growing low carbon opportunities

16 October 2012 14:00

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Low carbon business opportunities in Brazil and South Korea stretch into billions of pounds, two reports published by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) reveal.

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Highways Agency

Funeral service for Highways Agency Traffic Officer John Walmsley

16 October 2012 13:53

Family, friends and colleagues today paid their respects to a Highways Agency Traffic Officer who died tragically in the course of his duty.

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UK Trade & Investment

World’s trade experts urge local firms to boost profits by exporting

16 October 2012 13:25

Overseas business experts from over 70 countries will be travelling thousands of miles to help local firms boost their export plans at an event in November.

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Cabinet Office

National Citizen Service rolls out in Nottinghamshire this autumn - Scheme helps two Notts teenagers’ career plans to take off

16 October 2012 12:56

Sixteen and 17-year-olds from Nottinghamshire have a once in a lifetime opportunity to take part in the National Citizen Service during the October half-term holiday, from next week. Following the success of the scheme over the summer it is being made available to young people in the autumn for the first time.



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