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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin: Westbound M26 in Kent reopened following earlier incident

03 September 2013 12:40

Road users are advised that all lanes have reopened westbound on the M26 between junction 3, for the M20, and junction 1, where it meets the M25 junction 5, following an earlier vehicle fire.

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Highways Agency

A64 Rillington road safety improvements

03 September 2013 11:58

Work to improve road safety on the A64 at Rillington, North Yorkshire will begin next week.

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UK Trade & Investment

LOOK EAST FOR EXPORT SUCCESS

03 September 2013 11:50

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North East firms are being urged to look east and explore export opportunities in the Middle East to help their businesses grow.

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Highways Agency

A38 Marsh Mills Flyover repair work begins

03 September 2013 11:48

Essential work on the A38 Marsh Mills Flyover near Plymouth will start on September 8 and continue for eight weeks.

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Highways Agency

Overnight resurfacing Works A36 Warminster

03 September 2013 11:08

Overnight resurfacing works will start on the A36 near Warminster this Friday, 6 September.

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Highways Agency

Overnight resurfacing works on A36 at Salisbury

03 September 2013 10:19

Overnight improvement work to ensure safe and reliable journeys on the A36 at Salisbury will start this Wednesday, 4 September.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Data payment crackdown

03 September 2013 10:03

A new crackdown on tax evasion will make information on all credit and debit card payments to UK businesses available to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for the first time.

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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin: Westbound M26 closed junction 3 to junction 1, Kent

03 September 2013 06:54

Road users are advised that the westbound M26 in Kent is currently closed between junction 3, at the M20, and junction 1, where it meets the M25 junction 5, following a lorry fire.

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Highways Agency

Work continues on A14 Huntingdon Railway Viaduct

02 September 2013 16:00

Drivers in and around Huntingdon are reminded that some overnight closures of Brampton Road will be in place as work to strengthen the Huntingdon Railway Viaduct (HRV) continues.

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Health and Safety Executive

Clampdown on construction site safety in south east London

02 September 2013 15:32

Poor standards and unsafe work on building sites in South East London will be targeted this month as part of an annual push to reduce death, injury and ill health in the industry.

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Health and Safety Executive

Clampdown on construction site safety in Wales

02 September 2013 15:05

Poor standards and unsafe work on building sites in Wales will be targeted this month as part of an annual push to reduce death, injury and ill health in the industry.

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Health and Safety Executive

CLAMPDOWN ON CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY IN LEICESTER AND LINCOLN

02 September 2013 15:02

Poor standards and unsafe work on building sites in Leicester andLincoln will be targeted this month as part of an annual push to reduce death, injury and ill health in the industry.

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Health and Safety Executive

CLAMPDOWN ON CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY ACROSS NOTTINGHAMSHIRE AND DERBYSHIRE

02 September 2013 14:37

Poor standards and unsafe work on building sites in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire will be targeted this month as part of an annual push to reduce death, injury and ill health in the industry.

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Health and Safety Executive

HSE LAUNCHES SAFETY CLAMPDOWN ON CONSTRUCTION SITES IN BIRMINGHAM AND THE BLACK COUNTRY

02 September 2013 14:08

Unsafe practices on construction sites across Birmingham and the Black Country are to be targeted as part of a national initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health.

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Health and Safety Executive

CLAMPDOWN ON CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY IN SOUTH WEST

02 September 2013 14:03

- Former county of Avon, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Somerset sites to be inspected -

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Insolvency Service

Director gets six-year ban over £6m undeclared tax

02 September 2013 12:30

Jonathan Edward Shawyer, the director of Sigma Payroll Services Limited based in Brentwood, Essex, has been disqualified from acting as a company director for six years for paying £6m less tax than was owed to the taxman.

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Highways Agency

Barrier upgrade for A590 at Brettargh Holt in Cumbria

02 September 2013 12:18

A £280,000 Highways Agency project to upgrade safety barriers along the eastbound carriageway of the A590 in Cumbria towards its junction with the M6 will get underway this month.

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Health and Safety Executive

BUILDING CONTRACTOR FINED AFTER FAMILY EXPOSED TO CARBON MONOXIDE DANGER

02 September 2013 12:08

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Morris and Spottiswood Ltd, a Glasgow based building contractor has been fined for a catalogue of failings that left a family exposed to potentially fatal carbon monoxide fumes.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Direct Lending scheme launched to support UK exporters

02 September 2013 12:00

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A new lending scheme will help overseas buyers purchase the goods of UK exporters.

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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin: Northbound A23 entry slip road closes at Handcross

02 September 2013 11:00

Road users are reminded that the northbound A23 entry slip road at Handcross will be closed from Monday 9 September.

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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin: Carriageway closures start next week for A2 Jubilee Way bridge maintenance in Dover

02 September 2013 10:30

Road users are reminded that the Londonbound A2 in Dover, Kent, will close next Monday (9 September) for five weeks and the coastbound carriageway will be closed overnight as a bridge refurbishment scheme moves into the next phase.

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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin: Abnormal load travelling on M25 and M1

02 September 2013 10:00

Road users planning to travel on the anti-clockwise M25 in Essex and Hertfordshire and the northbound M1 in Bedfordshire on Sunday (8 September) are advised that a slow moving vehicle with an abnormal load will be travelling in the area.

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HM Revenue & Customs

HMRC launches Alternative Dispute Resolution service

02 September 2013 09:57

A way for small businesses and individuals to resolve disputes with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is being launched today after a successful trial.

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Highways Agency

£356,000 carriageway repairs for A66 east of Penrith

02 September 2013 09:07

A £356,000 Highways Agency project to repair and resurface a section of the A66 near Penrith in Cumbria will get underway on Monday (9 September).

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Highways Agency

Wisley Flower Show: road users advised to plan their journeys

02 September 2013 09:00

Road users are advised to allow extra time for journeys if they are travelling in the area of the Wisley Flower Show in Surrey.

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