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Big Society fund pays out £81million to 727 charities

News release explaining how Charities across England have been awarded a total of £81million in the third wave of payouts from the £107million Transition Fund to help them prepare for new Big Society opportunities

Mon, 13/06/2011

Millions saved through Fraud Taskforce pilots

Government announces pilots to tackle £21 billion of annual fraud in the public sector.

Wed, 08/06/2011

Government saves over £1 billion on procurement

In a move expected to save £3 billion a year, Francis Maude today announced that the Government is making significant changes to the way it buys in categories of common goods and services such as stationery and office services. 

Fri, 03/06/2011

Making travel safer in Cyberspace – Minister calls for closer partnership with industry and the public

Francis Maude, the Governments newly appointed Minister for Cyber Security, today urged business leaders to help protect the economic well being of the country by investing in measures to empower safe travel through cyberspace.

Wed, 01/06/2011

Government Construction Strategy to reduce costs

The Government Construction Strategy will reform the way in which government procures construction across all sectors and will reduce costs by up to 20% by the end of this parliament.

Tue, 31/05/2011

Supplier representatives to cut costs for Government

‘Crown Representatives’ will ensure that Government receives the best value for money from its major suppliers, by ensuring that the Government acts as a single customer.

Wed, 13/04/2011

£7 million boost for Big Society as 183 more charities get cash support

The Government’s Transition Fund, to help charities prepare for Big Society opportunities and face current challenges, will have an additional £7million from the Department of Health.

Tue, 22/03/2011

Review of Government Direct Communication and COI

The review into Government Direct Communication and the role of COI has been published today.

Fri, 18/03/2011

Prime Minister announces ‘Royal’ Wootton Bassett

News release about the Prime Minister, David Cameron, announcing that the town Wootton Bassett in Wiltshire, will become Royal Wootton Bassett later this year.

Wed, 16/03/2011

New government spending controls to deliver billions more in savings

The Government has announced a new set of controls on government spending which are expected to save billions of pounds.

Wed, 02/03/2011

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