Government Business News.....

Businesses want UK to stay in the EU

Businesses want the UK the remain part of the European Union (EU), according to research by service office company, Business Environment.

Govt plans overhaul for UK's business broadband subsidy

The government is planning to overhaul its £100 million scheme to provide super-fast business broadband in the UK's main cities.

Pickles grants £5 million recycling fund

Secretary of State Eric Pickles has announced that a new £5 million recycling fund will be offered to local authorities in England where weekly collections are still made.

 Government Business Features.....

Key advice on pest control

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) shares information on the pest problem facing the UK and the role councils can play in keeping the public safe from disease

Rethinking council asset management

In light of a recent Audit Commission report into how local authorities are achieving value from their property assets, Government Business reviews current advice for council leaders

Collaboration the key to effective procurement

On average, collaborative procurement is estimated to be generating savings of 10-15 per cent for Local Authorities across the UK. Given the savings potential, it is vital that there is better coordination of procurement activities to ensure value for money is secured. Government Business looks at the recent local Government Association’s National Procurement Strategy

 Company Focus.....

The ideal franchise….

Self-employment and entrepreneurship has become a mainstay of the SME marketplace. As more and more people turn to self-employment for a variety of reasons, they increasingly also turn to franchising.

Eurovia: the ‘one-stop-shop’ for engineering solutions

With its range of specialised but highly flexible products and services, Eurovia offers surfacing, road contracting, specialist treatment solutions, asphalt production and airport services throughout the country.

MTA Digital ‘Pushing the boundaries of digital print’

With 30 years experience in the pre-press industry it was a seamless transition into the world of digital print.

Badgemaster announces takeover

Name badge manufacturer Badgemaster, has announced the acquisition of principal competitor, Akorn Badge Company Ltd.  Badgemaster is already the UK’s largest name badge manufacturer, and adds this as the most significant event yet to its ever growing list of achievements.

Eaton’s Security business: Investing in Prevention with Menvier

Eaton’s Security business, a business unit of diversified power management company Eaton, is now firmly positioned as a leading manufacturer of security equipment for all types of commercial and residential premises.


 Supplier Profiles......

Security Engineering

At Security Engineering, we understand how important your home or business is to you. That's why we provide comprehensive security installation and maintenance services that meet your specific requirements.

Summit Energies Ltd

We are specialist installers of renewable energy saving products for the commercial and domestic market in the UK

Redrock Digital

Redrock Digital is pre-approved to support the Government’s Digital Strategy for the provision of digital expertise in line with its preferred agile working practices

Tapping into great commercial minds

The Crown Commercial Service was launched in April, bringing together the government’s commercial capability into one integrated organisation. Chief executive Sally Collier
describes what the organisation has achieved since its inc [ ... ]

OPHARDT hygiene

High Quality Hygiene Solutions

Astute Lighting

Save up to 80% on your energy bill

Integral LED

Integral LED is a UK based supplier of innovative LED technology products and is part of a group that has been distributing and manufacturing technology products since 1989.

Waldmann Lighting

Waldmann Lighting is a manufacturer of indirect/direct total lighting solutions for the office that provide significant energy savings, flexibility of use and improve the lit environment. Luminaires are available with LED's for high pe [ ... ]