Government Business News.....

Budget deficit narrowest since crisis

Britain’s budget deficit in the 12 months to March sank to its lowest since the financial crisis, and the government narrowly met its latest deficit reduction goal, official data showed on Wednesday.

Eight major renewable electricity projects unveiled

The government has unveiled eight major renewable electricity projects supporting 8,500 jobs by 2020.

Government unveils raft of red tape cuts for business

Business minister Michael Fallon has announced the government’s latest planned raft of red tape cuts, as part of a drive that it claims will save businesses £1.2bn a year.

 Government Business Features.....

A Caring, Sharing Bill?

It is currently estimated that more than 376,000 older people live in around 10,300 care homes in the UK – a population that will increase significantly over the next 20 years as the number of people in the UK aged over 85 doubles. The Care Bill, which should receive Royal Assent shortly, aims to address the scandal of pensioners selling their homes in distress to pay for care

Staff with pride in public service

Louise Tibbert of the Public Sector People Managers’ Association examines the challenges of sustaining a good local government workforce and what future employment models might look like

A satisfied customer

Evidence shows that organisations that are making life easier for customers are facing financial pressures better. Katherine Potter from the Professional Planning Forum talks through some examples of firms that are successfully putting the customer first, and reaping the rewards

 Company Focus.....

Fireworx Scotland

Fireworx Scotland was founded in 2003 by Director Mark Copland. With over 20 years experience, extensive pyrotechnic training and with being an affiliated member of the CBI, Fireworx Scotland has gone from strength to strength.

Safelincs Ltd

Innovative first aid and fire safety products that can save you money

IOE launches ’20 Bedford Way’ – a new flexible venue in the heart of London

Many conference and event organisers will already be familiar with the prestigious Institute of Education in the heart of London’s historic Bloomsbury.

Battersea Evolution

Arguably the capital’s most dynamic and exciting venue, Battersea Evolution is a 5,500m² blank canvas events space in the heart of central London’s picturesque Grade II listed Battersea Park, exclusively yours to transform for conferences, meetings, dinners, awards ceremonies and bespoke events.

Titanium Fireworks

Titanium Fireworks was born from the passion to deliver the best possible firework displays, from small weddings and parties, to larger multimedia national and international events and ceremonies.


 Supplier Profiles......

The Havi

Hand arm vibration management is no longer a headache


Hoodies4Schools is a leading UK supplier of personalised hoodies to students of all ages.

Braid Hills Hotel

Built in 1897 the BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel truly is an Edinburgh landmark.

The University of Sheffield

As the largest accommodation provider in Sheffield, the University of Sheffield offers a range of world-class venues.


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Glynhill Hotel & Leisure Club

The Glynhill Hotel & Leisure Club is ideally located on the outskirts of Glasgow, with excellent motorway links only 200 yards away providing easy access to Glasgow Airport (under five minutes), and Glasgow City (under ten minutes) [ ... ]

Databac Group

With most organisations using some type of smart card for their access control, ID and time recording, Databac Group offers expert advice on optimising their use.

Thames Valley Controls

Thames Valley Controls has facilitated significant improvements in meeting KPI targets through our remote monitoring system.