Government Business News.....

Economic growth highest in seven years

The UK economy hit a growth rate of 2.6% last year, the highest since 2007, revealed official data released by Office for National Statistics (ONS). In 2013, the UK had recorded a growth of 1.7%.

Government announces extra £1bn for Growth Deals

The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have announced a further £1bn to invest in local economies to expand the Growth Deals struck last year.

CIPFA finds council cut in spending power

Councils face a six per cent cut in spending power next year once ring-fenced funds and pooled resources are excluded from the Local Government Finance Settlement, an analysis by CIPFA has found.

 Government Business Features.....

LPGS updates on progress made since April

The LGPS is the fifth largest pension scheme in the world in terms of assets under management and the largest occupational pension scheme in the UK in terms of scheme membership.

Bigger slice for smaller firms

Back in December, the Public Accounts Committee warned that the Government had become too dependent on a handful of ‘quasi-monopoly’ private sector contractors. Tim Colman of the Federation of Small Businesses provides an insight into future legislative developments and what SMEs want

Winds of change

You need quality office products from sustainable sources, at the best price possible, from reliable suppliers. But is this sustainable in the long term, asks Michael Gardner, CEO of BOSS Federation

 Company Focus.....

Flogas Renewables – Tomorrow’s Energy, Today

Flogas Renewables are an established specialist renewable energy provider with genuine expertise attained across 30 years within the industry, providing UK households and businesses with cost-effective and efficient energy solutions.

Venus Business

Venus Business Communications is the leading fibre leased line provider based in Central London offering high speed connections, complete end to end services, ethernet private networks and hosted VoIP telephony.

Leeds City Museum

From its sweeping vista across Millennium Square to its historic exterior, hiding stylish and contemporary meeting spaces including Brodrick Hall, a beautiful central arena, Leeds
City Museum is one of the most stunning venues in Yorkshire.

J&P Credit Solutions

J&P Credit Solutions, the specialist debt recovery division of Judge & Priestley LLP, has been working on behalf of local authorities since 1990.

J&P Credit Solutions

J&P Credit Solutions, the specialist debt recovery division of Judge & Priestley LLP, has been working on behalf of local authorities since 1990.

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 Supplier Profiles......

Spearhead Machinery

Spearhead Machinery is Europe’s leading manufacturer of tractor mounted mowing equipment and a specialist in vegetation maintenance technology.

Wiltshire Enterprise

Your one-stop training shop

Storetec Services Limited

Storetec is a market leader in delivering document scanning and document storage across the UK.

The Bradford Hotel

Located in the heart of central Bradford, The Bradford Hotel provides an elegant refuge in the midst of the bustling city.

Thermobile UK Ltd

Established in 1993 , Thermobile UK Limited is a leading provider of heating and cooling products for a wide range of market sectors ; incorporating the motor trade , agriculture , horticulture , poultry , plant hire , construction and [ ... ]

Holiday Inn - Wakefield

The Holiday Inn Leeds/Wakefield is an ideal location to hold your meeting, from 2-160 delegates in 8 modern, purpose built, spacious and comfortable meeting rooms.

Peak Training Solutions

Peak Training Solutions Ltd provide high quality classroom training to support Business Analysts in obtaining the Certificate and Diploma level qualifications run by the BCS.

Gardenature

Gardenature is a family run business which has fast become Europe’s No 1 manufacturer and supplier of high quality products designed specifically for watching all forms of wildlife from the relaxed comfort of your armchair, your gard [ ... ]

J&P Credit Solutions

J&P Credit Solutions, the specialist debt recovery division of Judge & Priestley LLP, has been working on behalf of local authorities since 1990.

Rainbow Eco Solutions

Rainbow Eco Solutions is an expanding company currently specialising in the provision of domestic Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and Green Deal Advice Reports (GDARs), with new offices opening soon in Dartford, Kent.

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