Government Business News.....

SMEs to be offered alternative government-approved finance

The UK government has said it is pushing ahead with its plans to improve access to alternative financing for small businesses that have been rejected by the main high street banks.

Government offers free Wi-Fi in 1,000 public buildings

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced plans to provide free public Wi-Fi hotspots in more than 1,000 public buildings across the UK as part of its Super-Connected Cities programme.

Government borrowing jumped to £11.8 billion in September

Government borrowing in the United Kingdom increased by £1.6 billion in September to £11.8 billion compared to September 2013. Analysts had predicted there would be no rise.

 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.....

Access Displays – The Exhibition Specialists

Access Displays has provided exhibition solutions, for over 20 years, to thousands of satisfied customers across many diverse market sectors, at home and overseas.

Orbis: Vacant Property Specialists

With an estimated 920,000 empty homes across the UK, 330,000 of which are long-term empty* properties, owners and managers need to be aware of the security and general welfare of their vacant properties.

Alternative financing for effective, win-win fleet management

Keeping costs down and managing budgets remain key challenges for organisations when it comes to fleet management.

Investing In Renewables: Reduce Your Organisations Energy Bills and Environmental Impact

Flogas Renewables was launched in 2014, offering organisations the opportunity to access a complete range of renewable energy solutions, from solar PV, wind turbines and heat pumps, to underfloor heating and biomass.

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 Supplier Profiles......

Eco Controls

We are a building energy management systems (BEMS) specialist that can design, install and manage buildings environmental controls.

Solar Communications

Solar Communications was established in 1988 and is a multi-award winning supplier of Unified Communications (UC) solutions suitable for businesses of all sizes.

QNAP Systems Inc

Powerful network storage you can trust

Douglas Jackson

Executive and Managerial Call Centre and Customer Service Recruitment

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