Monthly Archives: December 2016

New Funding Opportunity for SMEs in the Technology Sector

Businesses are invited to apply for a share of up to £6.5 million to research advanced analytical technologies that could improve business performance. Innovate UK, Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC), National Physical Laboratory (NPL), LGC and NEL are to invest up to £6.5 million in innovation projects … Continue reading

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Cheshire Based Care Provider Told to Make Improvements to Protect Patients by CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told Premier Care Limited – Cheshire West & East Branch Tarporley, Cheshire that they must make improvements to protect the safety and welfare of people they care for. Premier Care Limited is a domiciliary … Continue reading

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Is Your Business Bucking The Gender Pay-Gap?

A new online tool that allows the public to find out the gender pay gap for their occupation has been launched by the Minister for Women and Equalities, Justine Greening. The online tool, created by the government and the Office for National Statistics, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Writers Award is Growing

The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award has announced a new partnership with the University of Warwick for 2017, with the aim of broadening the award’s platform for supporting and nurturing the country’s … Continue reading

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NHS Financial Performance Has Worsened and is Unsustainable

The financial performance of NHS bodies worsened considerably in 2015-16 and this trend is not sustainable, according to the National Audit Office. Key Stats In 2015-16, NHS commissioners, NHS trusts and NHS foundation trusts reported a combined deficit of £1.85 … Continue reading

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