Transport Secretary sees major infrastructure investment in action in Birmingham

April 23rd, 2014

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Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visited Birmingham New Street today to see progress on a £600 million project to transform it into one of the country’s flagship rail stations and help highlight more than 200 more infrastructure projects due to start this year.

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Boeing and root9B Partner to Offer In-depth Cybersecurity Training

April 18th, 2014

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Partnership offers ability to strengthen personnel skills, network defenses

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., April 17, 2014 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] is partnering with root9B to provide cybersecurity training and simulations that will help customers address rapidly evolving cyber threats.

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International study finds consistent change in biodiversity rather than systematic loss.

April 18th, 2014

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New research challenges understanding of biodiversity crisis

International study finds consistent change in biodiversity rather than systematic loss.

A University of St Andrews study has found that, despite fears of a biodiversity crisis, there has in fact NOT been a consistent drop in numbers of species found locally around the world.

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Government’s retirement life expectancy guidance is “dangerously generic”

April 18th, 2014

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When You Cost Too Much You Gotta Go – Coalition Cutting Costs

Government plans announced today to include life expectancy estimates as part of new point-of-retirement financial guidance have been slammed as “well-intentioned but dangerously generic” by deVere United Kingdom’s Head of Financial Planning.

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Microsoft Least Trusted Brand In Poll of Data Storage Companies

April 18th, 2014

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New Report Suggests Businesses Turning to Swiss Data Storage Companies As Trustworthy Alternative to US Brands

Trust in major US data storage companies is at an all-time low following the recent NSA and GCHQ surveillance scandal, according to a new poll.

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BAC Mono car revealed as April’s Merseyside Innovation Award winner

April 17th, 2014

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Ian and Neill Briggs receive their MIA award for April from MIA committee member and relationship director at NatWest Commercial Banking Ian McGee (centre).

The Liverpool-built BAC Mono supercar has been crowned Merseyside Innovation Award winner for April. Attached is a news release with reaction from Neill Briggs, one of the brothers who created the BAC Mono, along with an image of the presentation at the firm’s Speke factory.

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Image Scan appoints Bill Mawer as Chairman & CEO

April 14th, 2014

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The Board of Image Scan, an AIM-listed specialist in the field of real-time x-ray imaging for the security and industrial inspection markets, is pleased to announce that Mr William Mawer has been appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

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X marks the science: £1m sees through new X-ray facility at St Andrews.

April 11th, 2014

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A new £1m state-of-the-art laboratory will open at the University of St Andrews today (Friday 11 April 2014).

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“Dirty tactics like blocking switching are why people don’t trust the Big Six energy companies”

April 10th, 2014

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ThisIsTheBigDeal.com responds to the news that British Gas has been fined £5.6million for blocking its customers from switching to other suppliers.

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New help for property owners affected by HS2

April 10th, 2014

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The costs of HS2 continue to rise rapidly

 

The government has today published an improved compensation and assistance package for property owners close to the route of HS2.

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