Insufficient Government support for UK manufacturers say British Made For Quality members

Nine out of 10 businesses belonging to the British Made For Quality (BMFQ) industry alliance believe that the Government is letting down the UKs... read more

23.04.2012 • By Falcon PR

Taskforce publishes SME finance proposals

Proposals to widen business access to new and alternative sources of finance have been published today by the independent Taskforce on non-bank... read more

17.03.2012 • By Falcon PR

2012 Budget Announced By HM Treasury 2012

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today announced his Budget which maintains the Governments strategy to reduce the deficit,... read more

21.03.2012 • By Falcon PR

Department for Business response to European Commission state aid decision

Responding to todays European Commission state aid decision Postal Affairs Minister Norman Lamb said: We warmly welcome the European... read more

21.03.2012 • By Falcon PR

Government launches consultation on Above the Line Research and Development credit

The Government has today launched a consultation on an Above the Line (ATL) Research and Development (R&D) credit. The Government is committed to... read more

28.03.2012 • By Falcon PR

Number of apprenticeships continues to rise

New statistics published today show an increase in the number of people starting an apprenticeship. Provisional data shows that in the first half... read more

29.03.2012 • By Falcon PR

UK and Japan commit to greater collaboration on space

Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts will today sign an agreement with the Japanese Economy Minister Motohisa Furukawa for greater... read more

10.04.2012 • By Falcon PR

New mobile apps to help with record keeping

The software industry, after consultation with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), is producing simple record keeping mobile apps for small businesses.... read more

16.04.2012 • By Falcon PR

St Helens steel firm fined over worker's injuries

A St Helens steel manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker suffered serious injuries to his left hand when it was pulled into machinery.... read more

30.04.2012 • By Falcon PR

Enterprising students to discover new route to employment

A new Government led initiative to boost enterprise will see up to 4,000 entrepreneurial university students and graduates in England connecting... read more

21.05.2012 • By Falcon PR

Enterprise showcase gets royal seal of approval

Business Minister Mark Prisk is urging the UKs most innovative businesses to put their names forward for a prestigious award from Her Majesty The... read more

13.06.2012 • By Falcon PR

Search continues for retired teacher in Cyprus

A retired teacher aged 73 has been missing from her home in Cyprus near Paphos since Tuesday 19th 2012. Nancy Johnson is of a slight build weighing... read more

26.06.2012 • By Falcon PR

Kay review sets out measures to transform UK equity markets

Restoring relationships built on long term trust and confidence and realigning incentives across the investment chain should be the basis of a much... read more

23.07.2012 • By Falcon PR

Free support launched to boost small and medium sized business directors

A new series of free business support events, aimed at the owners of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), has been launched today in... read more

03.08.2012 • By Falcon PR

£100 million Government fund for green investment and welcomes new jobs

· UK Green Investments (UKGI) team, based in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, announces contracts to provide initial funding of... read more

06.08.2012 • By Falcon PR

Government joins forces with industry to tackle late payments

The Government has today reaffirmed its commitment to help improve the supply chain cashflow for UK firms by joining forces with small business... read more

16.08.2012 • By Falcon PR

Bowel cancer campaign gets celebrity backing

One in three people are embarrassed to talk to their doctor about poo even though having blood in poo is a key symptom of bowel cancer which can... read more

28.08.2012 • By Falcon PR

'Good' is the minimum standard Ofsted expects from schools in the UK

The Office for Standards in Education has today announced that a rating of 'Good' is the minimum requirement for schools to be deemed satisfactory... read more

03.09.2012 • By Falcon PR

Guardian Public Leaders Network supports government communicators

A new online space where public sector communications professionals can share information and best practice is to be launched by the Guardian... read more

12.09.2012 • By Guardian Public Leaders Network

Norstec network harness clean energy of northern seas to boost growth

Over forty organisations will today join forces to set out a long-term vision for the deployment of offshore wind in the northern seas and the... read more

04.10.2012 • By Falcon PR

Apprenticeship programme continues to grow strong

New statistics published today show a continued increase in the number of people taking up apprenticeships. The provisional data shows that for the... read more

11.10.2012 • By Falcon PR

Two Coastguard Rescue Officers Nominated For Pride of Britain Award

Two Coastguard Rescue Officers have been nominated for a national award after they helped save a teenager from drowning off the coast of... read more

16.10.2012 • By Falcon PR

Lloyds top ppi claims table again

The financial Ombudsman released their figures on ppi claims for the first 6 months on the year and we will discuss below some of the worst... read more

19.10.2012 • By Money and Me Claims

Chancellor should use £35bn QE windfall to boost economic growth

Commenting on the announcement recently (Friday) that the Bank of England will transfer the excess cash from its Quantitative Easing programme,... read more

12.11.2012 • By Falcon PR

Nick Clegg Announces reform allowing Dads & Mums equal parental leave rights

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced a radical reform which will allow fathers to play an increased role in raising their child at home... read more

14.11.2012 • By Falcon PR

How to Improve Business Mailing Productivity: A New Whitepaper from Neopost

Neopost releases new white paper explaining how today's intelligent mailing solutions can streamline business communication and improve business... read more

23.11.2012 • By Neopost

Moody's assigns definitive rating to COSCO Finance (2011) Limited's bonds

Moody's Investors Service has assigned a definitive A1 rating to the US$1,000,000,000 4.00% Credit Enhanced Bonds due 2022 issued by COSCO Finance... read more

03.12.2012 • By Falcon PR

David Cameron Announces Government Start-Up Loan Scheme Boost

David Cameron has announced an extra £30 million funding for the government loan scheme for Start-up businesses based in the UK. The boost will... read more

04.01.2013 • By Falcon PR

Government plans to give consumers more copyright freedom

UK Business Secretary Vince Cable has today announced a range of changes aimed at increasing the freedom of use in relation to copyrighted... read more

20.12.2012 • By Falcon PR

Red tape costing homeowners £240 on 'Do It Your Self' jobs

Plans to scrap Government Red tape surrounding simple DIY jobs such as changing a plug socket will come into effect this April and will save... read more

02.01.2013 • By Falcon PR

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