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News Staff October 2, 2020

Consultation launched aimed at giving Small Business Commissioner more power to support businesses and resolve late payment issues New proposals have been outlined by government to ensure small businesses in the UK are paid on time, Small Business Minister Paul Scully today announced (1 October). Currently £23.4 billion worth of late invoices are owed to […]

News Staff October 2, 2020

Interim findings from Imperial College London and Ipsos MORI show 1 in 200 people were infected but suggest growth of infection may be slowing Figures reinforce the need for everyone to play their part remembering hands, face and space, the rule of 6 and self-isolation for those who risk passing on the virus Interim results […]

News Staff October 2, 2020

On 17 September, the British Ambassador to Costa Rica and Nicaragua, Ross Denny, hosted a virtual farewell event for Chevening scholars selected to study a one-year Masters in the United Kingdom. Ambassador Denny congratulated the six scholars, three from Costa Rica and three from Nicaragua, for having been selected for this prestigious award. He remarked […]

News Staff October 2, 2020

Telecomms provider O2, backed by the Government, has today (1 October) launched the UK’s first commercial lab – the Darwin SatCom Lab. Businesses will trial driverless cars that use 5G and satellite technology to stay connected. 5G could address many of the technical challenges faced by driverless cars by providing stronger, faster and more reliable […]

News Staff October 2, 2020

Two directors who separately managed an estate agent and a convenience store have been disqualified after they caused their companies to abuse the tax regime. Estate Agent Hsin Lan Huang (37), from Hammersmith, West London, has been banned for seven years, while convenience store boss Pratikkumar Dineshbhai Patel (32), from Knowle, Hampshire, is disqualified for […]

News Staff March 19, 2020

While the oil market is facing difficulties, some traders on the other hand see a potential to buy low and sell high. Nigerian government has a tremendous oil supply and with secure trading terms, Ireland based trade consulting firm, Stankevicius International Limited, is entering the oil trading market. Stankevicius International CEO, Paulius Stankevicius has a relationship network […]

News Staff March 16, 2020

Autonomous delivery of vital supplies to the front-line with improved efficiency and reduced risk to life moves another step closer to reality as the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) announces the purchase of five totally new autonomous land vehicle systems. Two contracts collectively worth ~£5m have been awarded to HORIBA MIRA and QinetiQ to […]

News Staff March 6, 2020

victims to be automatically referred to Victim Contact Scheme new support for victims of mentally disordered offenders Victims of crime will have clearer rights regarding the support they should receive from the police, courts and other criminal justice agencies as a new Victims’ Code is published yesterday (5 March 2020). A six-week consultation seeks views […]