News Staff July 16, 2019

Services every 3 minutes Interchange to Birmingham airport in 6 minutes 2.3 kilometre long route from Interchange to Birmingham Airport Approximately 20 metre long vehicles Capable of carrying 2,100 passengers per hour in each direction Travel on a viaduct for entire route – 12 metres off the ground at its highest point HS2 today unveiled […]

News Staff July 8, 2019

Justice Secretary sets out proposals amending the Parole Board release test Follows tireless campaigning efforts by the mother of murdered Helen McCourt Murderers who refuse to disclose the location of a victim’s body may be denied parole under a new law set out by the Justice Secretary David Gauke. Named after Helen McCourt – murdered […]

News Staff July 5, 2019

Theresa May will today urge stronger cooperation between governments and tech companies to stop terrorists from being able to ‘broadcast their atrocities in real time’ on the internet. In her intervention at the G20 Summit’s session on Innovation, Digital Economy and Artificial Intelligence, the Prime Minister will say that governments need to learn lessons from […]

News Staff July 1, 2019

Oasis Charitable Trust, which runs 52 Academies with 30,000 students across England, has been announced as the operator of the country’s first Secure School. This is scheduled to open in late 2020 on the site of Medway Secure Training Centre in Kent. Oasis Charitable Trust chosen following rigorous application process Government investing £5 million to […]

News Staff June 24, 2019

Food Minister David Rutley will celebrate the UK’s world leading food and farming sector at the Royal Highland Show today, as new figures show Scottish food and drink exports achieved a record-breaking £1.4 billion of sales in the first quarter of 2019. Exports grew by 14% over the past year, driven by a surge in […]

News Staff June 20, 2019

Ahmed, 26, who is based at the Environment Agency’s office at Fradley near Lichfield, was named Professional Young Engineer of the Year by the Pump Centre. The Pump Centre is a network of 100-plus companies working in the water industry’s engineering sector. In order to win the award, Ahmed had to present to a panel […]

News Staff June 19, 2019

£130 million of UK investment already helping to achieve this, including tackling deforestation in the Amazon both countries reaffirm commitment to Paris Climate Agreement just days after UK became one of the world’s first major economies to legislate for net zero emissions by 2050 The UK today marked a new climate partnership with Colombia and […]

News Staff June 18, 2019

Firms that overcharge or mislead their customers could be hit with direct fines without the need to go through a court, under plans unveiled by Business Secretary Greg Clark today (18 June 2019). The government has confirmed it will consult on giving the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) new powers to decide itself whether consumer […]

News Staff June 13, 2019

Movers and shakers from the worlds of independent Film and TV have been profiled in 2019’s Britflix Power 100 list. Released earlier this week, the list saw actor Noel Clarke, Ray Winstone and former Eastenders star Rita Simons lead the inductees whilst rising star film producers Lucinda Rhodes and Ada Chyrowska were inducted onto the […]