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2013-12-23 08:29:15

LONDON, December 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MARKETINVOICE, the online platform where SMEs can raise working capital by selling their invoices to investors, has announced that it has now facilitated GBP100m in funding since launch. In the past year, volume through MarketInvoice has grown 20% month-on-month, with October being the first time more than GBP10m was traded through the platform in a single month. GBP65m has been traded in 2013 alone, following GBP36m traded in...

2013-11-05 16:29:18

LONDON, November 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The High Court heard an application for an interim injunction to prevent Barclays Bank from terminating the banking services it provides to Dahabshiil, the largest African Money Transfer Operator (MTO) on 15/16 October 2013. Today the Court handed down its judgment, granting an interim injunction which has the effect of preserving Dahabshiil's banking arrangements with Barclays until the conclusion of a full trial and has also...

2013-10-30 23:04:10

Leader in process, content management and intelligent capture software receives the Government’s stamp of approval for all six products submitted for public sector. London, UK (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Perceptive Software from Lexmark today announced its process, content, capture, search, vendor neutral archive (VNA) solutions and Lexmark’s managed print services (MPS) are now available on the UK Government’s innovative G-Cloud 4 framework. Through the G-Cloud 4 programme, public...

2013-09-30 08:29:32

ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Albany Molecular Research (UK) Ltd., located in Holywell, Wales, United Kingdom, has been awarded a seven-year contract for the development and manufacture of an active ingredient under clinical evaluation. The contract was awarded by the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), acting on behalf of the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Defence, the...

2013-09-18 23:03:39

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Future of the UK Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2017 London (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Synopsis This report is the result of SDI’s extensive market and company research covering the UK defense industry, and provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast defense industry values including key growth stimulators, analysis of the leading companies in the industry, and key...

2013-09-01 08:20:15

LONDON, September 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by the Centre for Social Justice, 'No Quick Fix' follows many others calling on the Government to act. Maryon Stewart of the Angelus Foundation, said today the UK Government was "totally isolated" from all experts about the threat from legal highs. Her words followed the latest publication (Centre for Social Justice) to include stark warnings of the risk to young peoples' lives and well-being from new psychoactive...

UK Government Accused Of Being Complacent Over Arctic Drilling
2013-07-29 05:00:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The UK government has been accused by a coalition of environmental advocates of failing to protect the Arctic from oil and gas drilling, allowing projects to commence without performing adequate risk assessment. According to the Belfast Telegraph, Members of Parliament (MPs) on the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) have accused the coalition government of "complacently standing by" while drilling projects commence despite the...

2013-06-05 04:21:32

LONDON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Software company Anaeko will demonstrate how its G-Cloud listed ServiceClarity solution helps government bodies to improve service and reduce costs of their shared services organizations with actionable key performance indicator reporting. Anaeko, the IT service management software company, is exhibiting at the Think G-Cloud event in London on June 18. This conference draws together leading technology strategists from across government...

2013-05-03 12:24:58

ABINGDON, England, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OBN, the trade association supporting and bringing together the UK's emerging life sciences companies, their corporate partners and investors, has welcomed the allocation thus far of GBP63m in funding awards to UK life science companies under the Biomedical Catalyst (BMC) scheme administered by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB), during its first 12 months of operation. OBN now calls for the BMC's extension at the same level of...

2013-04-16 11:05:45

Raising tobacco prices is one of the most effective means of reducing tobacco use, particularly among price-sensitive smokers such as young people and people with low incomes. But when the UK government has been raising cigarette taxes to increase prices and deter smoking, tobacco companies have been absorbing the tax increases on their ultra-low-price (ULP) brands to keep their prices low. As a result, real ULP cigarette prices have remained virtually unchanged since 2006 and their market...