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Eco-friendly investments ‘at core of new EU cohesion policy’

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More than €38 billion of EU financing is to be made available to support the transition to “a more environmentally-friendly economy”, through investments for energy efficiency and renewables, the European Commission has announced. ...
Full article at: 9 hours ago, 11:25am CDT

Student loans system requires “urgent review” ahead of abolition of cap on numbers, according to MPs

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The planned removal of the cap on student numbers in England could lead to a “multi-billion budget gap” as a result of failures in the current student loans model, a committee of MPs has warne ...
Full article at: 9 hours ago, 11:15am CDT

CIG wins competition to build Royal Victoria Dock 'floating village'

Consortium Carillion Igloo Genesis (CIG) has won a competition to design and build Britain's first 'floating village' at the Royal Victoria Dock in east Londo ...
Full article at: 9 hours ago, 11:11am CDT

Developer fails to stop referendum on Buckinghamshire neighbourhood plan

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Developer Gladman Homes has had a request for an injunction to prevent a referendum on a Buckinghamshire neighbourhood plan refused by the High C ...
Full article at: 9 hours ago, 11:05am CDT

Newham resolves to grant permission for £1bn Royal Albert Dock redevelopment

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Newham Council has resolved to grant planning permission and listed building consent for Chinese developer ABP's proposed £1 billion redevelopment of land north of the Royal Albert Dock in e ...
Full article at: 9 hours ago, 11:04am CDT

Guidance issued to help bolster re-use of public sector information

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Public sector bodies are being recommended to loosen licensing restrictions on the re-use of data that they hold ...
Full article at: 9 hours ago, 10:53am CDT

Personal data stolen from European Central Bank website as ICO issues separate data breach fine

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The European Central Bank (ECB) has reported experiencing a personal data breach after identifying information entered by some users of its website was left expo ...
Full article at: 10 hours ago, 10:18am CDT

Growing investor confidence in Africa ‘supports growth strategy’, says PwC

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PwC plans to increase its advisory business by investing $100 million in "people and infrastructure” in Africa over the next five years in response to growing economic confidence in the region, it has an ...
Full article at: 10 hours ago, 10:12am CDT

Salmon farmer fined €20m for failing to notify Commission of acquisition plans before closing deal

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A Norwegian salmon farmer and processor has been fined €20 million by the European Commission for failing to notify it of its plans to acquire a minority stake in a rival company befo ...
Full article at: 11 hours ago, 9:27am CDT

Pension savers who are incentivised to leave employer DB schemes could be receiving poor advice, says FCA

Bundestag Votes On Minimum Wage Law
People who were offered an enhanced transfer value (ETV) if they transferred their pension savings from an employer's defined benefit (DB) pension scheme to a defined contribution (DC) scheme did not always receive suitable financial ...
Full article at: 15 hours ago, 5:43am CDT

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