Birketts advises leading health technology provider on acquisition of 75% of health IT consultancy

Leading East of England law firm, Birketts, with assistance from Austrian firm, Denkmair Hutterer Hüttner Waldl Rechtsanwälte GmbH, advised X-tention Limited on the acquisition of 75% of Cloud 21 Limited. Cloud 21, based in Kent,...

Climate Change Levy (CCL) Rates Have Changed

Changes to the Climate Change Levy (CCL) came into effect on the 1st April 2020. The changes are in line with the government’s continued commitment to rebalance the costs applied to electricity to gas...

£2 billion package to create new era for cycling and walking

Alternative ways to travel, such as walking and cycling, could relieve the pressure on public transport. Far more people will be cycling and walking thanks to plans to boost greener, active transport, launched today (9...

Government to support businesses through Trade Credit Insurance guarantee

Businesses with supply chains which rely on Trade Credit Insurance and who are experiencing difficulties maintaining cover due to Coronavirus will get support from the government, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, John Glen...

New rail link to Oxford for Suffolk and Norfolk

Local authorities in Suffolk and Norfolk are exploring how a new rail link to Oxford can benefit both counties. The Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps MP, announced at the end of January a...

Flying the flag for Peterborough

Keeping one eye on the future is as important as ever, current crisis mode notwithstanding. HELEN COMPSON hears what one economic development company is doing today and tomorrow to support the businesses in its...

Council needs businesses to complete online application for grant support

Businesses are being urged to provide information to Cambridge City Council for financial support grants that they are eligible to receive as part of the national response to the coronavirus crisis. The council has so...

New Greater Cambridge forum pledges to work with firms on road to recovery

A forum to support businesses through lockdown and on the road to economic recovery has been launched by South Cambridgeshire District Council and Cambridge City Council. The Greater Cambridge Business Forum aims to explore the...

Coronavirus: Countering fraud in a global pandemic

Fraud attacks have surged over recent weeks, with criminals looking to exploit human vulnerability and fear amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At a time of uncertainty, it is essential for counter fraud sectors to join...

COVID-19: How home working is increasing cyber vulnerability

The overnight move to a virtual workplace has resulted in a cyber crime surge, with unprepared businesses at increased risk of being exploited, Intqual-pro has warned. Following advice and restrictions to help slow the spread...