Archive - 2004
The European Commission has allocated an extra £111 million to the English European Social Fund as a result of its Objective 3i Programme achieving interim performance targets.
The European Commission has lowered the thresholds for public contracts above which they must be advertised across the EU.
The European Commission has recently published a guide to the EU rules on granting aid to businesses or other organisations for the purposes of innovation.
Transport Secretary Alistair Darling’s decision to scrap the extension of Manchester’s Metrolink system will cost the City’s economy £1.4bn a year, a new study has revealed.
Ministers must allow regional development agencies to pursue their economic agendas with a minimum of interference, an influential committee of MPs said last week.