- Changes in housing benefit
Barry Markham, Director of Regions, National Landlords Association, commenting on the Housing Benefit regulations laid before parliament today: “The NLA welcomes the concessions the Government has included in the housing benefit regulations published today. They show a recognition of the impact these changes will have on tenants struggling to meet their housing costs.
- Galliford Try Group
Oxford – Galliford Try Commits to Major Expansion in Oxford under Linden banner The Galliford Try Group has established a new regional headquarters in Oxford. The objective is to expand its business in the city and wider Thames Valley area, under its Linden Homes Oxford brand, developing a range of new homes, making a major contribution to the region’s economy and creating jobs
- Forestry Commission
Following on from the initial announcements of the Comprehensive Spending Review the Forestry Commission has had it confirmed by our minister that the level of grants administered by the Forestry Commission under Axis 2 of the Rural Development Plan for England (RDPE) has not been altered for the remainder of the spending round which concludes in March 2014. Therefore the news is that: