David Cameron has given the government's Start-Up Loans scheme a £30 million boost, which increases the total sum available to new businesses to £110 million over the next three years.

UK manufacturing finished 2012 on a positive note after hitting a 15-month high in December. The Markit Purchasing Manager’s Index rose back in December, beating expectations by registering 51.4.

Government plans for next generation shared services in the public sector will save taxpayers up to £500m a year, the Cabinet Office has claimed.

England's councils, fire and rescue authorities, police bodies, and other local government bodies, improved the quality and timeliness of their financial reporting in 2011/12.

Department for Communities and Local Government will offer low-cost retail floorspace for startups at London HQ

Local Government Minister Baroness Hanham welcomes the ‘Fighting Fraud Locally’ end of year review.

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is set to receive the highest allocation of funding under the government's New Homes Bonus in 2013/14, according to figures released.

Local Government leaders in the UK are failing to keep up with the increasing rate of change that they face

Road building, efficient computing, and energy storage technologies big winners from new £5bn capital spending commitment, but more departmental cuts now expected next year

Communities Minister Don Foster has announced the opening of bidding for a share of £300 million.

Hundreds of households in Greater Manchester could benefit from more affordable energy bills thanks to a multi-million pound deal to be signed.

Government has been pressured to make a two-year £14bn investment in ‘shovel ready’ infrastructure projects by tax experts.

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