Tag Archives: Budget

BikeBiz April edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz April is now available online. This month, we hear how e-bikes can shake up the daily commute, more about Zwift’s Black Celebration Series and how artificial intelligence can improve active travel insights. This month’s sector guides are cycle computers and triathlon. How e-bikes can shake …

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Government cash incentives rise for employers taking on new apprentices

The Government has introduced new funding grants during the pandemic for employers taking on new apprentices, in addition to pre-existing incentives in place – meaning that they could now receive up to £4,000 per apprentice. The additional apprenticeship financial incentives were first announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak back in July 2020 …

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Budget ‘airbrushing out any role for cycling’ in plans for post-pandemic recovery, says Cycling UK

Cycling UK has said the Chancellor Rishi Sunak is “airbrushing out any role for cycling in plans for a post-pandemic recovery” in its assessment of his claims that the Government is one “to invest in new infrastructure”. The charity said the lack of cycling and walking in his address to …

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Budget funding “may not be enough” to fix UK potholes

More than two million potholes a year could be left unrepaired on UK roads even after extra funding from HM Treasury, according to new research by Citroën UK. In the 2020 Budget, announced on 11th March, chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed a £500 million bonus each year for the next five …

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What does the 2020 Budget mean for cycling?

Making it easier for people to travel healthy needs to be a priority of the Government for the long-term health of our society and economy – in order to fight climate change, rising levels of congestion, toxic air, inactivity and social isolation. The 2020 Budget, announced yesterday, allocated £27 billion …

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