Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BIS:  Government pledges to act on employment rules that could be stifling British innovation – (BIS:  National Innovation Plan: call for ideas ~ BIS:  Response to BHS entering administration ~ BIS:  TTIP: Separating myth from fact)

HM Treasury:  New £180m to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine – (HMT:  Global Islamic finance summit confirms UK as lead Western hub)

Cabinet Office:  Digital Marketplace - Transforming how small businesses sell services to government)

Defra:  Exports of UK gin, beer and wine to USA increase

Showcasing MOD investment in innovation

DCMS:  Cold callers to be forced to display phone numbers under new Government plans)

techUK:  Ultra High Definition TV sales to reach 140m units by 2020 – (techUK:  Ultra High Definition Forum releases first guidelines on service deployment ~ techUK:  Questions remain on making the Apprenticeship Levy work for tech companies)

UKTI:  Over 1,000 life sciences companies driving £10bn into Northern Powerhouse – (UKTI:  Overseas mission: UK firms take ideas to Malaysia and Singapore)

Innovate UK:  Overseas mission - UK firms take ideas to Malaysia and Singapore)

CBI: Manufacturing activity steady – (CBI: Retail sales fall on a year ago but growth expected next month ~ CBI Scotland: 'do more with digital')

TUC: Fathers working full-time earn 21% more than men without children

RoSPA:  Share your workplace accident stories as part of Workers Memorial Day

GDS:  Digital Marketplace - Transforming how small businesses sell services to government