Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BIS:  New consultation launched on energy cost relief for industry – (BIS:  ‘People with Significant Control’ register comes into force)

HM Treasury:  Boost for small businesses seeking finance thanks to government data sharing scheme

MoD:  Kuwait joins the Typhoon family

Dstl:  Reflecting on the importance of defence work at Porton Down

FCO:  London Metal Exchange at World Copper Conference in Chile

BIS:  New public sector boost for UK steel

DfT:  3 train companies shortlisted to compete for West Midlands franchise

Ofwat:  Licence application process opens

techUK:  £9m Energy Catalyst Funding Competition Open for Applications – (techUK:  Energy revolution: what could change the energy sector? ~ techUK:  Guardian Business Growth Report)

STFC's Neutron beam line contributes to renewable energy breakthrough

WAG:  Media Investment Panel of independent experts appointed – (£25m Wales Management Succession Fund set to back the next generation of Welsh business owners ~ New fund to help Welsh companies develop TV programmes for international audiences ~ WAG:  Statement from FM of Wales following meeting with the PM on Tata Steel ~ WAG agrees partnership in principle for £80m convention centre plans at Celtic Manor Resort, Newport)

UKTI:  Lloyds Banking Group and UKTI work together to help new exporters – (UKTI:  Lord Price embarks on maiden trade visit to Mexico to strengthen trade ties)

Innovate UK invests £561m to back cutting-edge UK firms

Crown Commercial Service:  Technology Products update

RoSPA award winners to help Great Britain work well – (RoSPA’s new look reflects shift in focus with conversation key in accident prevention)

TUC: Government must give new dads a right to more paid parental leave

Insolvency Service:  Changes to the bankruptcy application process - what you need to know