Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BIS:  Government to invest record £26.3bn in UK’s world-class science until 2021 – (Business Secretary: More must be done to ensure BME workers get more job opportunities ~ BIS:  Pubs Code Adjudicator appointed)

CLG:  8 seaside communities receive extra funding to create jobs

DfE:  Rise across the country in teenagers studying or training

DWP:  Invitation to an IIAC public meeting on 21 April 2016

Dstl:  First major contribution from external party for Baleen software – (Dstl:  Multi-million pound maritime research funding available ~ Dstl:  MOD smooths the way for companies to do business with Defence)

UKTI:  UK-ROK Creative Industries Forum

NAO:  Government’s spending with SMEs

ScotGov:  Fisheries funding delivering – (ScotGov:  Helping domestic abuse survivors into work ~ ScotGov: 
Opportunities for Young Workforce
~ Boost for the Pakistan Scottish Apprenticeship Programme ~ Over £350m sub-contracts for Aberdeen Bypass ~ Global Scotland Strategy ~ ScotGov:  Women good for business)

WAG:  New scheme launched to help public sector save money and become more energy efficient – (WAG:  Minister congratulates latest tranche of Airbus Industrial Cadet Graduates)

Wales Office:  Crossrail brings Welsh business and City of London closer together

Ofgem challenges power grid companies to connect more renewables

ESPO:  Insurance Services II framework (RM3731) now available to use by anyone in the public sector

CBI: Northern transport strategy response – (CBI: Next Mayor of London must commit to building 50,000 homes a year)

TUC: Women who become mothers before 33 suffer a 15% pay penalty – (TUC: Zero-hours contracts are bad for working families)

techUK President calls on industry to take action on International Women’s Day

Skills Funding Agency:  Themes & quizzes for National Apprenticeship Week