Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

CLG:  Record business rates predicted as devolution revolution kicks off

HM Treasury:  India - Closer financial ties

BIS:  Government committed to product safety

DWP:  PM - Improve mental health treatment to get thousands more back to work – (DWP:  UK employment reaches record high)

DfT:  Lord Ahmad visit builds trade ties between UK and Burma

JRF:  More jobs and hours in the economy must provide enough to survive in modern Britain

ScotGov:  A Manufacturing Future for Scotland – (ScotGov:  Manufacturing Plan to boost industry ~ ScotGov:  First steel cut on new ferries ~ ScotGov:  Moray looks to the future ~ ScotGov:  Highest level of employment on record ~ ScotGov:  Getting young Scots into work)

WAG:  Businesses urged to drop in & meet the experts as the Export Hub roadshow starts its tour of Wales – (WAG:  £21m finance package to expand SMEs in Wales ~ WAG:  £9m EU funding boost to tackle long-term unemployment in South West Wales ~ WAG:  New £136m EU-backed fund to help businesses in Wales grow ~ WAG:  Das ist Wales: The Year of Adventure campaign launches in Germany)

Wales Office:  Employment hits record high as Welsh economy pulls ahead – (Wales Office:  Stephen Crabb - “Let’s get Wales on the runway and show the world what we have to offer”)

Land Registry extended maintenance: Friday 4 March to Monday 7 March

CAB:  Review rightly recognises self-employed people need more support

EC launches new anti-dumping investigations into several steel products

Skills Funding Agency:  The ‘pass the torch’ apprenticeship campaign is underway

Innovate UK:  The sharing economy: apply for business funding for new ideas – (Innovate UK:  Cleantech innovators: businesses showcase projects to investors)

techUK:  Investing in UK Electricity Storage

CCS:  Putting a stop to public procurement boycotts – (CCS:  Technology Products update)

CBI: £9bn p.a. policy burden could weigh on businesses' ability to deliver jobs & investment

CIPD:  Pay rise expectations fall to lowest level for more than two years – (CIPD:  Slowing employment growth boosted by self-employed as pay remains stuck)

Revenue & Customs Brief 8 (2016): release by HM Revenue & Customs of exporter information