Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BEIS:  Scale-ups on the agenda for Small Business Minister in Manchester and Stoke

DIT:  Lord Price's speech to the Hungarian Business Leaders' Forum

CLG:  Sajid Javid leads first ever Midlands Engine trade mission

FCO:  'UK-India partnership is strong in the energy sector'

HM Treasury:  Britain & Singapore are natural allies in the global fight against corruption” says Financial Secretary – (HMT:  Chancellor - British businesses can capitalise on new opportunities ~ HMT:  Chancellor sees bright future for Britain’s world-leading innovative industries)

DfT:  City of Derry airport to gain UK government support for vital air link

DCMS:  ground-breaking partnership between Government and tech start-ups to develop world-leading cyber security technology

HMRC:  More than 5m customers are using HMRC’s Personal Tax Account

ScotGov:  Oil & Gas expansion – (ScotGov:  Transport Summit Report Published ~ ScotGov:  UK Government must act to support jobs in Scotland ~ ScotGov:  Future of energy in Scotland

WAG:  New Growth & Prosperity Fund launches this week to support jobs & business growth – (WAG:  SMEs encouraged to apply for Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme before it closes ~ WAG:  £136m Fund and Development Bank will help support businesses in Wales post EU referendum, says Economy Secretary ~ WAG:  EU-backed fund to invest in Welsh social businesses ~ WAG:  The FM and Economy Secretary meet Vice President of Ford Europe ~ WAG:  Local insight key for Valleys Taskforce)

HSE:  West Midlands welding firm fined over worker injury

CBI: Manufacturing output continues expanding at healthy pace

TUC Survey: Nearly half of workplaces have never had a visit from a health & safety inspector – (TUC: Pension enrolment up but adequacy still needs addressing urgently)

Innovate UK:  Pioneering projects in food & agriculture win £17.8m

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority:  Decontamination milestone reached at Bradwell – (NDA:  John Manzoni is to support nuclear decommissioning event)

Dstl:  Wearable sensors to help troops on the frontline

MoD:  LOGNET - The Future Defence Logistics Customer

SSRO:  Perspectives on non-competitive defence spending - September 2016

Skills Funding Agency:  National Apprenticeship Week 2017 date announced

techUK Webinar Video - Apprenticeship Levy Guidance Documents Explained

CIPD:  HR professionals play a ‘crucial’ role in helping bridge the gap between education and work

ICAS/FRC call for action to avoid a potential audit skills gap in the future

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