Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BIS:  Science Minister signals a new era for Culham Science Centre – (BIS:  Government considering plans to make 7 day switching a reality across more markets ~ BIS:  Lord Sugar appointed government’s enterprise tsar ~ BIS:  Better Markets Bill to arm consumers with more power & choice ~ BIS:  Board confirms Sheffield closure and creation of London policy centre by 2018 ~ BIS:  Thousands of apprentices to take part in major pay study ~ BIS:  UK steel industry: update, May 2016)

EHRC:  Commission works with npower to improve conditions for disabled staff

Dstl hosts 19th Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Conference

Ofwat calls on companies to put customers first as it backs new £1.6bn markets in bio-resources & water trading

DCMS:  Rail tourism winners announced

DfT:  Driverless cars are the future, not science fiction

Ofcom:  Universal postal service returns to financial health

Skills Funding Agency:  Action on providers – subcontracting compliance

Innovate UK:  Innovation with impact - showcasing UK business successes – (Innovate UK:  Women in innovation: apply for infocus funding award)

techUK:  Female returners find inspiration through Back to Work Programme – (techUK:  Capital One Unveils Tech Start-Up Accelerator)

STFC:  Designer nanomaterials caught by laser octopus

CIPD:  A third of FTSE 100 annual reports leave investors with ‘incomplete picture’ of business performance and risk

CBI: Conditions stable in manufacturing – (CBI: Optimism flat despite resilient service sector)

Crown Commercial Service:  Technology Products 2 is now open for supplier tender submissions

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