Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BIS:  International scientific solutions to our shared global challenge – (BIS:  Boosting our regional innovation – second wave of the science & innovation audits now open ~ BIS:  Open for business - Business & Energy Secretary in Japan)

Department for International Trade:  UK to open 3 new government offices across the US – (DIT:  SME enters new African market with help from UK Export Finance  ~ DIT:  Lord Price speech at Thomson Reuters in New York ~ DIT:  UK is open for business like never before ~ DIT:  Lord Stern sets out proposals to protect & strengthen university research)

HM Treasury:  FinTech Bridge established between the UK and the Republic of Korea – (HMT:  £344m London City Airport expansion hailed by Chancellor ~ HMT:  Business Banking Insight website seeks to enhance competition and transparency in the banking sector)

DWP:  Employment Minister calls on businesses to create more opportunities for older workers

MoD:  Red Arrows to promote prosperity with major Asia tour

Defra:  Lamb exports to America closer – (Defra:  Less red tape for farmers as new animal movement rules go live)

DfT:  Government awards £30m funding for cleaner, greener bus journeys

DCMS:  Northern Powerhouse Enterprise Zones attracting a bigger share of jobs and investment

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority:  MP views progress at Dounreay nuclear decommissioning site

ScotGov:  Scots insolvencies return to trend – (ScotGov:  Boost for renewable energy)

WAG:  Applications now open for Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme – (WAG:  FM announces business confidence plan and new jobs & growth fund ~ WAG:  £4.4m EU-backed scheme to boost management skills in North Wales ~ WAG:  £3.5m boost for Swansea Valley community wind project ~ WAG:  New £7m EU-backed investment in graduate career opportunities)

HSE:  National Steel firm fined £1.98m for safety failings

Ofcom:  Plans to make digital communications work for everyone ~ DCMS:  Ofcom's proposals for Openreach

PC&PE:  Leadership failures and personal greed led to collapse of BHS

CIPD:  Almost 1 in 3 people have experienced mental health issues while in employment

techUK:  DfT Transport Technology Research Innovation Grant Opens – (techUK:  Future Aviation Security Solutions: Call Open)

CBI: Manufacturing prospects muted after Brexit – (CBI: High street sales see summer fall)

ESPO:  New Frameworks Summary - July 2016

Ordnance Survey:  Are you building the next Pokemon Go?  Apply to Geovation now to secure funding for your GeoTech start-up

ESRC:  Tender opportunity - ESRC data infrastructure impact review