Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BEIS:  Scottish limited partnerships to reveal identity of owners thanks to new laws – (BEIS:  Jobs boost as North Sea field makes first oil delivery)

HM Treasury:  ‘Prioritise gender equality’ says City Minister to finance firms

DIT:  UK Export Finance joins Equator Principles steering committee

National Infrastructure Commission:  Adonis & business leaders urge Government to press ahead rapidly with key infrastructure plans ~ IFG - Weak infrastructure plans wasting time and money)

HM Treasury :  Crack down on terrorist and criminal financing – (HMT:  Economic Secretary's speech to the Association of British Insurers)

DWP:  More than 105,000 businesses helped through start-up fund

Defra:  Environment Secretary explores the future of farming at the Royal Norfolk Show

Food Standards Agency:  New research on preventing the spread of norovirus

DfT:  Introduction of Space Industry Bill shows UK’s commitment to commercial spaceflight – (DfT:  Lorry emissions checks to start at the roadside)

techUK:  NHS Digital National Data Service Development Programme ~ Deadline for submission- 14:00 Monday 3 July 2017)

techUK:  UK Defence Solutions Centre - Area Denial Challenge ~ Dstl:  Introducing the Open Call for Innovation – (Open Call for innovation closes midday on 25 July 2017)

ICO:  Warning to SMEs as firm hit by cyber attack fined £60,000

NCSC statement on the global ransomware incident

ESFA:  Update on procurement for non-levy paying employers

ScotGov:  New group to tackle inequality in agriculture – (ScotGov:  £m Haudagain roundabout contract up for grabs ~ ScotGov:  Food & drink innovation ~ ScotGov:  £1m boost for the young workforce ~ ScotGov:  £3.25m ERDF awarded to five organisations ~ ScotGov:  Dairy farming support

WAG:  Wrexham’s innovation hub opening soon – (WAG:  If you can’t go Superfast yet - let us know)

VMD - First veterinary DNA vaccine authorised for Clynav

Innovate UK:  Get inspired by UK female innovators – (Innovate UK:  New design innovations get up to £2m funding ~ Innovate UK:  Additional responsibilities for Medicines Discovery Catapult ~ Innovate UK:  £15m boost for 50 cutting-edge projects)

Ofcom findings on Fox/Sky merger published

Food Standards Agency brings together the Northern Ireland food industry to increase healthier food & drink choices for consumers

techUK:  NHS Digital National Data Service Development Programme

CMA helps microbusinesses combat energy overpricing

EU News:  New rules facilitating cross-border insolvency proceedings enters into force

Civitas:  Government support for domestic supply chains will be critical to manufacturing post-Brexit – (Civitas :  The government’s industrial strategy risks undermining post-Brexit economy ~ Civitas :  Exchange rate policy needed to rejuvenate industry post-Brexit)

Crown Commercial Service:  Mystery Shopper needs your feedback

Insolvency Service:  Insolvency Live! 2017

ESPO Framework Update: Facilities & Site Management – (ESPO:  Technology Products 2 - Customer Aggregation Workshops ~ ESPO:  EC launches a new pan-European personal pensions label to help consumers save for retirement)

NICE launches a competition for developers of healthcare technologies

CBI: Business reacts to UK proposals on future rights for EU citizens ~ Home Office:  Government publishes proposals on rights of EU citizens – (CBI: Start of summer sees modest sales growth ~ CBI: Business must help UK & Indian Governments boost trade ~ CBI: 'Waters of the Tyne, Wear & Tees, awash with ambition')

TUC: Hi-rise workplaces must also be tested for safety – (TUC: Apprenticeships take centre stage at the unionlearn Annual Conference)

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