Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

DIT:  International Trade Secretary visits Delhi and Mumbai on maiden visit to India

BIS:  £250m  milestone for Start Up Loans – (BIS:  £45m injection for Midlands automotive sector to create 3,000 skilled jobs ~ BIS:  First scientists move in to London’s new world-leading research lab)

DfT:  Government announces £20m fund for new railway stations – (DfT:  Better journeys on the way for rail passengers across the West Midlands)

DCMS:  Government invests £40m and cuts red tape to boost tourism across England

DWP:  Work placements boosting prospects of young people

ScotGov:  Labour Market Strategy – (ScotGov:  Scottish Annual Business Statistics 2014 ~ ScotGov:  eBuildingStandards service launches)

CBI: Growth softens in service sector as optimism falls

TUC: Give go-ahead to a new Heathrow runway when parliament returns – (TUC: Pregnancy discrimination is happening on an “industrial scale”)

Innovate UK:  Internet of Things - £1m to support new hardware – (Innovate UK:  Space Mission 3: apply to join trade delegation to United States ~ Innovate UK:  Partners showcase support for low carbon vehicles at major event)

Insolvency Service:  Launch of the new Debt Relief Order service (DRO2): What you need to know

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority:  Safety at Sellafield is gold standard

YPO:  Making money with energy efficiency

techUK:  Home Office Tokyo briefing to RISC

Revenue & Customs Brief 13 (2016): VAT, the liability treatment of a dwelling formed from more than one building

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