Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BEIS:  More people to receive help to stay warm in their homes thanks to new energy reforms – (BEIS:  Late payment reporting guidance launched for large businesses ~ BEIS:  Local skills & jobs in nuclear part of Industrial Strategy ~ BEIS:  Business Secretary announces industrial strategy investment in science, research and innovation)

DIT:  UK to boost jobs & trade for world’s poorest countries – (DIT:  Greg Hands speech on smart cities)

CLG:  £Multi-million cash boost to help create local jobs & growth

FCO:  UK encourages sound business regulatory environment in Zambia – (FCO:  Mozambique learning of UK Oil & Gas expertise)

DfT:  Major step forward in building a global Britain as public has its say on airport expansion

DWP:  Employment boost for older workers ~ Age UK calls on businesses to become more age-friendly ~ NIESR: The impact of older workers on the workplace

HMT:  Chief Secretary welcomes an investment of more than £100m creating 100 jobs in Oxford medical research – (HMT:  Taxpayer’s stake in Lloyds now below 5%)

ScotGov:  Protecting the environment – (ScotGov:  Sealing the deal ~ ScotGov:  Exchange rate helps farming bounce back ~ ScotGov:  History sparks tourism rise ~ ScotGov:  Clarifying contract law ~ ScotGov:  Agricultural Minimum Wage ~ ScotGov:  Avian influenza ~ ScotGov:  Employment support ~ ScotGov:  Green Investment Bank (reply))

WAG:  Companies from Northern Powerhouse in Wales to explore investment opportunities – (WAG:  £13m EU funding for Institute for Compound Semiconductors ~ WAG:  £83.7m International Convention Centre Wales will be game changer and major asset ~ WAG:  Ken Skates will visit China to cement Welsh links ~ WAG:  Deals sealed on last three available residential sites on SA1 Swansea Waterfront ~ WAG:  Lesley Griffiths to hear views on Securing Wales’ future)

ICO:  Businesses could face fines for ignoring CCTV data protection law

NDA:  Smaller businesses benefit from new portal for nuclear decommissioning opportunities

techUK:  Defra Seeks Interested Suppliers for Hosting and Applications Support Services – (techUK:  Government's Apprenticeship Programme Risks Undermining Lifelong Learning)

YPO announced as new CIPS Knowledge Partner

CBI: Growth eases slightly, but remains solid going into 2017 – (CBI reaction to the Institute for Apprenticeships board ~ CBI: Free trade key to moving global economy into new gear)

IFS:  Target of 3m apprenticeships and new funding system risk poor value for money

BCS:  Mastering Digital Business: BCS Publishes Guide to Preparing for Digital Transformation – (BCS:  LGBT+ History Month - BCS Calls For Organisations To Develop A Culture For Diversity)

CBI: UK businesses submission ahead of India's Budget – (CBI: Domestic demand underpins growth in orders ~ CBI: Business on the Brexit White Paper)

TUC disappointed at trade union exclusion from board of Institute for Apprenticeships – (TUC: Government “turning a blind eye” to the impact of tribunal fees ~ TUC: Help young workers but don’t blame the old ~ TUC: Successful resolution to talks between GTR (Southern Rail) and ASLEF)

Preventing Unwanted Sensitive Data Acquisition on Government Networks