Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BEIS:  Business Minister Margot James urges FTSE 350 firms to improve gender transparency – (BEIS:  £100m Rutherford Fund to attract best researchers to the UK)

DIT:  Greg Hands speech at the Iraq Trade & Investment Conference – (HMT:  Chancellor at the CBI President's dinner ~ CBI: Chancellor commits to smooth EU exit and sound public finances ~ DIT:  Government / industry partnership to boost construction exports ~ DIT:  International Development Minister reaffirms UK commitment to Burma ~ DIT:  Foreign investors see opportunities in Scotland ~ DIT:  $600m support secures major UAE infrastructure contracts ~ DIT:  New figures show UK attracts more investment than ever ~ DIT:  Liam Fox visits Paris on first European trip since election)

Cabinet Office:  Businesses get on board with Prompt Payment Code ~ Cabinet Office:  Prompt payment makes for good business

DfE:  Justine Greening: Britain needs a skills revolution

Defra:  UK takes key step towards fair new fishing policy after Brexit

DCMS:  Powerful new forum to boost jobs & growth in UK digital economy – (DCMS:  3 universities to develop £16m 5G test network)

MoD:  Defence research & exports support UK jobs

HM Treasury:  Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund launch - Exchequer Secretary speech

DWP:  Association of British Insurers long term savings conference

DfT:  Transport investment strategy – (DfT:  Bristol commuters to benefit from new fleet of modern spacious trains and contactless payment)

CLG:  Business rates boost for broadband

National Infrastructure Commission:  Help shape the future of the UK’s ‘Growth Corridor’

LGA:  Local solution to 12m caught in skills gap by 2024

Innovate UK:  Tackling urban challenges in Guangdong: apply for funding – (Innovate UK:  Sir Mark Walport shares vision for UK Research & Innovation)

Food Standards Agency publishes local authority food law enforcement data

Office of Tax Simplification:  The OTS points the way to simplify corporation tax

ScotGov:  Conserving salmon stocks – (ScotGov:  Scotland’s economy bounces back ~ ScotGov: 
Regenerating coastal communities
~ ScotGov:  Boosting job prospects for disabled people ~ ScotGov:  Construction Companies invited to deliver advance works on A9 Dualling Programme)

WAG:  Ken Skates takes action to support Tesco workers – (WAG:  Business Summit will help Welsh businesses capitalise on Heathrow expansion ~ WAG:  Tourism industry confident for the summer holidays with legendary summer of sport providing a boost ~ WAG:  Inward investment in Wales continues at record levels)

OSSW:  Welsh Secretary: Heathrow expansion is the right move for Wales – (OSSW:  Foreign investors see opportunities in Wales)

Ofgem announces plans to deliver a fairer, more competitive market for all consumers ~ Citizens Advice response to Ofgem’s proposed safeguard tariff – (Ofgem:  Latest data on Consolidated Segmental Statements, Supplier Cost Index and standard variable tariffs ~ Ofgem reduces allowances for Cadent’s gas distribution price control ~ Ofgem launches investigation into British Gas switching terms)

Ofwat proposes change to retail market codes

HM Land Registry:  How we ensure an 'address for service' is valid

Chatham House:  Moving Energy Initiative Starts Clean Energy Projects for Refugees

ESPO Corporate Update Spring 2017: Consultancy, HR, Vehicle Charging, and more

CBI: Economic activity slows in three months to June – (CBI: Stay in Single Market and a Customs Union until final EU deal in force)

TUC: 1 in 3 LGBT people have been harassed or bullied at work

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