Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BEIS:  £220m for cutting-edge new technology – (BEIS:  Consumer Rights Act - first birthday)

BEIS:  Young workers set for pay increase of up to £450 thanks to increase in National Minimum Wage ~ TUC: Young workers must be bumped up to full adult minimum wage rate

Defra:  Consultation - Updating the marketing of fruit plant and propagating material regulations

CLG:  Sajid Javid and Philip Hammond - Let’s get Britain building

DfE:  More young people in apprenticeships than ever before

ScotGov:  Bee Disease Confirmed – (ScotGov:  Food project funding ~ Latest grant funding awarded to make Scotland’s bus fleet greener ~ ScotGov:  Poor cereal harvest reported ~ ScotGov:  Underground coal gasification blocked)

WAG steps in to help small businesses affected by revaluation

techUK:  Chancellor’s support for disruptive tech shows strategic thinking

CAB:  Government review of workers’ rights an opportunity to deliver more security

Ofgem:  Offshore windfarm links tendering regime enters fifth round with projects worth £2bn

ESPO:  Supporting the UK's emergency services with specially selected ESPO frameworks

Innovate UK:  Connected cities mission - apply to join trade delegation to India

CIPD and Engage for Success announce a new collaboration – (CIPD CEO responds to Home Secretary's foreign worker proposals)

CBI: New agenda for business and government – (CBI: Firms expect UK economy to see autumn surge ~ CBI response to the Chancellor's speech ~ CBI response to the PM's speech)

TUC: More than a quarter of a million pension savers are being left to 'fend for themselves’ – (TUC welcomes Theresa May’s commitment to workers on boards)

Santander signs up to TUC’s charter for helping terminally ill workers

Secure Government Data storage: The importance of protecting the device and not just the network