Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BEIS:  Funding awarded to help UK science centres increase visitor numbers & engagement with science – (BEIS:  The Non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive: further proposed amendments ~ BEIS:  Business Minister urges UK's largest companies to increase transparency around workplace diversity ~ BEIS:  Government launches MERIDIAN to accelerate connected autonomous vehicle technology development in the UK)

DExEU:  UK sets clear objectives for continued science success

FCO:  Top British companies seek cyber solutions from Israel in battle against hackers

NIC:  Adonis: help us create the UK’s first digital twin – (NIC:  Adonis - Don’t lose sight of major projects in the pipeline)

DIT:  Electric car team racing in Mongol Rally arrive at UK Pavilion ~ DIT:  The Mersey Beatles headline Astana Expo  – (DIT:  Open call for sponsors & partners for the Commonwealth Summit 2018)

HM Treasury:  Chancellor to meet Metro Mayors and visit key infrastructure in the North – (HMT:  Exchequer Secretary's speech at the Offshore Europe Conference ~ HMT:  UK and Singapore hold 3rd financial dialogue)

DfT:  New round of £7.9m tech competition launches to improve rail journeys – (DfT:  Skills Minister John Hayes brings together transport and further and higher education experts in new advisory group ~ DfT:  Government backs innovative technology to slash shipping emissions to zero)

DCMS:  Update on the Culture Secretary's consideration of the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox Inc. and Sky Plc – (DCMS:  Six areas to pilot UK's fastest broadband as part of £200 million project)

CLG:  £40m to create jobs and boost visitors to the Great British Coast

Food Standards Agency welcomes fine for dairy farming brothers – (Food Standards Agency:  Large quantity of DNP seized in food crime operation)

ScotGov:  Supporting the rural economy – (ScotGov:  A future in food ~ ScotGov:  Scotland a low carbon leader ~ ScotGov:  Flexible Workforce Development Fund ~ ScotGov:  Support for innovation projects)

WAG:  Arup gets the go ahead to begin work on the Wales Advanced Manufacturing Institute – (WAG:  Links between Wales & Aston Martin are firmly on track ~ WAG:  Get ready for quarantine units)

Defra:  Poultry keepers urged to take action now to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat

New CMA guidance to improve merger process

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority:  First hole is cut in world's oldest nuclear store

Innovate UK:  Exploiting data to improve cancer care - apply for contracts – (Innovate UK: Venturefest Scotland: business growth & innovation support ~ Innovate UK:  New jobs & £bns to UK economy from innovation grants)

RoSPA’s #OSHtober campaign to focus on manual handling

HM Land Registry:  Some of our services are temporarily unavailable

Crown Commercial Service:  SMEs gear up to supply to government through new £3bn tech deal

YPO:  A flexible way to procure enforcement agencies

CBI: Economic growth steady through the summer - Growth Indicator – (CBI response to EC on Ireland and Northern Ireland)

TUC: Robots could mean we spend longer in retirement – (TUC: 2 in 5 low-paid mums & dads penalised by bad bosses ~ Better jobs for mums and dads)