Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BIS:  Business Secretary welcomes appointment of Burberry Chair to lead Midlands Engine - (BIS:  First meeting of the cross-government retail round table ~ BIS:  Antony Jenkins appointed as shadow chair of the Institute for Apprenticeships)

BIS:  Reaction to BHS announcement ~ Insolvency Service:  BHS in administration – information for employees ~ BHS: update on support for workers, pension schemes and the investigation ~ FRC letter to Simon Walker, Director General of the IoD, regarding BHS ~ CIPD responds to Sports Direct Select Committee hearing)

ScotGov:  Review of enterprise & skills agencies – (Scottish businesses meet economy team ~ ScotGov:  Ministers meet oil industry leaders in Aberdeen ~ Brown: North Sea can have a bright future ~ ScotGov:  Modern apprentices on the up ~ £m contract award for A9 Dualling scheme ~ Low Carbon Transport Loan Fund doubles)

WAG invests in development of High-End TV

Land Registry:  Use our new addresses for applications & correspondence

NCFE celebrates approval of all three Level 2 Supply Chain & Logistics assessment plans

HSE:  Firm fines £1m after young worker killed by exploding tyre

ESPO Corporate Update, Spring 2016 - Temporary Staff, Gas Frameworks and More – (ESPO:  Frameworks Roundup - Facilities Management, Telecare & Telehealth, and More)

Innovate UK:  Fast-tracking UK innovation: apply for business funding – (Innovate UK:  Meet the experts at the International Festival for Business 2016 ~ Innovate UK:  Energy innovation: extra £10m for business projects)

techUK welcomes Government commitment to basic digital skills – (techUK:  Northern Powerhouse Analysis Report Calls for Collaboration)

CBI calls for firms to be flexible on referendum day

TUC: 'Sharing economy' must not allow exploitation of workers by distant tax-dodging tech firms

CIPD:  Only a third of employers are supporting working carers

UKSA:  LISA Pathfinder exceeds expectations

YPO:  Duty of care - why it matters – (YPO:  Searching for best value travel ~ YPO:  Creating a compelling Employer Value Proposition ~ YPO:  Can first class travel be more cost effective?)

VMD - Animal medicines improvement notice: CV Pharma Ltd

Ofgem consults on request from National Grid to recoup spending on power station contracts

Revenue & Customs Brief 12 (2016): Senior Accounting Officer guidance

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