Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

10DS:  Greek referendum result: statement

DECC:  Statement to Parliament: Renewable Heat Incentive: Amendment regulations 2015 – (DECC:  Renewables Obligation (RO) grace period for new onshore wind ~ Energy Bill to support energy security)

DCMS:  £100m boost for small housebuilders – (Over 42,000 more premises in Wales set to receive superfast broadband)

Land Registry:  Customers will receive more application results online from 13 July

ScotGov:  A dram of recognition – (ScotGov:  Fife Taskforce allocates £6m funds ~ Work begins on pioneering £25m green energy centre ~ ScotGov:  Ewing to meet with renewables sector ~ ScotGov:  Ewing describes wind power decision as ‘anti-business’)

WAG: Businesses supported by the Welsh Government record 60% increase in exports – (WAG:  BPS decision announced ~WAG:  Minister leads summit to aid restoration of opencast sites)

Wales Office:  1,000 new businesses created in Wales by the Start Up Loans Company

CMA sets out case for energy market reform ~ DECC:  Secretary of State response to the CMA's provisional findings  ~ CBI responds to CMA initial findings)

CBI:  £31bn cost to UK trade whilst waiting for new runway to be built – (CBI response to Budget 2015)

Innovate UK:  Agri-tech innovation funding opportunities: apply now – (Innovate UK:  Apply now for business funding: virtual and augmented reality ~ Regenerative medicine: apply for £8m business funding ~ Innovate UK welcomes review of business-university collaborations ~ Innovate UK:  New published standards will accelerate innovation)

STFC:  New Space science laboratory offers £27.7m boost to UK's space industry

techUK:  MOD announces 'Defence as a Platform' at Information Symposium – (techUK responds to the 2015 Budget ~ techUK:  Shadbolt Review of Computer Science Degrees - Give your Input ~ techUK:  Tech industry welcomes ‘Digital Transformation Plan’ ~ techUK calls for National Digital Skills Map to stop the UK Falling Behind)

UKTI:  19 of the UK’s most promising music acts & songwriters receive support to amplify their sound abroad

CIPD:  Employers missing out on talented individuals by failing to consider voluntary experience when they recruit – (CIPD:  Government’s Summer Budget puts productivity plan firmly in the spotlight)

TUC warns Chancellor over resurrecting plans for regional pay – (Fees still deterring people from going to employment tribunals, warns TUC ~ TUC:  Chancellor is giving with one hand and taking with other ~ TUC welcomes apprenticeship levy)

DfT:  Rolling stock perspective: moving Britain ahead

EU News:  Glasgow awarded European Entrepreneurial Region 2016

Active Wellbeing 2023 is running from 1-28 February