Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BEIS:  Ransomware: Guidance from the National Cyber Security Centre

Defra:  Update on measures to protect poultry against avian flu

ScotGov:  New boost for Scotland’s digital tech sector – (ScotGov:  £43m for low-carbon infrastructure projects)

WAG:  £12m Welsh Government investment is catalyst for world’s first compound semiconductor cluster – (WAG:  Wales a popular choice with day visitors in 2017 ~ WAG invests over £660,000 to develop higher strength steel products to safeguard the industry’s future in Wales ~ WAG boost to help up-skill Enterprise Zones ~ WAG:  North Wales Shortlist for new Development Bank of Wales HQ)

NCFE:  Why 3m is just a start

Citizens Advice:  Half of people on zero hours contracts think they’re not entitled to paid holiday

IPPR Scotland:  Skills reform needed as HALF of Scottish jobs at risk from automation, leading think-tank warns

techUK Announces Mentoring Series for Mid-Size Businesses

Dstl:  Accelerator webinar: autonomous last mile resupply

CIPD publishes ‘Manifesto for Work’ ahead of General Election

CBI: Second wave of innovators win 'TrustSeal' of approval – (CBI: MPC still in 'wait and see' mode)

TUC: If next government doesn’t act, UK wage growth will stay at the bottom of the league – (TUC: Crackdown needed on zero-hours contracts ~ TUC:  Bank of England warning should make wages a top priority for election manifestos)

IEA:  Labour’s plan for higher business taxes “a big step backwards”