Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

HM Treasury:  Scottish entrepreneurs backed by Greg Hands on visit to Edinburgh – (HM Treasury:  'There's real momentum in the green finance sector', says Economic Secretary)

MoD:  PM thanks employers supporting the Armed Forces

HMRC:  Corporation Tax - service availability & issues

DfE:  PM to announce new generation of mentors to help struggling teens

DfT:  New Milton Keynes testing laboratory supports Britain’s booming plug-in vehicle market – (Transport Secretary sees thriving UK marine sector at London Boat Show)

Innovate UK:  Compound semiconductors: new Catapult centre in Wales

techUK:  UKCeB – Industry sponsored £50k Maritime Innovation Challenge – (techUK:  Reducing regulatory burdens and improving broadband coverage ~ techUK:  4K UHD TV growth prompts rise in plans for additional content ~ techUK:  EC announces ‘Digitising Industry’ strategy for April 2016

Better Regulation Delivery Office:  Supporting local businesses, sustaining regulatory services

ScotGov:  Fraserburgh Jobs summit – (ScotGov:  Minister welcomes steel plant interest)

WAG:  Extensive international trade programme announced for 2016-17 – (WAG:  £3.7m EU-backed project to develop the workforce of over 100 businesses in South West Wales)

Wales Office: Let’s make 2016 the year of outstanding Welsh export success

NIESR comments on Bank of England’s interest rate decision

CBI letter to Business Secretary Sajid Javid on Apprenticeship Levy

TUC raises concerns over changes to the Gangmasters Licensing Authority – (TUC calls on employers not to snoop on workers' private emails)

Dstl:  Multi-million pound funding available for soldier research – (Dstl:  CDE themed competition webinar: detect & treat hearing loss and tinnitus ~ MoD:  Defence Science & Technology Laboratory Trading Fund Review ~ Dstl:  Winners of £2 m autonomy and big data funding announced)

Land Registry:  Beware of phishing emails

ESRC:  Web-shoppers are not killing the high street – poor council and retail decision making does more harm

Revenue & Customs Brief 4 (2016): VAT MOSS - Simplifications for businesses trading below the VAT registration threshold

Revenue & Customs Brief 3 (2016): review of VAT grouping provisions following the Larentia + Minerva and Marenave (C-108/14 and C-109/14) and Skandia (C-713) judgments

Revenue & Customs Brief 1 (2016): VAT- domestic reverse charge for businesses wholesaling telecommunications services

Trading Standards COVID-19 Short Survey