Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BIS:  Statement on the sale of Tata Steel's Long Products Europe business to Greybull Capital – (BIS:  UK steel industry: update)

HM Treasury:  UK launches cross-government taskforce on the ‘Panama Papers’ – (HMT:  FinTech - making sure the UK continues to be the global capital ~ HMT:  UK’s world-leading FinTech industry to be given new government boost)

DfE:  Awards launched for schools best at instilling character

DWP:  BME employment reaches record high

Defra:  New food & farming degree apprenticeships to boost innovation

UKAEA:  Independent review backs ‘world class’ UK fusion programme

UKTI:  Greater UK-Malaysia collaboration in developing smart cities

CLG:  Regeneration of stations set to deliver thousands of new properties and jobs – (CLG:  Council crackdown on rogue traders operating in the black economy ~ CLG:  Gunning for growth: film promotes Northern Powerhouse to the world)

HEFCE to manage new Degree Apprenticeship Development Fund

Environment Agency:  Third Energy is granted fracking permits for a site in North Yorkshire

Dstl:  Focus on forensics

Ofqual:  Presentation from Westminster Employment Forum)

TUC: Young women with vocational qualifications earn 15% less than men

ESRC:  Don't blame the robots

Skills Funding Agency:  Employers of young apprentices will no longer pay National Insurance contributions

Crown Commercial Service:  New office supplies agreement expected to save over £20m

HS2 Ltd launches regional Supply Chain Roadshows 2016

CIPD:  Flexible working is key to better working lives for Londoners

techUK secures changes to export licencing for Electronic Components