Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

DIT driving global UK tech investment during London Tech Week – (DIT:  UAE delegation visits pioneering UK drug rehabilitation services ~ DITUK government helps Northern Ireland businesses to sell overseas)

National Infrastructure Commission:  Lord Adonis highlights continued need to invest in infrastructure

DWP:  Employment reaches record high ~ ScotGov:  Unemployment rate matches lowest on record

ScotGov:  £3.6m boost for Borders economy – (ScotGov:  Scotland’s economic performance ~ ScotGov:  Brexit threat to business funding ~ ScotGov:  Help to get into work)

WAG:  Wales developing new business events approach – (WAG:  Economy Secretary congratulates Welsh businesses on export success)

National Cyber Security Centre:  Defending the borders of your business in a digital era

Food Standards Agency:  Mars Chocolate UK recalls a number of its chocolate products because of the possible presence of salmonella – (Food Standards Agency:  Survey shows further reduction in levels of campylobacter in chicken)

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority:  Registration opens for nuclear decommissioning supply chain event

Ofgem sets out how proposed reductions in National Grid & distribution network companies’ allowances will benefit consumers

HSE:  Roofing company fined after safety failings – (HSE:  Waste recycling company fined after worker scalded)

Refuse workers win landmark victory in ‘overtime pay’ case, says Unite

Innovate UK:  Future manufacturing & materials - apply for funding

ESPO launches new Toxicology Services framework

UK Space Conference 2017 is a huge success

CAB:  10 things employers say to mislead workers about their rights

Open Europe:  EEA membership for Brexit: viable in the short-term, but an unsuitable long-term solution ~ Open Europe:  EC shies away from nuclear option in its euro clearing reform plans

CBI: Pro-enterprise vision will unlock infrastructure golden age – (CBI: Decent employment growth but pay lagging inflation - ONS)

TUC: Highest inflation in 4 years shows need for action on wages

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