Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BEIS:  Launch of the ScaleUp Institute review 2017 – (BEIS:  Climate Change Minister Claire Perry launches Powering Past Coal Alliance at COP23 ~ BEIS:  Speech to the Conference of Parties (COP) 23)

DIT:  Minister for London welcomes £1.4bn Croydon redevelopment – (DIT:  Government backs British talent with £2.4 million funding for music exports ~ DIT:  U.S.-UK Trade & Investment Working Group Statement ~ DIT:  Joint statement on trade between UK and the CARIFORUM states)

Defra:  CCTV to be introduced in all slaughterhouses in England in 2018

DWP:  Unemployment remains at 40-year low

HM Treasury:  Over 160 firms are now signed up to the Women in Finance Charter – (HMT:  New support for tech to boost public sector productivity)

DCMS:  Industry-led review details plans to increase social impact investments in the UK – (DCMS:  Broadband boost for businesses ~ DCMS:  £21m to boost UK’s world-class tech sector and spread the benefits across the country ~ DCMS:  Government backed scheme helps train 2m people in digital skills)

DfT:  ILO 188 Fishing convention

DfE:  Government announces landmark campaign to inspire next generation of engineers

NIC:  The Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford Arc - Responses to the Commission’s report

HEFCE:  New web tool launched to promote university-business collaboration

LGA:  Devolve Industrial Strategy powers & funding or risk leaving areas to fail, say councils

ESFA:  Thousands of higher & degree apprenticeship vacancies announced

ScotGov:  Mountain biking on track – (ScotGov:  South of Scotland Economic Partnership ~ ScotGov:  Funding for food industry)

New Ofwat Code helps improve services for developer services customers

Ofgem seeks views on reforms to ‘supplier hub’ market arrangements – (Ofgem rejects £120m rebate request from generators)

NDA:  Sellafield decommissioning reaches new heights

UK Space Agency:  Space launch plans tour the UK – (UK Space Agency:  2018 will be the Year of Engineering)

techUK:  Government Commits To Doubling Exceptional Talent Visas

Innovate UK:  Over £18m to go to manufacturing innovations

Crown Commercial Service:  These SMEs did it and so can you!

Dstl:  US & UK Armies lead the way in world-first for robotic vehicles

IEA:  Equal Pay Day calculation is fundamentally misleading

CIPD:  Why aren’t UK employers under more pressure to raise wages?

CBI: More 'magpie' firms could inject over £100bn into the economy – (BUSINESSEUROPE and CBI comment on No10 meeting)

TUC: Uber must play by the rules – (TUC: PM must agree stronger workers’ rights to restore lost trust)

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