Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

MoD smooths the way for companies to do business with Defence – (MOD rises to the top in National Apprenticeship Week)

HM Treasury:  £17m investment to make Wales a global leader in statistics & data

BIS:  UK businesses report boost in innovation – (BIS:  Full steam ahead for Midlands Engine, as Business Secretary confirms Budget support to drive growth for the region)

FOC:  'The UK is the largest G20 investor in India'

MoJ:  Commercial governance

ScotGov:  Developing the young workforce – (ScotGov:  £1bn saving for small business)

WAG:  £24m EU-backed investment in energy research at Welsh universities – (WAG:  Apprenticeships in Wales exceed majority of targets with success rates high ~ WAG:  Minister congratulates Aberystwyth on its successful BID to boost the local economy ~ WAG:  Apprenticeships in Wales exceed majority of targets with success rates high ~ WAG:  Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone created to boost local economy)

Wales Office:  Welsh Secretary - Apprenticeships bring value to businesses

CAB:  Casual workers at risk of ‘wage theft’ from unscrupulous employers

Skills Funding Agency:  People, apprentices and skills revealed as key to business expansion – (BCS:  Opportunities for young people as two thirds of businesses struggle to recruit the right talent for IT apprenticeships ~ SFA:  National Apprenticeship Week 2016 - as it happens ~ SFA:  Training providers continue to rate highly in latest satisfaction surveys)

CBI to make economic case to remain in EU after reaffirming strong member mandate – (CBI: Budget 2016)

TUC: Government giving China green light to dump steel

Dstl:  Innovative materials on display during Science Week – (Dstl apprentices find out what it takes to rise to the top)

CIPD survey highlights the need for more action by employers to address gender inequality – (CIPD: Third of UK employees disappointed with their career progression ~ Budget 2016 - Chancellor’s ‘forgotten workforce’ fuels Britain’s productivity problem)

techUK:  Modern Slavery Act: new tools to support compliance – (techUK:  Boeing apprentice Andrew flies to great heights in his apprenticeship)

Secure Government Data storage: The importance of protecting the device and not just the network