Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

DIT:  UKEF supports GE Oil & Gas contract with major energy project in Ghana

BEIS:  Review of limited partnership business model launched following accusations of criminality – (BEIS:  Thousands of UK small businesses saved an average of £4,500 each in 2015 thanks to government changes to auditing rules ~ BEIS:  Minister Nick Hurd announces £5m towards Redcar Growth Zone)

Defra:  Avian flu confirmed at a farm in East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

HMT:  Economic Secretary's speech at the Asian Financial Forum – (HMT:  Davos 2017 - Chancellor’s speech at the CBI’s British business Leaders Lunch)

DfT:  New opportunities offered as details of new rail franchise are released ~ PC&PE:  More trains needed to overcome huge failure of previous franchise

DWP:  Third Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme levy announced

DfE:  Thousands of apprentices set to transform the public sector

Health and Safety Executive:  Jaguar Land Rover fined £900,000 after worker injured – (HSE:  Asbestos Analyst fined for falsifying documents)

Insolvency Service:  Email scam warning

PC&PE:  Discussion on EU-UK trade post-Brexit report

HMRC:  Tax helpline to support people affected by severe weather and flooding – (HMRC:  Voice ID showcases latest digital development for HMRC customers)

NAO:  Carbon Capture & Storage: the second competition for government support

techUK:  Programme CORTISONE January Update

CAB:  Workers given just 48 hours notice of shifts starting, changing or being cancelled

DCMS:  £60m tax reform to boost UK's digital revolution

MoJ:  New crackdown on corporate economic crime

Dstl:  Earn while you learn with a Dstl Apprenticeship

Skills Funding Agency:  Hundreds of apprentices enter challenge to be best in the country

ScotGov:  Support for small business – (ScotGov:  Tourist spend soars

WAG introduces Bill to challenge UK Government’s “damaging and divisive” Trade Union Act – (WAG:  Wales gets highest increase in overseas visitors)

Innovate UK:  First Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund engagement begins

IFS:  Dramatic rise in proportion of low-wage men working part time

WWF:  Businesses unite in a bid to make the UK economy "fit for the future" by backing sustainable development

CBI response to ONS labour market statistics ~ CBI: Commentary on Scottish GDP and labour market statistics – (CBI comments on Airdrie Savings Bank)

TUC to host Southern Rail talks

ESPO Corporate Update – Winter 2017

GDS:  Service Toolkit: everything you need to build a service in one place

CIPD responds to Prime Minister's Brexit speech

Ofgem launches new Supplier Cost Index

The Responsible Data Usage e-learning course from In the Know Limited