Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BEIS:  New leave allowance for bereaved parents will be one of the most generous in the world – (BEIS:  Industry-led review details plans to supercharge UK Artificial Intelligence (AI) industry ~ BEIS:  Government updates mergers regime to protect national security ~ BEIS:  Winners of £51m government competition to develop world-leading self-driving car testing infrastructure unveiled)

National Infrastructure Commission:  Adonis - tackle the 3 Cs and deliver world-class infrastructure – (NIC:  Responses to the interim National Infrastructure Assessment ~ CBI Budget Submission: It's time to grow our way out of austerity ~ NIC:  Review ‘paves the way’ for UK to be world-leading in AI technology)

DIT:  UK government ramps up support for SME trade – (DIT:  New £1.3bn property portfolio to drive investment in Northern Ireland)

CLG:  A beacon for the black business leaders of tomorrow

DfE:  Anne Milton supports Team UK at WorldSkills 2017

DfT:  Boost for electric & driverless car industry as government drives forward green transport revolution – (DfT: 
Challenges & opportunities facing the UK rail supply chain
)

ICO announces more help for small and micro businesses

OSSW:  Welsh SMEs urged to seize new UK government backed export finance opportunity

PC&PE:  Government must toughen stance in fight against online VAT fraud

Dstl:  Mini drones set to investigate hazardous scenes, announces Defence Secretary – (Dstl:  Autonomy of Hazardous Scene Assessment Phase 2 – ‘MINERVA’ ~ Dstl:  Suppliers invited to contribute to advanced materials consultation)

Crown Commercial Service:  Public bodies band together on new mobile voice & data procurement

Innovate UK:  Medicine & vaccine manufacturing centres - apply for funding – (Innovate UK:  Developing & testing 5G services - apply for business funding ~ Innovate UK:  Future Cities mission to Australia: applications now open)

Food Standards Agency:  Final results from the third annual retail survey show campylobacter levels continue to fall

HM Land Registry:  Customers can receive first registration application results online

techUK:  Reshaping Regulation | New Regulatory Principles for A Future Energy System – (techUK:  Cyber Crime & Fraud - Nearly Half of All Crimes This Year)

NCFE:  Apprenticeship figures reveal 16-19 year could be missing out – (NCFE and the Functional Skills Reform)

MoJ:  Opening stage of employment tribunal fee refund scheme launched

CBI: Falling real wages underlines need for bold Budget

TUC: Cost of childcare has risen four times faster than wages since 2008

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