Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

BEIS:  New 'central heating for cities' to help reduce energy bills ~ CCC Infographic: The future of heating in UK buildings

BEIS:  Government demands more action from Whirlpool on faulty tumble dryers – (BEIS:  Full steam ahead for construction of UK’s £200m new polar research ship RRS Sir David Attenborough ~ BEIS:  Views sought on the performance of the Groceries Code Adjudicator ~ BEIS:  Making work pay in a modern economy ~ BEIS:  Business Secretary hails role of Japanese companies in UK’s booming auto sector)

DIT:  Establishment of UK-New Zealand trade policy dialogue – (DfT:  A new generation of shipbuilders)

DWP:  Tough new regulations for master trusts proposed to boost consumer protection

Defra:  Global ambitions for British food and drink could boost economy by nearly £3bn

DfT:  Businesses that work for all

Home Office:  Marks & Spencer first retailer to gain SCC's CCTV certification

ScotGov:  Scottish Land Commission – (ScotGov:  Consent granted for new Highland wind farm ~ ScotGov:  Wind farm approved ~ ScotGov:  Minister welcomes ScotRail Improvement Plan)

Ofgem:  GB–Norway interconnector will deliver more benefits to consumers

CBI: Hugh Aitken responds to FM's closing SNP Conference speech

WAG:  Numbers of private sector businesses in Wales are thriving – (Additional rate of stamp duty for second homes to carry on in Wales ~ WAG:  Economy Secretary sets out plans to improve infrastructure decision making in Wales ~ WAG:  Minister visits the first provider to deliver the new Higher Apprenticeship in Life Science & Related Science Industries in Wales ~ WAG:  £13.5m EU-backed project to unlock new innovation)

Wales Office:  ID Wales – (Wales Office:  Celebrating Welsh business excellence at Fast Growth 50 Awards)

CCW:  Too few businesses aware of water competition changes – (CCW:  Household competition risks being a damp squib, warns CCWater)

Dstl:  MAST goes into action at Unmanned Warrior

Met Office research increases skill in predicting winter outlook

Environment Agency:  Are you disposing of your oil or fuel correctly?

Food Standards Agency:  Official meat controls contract retender - invitations to tender open – (FSA:  Statement on future food regulation ~ FSA:  Key priorities established for research on foodborne viruses)

Land Registry:  Our customer support model is changing

Innovate UK:  Improving care for stroke patients: apply for innovation funding ~ Innovate UK:  Stress-free travel for dementia patients: apply for funding ~ Innovate UK:  Firms asked to show if satellite data can improve rail resilience)

STFC:  Businesses do battle at boot camp for Duke of York's 'Pitch@Palace'

ESPO:  Case study - Charity achieves 6.5% saving using Commercial Catering Equipment framework

Crown Commercial Service: Launch of the Procuring for Growth Balanced Scorecard

CBI: Companies must take action and show leadership to make workplaces more inclusive

TUC: Time For Action - The business case for inclusive workplaces ~ TUC: More than 3 in 4 employers say unions make the difference on training)

CIPD:  Rising inflation could lead to pay squeeze, says CIPD

Skills Funding Agency:  London and the South East top apprentices & apprentice employers announced

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