Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

HM Treasury:  Budget July 2015: Have your say – (Machinery of government: Shareholder Executive and UK Financial Investments ~ HM Treasury:  Government creates new company to deliver record asset sales programme)

BIS:  Sajid Javid outlines ambitious Enterprise Bill – (BIS:  Support for small business - government plans ~ Number of young people not in work or education in England falls to 10 year low)

HMRC:  Clothing giant Next loses tax avoidance case

Ofgem opens investigations into five generators’ compliance with Capacity Market Rules

Innovate UK:  Proof of concept funding - help our understanding

CESG:  New guidance on securing Industrial Control Systems – (New CESG Website & legacy document removal – (CESG:  New guidance on securing Industrial Control Systems ~ CESG:  New Certified Cyber Security Consultancy)

Dstl:  Achieving the strategic edge through people: 2040 – (Cyber research suppliers sought by Dstl)

Crown Commercial Service:  New vehicle lease & fleet management services agreement

UKTI:  Export insurance made easy - new toolkit for brokers – (UKTI:  Programme to support fledgling exporters launched by trade minister)

ScotGov:  Support for female apprenticeships – (ScotGov:  Extra 500 apprenticeship places ~ ScotGov:  Plans to transform water charges ~ ScotGov:  Reducing barriers to employability ~ Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 ~  ScotGov:  Innovation to boost future economic activity ~ Scotland Can Do ~ Final meeting of Stornoway-Ullapool taskforce)

WAG:  Export Week Wales gets underway to help & encourage more businesses to trade internationally – (WAG:  Cardiff promoted to CISI Board members as key business location for financial services sector)

Wales Office:  Welsh business needs a reformed EU, says Secretary of State

techUK:  Ofcom threaten action to avoid consumer confusion over UHD TV – (techUK:  EU Commission to Inquire into Anti-Competitive Practices in e-Commerce)

EP urges EU member states to gear up for new security challenges now

WWF:  New study finds 40% of UK imports come from countries with areas of high water risk ~ From risk to resilience: Does your business know its water risk? – (Companies must check their wood is legal, says WWF)

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