Business and Other Briefings (Archive)

HM Treasury:  Autumn Budget 2017: 25 things you need to know

10DS:  Record boost to R&D and new transport fund to help build economy fit for the future

Cabinet Office:  Chancellor to unlock hidden value of government data

Defra:  Farmers set for increased payments as the RPA confirms BPS 2017 entitlement & greening rates – (Defra:  Avian influenza (bird flu) in winter 2017 to 2018 ~ Defra:  Environment Secretary confirms sentience of animals will continue to be recognised and protections strengthened when we leave the EU)

CLG:  Budget delivers devo deal and transport boost for North of Tyne

 DCMS launches £190m Gigabit broadband challenge fund – Government Funding Opportunities

NIC:  New infrastructure can bring first new towns for half a century & £bns to national economy – (NIC:  Adonis welcomes investment in transport within cities)

HM Treasury:  Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill introduced in Parliament

LGA:  Devolve Industrial Strategy powers and funding or risk leaving areas to fail, say councils

ScotGov:  Export boost for businesses – (ScotGov:  Look north for fairness & growth

WAG:  Further £4.5m funding boost for Ebbw Vale – (WAG:  Minister champions Welsh skills talent at national Skills Shows 2017)

OSSW:  Now is the time to deliver transformational change for the North Wales economy

techUK:  NHS Digital Security Operations Centre Procurement Now Live – (techUK:  Go To Market - The Secrets To USA Expansion)

NDA:  UK companies lead the world’s nuclear decommissioning market

Ofwat:  Utilities ripe for revolution, says Ofwat’s Chief Executive

Ofgem:  New developments result in a fresh approach to securing Shetland electricity supply – (Ofgem appoints preferred bidder for owning the link to the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm)

Food Standards Agency:  Retailers publish campylobacter results

UK Space Agency:  New education programme to build on success of Tim Peake mission

Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee - New licensing system for administration of radioactive substances

CBI: Firms know innovation has fundamental role in helping them grow

TUC: National Retraining Scheme must protect workers through Brexit and fourth industrial revolution – (TUC backs call to end “unfair” Swedish Derogation ~ TUC: 135,000 apprentices cheated out of minimum wage)

The CIPD reports its gender pay gap – (CIPD - The new University Challenge: Justify top fees as only half of graduates get graduate-level jobs ~ CIPD:  Bold investment in skills needed to tackle productivity crisis ~ CIPD:  Line managers told to build on the positives, not focus on the negatives when giving performance feedback)

Launch Announcement: Residential Landlords Association(RLA) Now Live on WiredGov! ~ RLA:  Grab your RLA Membership discount this Black Friday!

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