Business and Other Briefings
BIS: Business Minister, Michael Fallon, has named 6 new projects that ‘will pioneer new ways for regulators and businesses to work together to support growth’. The pilot projects will each receive a share of the £120,000 Regulatory Innovation for Growth fund, following a competitive application process launched in April 2013.
BIS: Information relating to the Start-up Loans scheme including partners of the scheme, loans and the evaluation.
BIS: A new strategy that will generate fresh growth opportunities for some of the UK’s most innovative technology businesses was published recently. Developed in partnership with industry, the Information Economy Strategy will make it easier for businesses to access public services online, for example, by providing a single digital view of their tax affairs. It will also help 1.6m SMEs grow their online presence and allow them to exploit new technologies.