Universities and small businesses have much to offer each other – but can’t always see beyond their biases - according to a new report launched today by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES).
Prime Minister Theresa May will meet small and medium sized enterprises to discuss how to create a more productive, higher skilled economy.
An innovative and environmentally-friendly way of resurfacing roads will mean smoother and safer journeys for North East drivers.
Highways England’s contractors A-one+ are using pioneering technology to resurface just over a mile of the A1 at Brownieside in Northumberland.
Following the creation of the Department for International Trade, the full list of ministerial responsibilities has now been confirmed.
Following the creation of the new Department for International Trade and the appointment of Rt Hon Liam Fox MP as Secretary of State, the full list of ministerial responsibilities for the department has now been confirmed.
A temporary export bar has been placed on two 17th century ivory statuettes by Balthasar Permoser
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TPP have been chosen to implement an integrated electronic medical record system to approximately 300 primary care sites across Qatar.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has awarded four contracts with a combined value of more than £6m over three years for surface and subsurface studies to improve understanding and maximise value by integrating exploration, development, production, late-life planning and decommissioning in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).
Prime Minister Theresa May will chair the first meeting of new committee that will focus on delivering an economy that works for everyone.
Rather than saving into a pension, 630,000 self-employed people in the UK view their business as their financial lifeline, research finds.
Shoppers are set to take home around six billion fewer single-use plastic bags this year following the introduction of the 5p charge, early data published today indicates.
This is the equivalent to the weight of roughly 300 blue whales, 300,000 sea turtles or three million pelicans.
The Maritime Indirect Fire System (MIFS) will be integrated onto the Type 26 Global Combat Ships, currently being designed by BAE Systems. MIFS includes the 5-inch, 62-calibre Mark 45 Naval Gun System, which is already in service with other NATO nations, including the US and Spanish navies.
Minister for Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin said:
New website will help ensure that Britain’s businesses and consumers can benefit from high quality banking products and services.
The Business Banking Insight (BBI) aims to help over 5 million UK businesses to identify which bank is best for them and get the best possible service.
Upgrade to Elmbridge Court roundabout given go-ahead.
Drivers will benefit from more reliable journey times in Gloucester during the busiest periods, as a major upgrade to the Elmbridge Court roundabout is given the go-ahead today, 28 July 2016.
New figures show that there are now more people aged 50 to 74 in work than ever before, 3.7 million more than there were 20 years ago.
The figures also show the unemployment rate for people aged over 50 has dropped to 3.3%, the lowest level since 2009. There are over 1.1 million people working beyond age 65.
The mission to get British lamb chops back onto American dinner plates has moved a step nearer, Farming Minister George Eustice will announce at the National Sheep Event on Wednesday, 27 July 2016.
London City Airport expansion will create 1,600 airport jobs and potentially add £1.5 billion to the UK economy by 2025.
The UK Government is to boost this year’s Edinburgh International Culture Summit with a £50,000 contribution.
The move was announced today by UK Government Minister Andrew Dunlop, who said:
Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark has been meeting businesses and investors in Japan this week to discuss the great potential for the UK’s car, nuclear and life sciences industries.
We are investing £1.15 million to fund preparatory research about sub-orbital spaceflight and small satellite launches from the UK.
International Trade Secretary Rt Hon Liam Fox MP announces plans to open 3 new offices in the United States.
The government is now welcoming expressions of interest for the second wave of the science and innovation audits.
Only a quarter of small business owners expect the economy to improve over the next 12 months, a fall of over 30 per cent from just three months ago, research finds.
In a boost to the UK’s trade with African countries, UK SME Dints International has won a significant mining contract in Ghana with support from UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency (ECA).
Thirteen winners receive share of low emission bus fund to add 326 new buses to their fleets.
Bus passengers will benefit from cleaner, greener journeys thanks to £30 million of government funding confirmed today, Monday 25 July 2016, by Transport Minister Andrew Jones.