News from the UK Government


UK Trade & Investment refreshes board in drive to double exports

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has appointed seven new board members as the Government’s international business development body reorganises itself in the drive to double exports to £1 trillion a year by 2020. Crispin...

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Cash incentive for manufacturers to create 200 full-time jobs for graduates

An additional 200 graduates are expected to be recruited by businesses in the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector across the UK after funds to support their employment and training were announced today. Semta, the sector skills coun...

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New business bank to support up to £10 billion of business lending

Business Secretary Vince Cable will announce today the first steps in creating a Government-backed business bank, including new Government funding of £1 billion. It will aim to attract private sector funding so that when fully o...

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DECC ministerial portfolios announced

The DECC has announced the new Ministerial portfolios following on from last week’s reshuffle. John Hayes MP is the new Minister of State for Energy. Baroness Verma is Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for DECC. Click here...

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Ministerial responsibilities announced at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Business Secretary Vince Cable today outlined the responsibilities of his new ministerial team at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Vince Cable: Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills  Overa...

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