News from the UK Government


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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New opportunity to influence UK Marine industry research

UK marine companies have a significant chance to influence Government sponsored research. The Technology Strategy Board is planning a call for research by the marine industries, in January 2013.  Covering most aspects of ships, boats, subm...

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Vince Cable Launches Make It In Great Britain Exhibition

Business Secretary Vince Cable has opened a new exhibition at the Science Museum in London to show young people the rewarding career opportunities available in British manufacturing. The exhibition is the culmination of the Government’s M...

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