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Express and Star
Leaving EU is a 'reckless risk', say Dragons' Den stars « Express & Starprivately backing divorce from Brussels - will use the event to warn of the imp
Leaving EU is a 'reckless risk', say Dragons' Den stars « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 6 hours ago
privately backing divorce from Brussels - will use the event to warn of the impact on SMEs. He will cite analysis by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) estimating that 8% export to the EU and a further 15% are in the supply... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Students 'crossing their fingers' with fewer job vacancies and lower payschemes contain a long-term investment in development and fast-tracking to mana
Students 'crossing their fingers' with fewer job vacancies and lower pay
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
schemes contain a long-term investment in development and fast-tracking to managerial positions." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said: "A university education is now open to more people than ever before, but... Read more
11h
Daily Mirror
Ministers should force Whirlpool to recall faulty tumble dryers say campaignersback-up powers to force companies into recalls and to take action. “So we woul
Ministers should force Whirlpool to recall faulty tumble dryers say campaigners
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 hours ago
back-up powers to force companies into recalls and to take action. “So we would call on the Government, in particular the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, to take action before someone dies.” And consumer champion Which? joined calls... Read more
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express
Outrage over lack of recall for deadly tumble-dryers which have caused fires killing twoback-up powers to force companies into recalls and to take action. “So we woul
Outrage over lack of recall for deadly tumble-dryers which have caused fires killing two
express / Posted 15 hours ago
back-up powers to force companies into recalls and to take action. “So we would call on the government, in particular the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, to take action before someone dies.” In a previous statement, Whirlpool... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Britain's first pub czar blasted for 'doing nothing' despite huge salary-criticism, saying: “I am already working on the code implementation to bring a
Britain's first pub czar blasted for 'doing nothing' despite huge salary
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
-criticism, saying: “I am already working on the code implementation to bring about a better and fairer business environment.” The Department for Business said the code was expected to come into force this summer “slightly later than first expecte... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
UK weapons sales to oppressive regimes top £3bn a yearRosa Curling, solicitor with Leigh Day, which is representing CAAT in the chall
UK weapons sales to oppressive regimes top £3bn a year
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Rosa Curling, solicitor with Leigh Day, which is representing CAAT in the challenge. “It’s going to dictate whether the Department for Business Innovation and Skills approach, in this case on Saudi Arabia, is correct or not. “We are of the view... Read more
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express
So much for integration! Cameron slashes funding for migrants' English lessonsCentre advised me to learn online – he advised me to learn from the internet li
So much for integration! Cameron slashes funding for migrants' English lessons
express / Posted 4 days ago
Centre advised me to learn online – he advised me to learn from the internet like I already do.” A spokesperson for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said: “In 2014/2015, the Government invested an estimated £104 million on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tories quietly move jobs from Sheffield to London and suggest workers 'commute'was quietly slashing jobs in the Steel City of Sheffield. The plan, described
Tories quietly move jobs from Sheffield to London and suggest workers 'commute'
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
was quietly slashing jobs in the Steel City of Sheffield. The plan, described as "madness" by Nick Clegg, will see the Department for Business Innovation and Skills' (BIS) Sheffield office shuttered in 2018. BIS have offered to part-subsidise... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Graduate's letter to MP about student loan interest rise goes viralstudents taking out a loan sign a declaration confirming that they have read th
Graduate's letter to MP about student loan interest rise goes viral
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 days ago
students taking out a loan sign a declaration confirming that they have read the terms and conditions of the loan before it will be paid. The Post has contacted the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, which owns the Student Loans Comp... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The numbers are up for Leave: Mirror Politics morning briefingDavid Davis will be setting out the Brexit arguments in a separate speech. Lab
The numbers are up for Leave: Mirror Politics morning briefing
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
David Davis will be setting out the Brexit arguments in a separate speech. Labour will pushing for a statement from the Department for Business on plans to cut pension benefits to help the steel industry. Reducing the liabilities would ease the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Ministers warned over plan to cut Steel pensions in bid to save Port Talbot jobsto a generally lower measure of inflation, the consumer price index (CPI) rathe
Ministers warned over plan to cut Steel pensions in bid to save Port Talbot jobs
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
to a generally lower measure of inflation, the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the currently used RPI index. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business « Shropshire Starbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 4 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Harrow Times
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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This is West Country
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Gazette News
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Bolton News
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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5d
Hampshire Chronicle
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Northern Echo
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Streatham Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Bury Times
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Gazette
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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guardian-series
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel businessbenchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price
Ministers warned over changing pensions law to save Tata UK steel business
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
benchmarking it to the consumer price index (CPI) rather than the retail price index (RPI), which is generally higher. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said it recognised that the pensions issue was a "challenge". "We are... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Is the IFS funded by the European Commission?major funding source – the ESRC. The ESRC say they are not funded by the EU bu
Is the IFS funded by the European Commission?
Channel 4 News / Posted 5 days ago
major funding source – the ESRC. The ESRC say they are not funded by the EU but most of their funding comes through the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and, they say, all of their funding comes from the UK government. This means... Read more
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International Business Times
Labour blow as Lord Alan Sugar reprises enterprise tsar role under Tories championing the form of vocational education across England in a series of road
Labour blow as Lord Alan Sugar reprises enterprise tsar role under Tories
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
championing the form of vocational education across England in a series of roadshows. Sugar, who will be supported by the Department for Business and the Department for Education, will also explain how youngsters can start their own business in a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Lord Sugar made Tory enterprise tsar despite David Cameron saying he 'hates' himmy question: If he was in power would things be any different. He seems to know
Lord Sugar made Tory enterprise tsar despite David Cameron saying he 'hates' him
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
my question: If he was in power would things be any different. He seems to know when to stay silent.” But today, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills announced the Amstrad entrepreneur was to join the Tory team, advising the... Read more
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Scotsman
Crisis-hit Citizens Advice Scotland may be offloaded to HolyroodCitizens Advice Scotland on to the Scottish Government amid on-going governance
Crisis-hit Citizens Advice Scotland may be offloaded to Holyrood
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
Citizens Advice Scotland on to the Scottish Government amid on-going governance problems at the charity. Westminster’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) looks set to wash its hands of the crisis-hit umbrella group, amid... Read more
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Business Standard India
On Tata Steel board meeting eve, UK biz secy meets Mistryon the liability. The 'Daily Telegraph' reported that to get over the hurdle,
On Tata Steel board meeting eve, UK biz secy meets Mistry
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
on the liability. The 'Daily Telegraph' reported that to get over the hurdle, sources close to the sale say the British department for business, innovation and skills is supporting a proposal backed by the fund's trustees which would see the... Read more
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dna
Tata Steel UK business secretary Sajid Javid meets Cyrus Mistry to discuss sales processon the liability. The 'Daily Telegraph' reported that to get over the hurdle,
Tata Steel UK business secretary Sajid Javid meets Cyrus Mistry to discuss sales process
dna / Posted 6 days ago
on the liability. The 'Daily Telegraph' reported that to get over the hurdle, sources close to the sale say the British department for business, innovation and skills is supporting a proposal backed by the fund's trustees which would see the... Read more
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Deepika
Business News Detailto take on the liability. The Daily Telegraph reports that to get over the hur
Business News Detail
Deepika / Posted 7 days ago
to take on the liability. The Daily Telegraph reports that to get over the hurdle, sources close to the sale say the UK's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is supporting a proposal backed by the fund's trustees which would see... Read more
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walesonline
Huge potential for UK steel to supply major energy projectslevel.” Andrea Leadsom defended the UK Government's record The Minister launc
Huge potential for UK steel to supply major energy projects
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
level.” Andrea Leadsom defended the UK Government's record The Minister launched a full-throttle defence of the way the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) had stood up for the industry. She said: “I think the BIS team could... Read more
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The Register
Watchdog snaps: Privatise the Land Registry? What a terrible idea!Foundation on behalf of campaigning group We Own It today, the public will lose
Watchdog snaps: Privatise the Land Registry? What a terrible idea!
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
Foundation on behalf of campaigning group We Own It today, the public will lose out financially from the sale. A public consultation by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on the Land Registry’s future will close on 26 Ma... Read more
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The Economic Times
Tata Steel UK bids set to be finalisedto take on the liability. The Daily Telegraph reports that to get over the hur
Tata Steel UK bids set to be finalised
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
to take on the liability. The Daily Telegraph reports that to get over the hurdle, sources close to the sale say the UK's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills ( BIS) is supporting a proposal backed by the fund's trustees which would see... Read more
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The Financial Express
Tata Steel UK bids set to be finalisedto take on the liability. The Daily Telegraph reports that to get over the hur
Tata Steel UK bids set to be finalised
The Financial Express / Posted 7 days ago
to take on the liability. The Daily Telegraph reports that to get over the hurdle, sources close to the sale say the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is supporting a proposal backed by the fund’s trustees which would see... Read more
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The New Statesman
We must remain in the EU - for working mothers' sakeseem strangely uninterested in, and unmoved by, the findings. Despite the repor
We must remain in the EU - for working mothers' sake
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
seem strangely uninterested in, and unmoved by, the findings. Despite the report having been commissioned jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the government has been nearly silent about it - publishing it in the lowest... Read more
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The New Statesman
How to make a decision on the EU referendumseem strangely uninterested in, and unmoved by, the findings. Despite the repor
How to make a decision on the EU referendum
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
seem strangely uninterested in, and unmoved by, the findings. Despite the report having been commissioned jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the government has been nearly silent about it - publishing it in the lowest... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Land Registry: competition watchdog warns against salecommercial divisions, and preventing the monopoly business from developing comm
Land Registry: competition watchdog warns against sale
Law Society Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
commercial divisions, and preventing the monopoly business from developing commercial products. The consultation by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on Land Registry’s future closes on Thursday. It has already attracted... Read more
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dna
Tata Steel UK bids set to be finalised todayto take on the liability. The Daily Telegraph reports that to get over the hur
Tata Steel UK bids set to be finalised today
dna / Posted 7 days ago
to take on the liability. The Daily Telegraph reports that to get over the hurdle, sources close to the sale say the UK's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is supporting a proposal backed by the fund's trustees which would see... Read more
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The Register
Business dept sinks £14m into canned shared services planThe department for Business, Innovation and Skills has sunk £14m in consolidati
Business dept sinks £14m into canned shared services plan
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
The department for Business, Innovation and Skills has sunk £14m in consolidating its legacy kit as part of a cross-government shared services plan that it later pulled out of. According to an FOI response, BIS invested £13.9m during the first phase... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Land Registry: sale will cost more, says pressure groupwould be enabled under a Neighbourhood Planning and Infrastructure Bill. The c
Land Registry: sale will cost more, says pressure group
Law Society Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
would be enabled under a Neighbourhood Planning and Infrastructure Bill. The consultation closes on Thursday, when a petition signed by some 225,000 opponents of a sale will be handed in to the Department for Business, Innovation... Read more
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Shropshire Star
University of Wolverhampton could raise tuition fees « Shropshire Starabout the amount of time students spend in lectures, the jobs they get once the
University of Wolverhampton could raise tuition fees « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 10 days ago
about the amount of time students spend in lectures, the jobs they get once they graduate, and their average earnings. The Department for Business, Industry and Skills, which published the White Paper, entitled ‘Success as a Knowledge Economy’,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Deanna is face of recruitment campaignapprenticeships. Deanna Pearson, 22, of Cockermouth, was chosen from more than
Deanna is face of recruitment campaign
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 11 days ago
apprenticeships. Deanna Pearson, 22, of Cockermouth, was chosen from more than 200 other apprentices to take part in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ Get In, Go Far campaign. This aims to show that vocational training can be... Read more
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