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Daily Mirror
'NHS privatisation' TTIP treaty rocked by massive document leakthe EU would be at the "back of the queue" for trade Britain's government has
'NHS privatisation' TTIP treaty rocked by massive document leak
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
the EU would be at the "back of the queue" for trade Britain's government has strongly denied TTIP will hurt the NHS. A Department for Business spokesman said: "The NHS is under no threat whatsoever from the TTIP deal or any other trade and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
TTIP: UK Parliament 'would not be able to stop NHS sell-off if treaty is passed'deal but it would only be a matter of time before TTIP eventually slips through
TTIP: UK Parliament 'would not be able to stop NHS sell-off if treaty is passed'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
deal but it would only be a matter of time before TTIP eventually slips through,” Ms Cartmail said. A spokeswoman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said that under EU law, treaties of this kind are subject to approval by each... Read more
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BBC News
Between a rock and a hard place: Unlocking a steel crisiswent to Tata alone. He said he wanted to go further by exempting steel produce
Between a rock and a hard place: Unlocking a steel crisis
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
went to Tata alone. He said he wanted to go further by exempting steel producers from the charges in the first place but Department for Business insiders tell me that would have to go to the European Commission and could take up to two years to... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Don Quijones: A Blow to Transatlantic Corpocracy – Support for TTIP Begins to Unravela Freedom of Information request in the UK just led to the release of a 2013 ri
Don Quijones: A Blow to Transatlantic Corpocracy – Support for TTIP Begins to Unravel
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
a Freedom of Information request in the UK just led to the release of a 2013 risk assessment report commissioned by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills that shows that a TTIP agreement would pose “lots of risk and no benefit” to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
TTIP: UK Government found secret courts in trade deal have 'lots of risk and no benefit' in its only assessmentresponse to a Freedom of Information request by anti-TTIP campaigners Global Ju
TTIP: UK Government found secret courts in trade deal have 'lots of risk and no benefit' in its only assessment
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
response to a Freedom of Information request by anti-TTIP campaigners Global Justice Now. The group filed a request to the Department for Business Innovation and Skills to ask what risk assessments had been made about the introduction of secret... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Runcorn businesses scoop Queen's Awardsand LPW Technology Ltd, both based in Manor Park, were among 240 firms national
Runcorn businesses scoop Queen's Awards
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 days ago
and LPW Technology Ltd, both based in Manor Park, were among 240 firms nationally to be named in the list of recipients. A Department For Business, Innovation And Skills spokesman said Sandon Global Engineering Technology Ltd, founded in 2004, won... Read more
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iol.co.za
TTIP trade deal would bring ‘no benefit’ to UKto a Freedom of Information request by anti-TTIP campaigners Global Justice Now
TTIP trade deal would bring ‘no benefit’ to UK
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
to a Freedom of Information request by anti-TTIP campaigners Global Justice Now. Campaigners filed a request to the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (DBIS) to ask what risk assessments had been made about the treaty. DBIS said... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
TTIP: UK Government found trade deal had 'lots of risk and no benefit' in its only assessmentresponse to a Freedom of Information request by anti-TTIP campaigners Global Ju
TTIP: UK Government found trade deal had 'lots of risk and no benefit' in its only assessment
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
response to a Freedom of Information request by anti-TTIP campaigners Global Justice Now. The group filed a request to the Department for Business Innovation and Skills to ask what risk assessments had been made about the treaty. The BIS said it... Read more
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EuroNews
TTIP trade deal faces growing anger and opposition on both sides of the AtlanticEuropeans fear that workers rights in the US fall well below those in Europe.
TTIP trade deal faces growing anger and opposition on both sides of the Atlantic
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
Europeans fear that workers rights in the US fall well below those in Europe. Campaigners in the UK requested from the Department for Business Innovation and Skills what risk assessments had been made about the treaty. It replied that one had... Read more
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thebee
Men Get Paid More After Having Kids - Reportmothers are still often treated as liabilities." The study cited findings by t
Men Get Paid More After Having Kids - Report
thebee / Posted 9 days ago
mothers are still often treated as liabilities." The study cited findings by the Equality and Human Rights Commission and Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) that showed 77% of pregnant women and new mothers had experienced... Read more
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Times of Malta
Minding the skills gapis worth studying for is no more than wishful thinking – if not an outright fal
Minding the skills gap
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
is worth studying for is no more than wishful thinking – if not an outright fallacy This report was commissioned by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills after research showed “young people in England had lower levels of skills than... Read more
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Daily Mirror
BHS holds crisis talks to avoid going bust as 11,000 jobs under-threatto members working in BHS to reassure them that we will provide the support, ad
BHS holds crisis talks to avoid going bust as 11,000 jobs under-threat
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
to members working in BHS to reassure them that we will provide the support, advice and representation they require.” A Department for Business spokeswoman said: “This is speculation at the moment and we are not currently commenting.” History... Read more
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dna
UK govt ready to acquire 25% stake in Tata Steel plantsfalls in the European steel price caused by a flood of cheap imports, particula
UK govt ready to acquire 25% stake in Tata Steel plants
dna / Posted 12 days ago
falls in the European steel price caused by a flood of cheap imports, particularly from China, the company had said. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has said the offer would be tailored to the purchaser's strategy and financing... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
UK unveils financial support plan for Tata Steel buyerin Scunthorpe, northeast England "A package of support worth hundreds of milli
UK unveils financial support plan for Tata Steel buyer
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
in Scunthorpe, northeast England "A package of support worth hundreds of millions of pounds will be made available on commercial terms to potential buyers of Tata Steel UK," said a statement from the Department for Business, Innovation &... Read more
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International Business Times
Tata Steel crisis: UK government offers 'hundreds of millions of pounds' to potential buyers in Mumbai between Business Secretary Sajid Javid and Cyrus Mistry, the global c
Tata Steel crisis: UK government offers 'hundreds of millions of pounds' to potential buyers
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
in Mumbai between Business Secretary Sajid Javid and Cyrus Mistry, the global chairman of the Indian conglomerate. The Department for Business said the government is willing to take a minority stake of up to 25% in any rescue deal. The ministry... Read more
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walesonline
Why an MP wants an inquiry into the Coal Exchange redevelopment.” “In fact, one developer came to see me to tell me of his concerns— it was a
Why an MP wants an inquiry into the Coal Exchange redevelopment
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
.” “In fact, one developer came to see me to tell me of his concerns— it was actually a bid supported by officials at the Department for Business on a UK level—and told me effectively he’d been scared away by the council, that they weren’t... Read more
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express
Government FAIL: Some universities are 'not good enough' to charge top tuition feesgoing to university by 2020. GETTYThe government has also scrapped grants for
Government FAIL: Some universities are 'not good enough' to charge top tuition fees
express / Posted 14 days ago
going to university by 2020. GETTYThe government has also scrapped grants for students from poorer backgrounds “BIS (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) think we will never achieve this from the established sector alone (probably... Read more
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Daily Mirror
David Cameron wants to save steel so he isn't remembered as 'another Thatcher'with how he will be remembered in the history books. The Mirror understands se
David Cameron wants to save steel so he isn't remembered as 'another Thatcher'
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
with how he will be remembered in the history books. The Mirror understands senior figures in both Downing Street and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have deep regrets that more was not done to save the doomed Redcar steel plant... Read more
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thebee
BIS Defends Under-Fire BP Pay Chief Dowlingwho sanctioned the £14m pay deal that triggered one of the biggest shareholder
BIS Defends Under-Fire BP Pay Chief Dowling
thebee / Posted 15 days ago
who sanctioned the £14m pay deal that triggered one of the biggest shareholder revolts in British corporate history. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has suggested to Sky News that there is no case for Professor Dame Ann... Read more
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Evening Standard
Director cleared over collapse of City Link quits its former ownerhave to give at least 45 days’ notice to the Business Department if more than 1
Director cleared over collapse of City Link quits its former owner
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
have to give at least 45 days’ notice to the Business Department if more than 100 people will lose their jobs. The Department for Business Innovation & Skills argued that City Link failed to notify authorities and should have informed the... Read more
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Daily Record
Boaty McBoatface storms to victory in public vote to name polar research shipincluded the RRS Onion Knight, RRS I Like Big Boats & I Cannot Lie, and RRS Cap
Boaty McBoatface storms to victory in public vote to name polar research ship
Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
included the RRS Onion Knight, RRS I Like Big Boats & I Cannot Lie, and RRS Capt’n Birdseye Get Off My Cod. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boaty McBoatface storms to victory in public vote to name polar research shipincluded the RRS Onion Knight, RRS I Like Big Boats & I Cannot Lie, and RRS Cap
Boaty McBoatface storms to victory in public vote to name polar research ship
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
included the RRS Onion Knight, RRS I Like Big Boats & I Cannot Lie, and RRS Capt’n Birdseye Get Off My Cod. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Northern Echo
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Northern Echo / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship « Shropshire StarGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Kingston Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Streatham Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Bury Times
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Bury Times / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Gazette
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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guardian-series
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
guardian-series / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Harrow Times
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Harrow Times / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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This is West Country
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
This is West Country / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Gazette News
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Gazette News / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Bolton News
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research shipGet Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black wer
Boaty McBoatface tops public vote for name of polar research ship
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 16 days ago
Get Off My Cod. The RRS Bowie, RRS Kanye West and RRS The Miss Cilla Black were also floated as possible names. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the final decision will be taken by science minister Jo Johnson. The top... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Government offers help to James WalkerJames Wallker, which was flooded again in Cockermouth, and she's going to look
Government offers help to James Walker
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 days ago
James Wallker, which was flooded again in Cockermouth, and she's going to look to see whether there's any potential for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to support them as well. "Someone from the department team is going to go to... Read more
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thebee
Cable: City Must Demand BP Scalps Over Pay"Both." His demand places him in conflict with Professor Dame Ann Dowling, an
Cable: City Must Demand BP Scalps Over Pay
thebee / Posted 19 days ago
"Both." His demand places him in conflict with Professor Dame Ann Dowling, an academic who has served on the board of the Department for Business, Innovation Skills (BIS) since February 2014. Sir Vince said he admired and respected Professor... Read more
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BBC News
Will the government part-nationalise Port Talbot?or it can lend directly as in the case of Greybull Capital for investment in Sc
Will the government part-nationalise Port Talbot?
BBC News / Posted 21 days ago
or it can lend directly as in the case of Greybull Capital for investment in Scunthorpe. This last option, say the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, is the government's preferred method of co-investing. (Worth noting, these... Read more
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Wakefield Today
JK Rowling tops poll to identify the most inspiring living Britonsto get Britons to take part in learning. The campaign, which is supported by th
JK Rowling tops poll to identify the most inspiring living Britons
Wakefield Today / Posted 23 days ago
to get Britons to take part in learning. The campaign, which is supported by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), encourages and celebrates lifelong learning and the impact it can have... Read more
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Business Wire
Shurooq Hosted ‘Sharjah Day’ in Londonthe UK employs to attract investments. Included on the whistle stop tour were t
Shurooq Hosted ‘Sharjah Day’ in London
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
the UK employs to attract investments. Included on the whistle stop tour were the UK Trade and Investment Department, the department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Urban Innovation Centre for... Read more
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International Business Times
Sajid Javid's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills could see up to 4000 job cuts The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) run by Sajid Javid, th
Sajid Javid's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills could see up to 4000 job cuts
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) run by Sajid Javid, the Conservative cabinet minister, could see job cuts, according to official documents that have been leaked. According to the documents marked "official, sensitive", BIS... Read more
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Pendle Today
JK Rowling tops poll of ‘most inspiring living Britons’& Work Institute to get Britons to take part in learning. The campaign, support
JK Rowling tops poll of ‘most inspiring living Britons’
Pendle Today / Posted 25 days ago
& Work Institute to get Britons to take part in learning. The campaign, supported by the European Social Fund and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, encourages and celebrates lifelong learning and the impact it can have on... Read more
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express
Living the dream? Three quarters of Brits haven't given up on their childhood ambitionsthey need to achieve their career goals. The Festival of Learning, supported b
Living the dream? Three quarters of Brits haven't given up on their childhood ambitions
express / Posted 26 days ago
they need to achieve their career goals. The Festival of Learning, supported by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), encourages lifelong learning and the impact it can have on personal and... Read more
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International Business Times
Tata Steel crisis: Unite calls for clarity on sell-off as Sajid Javid tours Port Talbot plant have his first full tour of Tata's Port Talbot plant in south Wales when he vis
Tata Steel crisis: Unite calls for clarity on sell-off as Sajid Javid tours Port Talbot plant
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
have his first full tour of Tata's Port Talbot plant in south Wales when he visits the site on the afternoon of 7 April. A Department for Business spokeswoman clarified to IBTimes UK that Javid will talk to union representatives during the... Read more
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