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International Business Times
High Court to review UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia over fatal Yemen airstrikes at the High Court on Thursday (30 June) granted a three-day judicial review int
High Court to review UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia over fatal Yemen airstrikes
International Business Times / Posted 21 hours ago
at the High Court on Thursday (30 June) granted a three-day judicial review into whether arms export licences – granted by Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) – had broken UK and EU laws. Andrew Smith, of CAAT, said: "This is a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New Zealand's top trade negotiators on offer for post-Brexit dealslead to OCR cutVideoWatch: Farage and EU leaders clash at parliament Sajid Jav
New Zealand's top trade negotiators on offer for post-Brexit deals
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
lead to OCR cutVideoWatch: Farage and EU leaders clash at parliament Sajid Javid, the British secretary of state for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, said Whitehall would increase the number of negotiators it had available over... Read more
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The New Statesman
Something has to give in Labour's struggle for power. But what?is now imminent. Many other leading voices in the community chimed in too. Pau
Something has to give in Labour's struggle for power. But what?
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
is now imminent. Many other leading voices in the community chimed in too. Paul Drayson, former Minister of Science in the Department for Business, told Scientific American: “The very idea that a country would voluntarily withdraw from Europe seems... Read more
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Tax-News.com
CBI Calls For Continued UK Access To Single Marketthat affect investment decisions and slow job creation." She said that the CBI
CBI Calls For Continued UK Access To Single Market
Tax-News.com / Posted 2 days ago
that affect investment decisions and slow job creation." She said that the CBI would write to the Prime Minister, the Department for Business, and the Treasury to outline the priorities for achieving this. According to Fairbairn, the UK must... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Is return to work hard labour for new mums?potentially discriminatory treatment at work each year. The comprehensive rese
Is return to work hard labour for new mums?
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
potentially discriminatory treatment at work each year. The comprehensive research, carried out in partnership with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, shows that despite 77% of working mothers reporting potentially... Read more
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Nottingham Post
CBI wants certainty for business after Brexit voteand resilience to achieve the best possible outcomes for the country. The CBI
CBI wants certainty for business after Brexit vote
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 days ago
and resilience to achieve the best possible outcomes for the country. The CBI is also writing to the Prime Minister, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Treasury outlining companies' top priorities to minimise the... Read more
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The Register
UK digi strategy on ice post Brexit results - sourcesThe strategy was intended to be a mixed bag of policy from the department for C
UK digi strategy on ice post Brexit results - sources
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
The strategy was intended to be a mixed bag of policy from the department for Culture, Media & Sport, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and the Cabinet Office's Government Digital Service. Among other areas it intended to outline... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Uncertain future for Culham fusion project after Brexit votebeyond 2020 are much more uncertain after Thursday's decision. "We will work c
Uncertain future for Culham fusion project after Brexit vote
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
beyond 2020 are much more uncertain after Thursday's decision. "We will work closely with our sponsor in Government- the Department for Business Innovation and Skills- and European partners to try and secure the best outcome for UKAEA, JET and... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Parliament debates Land Registry saleand Wales’ and that ‘any privatisation of the Land Registry will have serious c
Parliament debates Land Registry sale
Law Society Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
and Wales’ and that ‘any privatisation of the Land Registry will have serious consequences for transparency and accountability in the UK property market’. A Department for Business, Innovation & Skills consultation on the sale closed las... Read more
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express
Now is the time to roll up our sleeves and make a success of the new world, says GEOFF HOstorm. As a trading nation, we must create a crack team of the best and brighte
Now is the time to roll up our sleeves and make a success of the new world, says GEOFF HO
express / Posted 5 days ago
storm. As a trading nation, we must create a crack team of the best and brightest from the Foreign Office, Treasury, Department for Business and private sector to negotiate trade deals.Related articles Angela Merkel hands Britain olive... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Union holds talks with Telford MP Lucy Allan over Land Registry privatisation « Shropshire Starof the Land Registry in Telford was thrown into doubt after privatisation plans
Union holds talks with Telford MP Lucy Allan over Land Registry privatisation « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 6 days ago
of the Land Registry in Telford was thrown into doubt after privatisation plans were revealed early in early April. The Department for Business Innovation and Skills issued a consultation document with an aim of selling it off by... Read more
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The Register
Brexit government pledge sought to keep EU-backed UK science aliveLondon before joining Digital Science. "What we need as soon as possible is a
Brexit government pledge sought to keep EU-backed UK science alive
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
London before joining Digital Science. "What we need as soon as possible is a very firm commitment, from the Treasury and [Department for Business, Innovation and Skills], that funding for research, collaboration, training, and mobility will be... Read more
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The New Statesman
How are graduates who move abroad getting away with not paying off their student loans?consider the use of sanctions against borrowers who breach loan repayment terms
How are graduates who move abroad getting away with not paying off their student loans?
The New Statesman / Posted 11 days ago
consider the use of sanctions against borrowers who breach loan repayment terms and, if necessary, prosecute.” The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills confirmed that it has already prosecuted some UK students for failing to make... Read more
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walesonline
Everything you need to know about Brexit and sovereigntythere are rules governing how and when public funds can be used to support a co
Everything you need to know about Brexit and sovereignty
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
there are rules governing how and when public funds can be used to support a commercial enterprise. But the UK Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills is a strong supporter of this concept. It states in a guide published in... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Streatham Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Bury Times
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Bury Times / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Gazette
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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guardian-series
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
guardian-series / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Harrow Times
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Harrow Times / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Gazette News
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Gazette News / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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This is West Country
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
This is West Country / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Bolton News
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Northern Echo
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Northern Echo / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs sayThe Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its space
Tim Peake's legacy should be launchpad for UK's own space programme, MPs say
Kingston Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
The Government must urgently set out the rationale, and evidence, for its spaceport proposals." A spokesman for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis), said: " The UK space industry is booming, almost doubling in size over... Read more
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Computer Business Review
List of smart citieson Earth, with dozens of initiatives, projects, roll outs and investigations be
List of smart cities
Computer Business Review / Posted 17 days ago
on Earth, with dozens of initiatives, projects, roll outs and investigations being carried out all around the country. The Department for Business Innovation and Skills, expects the country's smart cities value to reach $40bn by 2020 (10% of the... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Queen’s Birthday Honours: Yorkshire List in fullFor services to Education. (Middlesbrough). Alyson Margaret Fender: Head, high
Queen’s Birthday Honours: Yorkshire List in full
Wakefield Today / Posted 20 days ago
For services to Education. (Middlesbrough). Alyson Margaret Fender: Head, higher education Ministerial briefing team, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. For service to higher education. (Sheffield). Professor David Norman Frank... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Queen's birthday honours 2016: The full listORDER OF THE BATHKnight Commander of the Order of the Bath Martin Eugene Donne
Queen's birthday honours 2016: The full list
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
ORDER OF THE BATHKnight Commander of the Order of the Bath Martin Eugene Donnelly, CMG, London, Permanent secretary of Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: For public service particularly to Business John Oliver Frank Kingman,... Read more
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The Economic Times
UK company SLC puts Rs 328 crore contract with HCL Tech under reviewand stronger action against those who do not, delivering a better return on pub
UK company SLC puts Rs 328 crore contract with HCL Tech under review
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
and stronger action against those who do not, delivering a better return on public investment. The spokesperson of the Department for Business Innovation & Skills, which oversees SLC, said SLC is reviewing its contract with the IT supplier to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UK exports enjoy biggest rise in 13 yearsquarter. He is forecasting growth to remain unchanged at 0.4%, having previous
UK exports enjoy biggest rise in 13 years
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
quarter. He is forecasting growth to remain unchanged at 0.4%, having previously predicted a slowdown to 0.2%-0.3%. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the improved trade deficit was a "step in the right direction", but... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UK exports surge to highest level in 13 yearsquarter. He is forecasting growth to remain unchanged at 0.4%, having previous
UK exports surge to highest level in 13 years
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
quarter. He is forecasting growth to remain unchanged at 0.4%, having previously predicted a slowdown to 0.2%-0.3%. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the improved trade deficit was a "step in the right direction", but... Read more
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Gazette News
College gives newly-named University Centre Colchester a big thumbs upover £1 5million at the Colchester campus to give all our students the very bes
College gives newly-named University Centre Colchester a big thumbs up
Gazette News / Posted 24 days ago
over £1 5million at the Colchester campus to give all our students the very best facilities in which they can learn.” The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Higher Education Funding Council and Essex University have heavily... Read more
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chroniclelive
What time is Mike Ashley appearing in the Commons and what will happen?and Skills Committee do? It represents the entire House of Commons and holds i
What time is Mike Ashley appearing in the Commons and what will happen?
chroniclelive / Posted 24 days ago
and Skills Committee do? It represents the entire House of Commons and holds inquiries related to the work of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. This typically involves summoning witnesses to give evidence to the MPs, who... Read more
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Daily Record
The former owner of BHS has been slammed for 'failure' in a reportFraud Office are looking at the collapse and Business Secretary Sajid Javid als
The former owner of BHS has been slammed for 'failure' in a report
Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
Fraud Office are looking at the collapse and Business Secretary Sajid Javid also ordered a probe by the ­Insolvency Service. The Department for Business said this would look at whether past or present directors have caused ­“detriment to credito... Read more
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chroniclelive
North East trade union membership at its lowest point for 20 yearsin the North East is at its lowest for 20 years, new figures reveal. The lates
North East trade union membership at its lowest point for 20 years
chroniclelive / Posted 27 days ago
in the North East is at its lowest for 20 years, new figures reveal. The latest statistics from the Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills show 30.1% of employees were members of a union in 2015. That number is down... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Land Registry: sell-off could imperil property data, says Law Societygovernment’s plans to transfer Land Registry's operations to the private sector
Land Registry: sell-off could imperil property data, says Law Society
Law Society Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
government’s plans to transfer Land Registry's operations to the private sector. In its response to a consutlation by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), Chancery Lane says that privatisation could create conflicts of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Outer Chris Grayling dismisses notion of second Scottish independence poll on back of Brexit as "just talk"it was a "dangerous" misconception to believe that smaller firms would be unaff
Outer Chris Grayling dismisses notion of second Scottish independence poll on back of Brexit as "just talk"
heraldscotland / Posted a month ago
it was a "dangerous" misconception to believe that smaller firms would be unaffected by Brexit. He cited analysis by the Department for Business, estimating that eight per cent of small businesses exported to the EU and a further 15 per cent were... Read more
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Express and Star
Latest EU referendum polls: Remain on 45% and Leave on 43% as small businesses warned of impact « Express & Starof millions of workers could be put at risk if the country breaks from Brussels
Latest EU referendum polls: Remain on 45% and Leave on 43% as small businesses warned of impact « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted a month ago
of millions of workers could be put at risk if the country breaks from Brussels on June 23. He cited 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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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 a month 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 a month 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
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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 a month 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 a month 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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