UK Dept for Business, Innovation and Skills

09 June 2009

The Government has created a new Department for Business, Innovation and Skills whose key role will be to build Britain’s capabilities to compete in the global economy. The Department will be created by merging BERR and DIUS. A new website will be created in due course. In the meantime, you can access the existing DIUS website at

Press release: New Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to lead fight against recession and build now for future prosperity

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