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UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Mary Portas reviews the future of the high street

Ministers met in London to discuss driving economic growth in the EU, trade across borders and unleashing the full potential of Europe’s enterprises.

University: Make your future happen

Business Secretary to set up an Economic Response Task Force as a result of the ongoing review by Bombardier Transportation of its UK rail operations.

Business people talking

A new scheme will offer support on a range of issues faced by businesses covering the whole of the UK.

Modern Workplaces

Modern Workplaces

Have your say on Government proposals to reform parental leave and flexible working.

escalators in a department store

Empowering and protecting the consumer

New Government proposals aim to simplify the current consumer landscape, providing better protection and advice for the public.

Growth plan

Going for growth

Growth is the Government’s top priority and every part of Government is focused on it. Find out more about what we're doing to create the best conditions for private sector growth and give us your views.

World Skills London 2011 - showcasing skills that shape our worldThe largest international vocational skills competition comes to London, 5-8 October ExCeL, Docklands. 

London 2012 - contributor to the Olympic and Paralympic GamesFind out how BIS is contributing to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Intellectual Property Office Find out how the IPO can help you get the right type of protection for your creation or invention.