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  • The trade and investment for growth white paper: progress and achievements in year one

    The trade and investment for growth white paper: progress and achievements in year one

    URN: 12/623

    Publication date: 28 Feb 2012

    Explains the progress made so far towards the commitments set out in the trade and investment white paper framework for action (URN 11/717).

  • Regional growth fund round 3: project bidding guidance

    Regional growth fund round 3: project bidding guidance

    URN: 12/618

    Publication date: 23 Feb 2012

    Closing date for bids is midday on 13 June 2012. Guidance on how to fill in parts 1 and 2 of the application form for project bids in round 3 of the regional growth fund (URN 12/619 and 12/620). See also the guidance for the application form for programme bids (12/615) and parts 1 and 2 of the application form for programme bids (12/616 and 12/620).

  • Challenge introduction document: buy better together

    Challenge introduction document: buy better together

    URN: 12/611

    Publication date: 20 Feb 2012

    Explains the 'buy better together' community buying challenge by Co-operatives UK and BIS. Includes the criteria that will be used to assess applicants and the application process. The challenge aims to inspire new models of community buying, stimulate enterprise and promote shared learning. £60,000 will go towards training and mentoring for notable projects, including £15,000 for the overall winner. See also the terms and conditions (URN 12/612) and application form (12/613).

  • The Portas review: an independent review into the future of our high streets

    The Portas review: an independent review into the future of our high streets

    URN: 11/1434

    Publication date: 13 Dec 2011

    Report from the independent review of high streets and town centres by Mary Portas. Sets out Mary Portas' view on what has led to the decline of our high streets. Describes her vision for the future to breathe economic and community life back into our high streets and town centres. Makes recommendations on how to deliver that vision by getting town centres to run like businesses and getting the basics right to allow businesses to flourish.