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  • Insolvency Service

    A father and son duo who ran a Yorkshire engineering consultancy company have been disqualified from acting as company directors for a total of 18 years.

    05 April 2012 10:00

  • Department for Transport

    Help is on hand for those looking to plan the perfect bike ride over the Easter break, Local Transport Minister Norman Baker announced today.

    05 April 2012 09:30

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    Model turned TV Chef Lorraine Pascale and Skills Minister John Hayes today launched a new service which will transform careers advice by combining highly-trained advisers with an interactive website, helping countless people to reach their potential.

    05 April 2012 00:01

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    BRDO (Better Regulation Delivery Office) is publishing a discussion paper today, Regulation and Growth, which considers whether effective regulatory delivery can benefit businesses and contribute towards UK economic growth.

    04 April 2012 16:15

  • Insolvency Service

    CLS & Partners Limited and Sterling Mortimar Limited, two landbanking companies have been put into provisional liquidation by the High Court on public interest grounds, following an investigation by Company Investigations, part of the Insolvency Service.

    04 April 2012 15:15

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    Employment tribunal changes will come into effect on Friday that will make it easier for businesses to take on staff and improve the process when staff have to be let go.

    04 April 2012 14:20

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    Business Secretary Vince Cable today announced the appointment of Dr Paul Golby CBE as the new chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

    04 April 2012 12:45

  • Department for Transport

    An extra 14 motorcycle helmet ratings from the Department for Transport's Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating Programme (SHARP) have been published today by Road Safety Minister Mike Penning ahead of the Easter bank holiday weekend.

    04 April 2012 12:20

  • Tower Hamlets, London Borough of

    Tower Hamlets Council has been awarded a national quality mark commending its services for young people in the borough.

    04 April 2012 09:11

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    Bentley Motors has successfully secured an additional £3 million of funding from the Regional Growth Fund, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will announce today. Coupled with an investment of £1.69 million from the Regional Growth Fund in January, a total of 500 new jobs are being created and 200 jobs will be protected at the company’s headquarters in Crewe thanks to the funding project which sees government and the private sector work together to boost regional growth.

    03 April 2012 12:58

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    On 1 April, the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) became an independent charity, after it was abolished as a non-departmental public body.

    03 April 2012 10:58

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

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    A new series of free business support events, aimed at the owners of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), has been launched today in Liverpool by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and Companies House. The IPO also outlined its range of support for SMEs in a new paper published today.

    03 April 2012 09:30

  • HM Treasury

    1. We, the Finance Ministers of the UK and India, met today in the fifth round of our annual Economic and Financial Dialogue. The talks included senior representatives of our Finance Ministries and regulatory bodies. We discussed ways to strengthen our mutual cooperation and further boost trade and investment between our two countries.

    02 April 2012 17:46

  • Driving Standards Agency

    Measures to boost safety for motorcyclists and lorry and bus drivers have been put forward in Parliament.

    02 April 2012 13:20

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    Manufacturing and the green economy will be the focus of the Business Secretary Vince Cable’s visit to Hereford and Worcester on 2 and 3 April.

    02 April 2012 12:10

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    The Better Regulation Delivery Office, a new streamlined independent body that will ensure the voice of business is heard in regulation policy, has been created within the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

    02 April 2012 10:50

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    Tougher standards introduced by Skills Minister to drive up quality

    Apprenticeships will last for a minimum of 12 months guaranteeing improvements in training and workplace learning, Skills Minister John Hayes announced today.

    01 April 2012 09:30

  • Department of Health

    - New national campaign highlights the hidden dangers of secondhand smoke-

    A new hard-hitting campaign, highlighting the shocking truth behind secondhand smoke will hit our TV screens tonight, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley announced today.

    31 March 2012 00:01

  • Department of Health

    The following statistics were released today by the Department of Health:

    30 March 2012 09:30

  • Department of Health

    The following statistics were released today by the Department of Health:

    30 March 2012 09:30

  • Department of Health

    (Ambulance Systems Indicators for period February 2012 and Ambulance Clinical Outcomes for period November 2011)

    30 March 2012 09:30

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    Business Minister Baroness Wilcox today officially opened new £6 million state-of-the-art operating space at the UK’s leading independent soft tissue converters.

    29 March 2012 14:45

  • HM Treasury

    It’s a great pleasure to be here at the opening of the new Google Campus in Shoreditch, in the heart of Tech City.

    This is the result of two years of collaboration between Google and the British Government, and we salute the leadership, creativity and energy of everyone at Google for making this happen.

    29 March 2012 14:32

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    New statistics published today show an increase in the number of people starting an apprenticeship. Provisional data shows that in the first half of the 2011/12 academic year (August 2011 to January 2012) 256,500 people started an apprenticeship, including 79,100 young people (aged under 19), 77,100 19-24 year olds and 100,300 adults aged 25 or over.

    29 March 2012 13:15

  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    Commenting on the latest performance indicators for widening participation and non-continuation in the 2010-11 academic year, published today by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), a BIS spokesperson said:

    29 March 2012 12:40

 
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