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UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Make it in Great Britain

Business Minister Mark Prisk has announced the finalists of a nationwide competition to find the UK’s next big pre-market products, processes and concepts.

Young engineers

Young manufacturing stars announced by Minister

Business people listening

Vince Cable publishes draft regulations determining what companies must disclose in pay reports.


Directgov Directgov has information and advice for citizens on employment, tax and benefits, student finance and more.

Business in you Start Up Britain Business Link

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Make it in Great Britain

The Make it in Great Britain campaign aims to transform outdated opinions of modern manufacturing and dispel the myth that Britain ‘doesn’t make anything anymore’.


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.

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Focus on Enforcement

Focus on Enforcement is your chance to have your say on how regulations are enforced. Help us to identify where enforcement can be improved, reduced or done differently and share with us where you think it works well.

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New investment for Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port plant is welcomed by staff at the plant and BIS ministers.

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UK Trade & Investment
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets

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.