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UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Local Enterprise Partnerships receive boost

Government’s flagship scheme to spend over £1 billion to boost economic growth across England.

Kay Review publishes report on UK financial sector

New laws being introduced today include an optional ‘employee-owner’ status for companies to offer their workers.

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Read about the latest amendments to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill.


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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Enterprise and regulatory reform

Find out how new legislation, including employment tribunal and competition reform, will help create the right conditions for UK business growth.

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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.


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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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Vince Cable has set out his vision for the future of British Industry, looking at where the UK has a competitive advantage now, and where it can build on that over the next twenty years.

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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.