All parts of the economy are growing - but the government still has a huge amount to do through continuing to create jobs and supporting businesses to grow. The government is also making sure that the recovery is a recovery for all and this means creating a more educated workforce and taking measures to help with the cost of living. Find progress updates on this page.

Policies 28

  1. Stimulating private sector investment to achieve a transformation in broadband in the UK by 2015

    How we're making sure homes and businesses in the UK can access fast and reliable broadband services.

  2. Achieving strong and sustainable economic growth

    How the government is removing barriers to growth so the UK can compete in a rapidly changing global economy.

  3. Reducing the deficit and rebalancing the economy

    Reducing the deficit - the gap between what we spend and raise in taxes – is central to the government’s economic plans. We also want to correct the imbalance between the public and private sectors that built up in the decade before the financial crisis began.

  4. Creating a simpler, fairer tax system

    How the government is reforming the tax system to help improve the state of the public finances, promote economic growth and reward those who work and support families.

  5. Helping the UK tourism industry to grow

    We are funding campaigns to inspire more people to travel in the UK, and working with the tourism industry to make it easier for it to grow.

See all 28 policies

Detailed guides

  1. Audit, accounting and reporting: guidance for UK companies

    Introduction It is vital that the UK economy has efficient and effective capital markets and there is confidence in the corporate framework… Read more

  2. European territorial cooperation programmes

    Guidance about the 9 European programmes in which the UK takes part that promote cooperation and economic development across member states. Read more

  3. Previous ERDF programmes: retaining documents

    Guidance about retaining documents for previous European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) programmes. Read more

  4. Grant for Business Investment

    Find out if you qualify for this capital grant to businesses that support sustainable investment in England and learn how to apply. Read more

  5. Ethiopian Competiveness Facility (ECF)

    How to apply for the ECF, a grant available to companies working in the leather, textile, garment, and agro-processing industries. Read more

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