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  1. New Emissions Trading System proposal would see UK go further in tackling climate change

    New UK system to replace EU system for trading carbon emissions

  2. COP26 President at opening of June Momentum for Climate Change

    COP26 President Alok Sharma spoke at the opening ceremony of the UNFCCC's June Momentum for Climate Change

  3. Dr Ros Rivaz appointed as new Chair of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

    The NDA today announced that Dr Ros Rivaz has been appointed as Chair of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, succeeding Tom Smith, whose term as Chair ends on 31 August 2020.

  4. New dates agreed for COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference

    The COP26 UN climate conference will now take place between 1 and 12 November 2021 in Glasgow.

  5. International supercomputer pact set to fire up UK COVID-19 research

    The UK will be the first country, outside the US, to join the global COVID-19 High Performance Computing (HPC) consortium

  6. Up to £15 million to support the Citizens Advice service during COVID-19 pandemic

    Citizens Advice and Citizens Advice Scotland to receive funding boost of up to £15 million to help them deal with increased demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. Plans announced for London’s COVID-19 recovery

    A new London Transition Board will co-ordinate London’s response as it emerges from the lockdown and begins to reopen its economy while controlling the virus.

  8. Government launches new £40 million Clean Growth Fund to supercharge green start-ups

    Clean Growth Fund launched as a venture capital vehicle to accelerate early-stage green businesses.

  9. Government introduces legislation to relieve burden on businesses and support economic recovery

    The government has introduced the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill in Parliament.

  10. Coronavirus (COVID-19): letter to all postmasters

    Letter from the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility, Paul Scully, to all postmasters, their staff and Post Office employees.

  11. £40m boost for cutting-edge start-ups

    Innovative businesses and start-ups are set to benefit from a £40 million government investment to drive forward new technological advances.

  12. Business Secretary's statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 17 May 2020

    Business Secretary Alok Sharma gave the 17 May 2020 daily press briefing on the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  13. Funding and manufacturing boost for UK vaccine programme

    UK’s top researchers rapidly working to find a coronavirus vaccine will benefit from £84 million of new government funding.

  14. Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre to open 12 months ahead of schedule

    Race to manufacture millions of doses of a coronavirus vaccine boosted with a multi-million-pound government investment.

  15. Kate Bingham appointed chair of UK Vaccine Taskforce

    Kate Bingham has been appointed chair of the UK’s Vaccine Taskforce

  16. Clare Chapman appointed Chair of Acas

    Business Secretary Alok Sharma appoints Clare Chapman as Chair of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) Council.

  17. Dame Ottoline Leyser appointed new CEO of UK Research And Innovation (UKRI)

    Business Secretary Alok Sharma has today appointed Professor Ottoline Leyser DBE FRS as the new CEO of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

  18. Business Secretary confirms 9 new appointments to the CMA panel

    Business Secretary Alok Sharma has appointed 9 new members to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) panel.

  19. Regulations temporarily suspended to fast-track supplies of PPE to NHS staff and protect companies hit by COVID-19

    New measures announced today will give vital support to frontline NHS staff battling COVID-19 and support businesses under pressure as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

  20. Business Secretary's statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 12 May 2020

    Business Secretary Alok Sharma gave the 12 May 2020 daily press briefing on the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.