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  1. UK government invests in Livingston facility to bolster vaccine manufacturing capacity

    UK Government and Valneva confirm multi-million-pound up-front investment in Livingston manufacturing facility.

  2. £1.3 billion investment to deliver homes, infrastructure and jobs

    Funds to deliver up to 45,000 homes, create up to 85,000 jobs and upgrade skills and infrastructure to help fuel a green economic recovery announced.

  3. Quality assurance at heart of new £2 billion green homes grants

    Tradespeople are urged to sign up for TrustMark accreditation as part of the new Green Homes Grant scheme.

  4. £20 million to improve small business leadership and problem-solving skills in the wake of coronavirus

    Two new leadership programmes to help small business leaders grow their companies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic have been launched today (3 August).

  5. Let's build back better

    Keynote address by Alok Sharma, Business Secretary and COP26 President, at the Let's Build Back Better event hosted by the British High Commission Wellington.

  6. Government further boosts UK vaccine manufacturing capacity

    Pharmaceutical and biotech organisation Wockhardt will carry out the crucial 'fill and finish' stage of the vaccine manufacturing process.

  7. New law to ensure furloughed employees receive full redundancy payments

    Government brings in law to ensure furloughed employees receive statutory redundancy pay based on their normal wages, rather than a reduced furlough rate.

  8. Statistical press release: Digest of UK Energy Statistics 2020

    Statistical press release to announce the publication of the 2020 edition of the Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics (DUKES) and 2 other publications.

  9. CBILS: EU State Aid Rules and “undertakings in difficulty”

    As a result of government and industry lobbying of the European Commission, a change to EU State Aid rules means more small businesses can access government-backed loans.

  10. Government further boosts chances of UK receiving COVID-19 vaccine

    Deal announced which will secure early access to a promising new coronavirus vaccine, enhancing the UK’s growing portfolio of vaccine candidates.

  11. Government launches new Queen’s Award for Enterprise category to promote social mobility

    New category in the prestigious business awards to celebrate firms which have an inclusive culture.

  12. Law change to better protect consumers in event of insolvencies

    Proposals will make it fairer for consumers and reduce the risk of them missing out if the company they have pre-paid for goods from becomes insolvent

  13. Over £100 million cash boost to manufacture millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccine

    New state-of-the-art centre to scale up COVID-19 vaccine and gene therapy manufacturing gets £100 million investment.

  14. Ministerial direction for the purchase of OneWeb

    Letters authorising support for the purchase of satellite company OneWeb.

  15. PM commits £350 million to fuel green recovery

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces £350 million is being made available to cut emissions in heavy industry and drive economic recovery from coronavirus.

  16. Mark White appointed as new Groceries Code Adjudicator

    Small Business Paul Scully has today appointed Mark White as the new Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA).

  17. UK aerospace sector to benefit from £400 million funding to go green

    Business Secretary announces grants totalling £200 million, matched by industry, for new aerospace research and technology.

  18. Millions could be vaccinated against COVID-19 as UK secures strong portfolio of promising vaccines

    The UK has secured early access to 90 million doses of promising coronavirus vaccine candidates.

  19. UK invests extra £16 million to prevent Amazon deforestation

    New £16 million funding package to support environmentally friendly farming and replanting projects in the Amazon.

  20. New Permanent Secretary announced at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    Sarah Munby will start in the role of Permanent Secretary from 20 July.