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Lord Robert Smith named new chairman of the British Business Bank

Lord Robert Smith named new chairman of the British Business Bank

Business Minister announces the appointment of new British Business Bank Chair

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Non Executive director appointment to the Health and Safety Executive

Non Executive director appointment to the Health and Safety Executive

Martin Esom has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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UK to be main delivery partner of Lima 2019 Pan American Games

UK to be main delivery partner of Lima 2019 Pan American Games

New arrangement signed by Greg Hands will open up major contracts to UK businesses and offer sporting expertise from London 2012

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CMA accepts Manchester cinemas sale

CMA accepts Manchester cinemas sale

The CMA has today accepted AMC’s offer to sell the Odeon Printworks cinema in Manchester to Vue in order to maintain choice for customers.

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Encouraging cycling and walking: apply for business funding

Encouraging cycling and walking: apply for business funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £470,000 for innovative proposals to encourage people to make more journeys by bike or on foot.

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£15 million investment in new technologies of the future

£15 million investment in new technologies of the future

UK businesses win funding for projects that will develop products, processes and services with the potential to disrupt commercial markets.

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Tech of tomorrow offers more convenient, carbon friendly living

Tech of tomorrow offers more convenient, carbon friendly living

First-of-a-kind technology with the potential to come to market quickly is being trialled across the UK to improve the lives of citizens.

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Refreshed and updated guidance

Refreshed and updated guidance

We've completed the refresh of our guidance.

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Imran Gulamhuseinwala appointed Open Banking Implementation Trustee

Imran Gulamhuseinwala appointed Open Banking Implementation Trustee

Imran Gulamhuseinwala has been appointed as the new Implementation Trustee for the CMA’s Open Banking remedies.

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Women in Business event at the British Ambassador's residence

Women in Business event at the British Ambassador's residence

The British Ambassador Mr Jon Wilks hosted Women in Business Afternoon Tea to celebrate the contribution of Omani women to Oman development

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Accelerating innovation with public and private investment: apply

Accelerating innovation with public and private investment: apply

As a UK business you can apply for a share of £8.5 million in grants and venture capital investment for early stage feasibility projects.

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Shanghai UK collaboration on industry challenges: apply for funds

Shanghai UK collaboration on industry challenges: apply for funds

UK businesses can apply for a share of £5 million to work with partners in Shanghai on industrial challenges and opportunities.

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Millions to be saved across future government contracts

Millions to be saved across future government contracts

GLD’s commercial lawyers will help DWP save millions over the next decade with revised estate plan and improved property contracts

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Aviva deal boosts investment for UK breathalyser diagnosis firm

Aviva deal boosts investment for UK breathalyser diagnosis firm

Innovate UK-funded Owlstone Medical secures venture capital for breath biopsy tool that offers early diagnosis of cancer and other diseases.

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DPRTE 2017: the best and busiest yet for DIT DSO

DPRTE 2017: the best and busiest yet for DIT DSO

DIT DSO provides help and support to UK defence and security exporters at 2017 DPRTE.

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CMA accepts Mastercard/VocaLink undertakings

CMA accepts Mastercard/VocaLink undertakings

The CMA has today accepted undertakings offered by Mastercard to address competition concerns arising from its purchase of VocaLink.

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Accounts filing options for small companies

Accounts filing options for small companies

Changes to UK company law removed the option for small companies to file abbreviated accounts for accounting periods starting on or after 1 January 2016.

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Accounts filing options for small companies

Accounts filing options for small companies

Changes to UK company law removed the option for small companies to file abbreviated accounts for accounting periods starting on or after 1 January 2016.

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Industrial innovation in Jiangsu and the UK: apply for funding

Industrial innovation in Jiangsu and the UK: apply for funding

Up to £5 million is available for UK businesses to work with partners in Jiangsu province on industrial challenges and opportunities.

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SME wins first campaign through Campaign Solutions framework

SME wins first campaign through Campaign Solutions framework

London-based SME 23red are developing a major marketing campaign through a new Crown Commercial Service framework.

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CMA determination published in telecoms appeals

CMA determination published in telecoms appeals

The CMA’s determination following appeals by TalkTalk and CityFibre over leased line charges has been published by the CAT.

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Modernised insolvency rules introduced

Modernised insolvency rules introduced

New rules which guide insolvency practice have come into force.

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New type of limited partnership

New type of limited partnership

The Legislative Reform (Private Fund Limited Partnerships) Order 2017 came into force 6 April 2017.

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Control systems for wave energy generation: apply for funding

Control systems for wave energy generation: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for up to £47,000 to develop advanced control systems for cost-effective wave energy generation technology.

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DIT roundtable boosts UK business opportunities in Pakistan

DIT roundtable boosts UK business opportunities in Pakistan

International Trade Minister Greg Hands hosted a trade roundtable to help UK business secure contracts for Chinese investment in Pakistan.

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A connected and autonomous vehicle ecosystem: apply for funding

A connected and autonomous vehicle ecosystem: apply for funding

Up to £55 million is available to develop test bed infrastructure that will improve and create world-leading capabilities in the UK.

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CMA appoints Senior Director for Case Decision Groups

CMA appoints Senior Director for Case Decision Groups

The CMA has appointed Professor Philip Marsden as Senior Director for Case Decision Groups (CDGs).

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Entia: hand held blood testing lab for cancer care patients

Entia: hand held blood testing lab for cancer care patients

Monitoring technology takes just a finger prick to carry out a blood test count that helps chemotherapy patients to manage their treatment.

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Clinical decision support in emergency care: apply for funding

Clinical decision support in emergency care: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of £55,000 to develop data analytics projects that help improve patient care in emergency departments.

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Pre payment meter price cap comes into effect to protect millions of consumers

Pre payment meter price cap comes into effect to protect millions of consumers

Today the CMA’s price cap on pre-payment meters has come into force to the benefit of around 4 million households.

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Pubs Code Adjudicator (PCA) Bulletin March 2017

Pubs Code Adjudicator (PCA) Bulletin March 2017

March 2017 edition

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UK entrepreneurs are disrupting the business world

UK entrepreneurs are disrupting the business world

Joint list by Maserati and The Sunday Times names 9 companies that have progressed with Innovate UK funding in top 100 game changers.

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Business Minister Margot James renews UK’s commitment to corporate responsibility in extractive industry

Business Minister Margot James renews UK’s commitment to corporate responsibility in extractive industry

Report provides a breakdown of payments and receipts in 2015 between UK-based companies in the extractive sector and the UK government

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CMA sets out priorities for year ahead

CMA sets out priorities for year ahead

The CMA has published its 2017/18 annual plan, aimed at ensuring UK consumers get a better deal and are treated fairly.

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How does your organisation approach research and innovation?

How does your organisation approach research and innovation?

Share your thoughts on business and innovation in the UK and internationally to help inform how we support people like you.

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Promoting economic growth alongside public protection

Promoting economic growth alongside public protection

New growth duty establishes Government’s expectation that all regulators should be working towards economic growth.

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Telephoning the Redundancy Payments Service

Telephoning the Redundancy Payments Service

The issue that was affected the Redundancy Payment Service insolvency practitioners phone line has been resolved.

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Women's health tech firm attracts £4.8 million investment

Women's health tech firm attracts £4.8 million investment

Latest finance builds on grants from Innovate UK, to help fuel Chiaro's global expansion plans and new product development.

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Cancer innovation challenge in Scotland: apply for funding

Cancer innovation challenge in Scotland: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of £325,000 to find new ways of recording and integrating data on patient outcomes and experiences.

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UK government ministers attend first maritime trade mission in China

UK government ministers attend first maritime trade mission in China

International Trade Minister, Mark Garnier and Maritime Minister, John Hayes, will visit China this week to attend ‘The Golden Era: Sino-UK Maritime Trade and Investment Forum’.

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'Brain' for driverless cars: Oxford spin out wins FT award

'Brain' for driverless cars: Oxford spin out wins FT award

Innovate UK-supported Oxbotica enjoys success with artificial intelligence software for the next generation of autonomous road vehicles.

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Michael Gibbons, Chair of the RPC talks robust scrutiny

Michael Gibbons, Chair of the RPC talks robust scrutiny

Now is not the time to be relaxing on quality when significant regulatory change is ahead

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New £1 coin becomes legal tender

New £1 coin becomes legal tender

The new 12-sided coin is being rolled out across the country, in a major boost to tackle the rise of counterfeits.

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Margot James launches Scale Up Taskforce to identify barriers to small business growth

Margot James launches Scale Up Taskforce to identify barriers to small business growth

Scale-Up Champion Margot James chaired the first meeting of a taskforce to help assess the barriers to growth facing UK businesses.

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CMA consults on changes to merger process

CMA consults on changes to merger process

The CMA is consulting on changes to 2 aspects of its merger investigation process.

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