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CMA refers airport services merger for in depth investigation

CMA refers airport services merger for in depth investigation

The CMA has referred Menzies’ purchase of Airline Services for an in-depth merger investigation.

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Efficient and sustainable agriculture: apply for funding

Efficient and sustainable agriculture: apply for funding

Up to £20 million available to increase productivity and sustainability in crop and ruminant agriculture systems through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

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Grouse moors: Working together to achieve shared outcomes

Grouse moors: Working together to achieve shared outcomes

A training workshop for Natural England employees and those working in upland management recently took place on the North York Moors.

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Marine firm makes a splash down under

Marine firm makes a splash down under

Ocean Footprint, a Salisbury-based boat part manufacturer, is set to make waves in Australia with a deal to supply one of the country’s biggest boat builders.

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Competition concerns over university laundry merger

Competition concerns over university laundry merger

The CMA has provisionally found that JLA’s purchase of Washstation is likely to lead to higher prices or lower quality in student laundry services.

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Managing traffic in real time: apply for funding

Managing traffic in real time: apply for funding

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £250,000 to develop innovative new ways of using high-quality data to ease traffic congestion.

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National product safety strategy now published

National product safety strategy now published

The Office for Product Safety and Standards has today (10 August 2018) published its strategy to upgrade the UK’s product safety regime.

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Global access to reliable energy: apply for funding

Global access to reliable energy: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £10 million to help bring clean, affordable and secure energy to sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

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Wakefield 'Willy Wonka' opening chocolate factories around the world

Wakefield 'Willy Wonka' opening chocolate factories around the world

A master chocolatier who supplies his equipment and expertise to budding 'Willy Wonkas' globally, is looking to double his international activity.

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Airport services merger raises competition concerns

Airport services merger raises competition concerns

Menzies’ purchase of Airline Services will face an in-depth (phase 2) probe unless it offers acceptable ways of addressing competition concerns.

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Yorkshire design studio secures distribution deal in Australia

Yorkshire design studio secures distribution deal in Australia

Home-grown business Alison Hardcastle celebrates export growth success, after focusing efforts on expanding international presence.

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6 things you need to know about our performance

6 things you need to know about our performance

Highlights from our annual report and accounts for 2017 to 2018, including what we’ve done to improve our digital services and the quality of data on our register.

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CMA refers merger of credit score providers for in depth investigation

CMA refers merger of credit score providers for in depth investigation

The CMA has referred Experian’s purchase of ClearScore for an in-depth merger investigation.

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Gloucestershire robots sent to teach kids in the US and Australia

Gloucestershire robots sent to teach kids in the US and Australia

Stroud-based firm Ohbot secure export deal with the Microsoft Store, demonstrating global demand for the UK's innovative education sector.

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Bath tech firm secures £1.2 million worth of export deals

Bath tech firm secures £1.2 million worth of export deals

ScienceScope, an education technology company, is set to double its turnover following new export deals in the United Arab Emirates and Singapore.

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CMA publishes Annual Report for 2017/18

CMA publishes Annual Report for 2017/18

The CMA has today published its Annual Report 2017/18; a year in which Global Competition Review named it European Agency of the Year.

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UK creates world’s first 3D winder for complex carbon fibre parts

UK creates world’s first 3D winder for complex carbon fibre parts

Knowledge Transfer Partnership develops carbon fibre winding machine to create complex and curved components for next-generation cars and aeroplanes.

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UK creates world’s first 3D winder for complex carbon fibre parts

UK creates world’s first 3D winder for complex carbon fibre parts

Knowledge Transfer Partnership develops carbon fibre winding machine to create complex and curved components for next-generation cars and aeroplanes.

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Government upgrades national security investment powers

Government upgrades national security investment powers

Business Secretary Greg Clark sets out new powers to upgrade UK national security rules

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More efficient, high quality buildings: apply for funding

More efficient, high quality buildings: apply for funding

Up to £12.5 million to increase productivity, performance and quality in construction through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

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Carillion: Official Receiver's employment update

Carillion: Official Receiver's employment update

The Official Receiver provides an update on employment within the Carillion group in liquidation.

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CAU Restaurants Limited: how to claim redundancy or register as a creditor

CAU Restaurants Limited: how to claim redundancy or register as a creditor

CAU Restaurants Limited (CAU) entered into administration on 19 July 2018.

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Merger of credit score providers raises competition concerns

Merger of credit score providers raises competition concerns

The CMA has found that Experian’s purchase of ClearScore may reduce competition for people who want to check their credit score.

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Independent Trustee appointed to manage Fast Pensions schemes

Independent Trustee appointed to manage Fast Pensions schemes

Dalriada Trustees Limited has been appointed to act as the Independent Trustee to schemes connected to the defunct Fast Pensions Limited.

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Landmark week of action to celebrate Clean Growth

Landmark week of action to celebrate Clean Growth

Government announces a week of activity to celebrate Clean Growth.

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Ten things you need to know about our performance

Ten things you need to know about our performance

Highlights from our Annual Report and Accounts 2017 to 2018, including what we have done to transform our services and our plans for the future.

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Future Cities mission to China: applications now open

Future Cities mission to China: applications now open

Innovative UK businesses working in the smart cities sector can meet potential customers, partners and investors in China’s Greater Bay Area.

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Life sciences at the heart of the UK economy

Life sciences at the heart of the UK economy

The government will today host the second in a series of roundtables with stakeholders from leading life science businesses.

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Report outlines depth of UK Australia investment relationship

Report outlines depth of UK Australia investment relationship

A joint UK-Australia report launched today highlights the immense benefits and potential of the investment relationship between the 2 countries.

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Are you a GeoTech and PropTech start up looking for funding?

Are you a GeoTech and PropTech start up looking for funding?

Location and property data start-ups can apply to the Geovation programme.

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Tyneside craft supplier weaves its way to success in the US

Tyneside craft supplier weaves its way to success in the US

Craft Yourself Silly is set to launch a new selection of patchwork products in the US later this year in a bid to increase its share of the $44 billion hobby market.

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Carillion: Official Receiver's employment update

Carillion: Official Receiver's employment update

The Official Receiver provides an update on employment within the Carillion group in liquidation.

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UK Government funding for vertical launch spaceport in Sutherland

UK Government funding for vertical launch spaceport in Sutherland

A proposed spaceport in Sutherland, Scotland gets £2.5million UK Space Agency funding

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Farnborough International Airshow 2018

Farnborough International Airshow 2018

Countries, organisations and territories invited by Department for International Trade Defence and Security Organisation (DIT DSO) to attend FIA 2018.

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British chocolate going down a treat in Japan

British chocolate going down a treat in Japan

Cocoda, a leading exporter of British premium confectionery, celebrated this year’s International Chocolate Day with a brand new distribution contract.

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Scotland Secretary updates Scottish business leaders on Brexit

Scotland Secretary updates Scottish business leaders on Brexit

Scottish Secretary David Mundell hosted an EU exit roundtable with businesses in Edinburgh

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More financial services firms commit to improve gender diversity at the top

More financial services firms commit to improve gender diversity at the top

More firms have joined the Treasury's Women in Finance charter.

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UK exports remain at record high

UK exports remain at record high

The International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox comments on the latest ONS trade figures.

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Improving diagnosis and treatment of disease: new innovation fund

Improving diagnosis and treatment of disease: new innovation fund

UK businesses can apply for simultaneous grant funding and venture capital investment in precision medicine projects.

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Chancellor in Saudi Arabia: 8 9 July

Chancellor in Saudi Arabia: 8 9 July

The Chancellor is meeting key government ministers and businesses to help progress the Vision 2030 reform plan.

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Carillion: Official Receiver's employment update

Carillion: Official Receiver's employment update

The Official Receiver provides an update on employment within the Carillion group in liquidation.

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Business and academic partnerships: apply for funding

Business and academic partnerships: apply for funding

Tens of millions for UK businesses to work with a university or research organisation and a graduate on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership.

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UK cyber security firm joins new scale up centre

UK cyber security firm joins new scale up centre

Innovate UK-supported Think Cyber Security is one of the first 10 to benefit from the government's £13.5 million dedicated centre for industry-led innovation.

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Minister in South Korea and Vietnam to discuss surging trade relations with Asian partners

Minister in South Korea and Vietnam to discuss surging trade relations with Asian partners

Minister Fairhead's visit will strengthen UK trade relationships and ensure trade continuity post-Brexit.

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Evaluating new medical technologies: apply for business funding

Evaluating new medical technologies: apply for business funding

Businesses can apply for a share of £1.5 million to support evaluation in the NHS of new medical devices, diagnostics and digital healthcare technology.

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