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Family firm grasps online shopping boom to boost jobs

Family firm grasps online shopping boom to boost jobs

Business Secretary opens new state-of-the-art distribution centre for Midlands firm ATL.

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Family firm grasps online shopping boom to boost jobs

Family firm grasps online shopping boom to boost jobs

Business Secretary opens new state-of-the-art distribution centre for Midlands firm ATL.

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David Mundell to promote Scottish trade in New Zealand

David Mundell to promote Scottish trade in New Zealand

Scottish Secretary David Mundell will be in New Zealand this week, meeting businesses and political leaders on a packed program of trade and diplomatic engagement.

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Chancellor announces £12 million for Bombardier and invites Derry Londonderry city deal bid

Chancellor announces £12 million for Bombardier and invites Derry Londonderry city deal bid

The Chancellor visits Northern Ireland to help the company secure long-term manufacturing jobs in Belfast.

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Management of £400 million electric vehicles charge fund opens to bidders

Management of £400 million electric vehicles charge fund opens to bidders

Bidding opens for the management of the Government's Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund

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Chief Secretary heralds beer exports from Bungay, Suffolk, all the way to Brazil

Chief Secretary heralds beer exports from Bungay, Suffolk, all the way to Brazil

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss visited Suffolk to hear from local businesses about their exporting success.

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Cambridge based digital taskforce to boost British infrastructure

Cambridge based digital taskforce to boost British infrastructure

The taskforce will bring together experts from industry, academia and government to advise on how data, AI and machine learning can predict the needs of the UK.

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Mace wins new government backed construction award

Mace wins new government backed construction award

Construction company Mace has been awarded the new ‘Sir Michael Latham’ prize at the 2018 Construction News Awards, supported by the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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Liz Truss encourages West Midlands independent businesses to embrace export opportunities

Liz Truss encourages West Midlands independent businesses to embrace export opportunities

Chief Secretary to the Treasury visited Birmingham and Coventry to hear from small and independent businesses about how the government can help them increase exports.

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Severn Crossing officially renamed The Prince of Wales Bridge’

Severn Crossing officially renamed The Prince of Wales Bridge’

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall attend ceremony to celebrate the renaming of the Second Severn Crossing

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Best of East Midlands business lauded by Robert Jenrick

Best of East Midlands business lauded by Robert Jenrick

Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Robert Jenrick kicks off a UK-wide tour of business innovation in Leicester today (29 June 2018).

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Andy King and Bronwyn Curtis OBE appointed to the OBR

Andy King and Bronwyn Curtis OBE appointed to the OBR

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) provides independent analysis of the UK’s public finances.

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Professor Jonathan Haskel appointed to the Monetary Policy Committee

Professor Jonathan Haskel appointed to the Monetary Policy Committee

Professor Haskel will be appointed for a three-year term, which will take effect from 1 September 2018.

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Scotland voted decisively in 2014 to remain part of the UK

Scotland voted decisively in 2014 to remain part of the UK

Scottish Secretary David Mundell has commented on the publication of ‘Scotland: the new case for optimism’.

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Prospering from the energy revolution: full programme details

Prospering from the energy revolution: full programme details

Funding will help businesses and researchers to create affordable, low carbon and resilient ways to provide energy.

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69,000 households benefit from cut to stamp duty

69,000 households benefit from cut to stamp duty

69,000 first-time buyers have benefited from the abolition of stamp duty land tax on properties under £300,000 since the relief was introduced.

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Promoting the UK as an investment destination

Promoting the UK as an investment destination

Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Elizabeth Truss visits Latin America to build relationships with Brazil and Chile.

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Promoting the UK as an investment destination

Promoting the UK as an investment destination

Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Elizabeth Truss visits Latin America to build relationships with Brazil and Chile.

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Wales’ reputation as FinTech hub of excellence showcased at showpiece tech event

Wales’ reputation as FinTech hub of excellence showcased at showpiece tech event

UK Government launches 1st FinTech strategy at International FinTech Conference

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First meeting of the Financial Inclusion Policy Forum

First meeting of the Financial Inclusion Policy Forum

Industry leaders and consumer groups meet for the first time today for the Government’s Financial Inclusion Policy Forum.

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Statements of Commitment to Market Codes

Statements of Commitment to Market Codes

Today the Bank of England has issued Statements of Commitment to the FX Global Code, the UK Money Markets Code and Global Precious Metals Code (the “Codes”).

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UK Government holds 'helpful' Brexit talks with First Minister of Wales

UK Government holds 'helpful' Brexit talks with First Minister of Wales

David Lidington and Alun Cairns encouraged by bilateral EU exit discussion in Cardiff.

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Government commits to signing Tech Talent Charter to boost gender diversity in tech roles

Government commits to signing Tech Talent Charter to boost gender diversity in tech roles

Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, Margot James, will also write to major tech firms asking them to sign up to the charter

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Gertjan Vlieghe re appointed to Monetary Policy Committee

Gertjan Vlieghe re appointed to Monetary Policy Committee

Dr Gertjan Vlieghe will serve a second three-year term on the MPC and hold one of nine votes to decide the future path of UK monetary policy.

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National Infrastructure Commission welcomes Sir John Armitt as new Chair

National Infrastructure Commission welcomes Sir John Armitt as new Chair

The National Infrastructure Commission has appointed Sir John Armitt as their new Chair.

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One year countdown begins to Severn tolls’ abolition

One year countdown begins to Severn tolls’ abolition

Alun Cairns delivers on UK Government commitment set to boost the Welsh economy by over £100m a year

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Sign up to attend the Severn Growth Summit in January 2018

Sign up to attend the Severn Growth Summit in January 2018

The UK Government has committed to abolishing the Severn Tolls by the end of 2018. Sign up to attend the Severn Growth Summit to see how you can benefit.

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Growth Deal can revolutionise the North Wales economy

Growth Deal can revolutionise the North Wales economy

UK Government Ministers host North Wales Growth Deal progress meeting at Gwydyr House

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Spring Statement 2018 date confirmed

Spring Statement 2018 date confirmed

The government will publish its Spring Statement on Tuesday 13 March 2018.

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Boosting construction productivity could deliver £15 billion savings every year

Boosting construction productivity could deliver £15 billion savings every year

New plans to improve infrastructure and boost the construction sector’s productivity could save £15 billion a year.

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Budget delivers devo deal and transport boost for North of Tyne

Budget delivers devo deal and transport boost for North of Tyne

North of Tyne devo deal will boost the local economy by £1.1 billion, create 10,000 new jobs and attract £2.1 billion in private investment.

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£660 million injection into Northern Ireland Executive’s budget at Autumn Budget

£660 million injection into Northern Ireland Executive’s budget at Autumn Budget

A Northern Ireland Executive to get £660 million boost to its budget.

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UK Government Budget delivers for Scotland

UK Government Budget delivers for Scotland

Chancellor sets out how the UK government is delivering for Scotland and building an economy fit for the future.

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£1.2 billion boost to the Welsh Government’s budget announced at Autumn Budget

£1.2 billion boost to the Welsh Government’s budget announced at Autumn Budget

The Welsh Government to get £1.2 billion injection to its budget

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New support for tech to boost public sector productivity

New support for tech to boost public sector productivity

Dedicated GovTech Catalyst team and £20 million fund to help tech firms deliver innovative fixes to public sector challenges.

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Chancellor in Washington and New York promoting Global Britain

Chancellor in Washington and New York promoting Global Britain

The Chancellor is in Washington at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Meetings. He will then travel to New York to meet with key figures from the financial sector.

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Tourism Minister John Glen welcomes new look Tourism Industry Council

Tourism Minister John Glen welcomes new look Tourism Industry Council

Tourism Minister John Glen will co- chair his first meeting with the Tourism Industry Council on 27 September.

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North Sea exploration funding announced

North Sea exploration funding announced

Chancellor announces North Sea exploration funding during Aberdeen and Dundee visit.

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Autumn Budget 2017 date confirmed

Autumn Budget 2017 date confirmed

Government will publish its next Budget on Wednesday 22 November 2017.

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David Davis' speech at US Chamber of Commerce

David Davis' speech at US Chamber of Commerce

David Davis Secretary of State spoke at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington on 1 September 2017.

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VisitEngland Trustee Reappointed

VisitEngland Trustee Reappointed

The Culture Secretary has reappointed Sarah Stewart as Trustee of the VisitEngland Board for a second term of 2 years, from 30 May 2017 to 29 May 2019

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Boost to National Infrastructure Commission’s expertise

Boost to National Infrastructure Commission’s expertise

The National Infrastructure Commission appoints Lord Adonis as its permanent Chair, Sir John Armitt as Deputy Chair, and four new Commissioners.

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A year in the life of the Secretary of State for Wales

A year in the life of the Secretary of State for Wales

Alun Cairns writes for the Wales on Sunday

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Midlands Engine to roar ahead with ambitious new strategy

Midlands Engine to roar ahead with ambitious new strategy

Ambitious strategy will help the Midlands reach its full economic potential.

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Spring Budget 2017: support for women unveiled by Chancellor

Spring Budget 2017: support for women unveiled by Chancellor

On International Women’s Day Chancellor announces investment that supports women and backs gender equality.

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