Andy Haldane appointed chair of Industrial Strategy Council

Business Secretary Greg Clark has appointed Andy Haldane to be Chair of the Industrial Strategy Council, an independent body set up to assess the government’s progress on the commitments made in its modern Industrial Strategy.

 

HM Land Registry price paid data for August 2018

The National Drought Group (NDG) met to assess the latest situation and agree actions needed to reduce the risk of water restrictions and protect the environment next year.

 

UK Space Agency backs campaign to inspire girls

The UK Space Agency has joined a campaign to encourage more girls to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and consider careers in space.

 

Record sales for JCB as market says strong

JCB set new records for turnover and machine sales in 2017 as global markets continued to rebound strongly during the year, the company announced recently.

Bid to end late payments to small businesses

New measures to end the problem of late payments to small businesses by large companies who abuse their position in the market have been unveiled by the Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst as she launches a call for evidence.

 

Manufacturing output growth wanes but still above average

Manufacturers’ output volumes growth slowed following a robust showing in the previous month, according to the latest Industrial Trends Survey.

 

 

HM Land Registry price paid data for August 2018

HM Land Registry Price Paid Data tracks land and property sales in England and Wales submitted to us for registration. This month’s Price Paid Data includes details of more than 99,750 sales of land and property in England and Wales that HM Land Registry received for registration in August 2018.

 

 

Private sector growth eases in the three months to September

UK private sector growth eased in the three months to September, according the latest CBI growth indicator.

Warmer weather provides Q3 boost

Private sector growth appears to have picked up a little in Q3 with warmer weather providing a boost.

 

Retail sales growth keeps high street afloat

Retail sales volumes growth eased slightly in the year to September but remained broadly in line with the long-run average.

 

 

Massive majority want people to speak out on societal issues

The public want businesses to be more outspoken on the big social issues of the day according to the most recent wave of research tracking public attitudes towards business.

 

National thermal hydraulic facility consultation

Within the recent Nuclear Sector Deal, £40m was announced for a UK national thermal hydraulic research and testing facility, as part of the Nuclear Innovation Programme.

 

 

 

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