Business and Purpose

Advice for People Struggling to Pay Bills Due to Coronavirus

Posted: 14 January 2021
Advice for those in difficulty with utility bills, or repayment commitments on credit cards, loans and mortgages, as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Small Grassroots Organisations Supported in Tackling Loneliness

Posted: 2 January 2021
Government's funding will help provide immediate and targeted relief to those most at risk of loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic.
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British Exporters Recognised in New Year’s Honours List 2021

Posted: 31 December 2020
The honoured exporters represent a diverse range of businesses, from sourcing PPE for the pandemic, green energy, trade policy negotiations and to services exports in the creative industry.
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UK Points-Based Immigration System Opens

Posted: 1 December 2020
The new global system awards points for skills, having a job offer and speaking English.
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Global Leaders Confirm Their Commitment to Paris Agreement Full Implementation

Posted: 4 November 2020
The UNFCCC and the Governments of the UK, Chile, France and Italy have issued a joint statement on the US Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
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Winter Economy Plan to Support More Businesses In Coming Months

Posted: 24 September 2020
Central to the plan is a new Job Support Scheme, extension of Self Employment Income Support Scheme, and flexibility for over one million businesses to pay back loans.
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Сycle to Work Schemes Attracting More Employers

Posted: 8 August 2020
This is the guidance that should be followed by an employer who wishes to put in place a cycle to work scheme.
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Chancellor Extends Furlough Scheme to End of June

Posted: 17 April 2020
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended by one month to reflect continuing social distancing measures.
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Employers to Claim for Temporary Leave Wage Costs for 3 Months

Posted: 26 March 2020
Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave (“furlough”) due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Coronavirus Guidance for Employers and Businesses

Posted: 11 March 2020
Information on healthcare advice for employers and support for businesses.
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These Steps Will Help Protect Staff's Health and Safety During Coronavirus Pandemic, Says Acas

Posted: 11 March 2020
Acas has published new advice to help employers and their staff understand their rights when it comes to handling the impact of coronavirus at work.
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Goldman Sachs Offers Education and Support to UK Businesses

Posted: 20 February 2020
The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme is designed to provide high-quality, practical education and business support to leaders of high-growth small businesses and social enterprises across the country.
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More Europeans Than Ever Are Living and Working Abroad

Posted: 4 February 2020
According to the European Commission's 2019 annual report on intra-EU labour mobility, 4.2% of the total working-age population in the bloc is living in a host Member State.
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How Could a UK Points-Based Immigration System Work?

Posted: 29 January 2020
Once the UK leaves the European Union (EU), a new immigration system will be introduced to replace the EU's freedom of movement rule.
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Britain to Grant Fast-Tracking Visas to Top Scientists

Posted: 27 January 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a "global talent" visa which will replace the current "exceptional talent" route, but removing the cap on numbers.
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