ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

Driving the Change to Greener Vehicles: Apply for Funding

Posted: 22 June 2020
Businesses can apply for a share of £15 million to support the development of zero emission vehicle technologies and a supporting supply chain.
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Furlough Scheme Extended Until October

Posted: 13 May 2020
From August, furloughed workers will be able to return to work part-time with employers being asked to pay a percentage towards the salaries of their furloughed staff.
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Final Details of Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme Unveiled

Posted: 21 April 2020
This scheme helps large businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) to access loans of up to £25 million.
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Government Announces a New Scheme for Larger Companies

Posted: 3 April 2020
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has taken further action today to support firms affected by the coronavirus crisis by bolstering business interruption loans for small businesses and announcing a new scheme for larger companies.
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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 Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) Is Now Available Through Participating Lenders

Posted: 23 March 2020
The scheme will help smaller businesses withstand disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
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Britain Leaves EU, Entering 11-Month Transition Period

Posted: 1 February 2020
The UK has entered the transition period due to last until 31 December 2020. During this period, the UK will remain in both the EU customs union and single market.
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EU Parliament Gives Final Approval to Brexit Deal

Posted: 29 January 2020
The European Parliament gave today its final approval to Britain’s divorce deal from the bloc, paving the way for orderly Brexit to take place this Friday.
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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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Businesses Receive HMRC Letters about UK-EU Trade Arrangements

Posted: 27 January 2020
HMRC letters to VAT-registered businesses trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world highlight actions necessary to take before the end of the transition period.
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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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How Government Can Build Better Contracts with Blockchain

Posted: 27 January 2020
It is high time that we look at technology to revamp our existing mechanisms of the third government function – contract enforcement.
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"Green" Davos Opening Today to Tackle Climate Change

Posted: 20 January 2020
Climate change and environmental destruction top the risks highlighted by world decision-makers at Davos.
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Top Global Risks Today Are Environmental

Posted: 18 January 2020
According to Global Risks Report 2020, climate-related risks overshadow all other risks.
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Europe Rejects U.S. Sanctions on Nord Stream 2

Posted: 21 December 2019
German leaders object to U.S. interference in Europe’s internal affairs.
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