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Subsidy control: designing a new approach for the UK

Subsidy control: designing a new approach for the UK

A new UK-wide system for providing more flexible and tailored financial support to businesses has been set out under plans by the Business Secretary on Wednesday 3 February.  The consultation on the proposed approach closes at 11:45pm on 31 March 2021​...

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Rosalind Franklin Institute reaches key construction milestone

Rosalind Franklin Institute reaches key construction milestone

Mace, the international consultancy and construction company, has successfully handed over the Rosalind Franklin Institute on the Harwell campus, on behalf of the Science and Technology Facilities Council. The Rosalind Franklin Institute will now commence specialist...

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CBI response to extra business support during third lockdown

CBI response to extra business support during third lockdown

“The Chancellor has once again moved swiftly to support businesses as circumstances change. It is sorely needed. “More direct grants will provide some relief to eligible companies’ cashflow. “Yet with businesses facing a third lockdown, there are other steps that can...

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UK manufacturing order books hit 10-month high in December

UK manufacturing order books hit 10-month high in December

Order books in the UK manufacturing industry improved to their strongest in 10 months in the lead up to Christmas. The latest CBI monthly Industrial Trends Survey also pointed out order books remain weak by historical standards. By comparison, the improvement in...

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