More than 350 UK and Chinese regional government leaders and businesses attended the 4th UK - China Regional Leaders Summit
A new blueprint to transform and unify West Midlands’ public sector digital teams has launched today. The launch coincides with the announcement of a new Government Digital Service (GDS) pop-up academy to the region and the expansion of HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) to create a new Digital Hub, which will see 100 civil servant tech roles positioned in Birmingham.
New research reveals that 77% of SMEs are as confident about the future compared to a year ago, while 89% of SMEs are in the same or better financial shape compared to 12 months ago, despite the ongoing uncertainty around Brexit negotiations.
With 200 days to go until Brexit, latest trade figures show demand for British goods and services is higher than ever, with exports at a record high of £629.3bn in the year to July 2018.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced £80m funding for Scottish universities and businesses to develop quantum technology to save lives in search-and-rescue missions, hostage situations, and firefighting.
Prime Minister Theresa May led a 29-strong business delegation on a visit to South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya this week, promoting economic ties between the UK and Africa.
International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox will set out a plan to make Britain an exporting superpower by better using overseas networks, new online tools, and building business to business networks.
Mark Nisbett, partner and space sector expert at tax consultancy RSM, and Jim Burberry, VAT partner, discuss the future of space and its implications for the tax system.
Wales’ first Catapult, the Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult, will open its South East Wales-based Innovation Centre in early 2019.
Director of the Enterprise M3, Kathy Slack, tells BQ about how the LEP is going stronger than ever, pushing forward growth across the region, and delivering on its key objectives.
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