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Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines: letter to the European Commission

    Letter from Sir Tim Barrow, UK Ambassador to EU, to the European Commission about COVID-19 vaccines procurement.

  2. £40 million to kick start next-gen nuclear technology

    This funding will unlock thousands of green jobs by developing the next generation of nuclear energy technology.

  3. Beauty salons set to reopen for some services next week under new government guidelines

    Businesses including beauty salons, nail bars and tattoo studios can reopen safely from Monday 13 July.

  4. International Energy Agency summit on clean energy transitions

    COP26 President Alok Sharma at 'Clean Energy Transitions: Towards a Sustainable Recovery', the International Energy Agency's virtual summit to discuss measures to boost economies, create jobs, reduce global em…

  5. Director’s statement on the publication of the Labour Market Enforcement Annual Report 2018/19

    From Matthew Taylor, Interim Director of Labour Market Enforcement.

  6. Whirlpool washing machine recall update

    The latest Whirlpool washing machine recall information as of the end of 7 July 2020.

  7. Thousands of business advisers to offer free services to small firms

    Thousands of expert professional and business services advisers have signed up to offer free online advice to help small businesses bounce back from coronavirus (COVID-19).

  8. Increasing ambition towards a climate-resilient, zero-carbon economy

    COP26 President Alok Sharma at the fourth Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA), co-convened by the EU, China and Canada, which was held virtually.

  9. UK government to acquire cutting-edge satellite network

    Government leads a successful bid to acquire OneWeb which develops cutting-edge satellite technology in the UK and in the US.

  10. Resilience in light of COVID: Climate Action on the Road to COP26

    COP 26 President Alok Sharma's keynote address at 'Resilience in light of COVID: Climate Action on the Road to COP26', a London Climate Action Week event focussed on climate resilience.

  11. Government backed projects to speed up life-saving cancer diagnoses

    Patients could receive earlier and more accurate diagnoses for potentially life-threatening diseases such as cancer and Crohn’s disease, thanks to £16 million of new funding

  12. Government agrees support package to UK steel company

    The government has concluded a deal that is positive for all parties.

  13. Scaling up climate action: country strategies and emerging investment opportunities for a green recovery

    Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng at Climate Policy Initiative's London Climate Action Week event, co-hosted with the UK and Germany.

  14. Government fires up R&D across the country to cement the UK as science superpower

    R&D Roadmap sets out vision to attract global talent, cut unnecessary bureaucracy and cement the UK as a world-leading science superpower.

  15. Boost for renewable heat projects as government confirms tariff extension

    Companies that applied to the government’s tariff guarantee scheme before June 29 will have an extra 14 months to get their low-carbon heat generators up and running.

  16. COP26 President Alok Sharma at COP26 Business Leaders Event

    COP26 President Alok Sharma's video address for the COP26 Business Leaders Event, hosted by the Council for Sustainable Business in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  17. £80 million boost to cut emissions from homes and industry

    Nearly £80 million investment from government to reduce carbon emissions from industry and homes.

  18. Government to protect UK research jobs with major support package

    Two support packages will give greater job protection to thousands of researchers, scientists and technicians working at UK universities during coronavirus (COVID-19).

  19. Government unveils £200 million package to help innovative businesses bounce back

    The Sustainable Innovation Fund will help companies recovering from the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) keep their cutting-edge projects and ideas alive.

  20. Government introduces legislation to relieve burden on businesses and support economic recovery

    The government has introduced the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill in Parliament.