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Latest Enterprise News

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Business, science leaders welcome 'growth' budget

Business and science groups in the UK have broadly welcomed the spring Budget launched on Wednesday by Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt, who said he wanted to create “the most pro-business, pro-enterprise, tax regime anywhere”.


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Government unveils City rules overhaul

The government has announced a major overhaul of financial regulations to “bolster the competitiveness of the UK as a global financial centre and deliver better outcomes for consumers and businesses”.
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New PM to boost UK-India FTA prospects?

The formal installation on Tuesday of Rishi Sunak as the UK’s new Prime Minister appears to have bolstered the nation’s prospects of sealing a trade deal with India.
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Commonwealth Advantage helps nations build back better after Birmingham 2022

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games was the biggest investment that the UK has made in a sporting event since London 2012, and it certainly went big on its promises.

UK Inward Investment

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CBI mission to boost UK-India trade talks

The UK's largest business organisation embarked on its first ever mission to India on Monday at a time when the leaders of both nations appeared to be giving fresh impetus to sealing a landmark, bilateral trade deal in the coming months.
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Chancellor sees UK becoming a 'tech superpower'

The UK is “powerfully positioned” to play a leading role in the global tech and innovation industries that will "shape and define this century”, Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt said on Friday.
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UK in top three for global investment this year

Despite fears of recession, the UK has been identified as the third most popular place for investment this year in a survey of thousands of business chiefs across the world.


Caroline Thorley-Farrer

Think Women’s 40 Outstanding Global Women 2023 – Caroline Thorley-Farrer, Worley

Caroline Thorley-Farrer, Group Global Mobility Director at Worley, is at the forefront of innovating inclusive approaches to recruiting, retaining and developing internationally mobile talent. Drawing on her own global experience, Caroline is finding ways to make the benefits of a multinational career available to all.
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Businesses demand more visas to fill job vacancies

The UK's two largest business organisations have said it was now "crucial" that the government expand visa availability after official figures showed the number of job vacancies remained at a near-record high.
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Whitehall shake-up to boost tech and trade

Academics, business groups and tech leaders have applauded the UK government's creation of four new civil service departments aimed at boosting growth through trade and innovation.

Political Climate

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Prioritising racial equity: WEF launches new framework

A new paper sets the groundwork for higher standards in ensuring racial and ethnic equity in the workplace, as US police brutality against people of colour hit the news again and US Black History Month begins.
CBI director general Tony Danker

Business chief sets out roadmap to growth

The head of the UK’s largest business organisation fears Rishi Sunak's government is avoiding the necessary, radical measures to "transform" the nation's flagging economy because of a general election looming in the next 12 months.
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'More immigration needed to boost growth' - CBI

The chief of the UK's largest business organisation warned the government on Monday that the nation's growth prospects could only be maintained by an increase in immigration.

David Sapsted Reports

Former chief reporter at The Times and news editor and New York correspondent for The Telegraph among other journals, David Sapsted writes sharply observed news for Relocate.

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