Industrial Strategy

Bdaily Industrial Strategy coverage

Welcome to Bdaily’s dedicated Industrial Strategy page. Here you’ll find the most up to date news, opinion and advice in relation to the nation’s economic drive.

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged that the government will be taking an active role in driving British business post-Brexit.

Publishing a green paper outlining the government’s economic plan, the PM has grand plans for investment, skills and infrastructure development, as well as innovation and scaleup encouragement.

Here we’ll be bring you the latest from high politics to regional business developments, keeping you informed of all the latest in Britain’s economic developments and Industrial Strategy.

Alistair Westwood and Nicola Hetherington, of the CBI, with Chris McDonald, CEO of the Materials Pro

Materials Processing Institute engages business community in Industrial Strategy discussion

The Tees Valley business community’s unrelenting drive to get involved with the government’s Industrial Strategy has carried on at pace this week, with the Materials Processing Institute hosting an industry…

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Latest Industrial Strategy Articles

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Shahbaz Ahmed

Are you herpes positive and single? Do not be isolated due to this disease. Join the community of herpes positive singles with the help of the MPWH app. It is…

2017.02.15 Biotalk: (ir)Relevant Matter
Communication bottlenecks are frustrating UK workers


Despite two thirds (66%) of employees claiming to be happy to be contacted out of working hours, only 50% of employees believe that information and updates about initiatives are effectively…

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Tees Valley LEP reveals five new Board appointments

Jamie Hardesty

The Tees Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has added five new faces to its Board to help drive economic upturn in the region. As well as experience in running successful businesses…

Breaking news: Carillion is tasked with designing and building a communications centre in Cyprus.
Carillion wins £90m DIO contract

Jamie Hardesty

The UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded a £90m contract to British construction company Carillion. The Wolverhampton-headquartered business, which has a revenue of £5.2bn and employs 48,500 people worldwide, is…

L to R: TTE Managing Director, Steve Grant and Andrew Battarbee from BEIS meet apprentice Arslaan Ma
TTE event continues Teesside’s collaboration with government on Industrial Strategy

Jamie Hardesty

Teesside’s determination to play a key role in the government’s industrial strategy has continued this week, as one its specialist firms hosted a discussion event with the Department of Business. Hosted…

Chris Stockton, MD of Ningbo, Wrexham, with the company’s nine latest recruits from left: David Gard
Nine new recruits at growing Ningbo Palletised Distribution

Sam Harris

An award-winning transport and logistics company has taken on nine new members of staff on the back of continued growth. And the new employees at Wrexham-based Ningbo Palletised Distribution now have…

The Fab Four
National Insurance U-turn: North West business leaders have their say

Richard Bell

So the Government has decided to scrap its plans for an increase in National Insurance rates for the self-employed, a controversial measure announced in last week’s Spring Budget. The move, criticised…

FM Coatings director Mick Ford with Durham County Council Leader Councillor Simon Henig and Business
FM Coatings commits to Durham with new plant and plans for 75 new jobs

Jamie Hardesty

Automotive components business FM Coatings has announced plans to create 75 new jobs in County Durham over the next few years. Outgrowing its base in Boldon, the firm has taken on…

Frazer Durris, Managing Director, Businesswise Solutions
Businesses are not ready for water deregulation changes

Fiona Ritchie

THE vast majority of Manchester businesses are unaware of the imminent deregulation of the water industry. From April 1st the commercial water market will be opened up to a competitive market…

Delegates from the British Arab Chamber of Commerce with representatives of Newcastle NE1 Limited at
Newcastle hosts Arab business delegation to explore post-Brexit trade options

Jamie Hardesty

Newcastle hosted a visit from the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) as the city continues to explore ways and means of maintaining and boosting its trade options post-Brexit. Organised by Newcastle…

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Northern Gateway Development Zone to showcase ‘immense’ opportunities around HS2

Richard Bell

Investment opportunities in The Northern Gateway Development Zone (NGDZ), a partnership between seven local authorities and two LEPs, are set to be promoted at the Marché International des Professionels d’Immobilier…