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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is the department responsibile for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change. It follows the merger in 2016 of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), a reorganisation which also saw apprenticeships and the skills agenda move to the Department for Education (DfE).
13 Nov 2020
The government has failed to implement important EU health and safety protections for workers into UK law, a judicial review...
9 Nov 2020
The BEIS Committee is trying to gauge the potential use of forced labour in China in brands' supply chains. We report on the first evidence hearing.
19 Oct 2020
In the latest sign of growing fears among the large accountancy firms over reputational damage, PwC is set to resign as auditor of fashion retailer Boohoo.
5 Oct 2020
Octopus Energy has been hailed by the Prime Minister as a world leader in future tech job growth.
10 Jul 2020
Maria Miller's proposals aim to bolster rights of women on maternity leave, who are often considered an easy target for redundancy.
14 May 2020
CJRS does not alter the position as to whether or not agency workers are entitled to accrue holiday.
5 May 2020
Return to the workplace: should we expect 'normality' or do we stand on the brink of a new era?
4 May 2020
TUC critical of non-binding guidance; CBI applauds government 'flexibility within a framework'.
6 Mar 2020
The government is drawing up plans to offer financial support to people who are self-isolating but who do not qualify...
24 Feb 2020
Level of payouts far in excess of stated government cap of £95,000.
11 Feb 2020
The government has abandoned its previously “pedantic” regime.
25 Jul 2019
The legal protections for pregnant women and new mothers are to be extended to six months after they return to...
19 Jul 2019
The government has announced new proposals of compensation for workers when their shift is cancelled at short notice
22 May 2019
Outsourced workers at two government departments are striking over low pay and changes to pay cycles which a union has...