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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).
3 Mar 2021
Ahead of the budget, the government has revealed it is to extend the furlough scheme until the end of September.
19 Feb 2021
Author of the Good Work Plan says there is now a ‘deafening silence’ from the government over employment reforms.
22 Jan 2021
Car maker Nissan has confirmed it will keep its Sunderland plant open for the long term now that a trade...
21 Jan 2021
There should be no cause for alarm as the government looks at workers' rights – the working time directive is neither here nor there
4 Jan 2021
Household names such as Tesco, Pizza Hut and Superdrug are among 139 firms that have breached minimum wage rules, according to the government.
4 Dec 2020
The government has confirmed it intends to crack down on and potentially ban the use of non-compete clauses in employment...
1 Dec 2020
The government is looking to limit the use of non-compete clauses in an effort to stimulate a more entrepreneurial culture,...
30 Nov 2020
The government has failed to implement important EU health and safety protections for workers into UK law, a judicial review...
16 Nov 2020
The government's Redundancy Payments Service is being underused by businesses on the brink of collapse, says a prominent accountancy firm.
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.