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Brexit latest. UK Election called for 12th December.

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Dept for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) was set up in July 2016, following a government restructure. The new department has taken over responsibilities from its predecessors, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

The Department is responsible for UK business, science and innovation, energy, energy security and climate change, and industrial strategy.

As a further result of the restructure, responsibilities for both higher and further education, and international trade, were moved to the Department for Education and the Department for International Trade respectively.

Also see National Audit Office's report on BEIS.

 

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UK economy contracts by 0.2% in 2nd quarter of 2019.

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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