Economic Impact of the Capital Investment Plans of the Russell Group Universities

This study assesses the economic contribution that capital investment by Russell Group universities between 2012-13 and 2016-17 will make to the UK economy. To view the report click, here.... (Continue reading)

Over the horizon: How corporate counsel are crossing frontiers to address new challenges

‘Over the Horizon’, which is based on a series of in-depth interviews with General Counsel, reveals that senior in-house lawyers have adopted six new core functional responsibilities, in addition to their role as legal advisers.  Chief amongst these is a... (Continue reading)

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Blacklisting in Employment – Update

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 14 May 2014. To view the report click, here.... (Continue reading)

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Protecting personal data in online services: learning from the mistakes of others

The ICO has identified eight important areas of computer security that have frequently arisen during investigations of data breaches. These areas are the focus of this report. The eight areas are: Software updates SQL injection Unnecessary services Decommissioning of software... (Continue reading)

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Promoting economic growth locally

After the abolition of the Regional Development Agencies, the Department for Communities and Local Government and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills set up a range of new initiatives for promoting local economic growth, including Local Enterprise Partnerships, the... (Continue reading)

Government Response to the UK Space Innovation and Growth Strategy 2014 – 2030

The Government shares the analysis that it is essential to stimulate the continued development of a vibrant SME sector. This response sets out a number of activities which will support that development and recognises that more needs to be done... (Continue reading)

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Building the homes we need – a programme for the 2015 government

Landmark new report explains why the 2015 government must commit to transforming England’s broken housebuilding market, or cope with a deepening housing crisis. To view the report click, here.... (Continue reading)

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Boosting the skills and wage prospects of the low paid

The Making Progress report suggests a Skills for Progress Scheme under which private and public sector employers – or local enterprise partnerships acting on behalf of small firms in their area – could apply for funding to train up anyone... (Continue reading)

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Councils’ procurement improves but room for better value from £5.4bn spend

Councils have improved how they manage procurement but they can achieve further benefits and savings, says the Accounts Commission. To view the report click, here.... (Continue reading)

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Evaluation of Commonwealth Games 2014 legacy: pre-games report

The Pre-Games Report sets out our commitment to a transparent and long term evaluation of legacy to generate learning for ourselves, future bidders and hosts, and to add to the international literature. To view the report click, here.... (Continue reading)

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