Tagged: Government

BA welcomes Select Committee verdict on business rates

The Booksellers Association has welcomed the Treasury Select Committee findings into business rates which describe the current regime as a "broken system".... Read more

Government to invest £150m in creative industries

The government and the Creative Industries Council (CIC) are to invest more than £150m into the UK's creative industries in a "groundbreaking" new deal designed to... Read more

Government gives illustrated publishers July deadline

The government has given publishers just three months to comply with new legislation which industry figures have warned threatens to decimate illustrated publishing, refusing requests for... Read more

Exam boards 'may be scrapped'

The government is considering scrapping four exam boards and replacing them with a single body which would set questions for GCSEs and A-levels, it has... Read more

New enterprise bill in Queen's Speech

The government is to introduce a new enterprise bill which it says will cut £10bn of red tape, modernise the business rates appeal system, and... Read more

Vaizey remains as culture minister

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has confirmed that Ed Vaizey will remain in place as culture minister. Vaizey, who has filled the role... Read more

Whittingdale in culture role

John Whittingdale [pictured] has been appointed as the new secretary of state for culture, media and sport, taking over from Sajid Javid. Newly returned prime... Read more

Government push on maths, science and coding

The government will put a £67m push behind the teaching of maths, science and digital skills in schools next year. The prime minister David Cameron... Read more

Prison book ban ruled unlawful

The High Court has deemed the government’s ban on sending books to prisoners unlawful. Mr Justice Collins today (5th December) declared the ban... Read more

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