Local authority spending is forecast to fall to £93.8bn next year, but the reduction is less than previous years.

The government has announced it will pump £20 million into the UK offshore power industry to strengthen capability and capacity of the supply chain.

Businesses and academic projects from across the UK’s health sector are to benefit from a new £93 million package of support.

Business confidence in the UK is at its highest level since 2007, the latest economic survey from a leading business group has suggested.

According to a new report the public sector could achieve £1.4billion in cost savings and productivity gain by embracing flexible working.

Statistics have shown that the amount of loans and overdrafts lent to small firms has now fallen in all but two months in the last two years.

MI6, MI5 and the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) will receive a 3.4 per cent increase in their combined resource budget.

Britain’s manufacturing sector grew at its fastest rate for two years in June, figures have revealed.

Chloe Smith, the minister for political & constitutional reform, says work is underway to publish data to make "central government pipelines" more accessible for SMEs

Education is set to be cut by £2bn in the forthcoming spending review as the Chancellor looks for savings from compliant departments, the Times reports.

The government has admitted its IT services procurement scheme, G-Cloud, has ‘more to do' in convincing users of its value, and has told its departments to ‘take a risk' on the service.

The Government has achieved savings of £10 billion over the past financial year, a 25% increase on its target, Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude has said.


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