The government could save up to £70 billion between now and 2020 by extending its adoption of digital technologies, according to a new report by think tank Policy Exchange. 

The sector is growing by almost 4% a year, creating 136,000 jobs and increasing the country’s GDP by 1%

According to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), growth this year will be 1.2 per cent, compared to the one per cent it originally forecast.

According to the UK Trade and Investment the Olympics cost the government £8.7bn and earned UK business £9.9bn however it is still unclear if UK businesses really benefited.

Information on opportunities to win future government construction contracts will help suppliers to plan ahead and grow their businesses, Cabinet Office Minister Chloë Smith said this week

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.

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