Innovate UK has announced the new batch assessment dates for the 2015/16 round of Smart grant funding.
A new report commissioned by government innovation quango Innovate UK has warned that governments should take a back seat and simply create the ‘conditions’ for innovation, allowing the dynamic business community to get on with innovation itself.
The 2015 Bloomberg Innovation Index shows the United Kingdom ranked as the tenth most innovative country, a rise of six places on the 2014 index.
Enquiries for interim management are increasing, finds the latest polling data from the IMA, the body that represents the interim management provider industry and a specialist sector group of the REC.
From Thursday 1 October 2015, the adult rate of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will rise by 20 pence from £6.50 to £6.70 per hour, as recommended by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) in March 2015 this year.