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UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

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Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are being urged to take advantage of the opportunities available to them to get trading and look at potential new markets abroad.

David Willetts and the British Antarctic Survey team in Antarctica

Universities and Science Minister David Willetts saw how British scientists are contributing to the truly international effort to help adapt to climate change when he visited the British Antarctic Survey's base at Rothera in Antarctica.

Best of British manufacturing

A year on from the launch of its trade strategy, the UK is seeing progress in developing exports and foreign investment.

 There's a business in everyone

Directgov Directgov has information and advice for citizens on employment, tax and benefits, student finance and more.

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Mary Portas: High Street Review

Mary Portas publishes her review of the future of our high streets, with ambitious recommendations to help high streets deliver something new.

Growth plan

Going for growth

Growth is the Government’s top priority and every part of Government is focused on it. Find out more about what we're doing to create the best conditions for private sector growth and give us your views.

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Red tape challenge

Government gives you the chance to rip up some of the 21,000 rules and regulations that are getting in your way.

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The Manufacturing Summit brought together Government and key industry leaders to discuss and debate progress, the upcoming challenges and next steps for the sector as the Government continues to put manufacturing at the heart of its Growth Programme.

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UK Trade & Investment
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets

London 2012 - contributor to the Olympic and Paralympic GamesFind out how BIS is contributing to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Intellectual Property Office Find out how the IPO can help you get the right type of protection for your creation or invention.