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New £40 million clean growth fund launched to support green start-ups across the UK

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The announcement of the Government's effort to support green start-up companies across the UK is covered today in national and trade media. The Government is joint-funding a £40 million venture capital fund to supercharge the development of next generation clean, …

Deal for 30 million coronavirus vaccine doses struck between Oxford University and AstraZeneca

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A new deal between Oxford University and AstraZeneca to produce a coronavirus vaccine at scale - pending successful trials -  was the front page splash in The Daily Mail and the Express today. The agreement will see vaccines being manufactured in a …

Business Secretary highlights how government is supporting businesses and workers during COVID-19 disruption

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Alok Sharma

Today the Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, has written in The Daily Telegraph about the support on offer from the government for businesses, saying that it should be enough to enable firms to avoid laying off staff during the outbreak.