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Following a speech from the secretary of state, Dominic Raab, on the steps that government as well as business and the public sector should be taking in case of a ‘no-deal’ scenario for Brexit, we take a look at some of the responses from industry… more

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In response to the government’s Home Affairs Committee’s report on policy options for the future migration from the European Economic Area, Dr Sarah Main, executive director of the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) gives us her thoughts more

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A joint statement from the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) and the BioIndustry Association (BIA) has been released in response to the publication of a government white paper more

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A Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition has been launched by the government to encourage development of innovative solutions to the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) crisis in humans. more

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The Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) has responded to the comments made by the home secretary on the Andrew Marr show that he will take a ‘fresh look’ at the visa cap on the number of skilled workers entering the UK. more

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The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has released a thought piece looking at the UK’s increasing role in the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR). more

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According to the manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, the country’s manufacturers are calling on the government to drop the ‘Max Fac’ option for potential future UK and EU customs, which has been slated as ‘naïve’ and ‘wholly unrealistic’. more

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The UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) has called on the government to create a new venture capital fund structure so that the public will be able to invest in biotech. more

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The manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has called for urgent action by the government to be made in implementing the industrial strategy after its new research has demonstrated the true extent of the productivity problem in Britain’s manufacturing more

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The British manufacturing industry has called for an urgent summit with the country’s government to discuss fundamental reforms to save the Apprenticeship Levy, as revealed by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation. more

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Independent advocate for science and engineering, CaSE, has published a new Brexit report with policy requests from the science and engineering sector on people, funding and regulation, to mark the anniversary of the triggering of article 50. more

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Contract CRO, Aptus Clinical, is to be one of 12 partners to receive government funding that will be used to ensure more patients benefit from a new generation of disease-fighting medicines for cancer and non-cancer illnesses more

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The Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) has been named as the government’s partner to deliver the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy sector deal across the North of England. more

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As part of the launch of the British government’s industrial strategy for safeguarding the UK economy post-Brexit, it has announced a multi-billion pound sector deal designed to boost the nation’s life science sector. more

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In this online exclusive, Hitesh Dodhia, superintendent pharmacist at PharmacyOutlet.co.uk, looks at what the forthcoming government budget announcement should set out for pharma and healthcare in the current challenging political landscape. more

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In response to the latest government comment on the accelerated access scheme, the BioIndustry Association’s CEO Steve Bates has released a statement confirming the support of this important agenda by the association. more

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The manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has revealed that the 2018 National Manufacturing Conference, sponsored by Lombard — asset finance provider — will be held in London on 20 February. more

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The Independent has reported that a stark warning of a potential ‘post-antibiotic apocalypse’ has been issued by England’s chief medical officer (CMO), Dame Sally Davies, who has called on world leaders to take action on antibiotic resistance. more

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An award worth £12 million, from the government’s investment in healthcare and life sciences, will be used to expand the current size and capability of the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult large-scale GMP Manufacturing Centre more

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The manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has called for urgent clarity on the reciprocal rights for EU workers from the government as its recent survey warns of a recruitment crunch if access to skills from the EU is denied to UK businesses. more

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