UK firms celebrate contract wins for Rio games

Two UK architecture firms have won prestigious contracts to deliver venue designs for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016. The contract wins are announced as Lord Sebastian Coe leads a...

London 2012 suppliers able to promote involvement in Olympics and Paralympics to help drive growth for Britain

Suppliers to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be able to champion their involvement in last summer's sporting spectacular, after a landmark deal has been reached by the...

Exporting the Olympic Spirit – New report on London 2012’s commercial legacy

2012 has been a significant year for Britain with the London 2012 Games propelling both the capital and the UK onto the global stage. The eyes of the world looked on as the UK showcased the...

Online service for small businesses launched

  A free online service has been launched to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with information, advice and guidance on exporting overseas. The service ‘Open to...

More help for small businesses looking to export

UK Trade & Investment and Barclays have joined forces to help Britain's small businesses grow by offering export advice. It comes as a new report from Barclays says businesses generate...

Seb Coe, Lord Green: work continues to realise Olympic business legacy

Trade Minister Lord Green and Olympics Legacy Ambassador Seb Coe today vowed to build on the success of the Olympic and Paralympic Games by working with industry to promote British skills,...

British Business Embassy - Willetts Welcomes Innovation in Assistive Medical Technologies

The Global Summit at the British Business Embassy has seen high profile medical technology initiatives from UK business. Welcoming initiatives announced by UK firms at today's Advances in...

British Business Embassy- Retail, Food and Drink Day

9 August 2012 Top Brands Announce Expansion Plans at British Business Embassy Retail, Food and Drink Summit British firms announced substantial UK and overseas investment at the British...

British Business Summit- Brazil Day

11 August 2012 Business Leaders Join Ministers to Hail Olympic Boost for UK Economy Ministers today vowed to capitalise on the success of the Olympics by working with UK firms to realise...

Ambition is Key Olympics Legacy - PM

13 August 2012 Britain's ability to be "ambitious" is the key lesson to come out of the Olympic Games, according to the Prime Minister David Cameron. "Frankly, we have got to dismiss the...

British Business Summit- Engineering Day

10 August 2012 The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced a series of deals by UK companies that will lead to hundreds of jobs in the engineering, aerospace and automotive sectors. He...

£700K Universities Partnership

A partnership between Heriot-Watt and Edinburgh universities has been awarded the second largest sum to date from a fund dedicated to turning scientific ideas into reality. The award of £700,...

Air Products to Build the World's Largest Advanced Gasification Energy-from-Waste Facility

Air Products announced it will build and operate the world's largest renewable energy plant in the UK using advanced gasification energy-from-waste (EfW) technology. The Tees Valley plant,...

British Business Embassy- Infrastructure Day

  8 August 2012   Infrastructure Summit Highlights Opportunities for UK Firms     The UK Trade & Investment Infrastructure Summit being held at Lancaster...

British Business Embassy- Energy Day 2

  07 August 2012   Top energy firms announce major UK investments at London 2012 summit   Chancellor George Osborne and Business Secretary Vince Cable will today...

On Board the Cutty Sark

  The British Business Club reaches new heights in Greenwich    The British Business Club hosted its first evening reception on the Cutty Sark on Friday. The tourist...

British Business Embassy- Life Sciences

  £29 million for life sciences research announced at British Business Embassy   Ministers announced substantial new funding awards to boost the UK life sciences industry, as...

British Business Embassy- Education

  Tuesday, 29 June 2010   Education, retail and ICT the focus of UK-Egypt business talks   Egypt has more to offer than tourist sites for the 1.3 million British...

British Business Embassy- Creative Industries

  On the 30th July 2012 the UK's creative industries saw a boost as global brand leaders met in London as part of the British Business Embassy Summits.   Investments worth...

British Business Embassy- Energy

  06 August 2012   Government announces £100 million fund for green investment and welcomes new jobs   Dagenham-based firm Closed Loop Recycling is announcing...

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