What does the Budget mean for science and innovation clusters in the UK?
The Government has announced an additional £1.1 billion of funding for the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund and an increase of £120 million to the Strength in Places Fund. How will the promise of increased spending impact on science and innovation in the UK? And what can you do to make sure that your business exploits these opportunities?
Taking the bull by the horns – building resilience in UK farming
Insecurity in agriculture isn’t new and across the UK there is currently a high degree of uncertainty as farmers and rural enterprises look towards a post BREXIT agricultural sector.
Face recognition in sheep – what’s behind the headline?
With eye-catching headlines such as “Ewe again” and “Don’t I recognise ewe?” what really is behind the story that was all over the news last week?
The clock is ticking on grant funding for rural business development.
Some grants that are currently available to support rural businesses may no longer be available post-BREXIT. As a consequence, rural enterprises are being encouraged to access funding schemes sooner rather than later.
Positive outlook for upland sheep production in the UK at NSA north sheep 2017.
With BREXIT negotiations looming, UK agriculture faces a period of significant uncertainty. Prospects of declining markets, trade tariffs, loss of subsidy and a decreasing workforce pose significant challenges.
3 new funding opportunities to create jobs and growth in the rural economy.
In a major boost to jobs and growth in rural areas, businesses are being invited to submit expressions of interest for support under the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE).
Lamma Show, Peterborough, 18 January 2017.
A flying visit was made to the Lamma show in Peterborough, the UK’s largest farm machinery, equipment and agricultural services event held at the East of England Show Ground.