The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) is a significant part of the government’s commitment to spend £4.7 billion on research and development over four years. The ISCF also supports the ambitions set out in the government’s Industrial Strategy. UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), established in April 2018, is responsible for implementing the ISCF, which is … Read more
Business and enterprise
This report examines the implementation of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.
23 Oct 2020
This report considers what the Superfast Broadband Programme has delivered and the lessons for government’s roll-out of nationwide gigabit broadband.
16 Oct 2020
This investigation describes the scheme’s purpose and how it functions, performance to date, and how government manages value-for-money risks.
7 Oct 2020
The C&AG has reported on the 2019-20 accounts of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
1 Oct 2020
Investigation into how government increased the number of ventilators available to the NHS in response to COVID-19
This investigation provides an account of how public money was used to increase the number of ventilators available to the NHS.
30 Sep 2020
This report sets out the process by which MHCLG chose the 101 towns in England it invited to develop Town Deals.
21 Jul 2020
This report examines Department for International Trade (DIT) and UK Export Finance (UKEF) progress and performance in supporting UK exports.
15 Jul 2020
This investigation examines the government’s response to the collapse of Thomas Cook.
19 Mar 2020
This report examines the extent to which gambling regulation protects people from gambling‑related harms and addresses emerging risks.
28 Feb 2020