Business, Innovation and Skills
Mark Prisk (Minister of State (Business and Enterprise), Business, Innovation and Skills; Hertford and Stortford, Conservative)
The Government's plans for modernising the provision of publicly funded support, information and advice for business were set out in the 'Bigger, Better Business' pamphlet published on
Following the spending review, the nine Regional Development Agencies will receive £92 million for 2011/12 to fund the regional Business Link advisory service's core information, diagnostics and brokerage offer.
Future funding of:
is a matter for HM Revenue and Customs, who outsource the provision. The new national contact centre is subject to a tendering exercise.