The new Global Talent visa is making its way through 2020 to bring genius minds and extraordinary talent to the UK.
Britain was the first-mover in this global banking revolution. It is now helping other countries follow its lead.
In the 15 years since Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov first peeled off layers of graphite with Scotch Tape to discover the wonder material at the University of Manchester, the city has become a global epicentre of graphene.
Around half of Europe’s potential wave and tidal resource is thought to be in the UK. Globally, the waters around these islands - from the west coasts of England and Wales, the seas at the north of Scotland, to the Severn estuary – could account for up to 15 per cent of the world’s resources.
Britain is a world leader in AI. But with the US and China pouring massive amounts into the area, much real and artificial intelligence will be needed to stay at the top.
Talk about a hidden contribution. Few other countries do as much as Britain in the work of landmine clearance.
The UK consistently ranks as the best country for safety at work, with workplace fatalities around 0.4 per 100,000 employees. This is consistently better than any other European country and far better than the US.
Britain is leading the way in tackling certain plastic pollution
The Government’s Industrial Strategy sets four “Grand Challenges,” identified after consultation with science and industry. The Grand Challenges have been set “to put the UK at the forefront of the industries of the future" - and one is in artificial intelligence - which right now the UK is seen as a primary centre of expertise. So, how to keep us there?
England’s Rugby Football Union has set its sights high.
For the past 200 years, Britain has been a world leader in the development of professional standards