The department brings together responsibilities for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change.
Their main responsibilities include:
- Developing and delivering a comprehensive industrial strategy and leading the government’s relationship with business.
- Ensuring that the country has secure energy supplies that are reliable, affordable and clean.
- Ensuring the UK remains at the leading edge of science, research and innovation.
- Tackling climate change.
Together with the Department for Transport, BEIS works closely with the Office for Low Emmission Vehicles (OLEV), who aim to ensure the UK remains one of the premier global markets for ultra loe emissions vehicles (ULEVs), as well as developing a nationwide recharging infrastructure strategy.
You can visit the BEIS website here.