Quantum technology, which takes advantage of the strange behaviour of materials on an extremely small scale, will receive �270m government funding in Thursday's Autumn Statement.
Technology giant Hewlett Packard plans to slash more than 1,100 jobs at UK sites in the new year, union leaders claim. Unite said the US-based firm will axe 1,124 posts in Bracknell, Berks, Warrington and Sheffield, as well as home workers.
A renewable energy company warns that it will cancel some onshore wind farms because of subsidy cuts, even as ministers vow to put infrastructure at the heart of economic plans.
As the British government aims to dispose of its stake in Eurostar, the company is setting its sights on a major expansion that could involve new domestic service in coming years.
A battle in the Channel over who can run ferry services between Dover and Calais is set to go into judicial extra time after a tribunal ruled that a new entrant could continue to run services - for now.