Ok, so as well as deciding to suddenly change departments / name with no notice (in itself enough to make me scream with frustration), those clever chaps and chapesses at the ex-DTI have gone one step further…and shifted most of the materials onto the new http://www.berr.gov.uk web address.
With no redirects.
Here comes a good few weeks of altering every single damn link to their materials that we’ve ever posted to our current awareness service.
Even changing the ‘dti’ part of the web address to ‘berr’ doesn’t work.
They helpfully tell me this when I click on a link:
“The DTI web page or document you are looking for has not been found.
The DTI web page or document you are looking for has not been found.
We have restructured our website, and the information you are looking for has been moved, or you have clicked on an inaccurate link.
If you are looking for a specific piece of information, you may find it easier to use the search engine or our Site Map.
If you are looking for a particular document DTI has published, you can search our Reports & Publications site.
If you still cannot find what you are looking for, call our Ministerial Correspondence Unit on 020 7215 5000 or email us.
Please update your bookmarks with the new URL.
Really? You think I should update my bookmarks? Why, what a splendid idea, I couldn’t have thought of it myself! And now, despite the fact that using it makes me weep with frustration, I’m meant to use your internal search engine to try and discover where you’ve put all those lovely, useful documents that we’d linked to because they were, well, lovely and useful!