A Discussion Paper by the Economic Policy Group of Labour Business With a Foreword by Jonathan Reynolds MP Labour has a strategic opportunity to take the mantle of the “party of business” from the Conservatives and become “the natural party
Introduction Ahead of the local elections across the United Kingdom on 5th May 2022 and inspite of a turbulent backdrop of rising energy prices and a growing anti-Net Zero agenda, this discussion paper aims to look at realistic policies that
Foreword When Labour Business was approached by Hackney Labour Group with an invitation to collaborate with them in creating a business manifesto for the forthcoming local elections in May 2022, we jumped at the opportunity. Labour Business – founded
Capital markets have increasingly become a vehicle for value extraction, at the expense of long‐term productive investment by companies. A new Labour Business briefing paper examines the causes and consequences of these trends, and outlines two areas for policy development.
As Covid-19 has shown, governments in the future will have to accept a more active role in the economy. In this context, the regulatory framework for corporate governance will need to be adapted to support economic growth and encourage responsible business practices. A new report from Labour Business provides a route for how the Labour Party in office might begin to bring this about. It discusses reforms relating to shareholders, directors, and employees, as well as broader issues of regulation and enforcement.
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A new report from Labour Business is highly critical of the Government’s taxing of freelancers through the off-payroll regulations. The report has called for significant reforms to the way that the self-employed are taxed and how it is governed and overseen.
Written Evidence submitted by David Offenbach Vice-Chair, Labour Business (formerly Labour Finance and Industry Group) (Chair 2011 to 2015) in a personal capacity 25th October 2016 I write from my experience as a Solicitor acting for public, private
Through Labour Business, I joined the Kerslake Treasury Review Team in April 2016, about seven months after the project started. I worked on the project part-time until struck down by a particularly vicious flu bug at Christmas 2016. I have
Labour Business would be the first to admit that Labour’s pro-business credentials took a serious hit in the 2015 General Election. Labour was perceived as an “anti-business” party, which is one of the reasons why we lost. Whether that perception is fair or