At a time of high youth unemployment, with more than 1 million young people in the UK still out of work, there is a real need to create apprenticeships and find ways of getting our future generation trained and employed.
Since the credit crunch of 2008, small businesses have faced considerable challenges accessing finance through traditional high street banking routes. The current picture suggests that there is little sign of this improving in the immediate future. Our figures suggest that
With George Osborne’s Budget largely uninspiring, it is now Labour that is leading the debate on how to make to make Britain the best place it can be to start, run and grow a business. In the run-up to the
Whilst the Labour Party is out of office nationally, there is still much we can do to support Britain’s small businesses, and we take this responsibility very seriously. Across the country Labour councils and councillors are often the first point
Ed Miliband has stated that he wants Labour to be the party of the small business and the self employed. A sensible approach because over half of UK turnover is generated by small business and there are nearly 5 million