Stephen Kinnock MP and Hamish Sandison, Chair of Labour Business, outline how to bust the myth that Labour is anti-business. First published in Labour List, Thursday 13th May Last week, London was Boris Johnson’s London. This week, London is a changed
The UK needs a well-functioning financial sector which supports sustained and inclusive growth of the real economy.
It is now recognised in the UK that International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) mandated by the EU along with the voluntary adoption by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of International Auditing Standards (ISAs) in 2005 contributed significantly to the financial crisis by allowing banks to overstate profits and asset values.
Whilst the Conservative Party have recently championed investment in infrastructure and are trying to position themselves as the party of business, it is useful to consider that they are doing little on some of the issues small business is crying out for help on.
Globalization can bring the threat of a weakened SME sector, since its role in direct exporting is less than proportional to its size; economies of scale is important in the international commerce. But with small businesses being so key to
The saga of scandals emanating from the global banking sector seems to be endless. Accusations of manipulation of foreign exchange and other paper markets are only the latest in a long series of public exposures, undermining trust in our financial
LFIG had the enviable problem of having a room that was too small for their fringe meeting on small business at the Labour Party conference. It was standing room only as sixty plus people packed into the room to hear
At 9.30 am we jumped into taxis outside Cambridge station and headed to Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group or MADG (www.marshalladg.com). With over 100 years of achievement, Marshall ADG is today one of the largest family owned and independent aerospace
The most important issue in Aberconwy, like much of the rest of the country is jobs and the economy. The latest estimate is that there are 3,400 people in the constituency looking for work. Last year in his conference speech
The UK is in the midst of an occupational pensions revolution as 10 million people are automatically enrolled in a workplace pension for the first time. Labour started this revolution. The last Government was the author of auto-enrolment and began