Tag Archives: Business

The public is to the left of Labour, but that’s where things get complicated

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Ed Miliband beware: people don’t vote for policies, they vote for governments.

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Unemployment: London councils intervene and business likes it

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The old-fashioned attitude that says business needs freeing from the state so that it can be competitive is being overturned by councils of all colours.

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We need long-term prosperity over short-term, damaging and unequal greed

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Business must be coupled with sustainability so we all benefit from growth.

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The Tory Party is no longer the party of business

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Tory anti-immigration rhetoric is resulting in a backlash from business.

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The ‘arms for dictators’ scandal isn’t new. It is cross-party, well-established and has been going on for too long

The fringe issue of arms export criteria became headline news yesterday, with the Independent’s splash on an ‘arms for dictators’ scandal.

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Experts line up to distance themselves from Fallon’s deregulatory push

Business minister Michael Fallon MP this week blamed both the financial crisis and the deaths in Mid Staffordshire hospital on the “regulatory culture” of the Labour years. However deregulation risks babies and bathwater territory. What we need is better and more effective regulatory systems so that failures cannot be ignored again and stakeholders are protected.

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Cameron is no friend of business when it comes to immigration

TweetDuring David Cameron and Nick Clegg’s Mid Term Review press conference the Prime Minister claimed that on every issue the government had supported wealth creators.  However, there is at least one striking way that the Coalition has not agreed to the demands of business leaders. This is the issue of immigration. Cameron aims to reduce […]

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Banking reform isn’t the complete solution – it’s also about culture, culture, culture

Jonathan Orde of the Young Fabians explains that it’s not all about banking reform – City culture needs to be tackled too.

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Where can investment come from?

Stephen Beer investigates why investment is not reaching the UK economy and what Labour can do to induce investment among our nation’s businesses.

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Umunna: The case for an active government and modern industrial policy

Read the text of shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna’s speech todoay to Policy Network’s conference on growth and a new political economy.

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