The online retail revolution has brought more convenience and lower prices to millions. Fighting it is an unworthy mission for a pro-consumer party.
Posts Tagged: Big Business
We re-run the author’s series on what might be done for the UK to be Ready on Day One.
The Conservatives: not the Party of “f*ck business”, but not the Party of blind obedience to big business, either
Prioritising large over small, or current businesses over future businesses, would hurt workers, consumers, taxpayers, investors and the nation.
Patrick Minford: More compliance. Lower productivity. Reduced growth. Why we must free ourselves from EU regulation.
If we do, we could reverse at least some of the six per cent hit to GDP it has caused so far. If we don’t, we could continue to lose productivity growth of 0.2 per cent a year.
We must turbo-charge the vehicle of British entrepreneurship as we drive across the Brexit bridge which should connect us with the rest of the world.
The Government must always stand up to businesses’ excesses, without losing sight of the huge benefits that partnerships have brought.
Abhishek Sachdev: Small and medium-sized businesses are being exploited by banks which abuse their power
Thousands of businesses have suffered material harm as a result of sharp practice against which they have no recourse.
James Frayne: Healthcare, crime and justice, quality retirement and the provinces. Four priorities for the Centre-Right
It ought to be focused on those areas that the public really care about and where it can meaningfully offer useful policy ideas.
The third in a three-part series of contributions from the ‘New Blue Book’.
Kevin Hollinrake: Why the National Minimum Wage should be raised to the level of the National Living Wage
A new study shows that paying a living wage is good for employees, and that it’s proving to make good business sense too.
Westminster is streets ahead of most boardrooms in dealing with intense media scrutiny.
Greg Clark and BEIS have the opportunity to create a much more coherent and considerate approach to setting the rules for business.
Both consumer price inflation and higher interest rates are needed.
Alexander Temerko: Out go Cameron’s clip-voiced Etonians. In comes McLoughlin, Tory working class hero.
The former pit worker is the man to make the Conservatives a true One Nation party.
The sale of ARM Holdings to Softbank is a curtain-raiser for May’s new plan – over which he has charge.