The Government must always stand up to businesses’ excesses, without losing sight of the huge benefits that partnerships have brought.
Posts Tagged: Business
Carillion’s collapse would be tough for any government – but for the Party of business it is twice as dangerous
The price of being thought business-minded is that it reflects particularly badly on Tory ministers when the private sector gets it wrong.
The alarmism of Osborne and others has proved to be baseless – instead, our existing strengths in financial services position us to grow even stronger.
Too often it seems as though our perimeters are seen as a problem to be patched-up rather than an asset to be fully modernised.
Stephen Booth: The immigration policy that voters want post-Brexit puts control first – and a reduction very much second
Overall, our new report suggests that public attitudes towards immigration – and indeed leaving the EU – are not fuelled by racism or intolerance.
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.
These practical recommendations outline how EU migration could be sharply reduced while preserving access for employers to the best and brightest from across the EU..
It’s naive to imagine lobbying will change his nature. If he ever gains power, there won’t be any cosy chats over tea and biscuits on offer.
James Frayne: Businesses like Pizza Hut and Paperchase are abandoning Middle England, which is a big mistake
Too many corporate communications executives have more in common with left-wing Twitter activists than with their own customers.
I understand the Government’s keenness to achieve a free trade agreement with the EU, but we need to be careful that the price is not too high.
Yet embracing change doesn’t mean blinkered acceptance. It is a core Conservative belief that robust rules are needed to ensure one person’s freedom doesn’t trample that of others.
Gone is the Conservative certainty of reducing taxes to promote businesses’ own investment and growth.
Andrew Wood: Yes, Singapore really is an example we can learn from. But not for the reasons some Tories give.
It is not especially low tax, nor is it unregulated – though it is certainly a more business-friendly environment then the UK. Here is why it works.
Hammond’s plan – from abolishing Stamp Duty for most first-time buyers, through to reforms to help Universal Credit recipients.
It’s understandable why Paperchase chickened out over their Daily Mail advert – but it was still a mistake.