The confederation has wielded considerable influence over the last 30 years. But other, more entrepreneurial voices, must be heard, too.
The PM says that £6bn saved by delaying cuts in corporation tax will be used to fund public services like the NHS.
“This programme, which is appearing to value none of the contribution that business makes, will simply shut investment out of our country.”
It is capitalising on voters who weren’t born in the era of state monopolies having no idea how much worse these companies were under Corbyn’s dinosaur model.
Rather than abandon the Apprenticeship Levy, the Conservatives should radically reform it.
Economic competence has been the cornerstone of the Conservative appeal. Remove that cornerstone and the entire structure becomes fragile.
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
Regulations should be applied lightly and Business Rates cut. Improving transport links must be championed.
Our businesses have the ingenuity, skills and talent to succeed, but they need to know what the future will hold before they can invest, hire and deliver.
The Business Secretary argues that Parliament’s actions are “discouraging businesses from taking the steps they need to take”, and holding up private sector investment.
Let me give seven examples of principles that most Conservatives would support. I struggle to reconcile them with those pursuing a No Deal Brexit at any cost.
Rather than demanding capitalism-is-broken remedies, I have found strong support for measures they recognise will support their employers.
We should counter their crude and authoritarian plan proposals with a progressive plan for flexible working which better suits the modern workforce.
Almost half of the UK’s fastest-growing startups have at least one foreign-born founder – many of whom came to the UK to study, then stayed to work.
The UK needs a state-of-the-art ‘gigafactory’, and it should be built here in the West Midlands alongside our established automotive cluster.