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Posts Tagged: Business
The online retail revolution has brought more convenience and lower prices to millions. Fighting it is an unworthy mission for a pro-consumer party.
We re-run the author’s series on what might be done for the UK to be Ready on Day One.
Those who wish to wear fur and those who do not will both benefit from clearer labelling of fur products, backed up with stronger enforcement.
They are rated as the taxes which are most harmful to rates of enterprise, above all others. We would all gain from improving how they work.
Aggressive begging has discouraged people from visiting the town centre. The Labour Council has failed to deal with the problem.
Nicky Morgan: Once again, we split over Europe. Once again, we undermine our leader. We Conservatives are set to repeat the same failed cycle. Will we never learn?
We are re-proving that ‘we learn from history that we do not learn from history’.
A customs union 2) Simon Clarke – As a convinced Brexiteer, and an optimist about Britain, I see that joining one would lock us into decline
We shouldn’t be glued as a vassal state to a declining European market.
James Frayne: Relations between businesses and politicians are made worse by the fact each misunderstand the other
It’s not just about Brexit – it’s deeper and longer-standing than that. Ironically, relations would improve if they each a bit more combative.
Nicky Morgan: If Cabinet Ministers aren’t prepared to listen to business, they should consider their position
Saying “f**k business” is the kind of lack of understanding I’d expect from our Marxist-sympathising Shadow Chancellor – not from a Conservative Foreign Secretary.
“I think there will be a good deal, but I can’t pretend that there is a deal now that’s in our back pocket and we’re just going through the motions.”
Nick Campsie: When a dam bursts, blame the engineer – not the water. So it should be with government and capitalism.
What is wrong with our version of the systen is not that capitalists are ignoring the rules, it’s that the rules they are following are misspecified.
Sean Malkeson: Why the Year of Engineering should matter to Conservatives – and are we making the most of it?
As the son of a plumber who ran his own local business for several decades, I know that such technical professions can be extremely rewarding.
Lord Ashcroft: Special Report – Malta makes a strong case to host the EU outposts of British companies after Brexit
As well as its historic links to this country, the island offers a solution-solving attitude and solid work ethic.
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.