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The second in a mini-series of articles on ConHome this week about healthcare after Covid.
It contributes a tidy £6.75 billion in GVA to the national economy each year as a net contributor to Treasury coffers.
It’s too easy to focus on cuts at big corporates or changes to traditional jobs, and lose sight of the people reshaping the world of work.
Stephen Booth: Opportunities for an agile, creative Britain from Brexit – as spelt out by former Remainers
Lidington writes that “the UK has the potential to be world-leading in areas such as fintech, life sciences, artificial intelligence and genetic modification”.
Alan Mak: Industrial strategy. Focus narrowly and don’t spread thinly – concentrating on key innovative sectors.
The third piece in a ConHome mini-series this week on industrial strategy after the pandemic.
George Freeman: The industrial strategy reforms I led helped to deliver Britain’s vaccine success. Now for the next phase.
I’m delighted to have been asked to help set up the new Taskforce for Innovation and Growth through Regulatory Reform.
Much of our economic growth and job creation comes from innovation from new enterprises. Tax incentives make sense.
The Government is proposing to plough £800 million into copying an idea the US abandoned decades ago. It won’t work.
Alexandra Marsanu: Rather than being paralysed by the doom and gloom, we need to seize the new opportunities
A re-think of how businesses are run and what skills are needed should start sooner rather than later.
Using technological solutions is not only effective but can enhance opportunities for those wanting to get involved in politics.
Register to put your questions to the best-selling science writer and campaigning peer on Wednesday 10th June.
When used against an indiscriminate shock like the Coronavirus, it can become a huge weight on the private sector.
Neil O’Brien: Policies for a new Britain – in which the central point for new Tory MPs is the moors on the edge of Sheffield
Can have a bold enough economic policy that people in these newly gained seats can see the difference in five years’ time?
We need to give innovators space to succeed (and fail), citizens more power online and off, and keep our country competitive.