The Government needs to listen to its critical friends and produce fast reform of this scheme to help Britain compete.
Posts Tagged: Productivity
Its success in innovative industries is based on an R&D-intensive, novel-product-based, export-oriented business model. One that the UK should adopt.
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?
Tom Clougherty: Unless Labour resorts to printing money, higher income tax, NI or VAT are coming – for the many, not the few
That’s a legitimate political agenda, and people are quite welcome to vote for it. But they deserve to know what’s coming.
Ryan Bourne: Johnson’s policy prospectus is tainted by interventionism, statism, collectivism – and could be a lot worse.
We economic liberals should be cautiously thankful for the stay of execution that his leadership and manifesto have given us.
Andrew Smith: The next Conservative Government can deliver for the North by investing in regeneration.
I hope that we will see more of the Chancellor during the campaign explaining how his plans can help support investment to boost productivity.
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
Phoebe Griffith: To end austerity finally, Johnson needs more than a quick splash of populist spending
The third piece in our series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
McDonnell’s promise of a four-day working week with no loss of pay is an attempt to defy economic gravity
The workers being promised fewer hours for the same money would also have to fund huge increases in the cost of public services.
We should be encouraging business to develop high-value, high-quality products that the world wants to buy. Every department must turn its hand to this task.
Ever since the EU referendum, there’s been renewed focus on how to help poorer places. Helpfully there is decades of evidence about what does and doesn’t work.
I’m delighted that the Government is today unveiling 20 new University Enterprise Zones. These new UEZs will be based in universities right across the country.
Daniel Rossall-Valentine: Tech now underpins prosperity in every sector – so to thrive, we need more engineers
The UK is very well-placed to make the most of a technological boom age – except for one great and persisting tech weakness: a shortage of trained people.
Patrick Spencer: Some advice for the new Conservative leader. Stick to these three ideas to boost productivity.
The new Chancellor should stick to the basics of cutting taxes, spending more on education and rebalancing growth outside of London.
Iain Mansfield: Brexit by October 31. Stop using the Left’s language. And stand for skilled workers. Essentials for our next Prime Minister.
Which candidate can devise and push through the policies needed to unite the Tory shires with the Leave voters of the north?