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Recent problems with Silicon Valley Bank and Credit Suisse are examples of the stress that interest rate rises are putting on the financial system. But relaxing monetary policy now risks entrenching inflation.
Only when we work together to unlock the potential of Britain’s smallest entrepreneurs can we unleash the full power of the economy.
Britain’s high street banks might start focusing on the best possible stewardship of their clients’ dwindling funds rather than pushing their own pet political agendas.
A brief series highlighting how the Labour Party used to be intensely relaxed about people getting filthy rich, as long as they paid their taxes.
We need more information, transparency and scrutiny. A committee on the model of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards is required.
Councils should do more to share premises, such as libraries and office reception areas. So should post offices.
But David Enrich’s new book does include a lot about how Deutsche Bank lent the President the money needed to look successful.
It should remove those taxes and regulations that will stop business from applying their ingenuity on the problem of rebuilding from the ruins.
As Minister of Business and Industry, I will be working every day with those most at risk – whether in hospitality, tourism or travel.
Sooner rather than later, they will find a growing number of constituents coming to them for help with this latest twist in the housing crisis.
We must maintain our pro-enterprise agenda to cement our status as being a place where both businesses and investors can thrive.
Brussels gold-plates global standards, the Basel rules, and applies them to all banks of all sizes.
Most of the sound and furore about making it happen is all about means, but there has been virtually no debate about the ends.
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.