The legislation has damaging structural flaws to the economy, is holding back UK businesses, and punishing the flexible workforce.
He claims is that the report that triggered his removal was both rushed and wrong.
Dan Neidle says that if the former Chairman had adopted a less aggressive posture, he would have walked away.
The Business Secretary demonstrated to the Federation of Small Businesses that he will be their true friend and champion.
The Government’s approach is unlikely to bring out the best from those upon whom it depends to get things done.
“Rarely can such a crucial issue have been given such cursory and one-sided analysis in our media” – the fourth piece in a week-long series.
The Chancellor’s team reportedly wants to cut it from 20 per cent to 19 per cent in 2023. Here’s why that wouldn’t be a good idea.
Pay is a business cost and, in reaction, profit-seeking firms will raise prices, cut worker benefits, slash services, or leave the sector if profits are squeezed.
The forgotten victims tend to be the taxpayer and small businesses – most of which can barely get hold of their local councillors, let alone ministers.
Looked at in the round, over the 2010-2016 period, the UK had the joint highest growth for a G7 economy, level with the US.
Plus: If Sunak wishes to ingratiate himself with small business people, he should scrap the loan charge and IR35.
Modest consolidation over decades is one thing; large increases over a Parliament would be quite another.
I know that government needs a cross-Whitehall programme that actively engages with the myriad of departments and agencies.
Together with error, it is set to cost the taxpayer an eye-watering sum in the region of £4.6 billion.