It’s no longer enough for corporations to centre their activities and decisions around stakeholder interests.
Neil Shastri-Hurst’s experience in the army and the NHS would stand him in good stead as MP for North Shropshire.
It’s not surprising that I do things differently, since I came to the role from a business background, rather than via the world of politics.
What normalisation should mean is the return to a functioning market economy where our wants and needs are met in today’s circumstances.
The Chancellor should use his statement on Wednesday to announce a comprehensive and ambitious plan to counter the threat.
At John Lewis where I was a new MD, we decided to put our trust in technology – to build a business model for the future.
Unity of purpose requires debate, compromise and ultimately putting collective interest above self- interest.
Nevertheless, tax alone won’t solve our challenge. Instead we must reshape the high street experience – as we’re starting to do in the West Midlands.
You may have thought his speech over the top. (And he may have thought so too.) But politics needs top-flight people who are really good at what they do.
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Big retail hasn’t adapted to the new world of e-commerce after 20 years – and it’s doubtful whether it ever will.
Andy Street is the right candidate in the right place at the right time.
He says that while Birmingham itself and Solihull are particularly buoyant, large parts of the region feel that they have missed out on growth.