82.5 per cent of all jobs in this country are in the private sector. Of these, 61 per cent are in the SMEs – small and medium-sized enterprises. In other words, over 50 per cent of all jobs in the United Kingdom are now in small businesses.
The twenty-fifth article in a new series on ConHome about how government might be made smaller, taxpayers better off and and society stronger – through strong families, better schools and good jobs.
A major target of Government policy in respect of the domestic and trade economy ought to be the rebalancing of our unsustainable balance of payments deficit.
A shallow fixation on salaries ignores or disguises the much more challenging economic circumstances of many entrepreneurs and small business-owners.
The second part of a ConHome series this week on housing and planning in the wake of the Queen’s Speech.
Closer engagement between government and the sector is vital to ensure we deliver the policies they need most.
Government should make it attractive for entrepreneurs and engineers to come up with new ideas themselves.
Here’s how we combine climate action and nature regeneration with fairness and levelling up.
I’ll get back to work the moment the election result is announced.
SMEs are facing unprecedented challenges. Faster internet speeds can make a great difference.
Furthermore, increasing global tensions make improving our defence capabilities essential.
He must ensure that taxation supports viability before he can start to focus on balancing the books.