Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Magna Carta matters more than ever

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Magna Carta is more significant today for everything it has come to symbolise than it was when it was first sealed 800 years ago, according to Brunel’s Professor of Political Science Justin Fisher. (more…)

Queen's Speech review from Head of Renewables at Gilson Gray LLP

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

An analysis of policy changes and implications for the Renewables sector, by Andrew Fleetwood, Partner and Head of Renewable Energy at Gilson Gray LLP. (more…)

Queen's Speech – response from IoD

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Responding to the new Government’s legislative programme, as laid out in today’s Queen’s Speech, Simon Walker, Director General of the Institute of Directors, said: (more…)

IET highlights six steps to UK manufacturing success following the Queen’s Speech

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is highlighting six steps to help UK manufacturing fulfils its potential to boost the UK economy, following today’s Queen’s Speech. (more…)

CBI response to the Queen's Speech

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Katja Hall, CBI Deputy Director-General, said:

“This is a jam-packed Queen’s Speech, with a strong focus on stepping up a gear on the economic recovery – locking in growth, creating jobs and boosting investment right across the country. (more…)

What can SMEs expect from the Queen’s Speech?

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

With the Queen’s Speech due to take place tomorrow, 27th May, what can SMEs realistically expect from the newly elected Conservative party? (more…)

Small businesses feel less confident about future under new government and doubt election promises will be kept

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

New research reveals more small businesses feel less confident about their future under the new government than those who feel more confident, and many aren’t convinced it will keep its election promises. (more…)

Dennis Skinner 6/4 to lose his seat on Rebels’ Bench to the SNP

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

The Beast of Bolsover, Dennis Skinner MP, is 6/4 with Betway to lose his favourite seat on rebels’ bench in the Commons. (more…)

Is politics child’s play after all?

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

88% of adults turn to children’s political guide ahead of the UK General Election

Albert Einstein once famously said “Politics is more difficult than physics” (more…)

Nigel Farage has accused the Westminster establishment of appeasement in the face of the SNP threat

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Mr Farage said: “David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg have all shown appalling weakness in the face of the aggressive tactics of the SNP which threaten the future of the United Kingdom. (more…)

SNP In Government? 7/1 4th favourite, say bookies

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Only A Labour or Conservative minority government, or a repeat of the Conservative-Lib Dem coalition, are more likely outcomes than the SNP being involved in the next government (more…)

UK General Election 2015 – how it might affect investments

Monday, April 13th, 2015

By John Wyn-Evans, Head of Investment Strategy at Investec Wealth & Investment

The 2015 election promises to be the hardest to call in living memory, with the hegemony of the Conservative and Labour parties threatened by the rise of UKIP (more…)