Posts Tagged ‘Vince Cable’

Cable: FCA report confirms RBS took small businesses to the brink

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

The Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed it is investigating whether “further action” is needed against Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) for the way it treated small business customers. (more…)

Cable and NUS launch major report into future of Further Education

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

The leader of the Liberal Democrats, Vince Cable and the National Union of Students’ president Shakira Martin have today launched the Students Shaping Post-16 Skills Report. (more…)

Only £197k paid out of Govt's £300m business rates relief fund

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Only around £197k of the government's £300m business rates relief fund has actually been allocated, Liberal Democrat research has revealed (more…)

Vince Cable declared Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Vince Cable has been declared Leader of the Liberal Democrats with the backing of every one of the party’s MPs, succeeding Tim Farron. (more…)

Employment up, unemployment and economic inactivity down

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

With all the Brexit problems besieging Theresa May’s government, they did get a fillip from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today in the form of continued good news on employment. (more…)

Vince Cable warns of "Brexit crunch" one year on from referendum result

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

One year on from the referendum result, Vince Cable has warned that the country is facing a "Brexit crunch" unless Theresa May changes course. (more…)

British tech giants back the Lib Dems

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

The Liberal Democrats have welcomed the endorsement of 60 leaders from the tech industry. (more…)

Cable: Tories and Labour have turned backs on economy and business

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

In a major intervention of the campaign, Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor Sir Vince Cable will use a speech on Friday to warn (more…)

Cable – Use 2014 To Get More Women On Boards

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

FTSE350 companies have been challenged by Business Secretary Vince Cable and Lord Davies to seize the opportunity and increase the number of women in their boardrooms. (more…)

First New College In 20 Years To Support Development Of HS2

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Plans for a new college to train the next generation of world-class engineers to work on the construction of High Speed 2 (HS2) have been unveiled today (14 January 2014). (more…)

Zero-Hours Contracts Vital For Business Flexibility

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Business Secretary Vince Cable today ruled out an outright ban on the use of zero-hours contracts, saying they offered employers "welcome flexibility". (more…)

£2.3 Million To Open London's Professional Services To More Apprentices

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

An innovative apprenticeships programme will be delivered in the capital's professional services sector after a £2.3 million boost. (more…)

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