Labour Business

As an affiliated society to the Labour Party, Labour Business, formally known as the Labour Finance and Industry Group is the prime network and policy forum for progressives working in or interested in finance, enterprise and industry in the UK. Whether you are a business or finance veteran or a student, recent graduate or aspiring entrepreneur, Labour Business would love to hear from you.

We are constantly drawing in policy and business innovators, employers and employees who do so much to create the wealth that sustains all parts of the United Kingdom.

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Eventbrite_annualDinner2016 Annual Dinner 2016 - You are warmly invited to the Annual Dinner of Labour Business, formerly the Labour Finance and Industry Group (LFIG), on Wednesday November 30th, from 7:00pm at The Villandry Restaurant, Great Portland Street. Our keynote speaker will be the Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP, and he will be bringing his Shadow Front Bench team with him... Read More »
Hamish Sandison, LFIG Chair The Chair’s Report – Annual Conference 2016 - I am pleased to report that Labour Business made its presence felt more strongly than ever at this year’s Labour Party Annual Conference in Liverpool, with two sold-out fringe events, a well-attended exhibition stand, and an active delegate representing us in the conference hall. On Monday evening, we hosted our flagship Labour Business Fringe reception,... Read More »


Latest Opinion

rachel burgin community assets developers Executive Committee member Rachel Burgin talks about Conference 2016 by Rachel Burgin - Labour Party Conference 2016 was perhaps the most significant conference for the party since 1985. The re-election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader by such large margin will set the party’s direction for years – perhaps decades – to come. But the atmosphere on the Conference floor indicated that the mood among grassroots members was perhaps... Read More »
Labour Business supports statement condemning recent racists attacks by Tom Morrison-Bell - Labour Business wholeheartedly supports a recent statement tabled by the Society for Labour lawyers and agreed by the Socialist Societies condemning the shameful racist attacks that followed the European Referendum result. “The Society of Labour Lawyers condemns the racist and xenophobic attacks which have been reported to have taken place across the United Kingdom. Racially... Read More »
Peter Drus Britain at the heart of Europe is the only sensible choice by Admin - By Peter Droussiotis More than three months after the EU referendum in the United Kingdom was announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron and less than a month before the British people give their verdict and after countless debates, speeches, articles and commentary, there can be no doubt that the Leave campaign has completely run... Read More »
sanjay mehta Responding to the tax debate by Admin - Labour’s response to the debate on tax avoidance should speak to fairness and social justice whilst being proportionate and pro-business. This would help to lay a path to the sort of ‘big tent” politics that could reach deep into a watchful middle England whilst at the same time re-connecting with voters north of the border.... Read More »
Let’s stamp out the idea that Labour is anti-business by Tom Morrison-Bell - Stephen Kinnock MP and Hamish Sandison, Chair of Labour Business, outline how to bust the myth that Labour is anti-business. First published in Labour List, Thursday 13th May Last week, London was Boris Johnson’s London. This week, London is a changed city, a Labour London – Sadiq Khan’s London. There is much we can and should... Read More »
ElliotBidgood (1) The £1.8 trillion question: what should a pro-business Labour Party sound like? by Elliot Bidgood - The scale of Labour’s election loss in May came as a shock to many of us, myself included. But in retrospect, the polls had warned us that Labour substantially trailed the Conservatives on economic competence for much of the last parliament. That simply meant voters were loath to hand us stewardship of the UK economy,... Read More »