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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Screen Shot 2017-02-06 at 17.49.22 All the videos of our Labour Business Annual Dinner - Listen to all the speeches from our annual dinner, as well as short interviews made on that evening.  
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 »


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Screen Shot 2017-02-06 at 17.38.35 Tribute to Sir Sigmund Sternberg by LFIG Editor -  Last year we were very sad to record the death of Sir Sigmund (“Sigi”) Sternberg.   Sigi was one of the original founders of Labour Business in 1972, and supported it throughout his life.   We publish an appreciation of his life by his son, Michael Sternberg QC. Sir Sigmund Sternberg (“Sigi”) – my father – who... Read More »
Screen Shot 2017-02-06 at 17.31.42 John McDonnell MP, Labour Business Annual Dinner 2016 Speech by LFIG Editor - Key Points: John was the first speaker. His main points were as follows Last week in the Autumn Statement  two basic facts were masked by the high numbers namely the hole of £120b in the budget caused not by Brexit alone but by Governemnt mismanagement. Our own people have suffered for six years as a... Read More »
Screen Shot 2017-02-06 at 17.24.03 Clive Lewis MP speech at Labour Business Annual Dinner 2016 by LFIG Editor - Good evening everyone, it’s a pleasure to be here this evening. It’s been…shall we call it…an interesting time …to take on the role of Shadow Business Secretary. Unless you’ve just emerged from cryogenic suspended animation – which given the weather out there is quite possible – you could not but have noticed that we’re are... Read More »
Screen Shot 2017-02-06 at 18.50.45 Welcome to the Annual Labour Business Dinner of 2016! by Hamish Sandison - Hamish Sandison, chair of Labour Business – Full introduction to Labour Business Annual Dinner 2016. Welcome to our members, our guests, our Parliamentarians. In addition to our speakers,, we’re very pleased to be joined by a number of MPs Now… it’s traditional on these occasions to look back on the past year.   On this occasion… I... Read More »
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 »