EDITORIAL: Yet another major financial institution made the headlines recently with Lloyds Banking Group’s £218 million fine, paid to the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and various US financial regulators over its manipulation of LIBOR and the Special Liquidity Scheme,
At the Inclusive Prosperity Conference earlier this month, Ed Miliband firmly voiced his support for business adding that ‘dynamic entrepreneurship is key to our future success.’ Traditionally, it is the Conservatives who have been perceived as the party of choice
As a One Nation Labour Party we need to expand our horizons beyond haphazard thinking on rural issues in order to secure a sustainable economy for Britain’s countryside and reach out to the rural electorate. What must be recognised is
An interesting idea has been put forward recently for the creation of a new ‘Growth’ Commissioner at the European Commission. What would be the point?
At the end of March, Llandudno will be hosting the Welsh Labour conference. It will be a great opportunity to highlight our policies – and provide a welcome boost to the small and medium sized companies that are the mainstay
Last week the Sunday Times included Whitchurch village, Cardiff in its 101 best places to live in Britain. The list featured Welsh towns including Abergavenny, Brecon, Hawarden, Laugharne, Rhossili, and Tenby. One important reason for selection was thriving village shops
If we have a Labour government elected in 2015, our incoming Chancellor of the Exchequer is going to be faced with daunting economic problems – made worse by years of ineffective Coalition policies.
Recently, Chuka Umunna rightly talked of the unacceptable “ceiling” women face in reaching the top of their business. Looking at the McKinsey report, “Women Matter”, we can see that men are three times as likely to be promoted into middle
The Valley of Death is an expression used to describe the black hole in which a lot of research ends up in. Many researchers get stuck in the Valley of Death, not having the tools, skills or financial backing to
LFIG had the enviable problem of having a room that was too small for their fringe meeting on small business at the Labour Party conference. It was standing room only as sixty plus people packed into the room to hear