To my dad, rugby was his religion – the rugby ground, his church. Dad was a committed believer, and as his daughter, my childhood Saturdays were spent watching him play. The “church” was Webb Ellis Road, where Rugby Lions had
On LFIG’s trip to West Cumbria we were given a glimpse of the interplay between the nuclear industry and local SMEs. The nuclear industry dominates the West Cumbrian economy, and has led to the development of an ecosystem of SMEs.
Energy is the front line. Energy is an intensely political area of business. It always has been. And it could be no other way given a fairly recent history where Government ran generation and supply centrally. Many of our existing
Perhaps not surprisingly having been involved in transport all my working life, I have found it extremely frustrating that, other than in London, transport has remained so low on Labour’s agenda for so long. Who can remember a national transport
Heathrow is a unique airport. It is the UK’s only hub airport combining local passengers with transfer passengers allowing airlines to fly to more destinations more frequently than could be supported by local demand alone.
There’s a energy revolution taking place in Plymouth. A new way of generating power and keeping the profits in the city is taking shape.
Bristol has a reputation for green activism, and will be European Green Capital in 2015. Local mayor George Ferguson is a local energy innovator and community activist, having put 31Kw of solar panels on a former Tobacco Factory which he
It is quite something to oppose a project supported by all three main parties – but not UKIP – and which is touted as vital for the British economy. Moreover, it seems even more unlikely that a railway specialist such
Let’s look at new and innovative policies which the boroughs could implement. One of the most serious problems Londoners on modest incomes face is accessing genuinely affordable housing. Our first priority should be to build more housing and do so
In an increasingly environmentally conscientious world, it is key that businesses realise the potential for success in raising their environmental standards. Small changes may lead to financial savings, new business, improved customer confidence, access to funding and increased profits. Simple