It does not take much for figures on social mobility to astound our consciousness. Given one in every six children are still in relative poverty, it seems Britain is still a broadly unequal society. This situation underpins any modern progressive:
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
The UK needs a well-functioning financial sector which supports sustained and inclusive growth of the real economy.
It’s rarely heard against the back-drop of a Eurosceptic media. But the whispers are getting loud-er. Playing an active part in the European Union is important. For Wales, it is vital to our future economic prosperity. There is certainly scope
It has long been argued Britain has not made the most of our North Sea oil and gas reserves since the major fields were first discovered in the 1960s. Thatcher famously used up £166bn in North Sea proceeds on tax cuts and spending in the 1980s, rather than investing in a Norwegian-style sovereign wealth fund, for example.
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.
There is a growing consensus that nuclear is integral to the UK’s 21st century energy mix. Labour’s initial charge has belatedly been backed by the Conservatives and more recently, following a volte-face, by the Liberal Democrats. In Wales only Plaid
by Eva Tutchell and John Edmonds; 19 November 2013 Men hold most of the positions of power in British industry. That is common knowledge but the full extent of male dominance is sometimes obscured by a cunning use of percentages.
The LFIG event with the Fabian Women’s Network at Labour Party Conference on women in the economy highlighted how slow progress has been in getting women into positions of power in businesses in the UK. I am pleased to say
At 9.30 am we jumped into taxis outside Cambridge station and headed to Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group or MADG (www.marshalladg.com). With over 100 years of achievement, Marshall ADG is today one of the largest family owned and independent aerospace