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.
Globalization can bring the threat of a weakened SME sector, since its role in direct exporting is less than proportional to its size; economies of scale is important in the international commerce. But with small businesses being so key to
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
The decline of traditional heavy industries and the growth of our financial and service sectors have left a lasting legacy on our national economy. In short, too much UK wealth is created and consumed in London and the South East.
Borrow, Build, Sell. These are the characteristics of the UK housing market. A business model predicated on those selling and buying homes accessing cheap debt finance. A model which helped to fuel large increases in UK house prices, and led
Whilst the Labour Party is out of office nationally, there is still much we can do to support Britain’s small businesses, and we take this responsibility very seriously. Across the country Labour councils and councillors are often the first point
When the Cornish village of Lanreath lost their village shop, it was devastating for them. For some it meant longer journeys, but for the elderly or those struggling financially the impact was even worse. So they came together to think
As snow and ice lie thick, another chill is around the corner, according to Sir Andrew Cahn, ex Chief Executive of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) – an investment chill. And he isn’t alone in his concerns. “The Europe debate
Municipal bonds are debts issued by local government bodies, principally to fund capital expenditure. Like Government stock, they are traded. These bonds were used by local authorities in the UK for much of the Twentieth Century but in the 1980s