A BETTER PLAN FOR BUSINESS: A Dynamic, Rebalanced Economy with Strong Public Finances The first day of the 2015 general election campaign saw Ed Miliband launch Labour’s compelling Plan for British Business at Bloomberg’s in London. His overarching vision is
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:
Back in May I was invited as a member of LFIG to a non-political reception for professional women hosted by Ernst and Young. The company, named one of The Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women 2013, has been recognised for
Sometimes seeing your world through the eyes of an outsider is useful: I was once a stranger to this coast but that was 15 years ago. So I accompanied LFIG on a trip to see, I thought, the nuclear industry.
I left wanting to retrain as a Plumber. That was no small achievement for Britain’s Energy Coast Construction Skills Centre (“BECCSC”). I was an “academic” student at secondary school: I excelled at writing and in core academic subjects. I never took
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 a time of high youth unemployment, with more than 1 million young people in the UK still out of work, there is a real need to create apprenticeships and find ways of getting our future generation trained and employed.
It’s not rocket science to say that at the heart of every world class economy there lies a world class education and skills system driving it forward.
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
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