Letter from Businesses in support of Labour’s Manifesto

Why businesses support Labour Now more than ever we need to bust the myth that the Conservatives are the Party of business. The truth is that the Conservatives are being exposed for presiding over a weak and wobbly economy, with no credible plans for job creation and shared prosperity in the future. By contrast, Labour… Read More »

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Labour Business takes part in the 2017 Regional Economic Conference Series

Labour Business  was delighted to participate in a lunchtime briefing as part of John McDonnell’s first Regional Economic Conference on February 4th in Liverpool.    Hamish Sandison, Chair of Labour Business, was joined by Executive Committee member Frederique Prevost and strategy consultant Ed Will at a packed session, which included contributions from Peter Dowd MP, Shadow… Read More »

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Annual Dinner 2016

You are warmly invited to the Annual Dinner of Labour Business, formerly the Labour Finance and Industry Group (LFIG), on Wednesday November 30th, from 7:00pm at The Villandry Restaurant, Great Portland Street. Our keynote speaker will be the Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP, and he will be bringing his Shadow Front Bench team with him… Read More »

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The Chair’s Report – Annual Conference 2016

Hamish Sandison, LFIG Chair

I am pleased to report that Labour Business made its presence felt more strongly than ever at this year’s Labour Party Annual Conference in Liverpool, with two sold-out fringe events, a well-attended exhibition stand, and an active delegate representing us in the conference hall. On Monday evening, we hosted our flagship Labour Business Fringe reception,… Read More »

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Labour Business – What’s it all about?

Hamish Sandison, LFIG Chair

By Hamish Sandison, Chair, Labour Business Welcome to Labour Business, the new-look (former) Labour Finance and Industry Group (LFIG). As Chair of Labour Business, I wanted to share with you the thinking behind our new name, and our aims for the future. Labour Business – formerly known as the Labour Finance and Industry Group or… Read More »

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Let’s stamp out the idea that Labour is anti-business

Stephen Kinnock MP and Hamish Sandison, Chair of Labour Business, outline how to bust the myth that Labour is anti-business. First published in Labour List, Thursday 13th May Last week, London was Boris Johnson’s London. This week, London is a changed city, a Labour London – Sadiq Khan’s London. There is much we can and should… Read More »

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Labour Business launches with Stephen Kinnock’s new vision for Labour’s relationship with Business

On Monday night, we said farewell to the Labour Finance and Industry Group (LFIG) as it relaunched under its new name, Labour Business. Labour Business has an incredibly proud history: it was established by Harold Wilson in 1972 to start that conversation with the business community which Labour must have in order to win elections, and remains the oldest, largest,… Read More »

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Labour Business (LFIG) publishes London Business Policies

Devised by business experts, the “Labour Business: Policies for London” report sets out detailed policies for London ranging from a shared ownership housing scheme for employers and employees to an innovation challenge fund for London’s outer boroughs.   The report also calls for a network of London apprenticeship agencies, and argues for the expansion of Gatwick… Read More »

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Join Us for Our Fringe at Labour Party Conference

                        LFIG Fringe at Labour Party Conference 2015 Date & Time Tuesday 29th September 2015, 17:30 to 19:30 Venue GB1 Terrace, The Grand Hotel Sponsors Labour Finance & Industry Group (LFIG) Chair Philip Ross Speaker Toby Perkins MP Member of Parliament for Chesterfield Additional… Read More »

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