LFIG, the Labour Finance and Industry Group, is the only socialist society affiliated to the Labour Party which is exclusively focussed on business – Labour Business. Our remit is twofold: to engage with the business community, and to develop the pro-enterprise policies on which Labour can campaign to win in forthcoming elections. LFIG is one… Read More »
We asked the candidates: How will you bust the myth that Labour is anti-business? Hamish Sandison, LFIG Chair The Labour Finance and Industry Group (LFIG) has asked the Leadership and Deputy Leadership candidates how they will “bust the myth that Labour is an anti-business party”. It’s clear to our members, and from subsequent polling, that… Read More »
LFIG’S new Chairman is Hamish Sandison. He is a partner in the Fieldfisher international law firm, and Chairman of their consultancy arm, Fieldfisher Consulting. He has served as a member of LFIG’s executive Committee for 2 years, and was a Labour Parliamentary Candidate in Monmouth in the 2010 General Election. He chaired the joint LFIG/Society… Read More »
A new LFIG/Society of Labour Lawyers (SLL) Report recommends ways of introducing a socially responsible procurement policy for the next Labour Government. This report, prepared for the Labour Finance and Industry Group and the Society of Labour Lawyers by an authoritative task force of lawyers, procurement professionals, trade union officers and business experts, busts the… Read More »
The Labour Finance and Industry Group (LFIG) is present at the 2014 Labour Party Annual Conference in Manchester with an exhibition stand and a range of fringe events on topics including public procurement, transport and empowering freelancers, start-ups and small business.
A new LFIG report calls for freelancing to be placed at the heart of the Labour party’s policy agenda. “Freelancers and the self-employed deserve to have their own policy agenda and framework” says Philip Ross author of the new Labour Finance and Industry Report entitled ‘The Freelancing Agenda’.
As Welsh Labour party members convened for the Welsh Labour Party Conference in Llandudno on the 28-30 March, Labour Finance and Industry Group was proud to launch the public consultations on the Report on Using Public Procurement to Promote Labour’s Values.
We welcomed Jon Cruddas MP at our LFIG meeting on 6th November. The meeting was very positive and fruitful. Jon is leading the Policy Review for the Labour Party and he outlined his vision and strategy. There followed a lively Q & A session, which allowed LFIG members to better understand the direction the Party is moving in.