Business, jobs and growth

Business is the wealth generator of the UK, and small and family businesses are the often neglected heart of the UK economy, with family businesses alone employing nearly four in ten of the UK’s workforce. We propose ways to make the UK an economy all businesses can thrive in.

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Grade B for Hammond’s last Autumn Statement

Daniel Mahoney - Economy

Daniel Mahoney and Tim Knox provide a detailed examination of the UK final Autumn Statement.

The Free Ports Opportunity

Rishi Sunak MP - Economy

Brexit provides a new trade opportunity for Britain: the creation of Free Ports, writes Rishi Sunak MP.

Are We Heading for Blackout Britain?

Tony Lodge - Energy

Earlier this month a ‘perfect storm’ of circumstances caused electricity prices to rise to record highs with National Grid close issuing an emergency ‘Notice of Insufficient Margin’ to call on extra power.

The City Boys are Here to Stay

Daniel Mahoney - Economy

The UK’s strengths will mean that London continues to be Europe’s leading financial services centre.

Scotland: Could it become Greece without the sun?

Daniel Mahoney - Economy

Scottish independence would entail significant economic risk. Scotland’s budget deficit is currently over three times higher than the UK average as a % of GDP.

The Great Overtake

Daniel Mahoney - Economy

The OECD forecasts that the UK’s GDP is expected to surpass Germany in the mid 2030s.

How to Sell the Family Silver: Ignore the Banks

John Chown - Economy

John Chown explains how the Government can fairly and efficiently sell the remaining bank shares without losing millions of pounds in the process.

Are the doommongers right about the UK economy?

Daniel Mahoney - Economy

Which is the greater economic risk: an impending recession or missing borrowing forecasts?

99p petrol will not last forever

Daniel Mahoney - Energy

The current low price of oil is unsustainable for oil producing nations. The government must act now to ensure shale gas can fill the UK energy gap.

The Abolition of Deposit Insurance

Andreas Wesemann - Economy

Andreas Wesemann argues that the government must stop insuring bank deposits � a practice that has only resulted in an increase in the probability and severity of banking crises.

The Great Green Hangover

Tony Lodge - Energy

The Government must act now to cut bills and avoid an energy crisis next year.

No Time for Complacency on UK Economy

Daniel Mahoney - Economy

There has been success in the UK in reducing unemployment and public sector share of economy since 2010. But the country’s record current account deficit of 5.1% of GDP poses threat to its continuedeconomic recovery.

The Facts About Fugitive Methane

Richard - Energy

Methane, the main component of natural gas, has a high greenhouse potential, and opponents of shale gas production argue that even if one or two percent of the gas leaks, the advantage of natural gas over coal would be negated.

Not out of the woods yet

Tim Knox - Economy

With the Spending Review looming, the Government should use the opportunity to implement further supply side reforms and deficit reduction measures to ensure that UK economic growth and labour market performance remain strong.

Corbynomics: A Path to Penury

Adam Memon - Economy

Corbynomics is based on the false premise that Britain is a free market nirvana. Britain needs much deeper pro-market reforms not a return to nationalisation.

The Enterprise Right to Buy

Tim Knox - Economy

The Government should extend Right to Buy to commercial tenants. This could increase development and help reduce the deficit.

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