The Spring Budget was the chancellor’s opportunity to instil boost business confidence and get them spending, hiring and investing. Unfortunately, the result was underwhelming.
The end of last week was a whirlwind when, finally, some common sense was applied to the EU referendum debate – leaving it in the hands of parliament.
There is little doubt that the launch of the new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Entrepreneurship will mark a significant and welcome shift in political knowledge about entrepreneurial issues.
Following on from her 90th birthday celebrations, the Queen has given her state opening of parliament speech, during which she spoke of economic recovery and technological advancements. We heard from the UK’s business leaders about their thoughts on the announcements.
In his seventh Budget speech since becoming chancellor, and first made by a majority Conservative government since November 1996, George Osborne set out what the UK electorate can expect from the next five years of rule.
Just 100 years ago, there were no female politicians in the Houses of Parliament. But the 2015 general election proved to be an historic event for women.
Moves to open up opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses in the UK looking to access funding from sources across other EU member states received the blessing of senior parliamentarians today.
What could be more unique than David Cameron voting against his own Queen's speech? From never-ending jobs to stamina-building voting sessions, the life of an MP – or that of Prime Minister – is never easy when you have parliamentary oddities to contend with.