CBI director-general John Cridland has today announced a 12-point plan for unlocking the potential of Britain’s mid-sized companies.
Labour is failing to convince SMEs that its policies are credible.
Earnings growth beats leverage as the most significant factor in delivering returns in European mid-market buyouts.
Perhaps China isn’t so different from the UK after all. Chinese business leaders’ biggest bugbears are red tape and bureaucratic hurdles.
For once, I’m standing shoulder to shoulder with Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls and backing his call for VAT to be slashed to five per cent on DIY and home improvements.