The British people need the right tools, if we wish to stand any hope of creating a truly skilled workforce that will make UK business a success.
As we look to future of UK plc, I often wonder where the big British business ideas are going to come from, given we have with gaps in the country’s skills and productivity to fill.
After chancellor Philip Hammond’s economic reality check last week, it looks like the UK’s entrepreneurial army will have to roll their sleeves up and accept the challenge of pulling the country out of the mire again.
Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a plan to pump £400m of venture capital funds into the British Business Bank to support the UK’s growing companies.
As part of his Autumn Statement, chancellor Philip Hammond promised to double Export Finance funds, taking “total risk appetite to £5bn”.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has just given his first Budget address in the Autumn Statement 2016 speech, and here are the most important developments for business leaders.
In a digital infrastructure overhaul, chancellor Philip Hammond announced a £1bn broadband investment during the Autumn Statement 2016, which will spread fibre networks and 5G across Britain.
After chancellor Philip Hammond’s first Budget address to the Houses of Parliament, here is a full transcript of his 2016 Autumn Statement speech.
Ahead of the Autumn Statement, prime minister Theresa May has promised to deliver government investment of £2bn a year for research and development (R&D), while she also highlighted the modern Industrial Strategy and Brexit plans.