As part of its election campaign the Labour Party recently published “Rewriting the Rules: Labour’s vision for corporate governance, accountability and regulation”. Nigh on every paragraph, sends the reader into a world of delusion.
Labour’s desire to cut down on average working hours might unnerve some business owners, but could it improve productivity and profits by preventing burnout and staff turnover?
Charlie Mullins explains why Jeremy Corbyn’s bargain bucket of shoddy Labour policies will impact the business community badly.
In the aftermath of being elected leader of the Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn has unveiled his new shadow cabinet and appointed Angela Eagle as shadow business secretary and first secretary of state in place of Chuka Umunna.
Businesses urge new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to recognise the importance of business and wealth creation in the UK.
With Ed Miliband leaving the Labour party after its general election results, Chuka Umunna is only the second to officially declare he's part of the race to become party leader.
Former prime minister Tony Blair and current shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna have recently spoken about the need for Labour to readdress its approach towards UK businesses.
“The idea that you turn your back on the world’s largest trading block, and send a message to the rest of the world that you are pulling up the draw bridge and wanting to get away from it, would be catastrophic,” said Labour’s shadow minister for small business Toby Perkins in an interview with Real Business.
Speaking to Real Business at the site of Croydon's new business incubator, the shadow business secretary warned that more needs to be done to provide affordable business space. His comments came after new research showed small businesses were becoming increasingly put off from being based in central London.
As next month's general election is drawing ever closer, and now all of the parties have released manifestos, Real Business decided to draw out some of the key points to note for businesses.
In one of the opening salvos to May's general election, the Labour Party lifted the lid on its business manifesto – detailing how it will go about supporting "productive, growing and profitable firms" if it is elected to government.
I don’t think anything has made me feel so keen on giving up running a business in Britain as the Labour conference has today