If you want a litmus test for recovery, look at the motorways

As I set out yesterday at 5am for a 400 mile round-trip from Kent to Sheffield I didn’t expect to be left with a feeling of swelling pride in the UK economy. However the motorways can give a very simple litmus test for the state of the UK’s businesses. According to Department for Transport statistics, traffic on UK roads has reached a record high with … Continue reading If you want a litmus test for recovery, look at the motorways

Businesses Beware: Don’t get caught by new Electoral Commission rules on ‘Non-Party Campaigning’

With less than six months to go to one of the most uncertain general elections in decades, there is much at stake for the UK economy and business landscape. Many businesses and organisations will, naturally, want to comment on what they view as the important political and public policy issues – whether they concern taxation, public spending, red tape, infrastructure investment, immigration, our relationship with … Continue reading Businesses Beware: Don’t get caught by new Electoral Commission rules on ‘Non-Party Campaigning’