International Trade Secretary delivers trade speech: ‘Beyond Brexit: Britain and the Global Economy’

Dr Liam Fox will deliver the speech at Geneva’s Graduate Institute. Today (Thursday 20 July) the International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, flies to Geneva to deliver a key note speech at the Graduate Institute, to set out the opportunities for the global economy from trade after the UK leaves the EU. In a speech entitled … Read more

PM must prove Britain’s influence at G20 by winning agreements to improve workers’ lives, says TUC

The TUC is joining with trade unions from across the G20 today (Friday) to call for leaders at the G20 summit in Hamburg to agree action to create good quality jobs and increase wages. The Labour 20 (L20) Statement, from workers and trade unions in G20 nations, sets out policies to make the global economy … Read more

European Commission receives mandate to begin negotiations with the UK

The European Commission welcomes the Council’s decision today to authorise the opening of the Article 50 negotiations with the UK and to nominate the Commission as Union negotiator. The Commission also welcomes the adoption of the first set of negotiating directives. Together with the European Council guidelines agreed by the leaders of the EU27 on 29 April … Read more

Victorian Plumbing identified in ‘1000 Companies to inspire Britain’ report

Online bathroom retailer Victorian Plumbing is proud to announce that it has been included in the 2017 ‘1000 Companies To Inspire Britain’ report. The report, compiled by the London Stock Exchange Group, celebrates the fastest-growing small and medium sized businesses across the UK. To feature on the list, companies had to show consistent levels of … Read more

‘Left Behind Britian’: narrowing the social mobility divide

Education Secretary Justine Greening opens conference on the causes and consequences of declining social mobility in Britain. Education Secretary Justine Greening will today (Thursday 30 March) open a major conference in Westminster aimed at improving social mobility and building a shared agenda for action. The ‘Left Behind Britain’ conference, which is hosted by the Social Mobility … Read more