Getting Serious!

At last! UK Business can hold its head up around the World and say “we’re still very much open for business”! A big sign went up over the UK this week making it clear that “someone is doing something about it”!
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The Chancellor’s Big Chance

At the end of May, the Prime Minister, whilst visiting Yorkshire, delivered his first major speech since the General Election. Read More

BP – Who’s Really to Blame?

I watch the unfolding drama in the Gulf of Mexico with a growing sense of frustrated unfairness.
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Final call for Trade Unions

Back in 2006 I gave a speech to the Scottish CBI when I was Director-General. In it, I encouraged the Trade Unions to get on the page of the 21st Century. Read More

Business and a Coalition Government

So now the hard work starts. All the pomp and circumstance, the headlines, the angst, the teddy-throwing and the love-ins are over and undertaking the hard yards starts.
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Now it’s just the voter that counts

So the closest, most interesting General election campaign for years draws to its nail biting close. No more gaffes, no more surprises, no more X-Factor style “Strictly Come Electioneering”.
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A Changing Market – Digby and Shirlaws

Lord Digby Jones joins Shirlaws Business Coaching for the first of several events planned in the UK.  The topic, Changing Market, emphasizes the need to “trade our way out of the current economic malaise”.
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