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  • The UK must lead on global finance

    Making the World Green with Envy

    Earlier this month, London hosted the second annual Green Finance Summit. Green finance, which involves investing in more sustainable products, is yet one more way the UK has potential to set a global benchmark. The summit, brought together more than 700 delegates from the realms of business, government, and regulation to discuss how green finance…

  • UK In Space Race

    Lift Off: UK Set for a New Space Era

    Yesterday was a strong day for the British aerospace industry as a series of announcements took place at the Farnborough Airshow, which are set to put this £3.8bn back on the global map. Some of the most significant announcements that took place yesterday included: Lockheed Martin to establish vertical launch operations in Sutherland, Scotland and develop…

  • Full Brexit Is Needed

    A Full Brexit Creates Opportunities For Britain

    The Government yesterday released the White Paper which outlines the proposals for the future relationship with the European Union. The Chequers Plan, as it has been called, unfortunately does not allow the UK to fully seize the opportunities the lie ahead. Crucially, the White Paper includes a “common rule” book, which would mean that the…

  • UK Must Focus on Growth

    It’s time for the UK to drive real growth

    The Global Financial Crisis in 2008 saw ripples through the global economy that seem to have mostly recovered. Despite political noise, we have had relatively strong economic stability and growth, which has stayed above 3pc since 2010. Both the US and China have pursued agendas of big, bold growth and have both invested heavily in…

  • Drone Technology

    New Technology, New Economy

    PwC has today released a report that stresses the renewed importance of drone technology. The report estimates that drone technology could contribute a staggering £42 billion to the UK’s economy by 2030 with as many as 76,000 drones due to be in use across Britain’s skies. What’s more, it’s expected that there will be approximately…

  • UK Tech Sector

    Smart and Bright Future Looks Certain As London Named One of the World’s Biggest Tech Hubs

    London has always been at the centre of innovation. There has always been a strong focus on innovation-driven business development, both domestically and globally. Despite British aversions to taking risks and an often paralytic fear of talking ourselves up, we have developed a strong economy because we encourage innovation. This strength has been solidified this…

  • Galileo Project Will Present Opportunities

    Britain To Take on EU Rival In Galileo Project

    The UK and the EU have been in long and intensively on-going discussions about the future of the satellite Galileo Project. Galileo is the EU’s Global Satellite Navigation System (GNSS) which provides accurate positioning and timing information. When it is in its Final Operating Capability in 2020, it will be one of the most important…

  • British Manufacturing

    Boost for Britain: Manufacturing Will Be Crucial for Britain’s Future

    Britain’s car manufacturing sector is strong. We do not often hear this but it will be crucial in future opportunities in a post-Brexit environment. There have been recent investments that should promote our confidence and allow us to attract further investment. The announcement today that Peugeot-maker PSA will raise output at its British Vauxhall van plant, is…

  • plastic depository scheme

    Britain unveils new plans to tackle the seven billion plastic bottles dumped each year

    All drinks containers in England, whether plastic, glass or metal, will be covered by a deposit return scheme, the government has announced. The forthcoming scheme is intended to cut the litter polluting the land and sea by returning a small cash sum to consumers who return their bottles and cans. Similar schemes operate in 38…

  • London remains the world's leading finance centre

    London is still the top spot for world finance

    Amid all the uncertainty and difficulties the country faces, London is officially the world’s leading financial centre, according to a new report. Fending off competition from New York and Tokyo, the Global Financial Centres Index, compiled yearly by Z/Yen, places London as the top financial player out of some 110 cities analysed. London retains top…