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Key questions for UK science and technology

08 November 2017 - Breakfast meeting - Login for venue

Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP, Chair of the Science & Technology Select Committee

Many businesses are concerned that the UK needs a really strong focus on science, technology and innovation as part of our industrial strategy. This is particularly important while we grapple with the problems and uncertaintities arising from Brexit. Protecting the strong UK science base, safeguardi... Read More


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A successful transformation for City financial and professional services

16 October 2017 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Mark Hoban, Chair - International Regulatory Strategy Group

It is no exaggeration to say that many in the City and the wider UK economy are concerned about the regulatory and competitive disruption that the Brexit process may cause. Like the rest of the economy however, the financial community is determined to adapt and thrive. To do this it is essential to ... Read More


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Labour Conference Business Reception

26 September 2017 - 18:00 - Login for venue

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During the recent general election Labour’s economic and business policies marked a distinctive break from recent Conservative, Coalition and New Labour policies. Come and hear about Labour’s approach to macro-economic policy and industrial strategy from key members of the shadow Treasury and BE... Read More


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International trade issues

21 September 2017 - Breakfast meeting - Login for venue

Catherine West MP, International Trade Select Committee member

International trade has been high on the agenda ever since George Osborne announced the ambitious target to cut the UK trade deficit by increasing export trade to 1trillion pounds by 2020. If anything, Brexit has made such an objective more urgent but not necessarily easier. Catherine West MP for Ho... Read More


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Brexit and the future of global trade

03 July 2017 - Evening meeting - Login for venue

Panel discussion,

In this seminar the expert panellists will consider the implications for global trade over the next two years of the Brexit negotiations and a possible Brexit at the end of them. They will also place European trade in the context of global trade, which is subject to a number of growing uncertainties... Read More


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Hard Brexit? Soft Brexit? No Brexit?

28 June 2017 - Evening meeting - Login for venue

Panel discussion,

The minority Conservative government’s Brexit policy is in chaos. The Prime Minister’s personal position is fragile; Ministers contradict each other publicly; and the traditional supporters of the Conservative party in the City and business become daily more vocal about their unease. Against th... Read More