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Upcoming events

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Labour Business Reception

25 September 2018 - Evening reception - Login for venue

John McDonnell, Rebecca Long-Bailey and other leading parliamentarians,

The party conferences promise to be exceptionally interesting this year. At Labour’s Liverpool conference, the Industry Forum will be co-hosting, with Labour Business and FleishmanHillard Fisburn, a business reception for the Shadow Treasury and BEIS teams. Should be a great chance to meet the sha... Read More

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A transforming strategy for SMEs

11 October 2018 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Bill Esterson MP, Shadow Minister for Small Business

Small and medium sized enterprises have a low profile but a vital role in the UK economy providing employment, training, innovation and flexibility in times of change. Their health and vitality will be essential during the challenging Brexit transition and this means that they will need all the help... Read More

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Owning our future relationship with Europe

15 October 2018 - Evening meeting - Login for venue

Panel discussion,

Whatever the outcome of the Brexit negotiations with the EU, and within the Westminster political parties, the mainland countries of Europe will forever remain the closest neighbours of the UK. It is thus in the overwhelming interest of all concerned that our future mutual relationships should be as... Read More

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Post Brexit trade prospects for Scotland

24 October 2018 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Stewart Hosie MP, SNP Spokesperson for International Trade

At the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, Scotland voted to remain in the UK against the policy of the ruling SNP party. At the 2016 EU referendum, in which the UK as a whole voted to leave the EU, Scotland voted to remain. Although the UK is Scotland’s largest trade partner, Scotland has impo... Read More

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Realising the potential of renewable energy

15 November 2018 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Shadow Energy and Climate Change Minister

The dominance of hydrocarbons as an energy source is coming to an end. There are increasingly good ways to capture renewable energy from unlimited natural sources such as solar radiation, wind, and geothermal rocks. But realising the full potential of this development requires an immense change to t... Read More

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Key issues for the Public Accounts Committee

06 November 2018 - Breakfast meeting - Login for venue

Meg Hillier MP, Chair of the Public Accounts Select Committee

The Public Accounts Committee is outspoken and hyperactive. It has a long list of current inquiries including the interface between health and social care, Universal Credit, the Brexit financial settlement, the performance of HMRC, the collapse of Carillion and many more. Come and hear Meg Hillier M... Read More

Events in planning

Building the northern powerhouse

Immigration and business: time to sync?

Is Europe falling behind in technology?

The issues facing the NHS

A vision for London

Can Whitehall become more business-like?

Growing the real economy

UK and European security are indivisible

Can devolution unleash growth?

Privacy versus security

A long-term strategy for energy