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Upcoming events

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Implications of the new UK National Security and Investment Bill

01 February 2021 - Late morning - Login for venue

Stephen Kinnock MP, Shadow Minister for Asia and the Pacific

The UK Government is introducing comprehensive and wide-ranging proposed reforms to its powers to scrutinise foreign investment, and investment with national security implications. The long-awaited National Security and Investment Bill marks a step-change to the Government’s enforcement powers bri... Read More

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An integrated approach to pensions and benefits in recovering from the pandemic

09 February 2021 - Late morning - Login for venue

Jonathan Reynolds MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Economic recovery from the pandemic is likely to be difficult and there is some danger that ‘Treasury thinking’ will resist innovative ideas that require further expenditure and investment. Many people in business, however, recognise that to avoid a repeat of the slow recovery from the 2008 fina... Read More

Events in planning

Industrial strategy: how the plans for infrastructure and skills announced by the Conservative party will take shape and increase industrial activity and business opportunities.

Trade policy: We will aim to look at prospects for UK trade with the major economies.

Bringing ESG (environmental, social and governance) priorities to the top of the business agenda.

The procurement transformation: new technologies and new approaches that can bring big savings in procurement costs and logistics.

The key economic role of 5G, and the security issues involved.

The economics of health and social care in an age of rapidly changing technology and demographics.

The key role of science and technology in turning the UK into a leading 21st century economy.

Foreign and defence policy issues that may impact on business prospects.

Housing and pension issues in the UK economy.