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Upcoming events

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Post Brexit threats to EU-UK data flows

12 November 2020 - Morning meeting - Login for venue

Panel discussion,

Much discussion of Brexit has focused on increased friction for physical goods. The UK, however, does much, profitable services trade with the EU, underpinned by data flows. This is particularly significant for the UK financial services and technology sectors. While the UK was a member of the EU, EU... Read More


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Getting higher education right for the 21st Century

19 November 2020 - Morning meeting - Login for venue

Kate Green MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education

As pandemic restrictions continue they are increasing the number of issues affecting all aspects of higher education, vocational, and skills training. Students are facing stress over exam grading assessments, remote working, and problems in transitioning to work in the difficult labour market. Equal... 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.