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Upcoming events

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How can we create a UK manufacturing renaissance?

15 September 2021 - Late morning - Login for venue

Stephen Kinnock MP, Shadow Minister for Asia & the Pacific

Supply problems during the pandemic have exposed the risks of depending on just-in-time supply from foreign manufacturers. Furthermore, heightened security concerns are making western governments opposed to the use of some Chinese technology products in vital infrastructure. There is thus a need and... Read More


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Expanding US/UK trade and commerce

13 October 2021 - Late morning - Login for venue

Rosemary Gallant, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy London

Following the departure of the UK from the European Union, and the advent of a new US administration there are opportunities to expand and deepen trade and commerce between the two nations. Rosemary Gallant, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs at the US London Embassy will lead the discussion.... Read More


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Can the UK become a new medicines powerhouse?

20 October 2021 - Lunch meeting - Login for venue

Panel discussion,

The UK response to the COVID pandemic has established our global reputation as a scientific leader in life sciences. Key to this success has been the collaborative approach between the scientific community, the pharmaceutical industry, and the NHS.  The recently published Life Sciences Vision sets ... Read More


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Key economic issues facing the UK for 2022 onwards

03 November 2021 - Late morning - Login for venue

Andrew Smith, Chief Economic Adviser, Industry Forum

Towards the end of 2021, the UK will need to address a range of economic issues and clarify its economic strategy. Besides the impact of the pandemic, costly budget items will include transitioning to renewable energy, upgrading the physical and digital infrastructure, increasing expenditure on heal... 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.