In an exclusive pre-general election opinion piece for Accountancy Age, the trade secretary says his priorities for business are increased competition and better educational standards.
His comments come as William Hague launches his campaign with a crusade against Labour tax policy.
Tony Blair is widely thought to be preparing to call a May election and has support among finance directors. This weeks’ Accountancy Age/Reed Accountancy Personnel Big Question found 41% of FDs believe a second Labour term will be good for business.
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast
Accountants should alter their perspective on auto-enrolment to maximise business opportunities, according to Eric Clapton.