News: Politicians, take note – business is the solution, not the problem

Jun 20th 2018 Author:

Lord Leigh of Hurley

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Three decades ago, Lord Leigh of Hurley co-founded a corporate finance firm – Cavendish – to help ensure that entrepreneurs and SMEs could access the finance they needed to grow, create jobs, and contribute to Britain’s economic success.

This was the late eighties, remembered fondly by some as a time when the private sector finally broke free of its state-imposed shackles, and less so by others who see it as when a beast that could not be tamed was allowed to roam free. Whichever version of history one chooses, one thing certainly has changed: 30 years later, the private sector has gone from being seen as the solution, to the problem itself.

Read the full article here in City A.M.