The Parliamentary Review

The Parliamentary Review

The Parliamentary Review is sent to over 500,000 leading business executives, policy makers and other relevant individuals. In recent years, it has featured forewords by Theresa May, David Cameron, Caroline Lucas, Lucy Powell and many other political figures. The Review's release is marked by an annual gala in the Palace of Westminster.


The Parliamentary Review's articles (312)

Mortgage brokers like Cherry Mortgage and Finance to monitor housing affordability post-Brexit

One – possibly unexpected - effect that a large Conservative majority seems to be having is in making housing more affordable for people across the UK. A recent story covered by the Telegraph highlighted how, post-election the housing market has responded.

SNC Installations reports overseas manufacturers pricing for ‘worst case scenarios’ amid Brexit uncertainty

While the UK moves ever closer to 31st January, when it is due to leave the European Union, the import/export landscape is still suffering from uncertainty. In light of the referendum vote, overseas manufacturers have often increased prices for UK companies since 2016.

Urgent staffing solutions required to help providers like Chapter Care amid ageing population

Late last year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published its national population projections. The findings showed that the number of over 85s in the UK is set to double within the next 25 years, adding fuel to industry fears of a looming social care crisis.

Technology at the forefront of development for freight companies like Horizon International Cargo

The freight and shipping industries have developed a long way over the past 100 years. The WTA Group published an article where they highlight the risk technology and advancement has for traditional freight forwarders, stating how “as an industry, freight forwarding is often criticised for being slow to adopt technology and new ways of doing business. Whilst there may be some truth in this sentiment, to say there is a complete lack of innovation is overstated. We would agree however, that there is a lot of room for improvement.”

Manufacturers like Cpack proactively responding to public sentiment on consumer packaging

In the midst of consumer pressure the BBC last week reported how ending plastic packaging in shops could actually be harming the environment – with alternatives potentially even worse than plastic when it comes to sustainability and pollution.

Utilising innovative constructors like Caledonian Modular key to tackling housing crisis

The past few years have seen Brexit dominate the political landscape when it comes to priorities and media coverage. However, arguably one of the most important political issues of our time is the housing market – and the shortage which is seeing first time buyers struggling to get on the ladder despite previous governments’ previous commitments to building more homes.

Berwin Industrial Polymers demonstrate how environmental awareness is at the forefront of manufacturing

2019 saw a stark increase in media coverage and personal action relating to climate change and the environment. Extinction Rebellion’s tens of thousands of supporters caused chaos throughout the UK and a celebrity megastar was created in young Greta Thunberg. There was widespread coverage of ‘fatbergs’ blocking the UK’s sewage system through people disposing of inappropriate items down drains and sinks.

Brexit clarity of utmost importance for businesses like Copart who trade throughout Europe

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is well on the road to the Brexit he promised the electorate when he succeeded Theresa May as Conservative leader. Commanding a majority of 80, Johnson’s Withdrawal Agreement is sailing through the Commons at a breakneck pace; meaning less focus is on whether Brexit is actually going to happen, but what the future trading and legislative relationship will be between the UK, its European neighbours and the rest of the world.

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Job creation possibilities spring from automation for companies like Oldham Seals Group

According to ABI Research, by 2022 autonomous mobile robots (AMR) will start to overtake the traditional industrial robotics market. By 2030, 8 million robots are forecast to be shipped, nearly 6 million of which will be mobile. Workers and trade groups have long worried about the impact automation and robotics will have on blue collar jobs – and perhaps they’re right to be concerned.

Agile businesses like Radical Sportscars could benefit from post-Brexit trade freedoms

The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on 31st January. The country will then be free to conduct trade deals and negotiations with non-EU countries. Some businesses are scared of the uncertainty that brings and of tariffs being placed on their shoulders. Others are looking forward the prospect of doors being opened which had previously been closed to them.

Announcements included in the Queen's Speech bring welcome news for construction firms such as AMS

Last month's Queen's Speech gave an insight into what Boris Johnson's government has planned, with spending boosts mentioned consistently throughout.

Visionary Trends reflect on human cost of tech in the Data Age

Most people view technology as an accessory to their lives, yet so often we seem to be battling it.

EU net migration figures back up Total Project Integration’s concerns for the UK workforce

Prior to the 2016 referendum on EU membership, net migration from the bloc was at a 219,000 peak. Since the British electorate made the decision to leave, this number has been in steady decline. It is now at its lowest level since 2003, less than a quarter of the 2015 high.

Industry experts Westerby Trustee Services warn of sophisticated pension fraud

A report released in late autumn has revealed that the average amount stolen by pension scammers was £82,000 in 2018, with many of these cases seeing all of the money stolen in just 24 hours.