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 (291)

Prime minister’s education pledges could have a positive knock-on effect for firms like Agile ICT

The education sector was given welcome news back in August when prime minister Boris Johnson pledged a cash boost of more than £14 billion to schools in England over the next three years, something which may open a great many windows of opportunity.

Absolute Support (London) help to get adults with learning disabilities into employment

As the election campaigns start to take shape and manifestos are drafted, many fear that Brexit will overshadow other concerns shared by voters across the country. Sir John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University wrote in a recent article for the BBC that ‘Brexit has been far and away voters’ biggest concern throughout the last 12 months’ and that ‘57% named it as the most important issue’, compared to 3% for the issue with the second highest mentions.

Apprenticeship levy reform needed to benefit firms like APB Group and address skills gap

According to a recent report from the Learning and Work Institute, the government risks losing 75,000 apprenticeships at SMEs if it fails to reform the apprenticeship levy and provide additional funds.

Speciality Breads showcase perfect green model for government’s new environment bill

The government’s new environment bill introduced earlier in the year could prove a turning point on plastic usage in the UK, with businesses having to adapt to fall in line with its requirements.

How companies can learn from Global Insulation Logistics' international business model

Whatever a person's views on Brexit, canny business owners will see an opportunity to flex their international credentials by appealing to new markets. Free trade on services will be a priority for whichever party forms a government in December. Statistics show that UK services stagnated in October 2019 as Brexit was delayed once again, and as has been widely reported one of the key issues crippling British business at present is that uncertainty about the future relationship not just with the European Union, but countries outside of the bloc as well. The UK’s private sector has contracted in four of the past five months in the wider service industry.

P D K Shellfish outline global fishing opportunities for Scottish firms

The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is the fisheries policy of the European Union (EU), setting quotas for which member states are allowed to catch each type of fish, as well as setting out certain fishing regulations. This obviously has a major impact on fishing throughout the UK, including the lucrative Scottish trade. The UK has still not left the EU, and with the general election in full swing the Scottish National Party are intent on becoming kingmakers while asking in return for another independence referendum - the result of which would see them seeking to remain in the EU. This uncertainty is something which is having a real impact on Scottish fishermen's ability to do their jobs.

Government measures to deliver green targets provide opportunity for UK heating firms like ADEY

At a time when cross-party think-tank Policy Connect has reported that existing central heating systems could jeopardise the government’s 2050 net-zero carbon goal, the expertise and innovation of industry experts like ADEY will be more critical than ever before.

ANCON Technologies’ NBT product to be trialled by NHS in autumn

The NHS will trial ANCON Technologies’ innovative Nanoparticle Biomarker Tagging [NBT] breath test at two hospitals in the autumn, in order to detect a number of diseases including cancer, dementia and tuberculosis.

Firms like Andrew Maskery Associates integral in livestock antibiotic usage reduction

The latest UK Antibiotic Resistance and Sales Surveillance Report showed that UK livestock producers reduced their use of antibiotics by more than half between 2014 and 2018 as the war on antimicrobial resistance continues.

Latent potential lies in mid-market industrial businesses, say a2e

Recent stockpiling in preparation for the now-altered Brexit deadline of the 31st of March led to an artificial jump in order demand in the manufacturing world. The HIS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index rose across October, although still remains ultimately in contraction, as it has for the last six months.

CBI confirms CNC Property Fund Management's concern for UK skills gap

A recent CBI report indicates that over 80 per cent of companies in the UK believe the skills gap is damaging the country's ability to compete on a global playing field.

Alamo Group Europe proves leadership as British manufacturing endures challenges

It has long been felt that one of the sectors most affected by Brexit uncertainty in the UK has been manufacturing. The industry relies heavily on physical imports and exports, many of which follow complex supply chains that see different parts crossing borders and the English Channel multiple times.

Lord Baker echoes ARC Coachworks' skills gap concern

In a recent House of Lords debate, Conservative peer and former education secretary Lord Ken Baker of Dorking moved to address the skills gap in areas of British industry, the lack of young people taking up apprenticeships and the reasons behind the decline.

Lymphoedema Specialist Services take the initiative on preventative care

Lymphoedema Specialist Services (LSS) will be changing course and adopting an innovative approach to care, set to commence in January 2020, says Director Jane Board.

Mistura highlight UK medication risks and importance of patient choice

As the general election race hots up, it is the NHS that is dominating the field of political debate alongside the Brexit saga. Every major party is promising to pump money into the health service, but there are other major issues to consider outside of funding. One of these is education on medication and its impact on some of the most vulnerable in society.