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 (314)

Performance Telecom recognises importance of investing in business’ technology

Business minister, Kelly Tolhurst, has announced the government’s intentions to invest £56 million in order to boost business productivity.

Engineered Learning's training model offers hope to businesses suffering from skills gap

In a climate where businesses face struggles in recruitment and the role of education in these issues is coming under scrutiny, models deployed by training providers such as Engineered Learning may offer a degree of hope.

Nestor positive around news of change to PI discount rate

Earlier in the year, news of changes to the way in which personal injury compensation payments are calculated came much to the chagrin of insurers, but was greeted with approval by others.

EAPL cite diverse customer base as source of success

When working in resource heavy industries, one of the great mistakes that can be made is investing all of a business’ resources into a single project. Economic downturn, a change of heart for an investor or a new governmental policy are all examples of unpredictable events that can stop progress in its tracks, leaving the unprepared firm with nowhere to turn.

Sue Hughes-Thomas of The Home Management Company talks rent control

Sue Hughes-Thomas, founder of The Home Management Company, a residential lettings agent established in Hertfordshire in 1986, considered the importance of preventing rent control in The Parliamentary Review’s Podcast.

Ardmel Automation continues the Scottish fight to remain at the forefront of innovation

If you were to ask people from across the globe what images the word ‘Scotland’ evoked for them, you would probably be met with descriptions of kilts, bagpipes and sea monsters. These commentators would certainly not be wrong, and Scotland is a country that holds great pride in its traditions, but it is often forgotten that, historically, one of Scotland’s great legacies is as a nation of innovators.

UK plc could learn from firms such as Marshall & Co

Small businesses lead the way when it comes to promoting community links and corporate responsibility, suggests Robert Cresanti in the Harvard Business Review.

When many students are being treated unfairly by landlords B2B Properties take a different approach

The National Union of Students has said more more needs to be done to tackle landlords unfairly targeting students in relation to poor living standards and unfair deposit deductions.

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.