Tag Archives: Micro Enterprise

This Football principle must now change Government policies


Over the last couple of Days our Prime Minister has, rather late in his career set out a very important principle that needs to go much further. When the 6 British Football Clubs sought to change their own opportunities and … Continue reading

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Businesses have 17 days to respond to this consultation


A few days ago I wrote here about some questions from a small group of Conservative MPs and the responses from the Parliamentary Secretary for the Cabinet Office, Julia Lopez. The theme was public procurement for “Small Businesses” and one … Continue reading

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Small Businesses got mentioned on Thursday (not Micro though!)


On Thursday as the House of Commons was closing down for their half term break there was a short question and response piece under the heading of Government Contracts: Small Businesses that was set out by four MPs including Caroline … Continue reading

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We need all MPs to begin to understand what SME represents


Last Monday in Parliament, Sally-Ann Hart, the MP for Hastings and Rye asked the Government a question regarding her constituency. As it happens the question is very relevant in other parts of Sussex and no doubt further afield. Clearly we … Continue reading

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It is vital for small businesses to get paid within 30 days


On Monday a Lincolnshire MP, John Hayes asked a couple of questions about business payments and the answer has raised several concerns. The two questions were both answered by Paul Scully who is the Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Department … Continue reading

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Public Contracts for Smaller SME Businesses are clearly needed


On Thursday the MP for Crawley, Henry Smith asked a vital question about businesses and although it related to a very specific case which he then referred to in his subsequent question, it is clear to those of us who … Continue reading

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Positive words to small businesses from the Government


The following are some very recent words that various Ministers have stated in response to their colleagues but relating to companies that are small or SME or that are not Multinational. The challenge as always is for these very nice … Continue reading

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Small and Micro Businesses need linking to the Government


Our Government must now start to pay serious attention to Small and Micro businesses as we seek to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown period. The prospect of these businesses assisting in recovery is very clear as the … Continue reading

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This Friday let us adopt new purchasing approaches which will dramatically improve our economy


Yesterday was the first full day back to work for many businesses since 20th December and 24 hours later is the first day back for our Parliament. One of the claims from this Government going back nearly a decade was … Continue reading

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A person who has worked hard for small businesses


As we reach the end of the election campaign and are about to discover what the make-up of our new Parliament will be, we may gain some very effective new MPs and no doubt some deeply concering ones but we … Continue reading

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