Archive: Uk Competitiveness

The founder of Jimmy Choo is among the less conventional envoys announced today

The ambassadorship of Jimmy Choo

David Cameron will today appoint a number of unconventional ambassadors for British trade - including Tamara Mellon, founder of Jimmy Choo.

Opinion Former Articles

  • Brown tells Sugar: You're hired

    Brown to seek views of big business

    Gordon Brown has created an advisory group of senior business figures, in a move designed to dispel concerns he will be less sympathetic to big business than his predecessor.

  • Cameron reaffirms links with business

    Cameron: Bring down barriers to business

    Conservative leader David Cameron has been defending his party's reputation as the party of small business at a launch of a new scheme designed to encourage entrepreneurs.

  • Leitch report says the UK must improve its skills base

    UK 'risks falling behind on skills'

    Britain risks falling behind the rest of the world unless it makes a major investment in improving the skills of its workforce, a leading businessman has warned.

  • George Osborne unveils plans for new carbon levy

    Tories woo business with new carbon tax

    The Conservatives have launched plans for a new carbon tax in an effort to ensure their new focus on the environment does not damage their traditional business links.

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