APPG for Entrepreneurship

Lowering Taxes Tops ‘To-Do’ List for New Parliamentary Business Group

Lowering Taxes Tops ‘To-Do’ List for New Parliamentary Business Group

A new cross-party governmental group for UK business owners has put lowering business taxes on top of its ‘to-do’ list, business secretary Sajid Javid has announced today. The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Entrepreneurship aims to ‘give business owners a voice’ in parliament and ‘bridge the gap between entrepreneurs and politicians’. Outlining four main policy areas that it will focus on in its first year, the APPG aims to support enterprise education in schools, exporting, tax reforms and place an extra focus on female founders – with the aim of ensuring more women achieve the same business success as their male counterparts. Accompanying the launch, a new study by the secretariat of the APPG -The Entrepreneurs Network – has also revealed the policy areas of most im... »