General Elections


General Election 2024 – what do scale-ups want to see?

The General Election will be on July 4, 2024, with political parties scrambling to get their policies together. What do high-growth firms want?


Investment will pour into business post Conservative win, say experts

Investment bottled up by Brexit uncertainty and general election will pour into UK business, agree tech founders and City bosses


Company directors overwhelmingly reject Labour’s nationalisation plans

Labour’s £59bn plan to nationalise broadband gets biggest thumbs-down, yet bosses say broadband is UK’s most urgent infrastructure investment need

Growth Planning

What can SMEs learn from Theresa May’s spectacular failure?

According to Smith & Williamson's John Morris, the uncertainty following the general elections could be a growth opportunity for SMEs. Here's why.

Growth Planning

Hung parliament: is uncertainty is the new normal?

For investors, advisers and business leaders alike, uncertainty is the new normal for post-referendum, post-election UK. We look at the impact of uncertainty on the UK's independent workforce, employment laws, start-up growth ambitions and M&A activity.


General election 2017: Small victory for political diversity

A hung parliament suggests continued uncertainty and volatility for the UK economy, but the election results bring a small victory for diversity.

Growth Planning

What does the snap General Election mean for the UK office market?

The UK office market is largely dependent on business success. How can the General Election affect commercial property Flexioffices founder Paul Slinn writes.

PR and Marketing Strategy

Lessons from the General Election campaign trail

New analysis of the direct marketing efforts of UK's political parties exposes how campaign teams are failing to engage voters. Here's what businesses can learn.