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Events - February 2021

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  • CPS in conversation with... Lord Ridley

    To discuss how innovation presents itself in our daily life, the role of politics and geography on innovation and its impact across the globe, as well as the difference between innovation and invention, and how governments should use innovation as a way of creating and encouraging entrepreneurship, Robert Colvile will welcome Matt Ridley for what is sure to be a lively and entertaining discussion.
    CPS in conversation with...   Lord Ridley
  • Power to the people: how to improve consumer protection and promote competition

    Post-Brexit and pandemic, putting consumers at the heart of our approach to regulation will be integral to ensuring that the UK can grow into the independent and dynamic economy it aims to be. Putting consumers first requires good regulation, and proper competition.In his new report 'Power to the People', commissioned by the Chancellor and the Business Secretary, John Penrose MP argues that overcoming the recent threats and challenges the UK has faced will not be easy, but focusing on the right policies from the outset will undoubtedly ease the process. He offers a 'recipe book' of policies to boost competition and turn the UK into an economic powerhouse.
    Power to the people: how to improve consumer protection and promote competition
  • 'Roadmap to recovery: creating the conditions for small firms to lead the economic recovery'

    As hopes for an easing of lockdown restrictions and a return to close to normal life by summer emerge, making plans for the economic recovery is a top priority. Small businesses will be at the heart of the recovery. But fully unleashing the power of small firms will require the right approach from both government and the private sector.This panel will discuss how we can create a growth economy for entrepreneurs, small businesses and jobs, with special emphasis on the importance of technology and innovation.
    'Roadmap to recovery: creating the conditions for small firms to lead the economic recovery'
  • Report Launch: A Northern Big Bang: Unleashing Investment in the North

    In December 2019, Boris Johnson was elected on the promise of levelling up every part of the UK. A year later, in the wake of the pandemic, that agenda is needed more than ever.This panel will launch and discuss the findings of a new report, 'A Northern Big Bang: Unleashing Investment in the North', written by the Rt Hon Jake Berry MP and Nick King, which sets out a radical agenda to make the North a destination for UK and global capital and investment. The panel will explore the challenges and opportunities for the Government to fulfil its levelling up agenda – and the political necessity of doing so.
    Report Launch: A Northern Big Bang: Unleashing Investment in the North
  • CapX Live with Stuart Ritchie on Science Fictions: Exposing Fraud, Bias, Negligence and Hype in Science

    CapX's Editor John Ashmore will be sitting down with Stuart on Thursday 11th February for what is sure to be a lively and entertaining discussion - and you can join us by registering for free.
    CapX Live with Stuart Ritchie on Science Fictions: Exposing Fraud, Bias, Negligence and Hype in Science
  • Post-Brexit UK and the future of the G7: the importance of UK-India relations

    As Joe Biden takes office in an unstable environment in America and Angela Merkel finishes her final term as chancellor, the opportunity for the UK to assert its independent voice in international diplomacy is presenting itself. Join Ranil Jayawardena MP, Minister for International Trade, Baroness Verma, Former Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Development, Lord Ranger CBE, Lord Bilimoria CBE and Nick King to discuss the profound ties between the UK and India, the future of their relationship on the world stage, and how two great democracies may be able to cooperate in the face of common threats.
       Post-Brexit UK and the future of the G7: the importance of UK-India relations
  • Enterprise, enterprise, enterprise: the key to the recovery?

    The road to economic recovery after the pandemic will be neither easy, nor short. However, the adaptability and innovation we have witnessed from the private sector in the last year gives us an idea of how we can ensure it is as swift as possible. Business and the private sector have been vital in getting us through this crisis, and will be even more important as a key driver in the economic recovery for years to come. This panel will explore the different opportunities and challenges ahead and discuss the ways businesses can restart and adapt in the current climate, and the Government’s role in unleashing and harnessing the power of enterprise.
    Enterprise, enterprise, enterprise: the key to the recovery?