Monthly Archives: February 2018

Removing the roadblocks to environmental innovation

By | 2018-03-13T16:27:17+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Staff posts|

Government strategies, white papers and even reshuffles come and go, but one constant is a desire to encourage innovation in UK business, says Matthew Farrow. Ever since Harold Wilson talked of “the white heat of technology”, politicians of all persuasions, in good economic times and bad, have eulogised innovation and pledged to increase it. Here at

Keeping the government ‘honest’ on the green agenda

By | 2018-03-13T16:25:50+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Staff posts|

The creation of a new body to hold the government to account on environmental issues is significant and could have implications for decades to come, says Matthew Farrow. I’ve been lucky enough (or unlucky enough, depending on your view!) to work with many ministers over the years in my career at different trade associations. While