My Customer: Power to the people

“If competition works in favour of consumers rather than companies (or of business customers rather than their suppliers) then our post-covid, post-Brexit economy will grow faster and our society will be both happier, fairer and more just as well.” That’s just one of many headline comments from an independent report into the…

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The Business School, City, University of London: We must break through the sludge to bring consumers relief from red tape

Professor Andre Spicer, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, discusses the need for reduced bureauocracy — at company and governmental level — or there may be a heavy cost to consumers and their emotional wellbeing. Barriers to opportunity and progress are commonplace in business and industry, but they do not have to…

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Politics Home: Facebook’s contempt for free press and disregard of legislative democracy should concern us all

This article was written by Damian Collins MP for Politics Home. You can find it here. With a united voice, we must support the Australian government in the face of this bullying from Facebook. This week the attention of the tech policy world has been focused on the Australian House…

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BCLP: The Penrose Report – are we heading for a “new normal” in UK competition policy?

In the autumn of 2020, the UK Government commissioned John Penrose MP to carry out an independent review of the UK’s competition policy. Penrose was asked to review how the UK’s competition regime should evolve post-Brexit to drive economic recovery from COVID-19, level up the regions, increase consumer trust, support…

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