BUDGET: SIGNIFICANT HARDSHIP FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Hannah Bardell MP said a tax hike on national insurance will hit self-employed workers throughout the UK. The SNP’s business engagement, small businesses, and innovation spokesperson commented: “Amid the” utter chaos of a hard Tory Brexit, a hike on NICs threatens to undermine and deter the type of entrepreneurial behaviour that we should seek to […]

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UPPING THE ANTE ON GENDER PARITY IN THE WORKPLACE

When there are more men named John than women leading FTSE 100 companies, it’s clearly time to up the ante on gender balance in the boardroom. It’s a fact that women make a difference on boards, yet the reluctance on the part of many CEOs to include them on their team is narrow-minded and regressive. […]

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HANNAH BARDELL MP JOINS IN BIG YELLOW FRIDAY

Hannah Bardell MP has pledged to support young people and families affected by childhood liver disease as part of Big Yellow Friday, the national awareness day of Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF), which takes today. The Livingston MP joined Members across the House of Commons in signing an Early Day Motion offering support to young […]

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Brexit and your business – a listening exercise

Businesses from Livingston and West Lothian joined local MPs and MSPs in Bathgate this week to discuss the potential impact of Brexit on their companies. Hannah Bardell MP, Martyn Day MP and Angela Constance MSP hosted the listening exercise at the Regal Theatre for dozens of owners, directors and managers from both sides of the […]

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