In the Inaugural LSBF HRH Prince Michael of Kent Business Lecture at the RSA, “the voice of British business” Lord Digby Jones addresses the essential reform urgently needed for the growth of our nation and for the UK’s competitiveness in the globalised 21st century economy.
In a wide-ranging speech Lord Jones will address a number of key questions, including: how significant a role will manufacturing play in our economic recovery? What can government do to support the type of value-added manufacturing in which the UK excels? How can we ensure that greater economic productivity goes hand in hand with social progress? How can we foster a more entrepreneurial culture in the UK, open to opportunity and exchange within and beyond our borders? And how can we make certain that the right investment, in both the private and public sectors, and in our education system, goes into encouraging and equipping the next generation of workers, makers, innovators and wealth-creators?
Speaker: Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham Kt., former Director-General of the CBI, former Minister of State for Trade & Investment, Chairman of the International Business Advisory Boards of HSBC and British Airways, Chairman of Triumph Motorcycles Limited and UK Ambassador for UK Trade and Investment.
Chair: HRH Prince Michael of Kent, Royal Patron, London School of Business & Finance
In association with the London School of Business & Finance: www.lsbf.org.uk
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