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Vince Cable bashes the businesses
Sketch: Cable in the lions’ den

Business leaders always sniff trouble when a politician tells them his arguments are a “defence of capitalism”. Vince Cable was no exception. By Alex Stevenson If, somehow, you had never seen the business secretary before, you might have been surprised. He looked as if he could have stepped from the ranks of the business leaders… Read more »

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Cameron takes on Miliband to win CBI support
Analysis: Optimism and pessimism at the CBI

The political climate is not well-suited for either David Cameron or Ed Miliband to win over British businesses. Yet one’s willingness to lay out and defend his economic plans may have trumped the warnings of the other. By Alex Stevenson This was never going to be good timing for the government. Just one week has… Read more »