FBUK Congratulates New Government

July 5, 2024

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FBUK Congratulates New Government

Family Business UK would like to congratulate the new Government on its historic election win and extend an invitation to work in partnership to create an environment in which family businesses can prosper.

Following the Labour party’s landslide victory, Neil Davy, CEO of Family Business UK said: “Having campaigned on a platform for growth, we are looking forward to working with Labour in government, on behalf of family businesses across the UK, to ensure the specific needs of family businesses do not get overlooked.

“90% of private sector firms in the UK are family-owned businesses, making up a significant portion of the UK economy.

Family businesses need policies that create stability, and which give them confidence to plan for the long-term, invest in their people, the communities in which they are rooted, and ensure their business can confidently be passed to the next generation.

“How the new Government achieves that and delivers growth for the economy has been the subject of much speculation. But, given the importance of family businesses to the economy it’s clear that if family businesses are allowed to thrive, the economy thrives.

“On behalf of all family businesses across the country, I extend my congratulations to Labour on returning to government and pledge to work with the new Chancellor and Business Secretary to ensure family businesses flourish for generations to come.”

For press/media enquiries please contact familybusinessuk@secnewgate.co.uk.

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