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Startup Voices: A Digital Economy that works “for everyone”

This week, the Secretary of State at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, the Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP, launched the long-awaited Digital Strategy. This is an important Strategy and cannot be seen in isolation from the wider aims of the Government to spread...

Startup Voices: Coadec visits Liverpool

Following trips to Brighton, Cardiff and Newcastle, next stop was Liverpool… to hear first-hand from startups on the ground.. Debbie Edwards is a founder on a mission: “to create a world where the skills, career choices and life aspirations of girls and women are...

City AM: Don’t blame businesses for hiring foreign staff

Home secretary Amber Rudd provoked outrage this week for suggesting that companies should list the number of foreign workers they employ. For many in the business community, it hit a raw nerve at a sensitive time. EU nationals that call the UK home and have set up...

Startup Voices: An Industrial Strategy fit for a digital age

Following Greg Clark’s speech yesterday at the IOD, a few thoughts on creating a forward-looking Industrial Strategy fit for a digital age: I have seen the future and Britain is not part of it.’ (George Osborne, 2006, Silicon Valley) Ten years after George Osborne...

Life after Brexit: From the Coadec Community

A few days before the UK voted to leave the EU, I wrote a welcome blog as the incoming Executive Director of Coadec. On reflection and with the beauty of hindsight, I should have written a very different blog. But then it has been a truly extraordinary few weeks. The...

London Fintech Week: Unity and Growth in Uncertain Times…

As London Fintech week kicks-off today, Coadec examines the current challenges and concerns facing the FinTech community: Verbatim: “The harmonisation of financial regulation is a huge, huge asset to British financial services firms.” “For financial services and...

Welcome blog by Coadec’s new Executive Director, Romilly Dennys

I am delighted to join Coadec, the Coalition for a Digital Economy, as Executive Director and continue Guy’s brilliant work to champion startups and the digital economy. A few highlights include Guy’s startup manifesto, backed by over 200 startups and investors, the...