All 14 results for "enterprise and regulatory reform bill" speaker:Vincent Cable

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Contingencies Fund Advance 2013-14 (26 Mar 2013)

Vincent Cable: ...and Skills wishes to recruit five non-executive directors and three executive directors to the proposed Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) before Royal Assent has been received for the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill which will create the CMA, a new non-ministerial department later this year. The new board together with Lord Currie CMA chair designate and Alex Chisholm CEO...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Contingencies Fund Advance (12 Mar 2013)

Vincent Cable: ...and Skills wishes to recruit five non-executive directors and three executive directors to the proposed Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) before Royal Assent has been received for the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill which will create the CMA, a new non-ministerial department later this year. The new board together with Lord Currie CMA chair designate and Alex Chisholm CEO...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Competition and Markets Authority (8 Jan 2013)

Vincent Cable: ...of Lord Currie as chair-designate on 3 September 2012. Alex Chisholm will commence his appointment on 25 March 2013. His appointment will be subject to parliamentary processes including the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which establishes the Competition and Markets Authority, receiving Royal Assent and will be for a five-year term. The appointment has been made in accordance...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: UK Green Investment Bank (30 Oct 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...to the bank. The Government will provide funding to the bank under section 228 of the Banking Act 2009, pending parliamentary approval of a bespoke power to fund the bank under clause 4 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill.

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Contingency Fund Advance (22 Oct 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...for Business, Innovation and Skills wishes to recruit a chief executive officer (CEO) for the proposed Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) before Royal Assent has been received for the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill which will create the CMA. The CMA CEO will play a critical role in leading the organisational design of the CMA and reform of its competition processes ensuring...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Employment Law Review (14 Sep 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...a 10-week consultation. That would allow us to implement changes to the rules through secondary legislation next year. In addition to the consultation we will be introducing amendments to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill to implement three of the additional recommended changes to primary legislation identified by Mr Justice Underhill. Publishing the Government’s response to the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Competition and Markets Authority (17 Jul 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...the Competition and Markets Authority. Lord Currie will commence his appointment in the summer which will be for an initial period of four years. His appointment as chairman will be subject to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill receiving Royal Assent and to scrutiny by the BIS Select Committee. The appointment has been made in accordance with the Commissioner for Public...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Directors’ Pay (20 Jun 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...for the year, details of whether they met performance measures, and a comparison between company performance and chief executives’ pay. The Government will shortly bring forward amendments to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill to introduce these reforms. In tandem, as good policy-making requires, we will publish for comment revised, simplified regulations setting out what...

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill (11 Jun 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...demand and the neglect of exports has meant that we have been left behind in international markets. Legislation cannot, of itself, remedy those problems and generate economic activity, but the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill is an important building block none the less. This far-reaching package of measures will scrap the unnecessary bureaucracy that is holding back companies,...

Debate on the Address: Business and the Economy (14 May 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...tradeable activities, such as manufacturing and creative industries, lie in aspects of economic policy that are not part of the Queen’s Speech, but they do provide the context to explain why the enterprise and regulatory reform Bill is at the heart of the forthcoming legislative programme.

Debate on the Address: Business and the Economy (14 May 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...works extremely hard with me and my colleagues promoting British business around the world. A large part of his job is commercial diplomacy and he is doing it extremely well. One key proposal in the enterprise and regulatory reform Bill is legislation for the UK green investment bank, which will drive the transition to a green economy. The Bill will set the bank’s purpose, ensure its...

Debate on the Address: Business and the Economy (14 May 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...House. As several colleagues behind me have said, regulation is an issue, particularly excessive regulation for small companies, but inconsistent regulation damages businesses just as much, so the enterprise and regulatory reform Bill, as well as repealing some unnecessary requirements on business, will extend the primary authority scheme, enabling businesses that trade across local...

Debate on the Address: Business and the Economy (14 May 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...wider agenda that has emerged from this crisis, which is for business to be not only confident to expand and invest, but responsible too. That is the motivating factor behind one key element in the enterprise and regulatory reform Bill: our proposals to address directors’ remuneration, where the link between performance and reward has been weakened in recent years. We have a...

Debate on the Address: Business and the Economy (14 May 2012)

Vincent Cable: That proposal is not in the enterprise and regulatory reform Bill. We are committing to extending flexibility at work in a way that avoids unnecessary costs for companies and delivers real economic benefits. Research from the CBI, for example, found that 63% of firms offering flexible working reported lower staff turnover, saving on recruitment and training costs.


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