Post Office Closures

From Sarah Olney MP, LIberal Democrat Spokesperson for Business: “The Horizon Post Office scandal was addressed in Parliament yesterday. “For those of you unfamiliar with this issue, dozens of sub-postmasters and sub-postmistresses were wrongly accused of theft twelve years ago due to a computer error. Some were convicted of crimes and even jailed, having done nothing wrong. … Continue reading Post Office Closures

Local traders say leaving Single Market would be bad for business – Survey Results 2017

This report was first posted on 20th February 2017. "After the referendum result we spent six months absorbing cost increases. Since January we have had no choice but to pass these increases on to our customers". Jon Gage, Rivar Sand and Gravel (see photo above). Two thirds of local traders and service providers who took part in … Continue reading Local traders say leaving Single Market would be bad for business – Survey Results 2017

Local Business – Brexit Consultation at Shaw House with Lord Newby

  On Thursday 17th November, Lord Newby, former spokesman for Her Majesty's Treasury in the Lords, will be in Newbury to find out how our local businessmen and women think Brexit is going to affect their trade. He will also give us an update re what's going on behind the scenes in parliament. This visit … Continue reading Local Business – Brexit Consultation at Shaw House with Lord Newby