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  • Providing Protection, Supporting Growth

    By Mark Prisk

    1 Nov 2011, Local and National Regulators Conference, London

    Mark Prisk explores the role that local and national regulators can play protecting the public and supporting growth.

  • UK Contractors Group annual lunch

    By Mark Prisk

    28 Jun 2011, Hyatt Regency Churchill hotel, London

    Mark Prisk outlines the government’s plans to help the construction industry by reforming procurement, providing greater certainty over future public projects, and supporting UK firms to compete in overseas markets.

  • CBI & Management Today business summit

    By Mark Prisk

    28 Jun 2011, One Great George Street, London

    In this speech Mark Prisk discusses the government’s Plan for Growth and outlines how it will lead to a more resilient model of economic growth.

  • Green Investment Bank seminar

    By Mark Prisk

    23 Jun 2011, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

    In this speech, Mark Prisk sets out plans for the Green Investment Bank, the first institution of its kind in the world, which is designed to leverage private sector investment in new green technologies.

  • Remaking Britain’s economy: the growth plan for manufacturing

    By Mark Prisk

    25 May 2011, Cranfield University

    Mark Prisk outlines the government's growth plan for British manufacturing at the National Manufacturing Debate, Cranfield University.

  • Accelerating local growth

    By Mark Prisk

    12 May 2011,

    Mark Prisk launches a package of government support designed to help Local Enterprise Partnerships kick-start economic development.

  • Royal Aeronautical Society Annual Conference

    By Mark Prisk

    14 Apr 2011, Royal Aeronautical Society Headquarters, London

    Mark Prisk outlines the Government’s plans to support the UK aerospace sector so it can compete globally.

  • The challenge of growth: a European dialogue on SMEs

    By Mark Prisk

    5 Apr 2011, City of London Conference, The Guildhall, London

    Mark Prisk argues for concerted action by the European Commission and EU Member States to cut the red tape and regulation that is holding back small firms striving to grow.

  • Creating the most entrepreneurial decade

    By Mark Prisk

    18 Mar 2011, Federation of Small Business conference, Liverpool

    In a speech to the Federation of Small Businesses in Liverpool, Mark Prisk outlined Business Secretary Vince Cable’s plans to free business from the burden of red tape.

  • Pro.Manchester Business and Professional Services Conference

    By Mark Prisk

    17 Mar 2011, Lancashire County Cricket Ground, Old Trafford

    Professional and business services are a crucial engine for growth, providing employment and underpinning expansion in every other sector of the UK economy, Mark Prisk says.

  • 2012 Olympic Games: Opportunity for maritime industries

    By Mark Prisk

    15 Mar 2011, British Marine Federation, Superyacht UK Conference, Lancaster House, London

    In this speech, Mark Prisk outlines the substantial commercial opportunities that the London 2012 Olympic Games are opening up for the UK’s maritime industries and superyacht sector.

  • Trade Association Forum Annual Conference

    By Mark Prisk

    10 Mar 2011, Centrepoint, London

    Mark Prisk argues that support for enterprise, innovation and skills are the building blocks of future economic growth.

  • Consultation Conference on the Equipment, Support and Technology for UK Defence and Security Green Paper

    By Mark Prisk

    9 Mar 2011, Royal Institution of Great Britain, London

    In this speech, Mark Prisk what Government is doing to support defence and security companies as they compete for new business at home and abroad.

  • Manufacturing Summit 2011

    By Mark Prisk

    2 Mar 2011, Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London

    Mark Prisk argues that, if UK manufacturing is to enjoy a lasting renaissance, then Government and industry must invest in the sector’s human capital – transforming manufacturing’s public image to attract new recruits, and offering training so they can build successful careers in industry.

  • Manufacturing and growth

    By Mark Prisk

    18 Jan 2011, Launch of the Global Manufacturing Festival, EEF Headquarters, London

    Mark Prisk sets out three priorities for the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Review – investment in innovation; support for exports; and encouraging the next generation of manufacturing talent.

  • Reforms to the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme

    By Mark Prisk

    13 Dec 2010, Community Development Finance Association conference, HSBC HQ, London

    Mark Prisk highlights reforms to the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme that will enable community lenders to use it to finance micro-lending to small businesses.

  • CBI Manufacturing Dinner

    By Mark Prisk

    29 Nov 2010, The Hilton Metropole Hotel, Birmingham

    In this speech, Mark Prisk announces that the long-term future of the Manufacturing Advisory Service is secure. ‘MAS will be a national service delivered at local level. It will help SMEs to increase their productivity and address new opportunities in a number of areas - including supply chain development, the low carbon economy and lean manufacturing.’

  • UKTI DSO Symposium

    By Mark Prisk

    3 Nov 2010, Park Plaza Hotel, London

    In this speech, Mark Prisk outlines the Government’s decisive action to improve the business environment and trading opportunities for UK firms in the defence and security industry.

  • London 2012 Sponsor Summit

    By Mark Prisk

    2 Nov 2010, BIS Conference Centre

    Mark Prisk urges small and medium sized enterprises to grasp the commercial opportunities presented by the London 2010 Olympic Games, and use them to power their future growth.

  • Improving Britain’s Competitiveness

    By Mark Prisk

    21 Oct 2010, Park Plaza Hotel, London

    Mark Prisk makes the case for a smarter system of business regulation, which responds to risk without restricting innovation, so UK firms are able to compete internationally.

  • Growth and renewal: a new economic framework

    By Mark Prisk

    12 Oct 2010, Northern Regeneration Summit, Manchester Central, Manchester

    In this speech Mark Prisk sets out the Coalition’s Government’s new framework for economic development – one rooted in the real economic geography of the country.

  • Retail sector and Government - A new partnership

    By Mark Prisk

    22 Sep 2010, British Retail Consortium Dinner, The Grosvenor, Park Lane, London

    Mark Prisk assures the retail sector that the Government is completely committed to them and recognised the huge contribution they make to our economy. He also highlights his intention to establish a new partnership between Government and the retail sector. A partnership that is ambitious both for retail businesses and UK plc.

  • China Britain Business Council - China 20:20 Business Forum

    By Mark Prisk

    13 Sep 2010, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Shanghai, China

    Addressing an audience of senior Chinese and British business representatives, Mark Prisk underlines the UK’s desire for closer bilateral trading relations with China in the years ahead.

  • Black Country Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards

    By Mark Prisk

    9 Sep 2010, Wolverhampton Racecourse

    Mark Prisk sets out how the Government intends to support small firms, in the Black Country and elsewhere, so economic renewal will occur in every part of the country.

  • Britain open for business

    By Mark Prisk

    13 Jul 2010, Siemens extended board meeting, Four Seasons Hotel, Canary Wharf, London

    "Enterprise, investment and innovation are this nation’s route back to economic health. So we stand ready to work in partnership with every business, and every country, as we strive to get our economy growing once again, to create jobs and secure prosperity in the years ahead.”

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