Adam Afriyie, the MP for Windsor, has welcomed the Government’s recent reforms to the Horserace Betting Levy, which ensures a level playing field for betting shops and increases investment in grassroots horseracing.
From April 2017 online and offshore operators will be required to pay a levy on the profits made from bets on horseracing on parity with high street betting shops.
Adam Afriyie, the MP for Windsor, has welcomed new figures showing how automatic enrolment has helped more than 9m employees save for their family’s future.
These changes have strong support amongst both British employers and employees. An incredible 83% of workers reported that saving through a workplace pension is a normal thing to do and an astonishing 98% of all UK businesses are finding automatic enrolment ‘necessary’, ‘sensible’ and ‘easier to implement than first expected’.
Adam Afriyie, the MP for Windsor and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Technology, has asked the Government a series of questions on what they are doing to ensure that the UK’s world class financial technology (fintech) industry remains on the cutting edge.
The MP for the Windsor constituency, Adam Afriyie welcomed the figures:
“I have to say that this is really good news for all of us who want to see a robust, productive and profitable fintech sector.
Adam Afriyie, the MP for Windsor, has asked the Government a Parliamentary Question on what they are doing to ensure that educational technology resources are available to schools to further the educational attainment of pupils.
It revealed that the UK government is investing in applying technology to the education system and ensuing that the UK’s skill profile matches the anticipated demand in new high tech areas such as artificial intelligence.