It would be better if more foreign money was invested in British companies to create jobs and pay taxes rather than simply funding Government borrowing. The answer to a recent parliamentary question highlights the need for a change if overseas money is to help boost jobs and economic growth.
In a column written for the Huffington Post, I argue that the Government needs to strengthen the investor visa in three ways to encourage more investment in UK private companies.
This morning I wrote an article about part-time entrepreneurs for the Huffington Post. Lots of people are now running small side businesses around their traditional 9-to-5 job, and I think this is something the Government needs to support.
We could do that by cutting regulation or giving them extra advice and guidance.