20VC: Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer on Turning the UK Into a Talent Magnet, What Can Be Done To Drive Further Investment in UK Venture & A Breakdown of Morning Routines, Peloton Favourites and Managing Nerves
The Twenty Minute VC: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch
Rishi Sunak was appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer on 13 February 2020. He was previously Chief Secretary to the Treasury from July 2019 to February 2020, and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government from January 2018 to July 2019. He spent his professional career before politics in business and finance, working internationally. He co-founded an investment firm working with companies in multiple geographies and used that experience to help small and entrepreneurial British companies grow. In Today’s Episode with Rishi Sunak You Will Learn: 1.) Rishi's first job was waiting table in a restaurant, what were his biggest takeaways from that first job? How did Rishi's time at Stanford impact his operating mindset today? How did Rishi make his way into the world of politics following a very successful career in finance? 2.) Talent: What does the UK need to do to become a global talent hub? How can Visa programs be reformed and innovated to ensure the UK is an attractive destination for the best talent? On reflection, where has the UK done well on talent and immigration? On the flip side, what has not worked? Why? What would Rishi have done differently? 3.) Entrepreneurs Relief & Capital Gains: What is the logic behind the removal of entrepreneurs relief? Why is it inefficient in its current form? How does Rishi think about using capital gains as a tool to attract the best to build and invest in the UK? Why does Rishi believe the UK is the most attractive place to build a business from a tax perspective? How does the UK compare to the EU and US? 4.) Driving Further Investment in the UK: What worked and what did not work with regards to "The Future Fund"? What would Rishi have done differently? What can Rishi and the UK do to encourage pension funds to invest more in venture moving forward? What are some elements the public assume the government can and should do, but in reality, you cannot? 5.) Rishi Sunak AMA: What does Rishi's morning routine look like? What time does Rishi wake up? What does he have for breakfast? What does the workout routine look like for Rishi? Who is his favourite Peloton instructor? Why? What is his guilty treat food-wise? How often does he have it? How did it feel for Rishi when he delivered his first budget? Was he nervous? How does Rishi deal with nerves today? Item’s Mentioned In Today’s Episode with Rishi Sunak Rishi’s Favourite Book: Roald Dahl As always you can follow Harry and The Twenty Minute VC on Twitter here!
65. Rishi Sunak and the Greensill scandal - LIVE SHOW
The Owen Jones Podcast
It's the story everyone should be talking about. David Cameron lobbied Chancellor Rishi Sunak about funds for Greensill Capital as it teetered on the edge of collapse. What was the nature of the lobbying, how serious is the scandal - and what does it tell us about politics and money in the UK?Joining me are the Sunday Times' Gabriel Pogrund, the Financial Times' Robert Smith, and Riley Quinn from Trashfuture podcast.Help us take on the Tory media here: https://patreon.com/owenjones84 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/the-owen-jones-podcast.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Rishi Sunak's unofficial election campaign and Piers Morgan's future
The New European Podcast
Matt Kelly and Steve Anglesey are back to make sense of another week in politics. This week they're joined by journalist Tim Walker and comedian Mitch Benn to discuss Piers Morgan's future; London Tory mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey's ill-judged tweet; and Rishi Sunak's bid for No 10. Produced by Adrian Zorzut.
Has Rishi Sunak lost control of the nation's finances?
Mark and Pete
With lives and livelihoods still at risk, Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget is focused on short-term support for people's jobs and finances. The national debt is as high as it was in 1963. Had Sundak made a fatal (for the economy) strategic error? Mark and Pete have the answers.
Does Rishi Sunak’s Budget Change The Fight For Labour?
This week Rishi Sunak delivered his heavily-trailed Budget, revealing a spend now, tax later approach to the economic recovery from coronavirus. It included big spending on Covid support measures but a sting in the tail as taxes were hiked to their highest level since the 1960s. There were also accusations of “pork barrel politics” as Tory areas benefited from funding for levelling up.Joining Arj Singh and Paul Waugh, shadow Treasury minister Pat McFadden talks through the repercussions of the 2021 Budget, including how Labour deals with a high taxing, high spending Conservative Party.Make sense of politics. Sign up to the Waugh Zone and get the political day in a nutshell every weekday evening. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
What will be in the Budget? | Rishi Sunak & Anneliese Dodds
Sophy Ridge on Sunday
Chancellor Rishi Sunak strongly hints that the furlough scheme and other coronavirus support will be extended in the Budget. He refuses to deny he told Conservative colleagues that he plans to raise taxes now so he can cut them before the next election. He also warns that the public finances will have to be rebalanced. Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds will not say whether Labour would support a corporation tax rise.
Budget 2021: When should Rishi Sunak balance the books?
IfG LIVE – Discussions with the Institute for Government
In 2020 the Chancellor told the Conservative Party Conference that “this Conservative government will always balance the books”. But the economic fallout of the Coronavirus crisis has led to record borrowing, an increasing debt and a depressed outlook for the economy – and likely tax revenues – in the medium term.As the pandemic continues, so will the government’s role in supporting the economy – and the cost of servicing its debt is currently at record lows. So does the government need to embark on a programme of fiscal consolidation? And if so, when?Whether or not Sunak intends to balance the books in this budget, what balance should he strike between tax and spending measures? In the week before the Chancellor’s second budget, the Institute for Government brings together an expert panel to discuss these questions.Our panel:Sir Robert Chote, former Chairman of the Office of Budget Responsibility, 2010–20Simon Wren-Lewis, Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of OxfordSarah Carlson, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group at Moody’s Investor ServiceTimothy Pitt, Partner at Flint Global and former special adviserThe event is chaired by Dr Gemma Tetlow, Chief Economist at the Institute for Government. #IfGBudget2021 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Rishi Sunak Delays The Pain Ahead Of Covid Christmas (With Andrew Mitchell MP)isode
Rishi Sunak warned that the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic was only beginning as he unveiled his spending review. While there were giveaways to former red wall seats to assist in ‘levelling up’, the decision to cut the overseas aid budget drew cross-party criticism. Will the government be forced to back down on the plans?Joining Arj Singh, Paul Waugh and Rachel Wearmouth, Tory former development secretary Andrew Mitchell speaks about the growing rebellion against the aid cut and the tax rises ahead for Sunak.Make sense of politics. Sign up to the Waugh Zone and get the political day in a nutshell every weekday evening. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak says we "will not see austerity next week" when he lays out his Spending Review. He also discusses government plans to let families see each other at Christmas, and doesn't rule out a pay freeze for public sector workers.