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John Baron MP: BHS pensioners must be fairly treated

April 25, 2016
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MP says any wrongdoers must be brought to book Today in the House of Commons, the Minister of State at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Rt Hon Anna Soubry MP, gave a statement following the announcement that BHS was going into administration. In particular, the company has a £571 million pension deficit,...
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John Baron MP: Businesses across Basildon and Billericay receive boost as tax changes kick in

April 15, 2016
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MP welcomes tax cuts to help employment John Baron MP, has welcomed the start of tax reforms that will help businesses across Basildon and Billericay to invest more of their money into growing and taking on more staff. From 6 April 2016, employer National Insurance contributions for apprentices under 25 are completely abolished, saving...
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John Baron MP: EU inaction risks steel industry jobs

March 30, 2016
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MP says EU rules hinder support for strategic steel industry As a member of the EU, control of our trade policy is vested in the European Commission. This means that the British Government is unable to apply measures to prevent other countries, such as China, from ‘dumping’ cheap steel imports. This dumping has badly...
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John Baron MP welcomes the start of National Apprenticeship Week in Basildon and Billericay

March 16, 2016
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MP congratulates businesses and colleges John Baron MP has welcomed the Government’s commitment to creating even more apprenticeships at the launch of National Apprenticeship Week 2016 and so build on the growing number of people in Basildon and Billericay starting apprenticeships demonstrates that we are delivering on our manifesto commitments. The theme for this...
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John Baron MP visits Controlled Power Technologies, Laindon

March 4, 2016
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John Baron MP visits Controlled Power Technologies, Laindon

MP impressed with company’s potential At the invitation of George Kieffer, Chairman of the South East LEP, John Baron MP recently joined Ali Naini and Nick Pascoe, respectively Chairman and CEO of Controlled Power Technologies, Westmayne, Laindon to look at the company’s facilities. The company has developed a portfolio of products for automotive vehicle...
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John Baron MP welcomes apprenticeship figures

January 29, 2016
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MP: more young people in Basildon and Billericay are getting the right work skills John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing 3,930 new apprenticeships have been started by people in the Basildon and Billericay constituency since 2010. This means more young people earning and learning, getting the skills they need to get on...
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John Baron MP visits Three mobile store in Basildon

August 3, 2015
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John Baron MP visits Three mobile store in Basildon

MP congratulates staff on its innovation At the invitation of Justin Kempley, Three’s Public Affairs Manager, John Baron MP visited the Three store in Basildon town centre and talked with the team about its latest innovative packages and better services for customers. The attached photograph shows John with Justin and James Hayden, the store...
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John Baron MP visits Bookabuilderuk.com in Basildon

July 10, 2015
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John Baron MP visits Bookabuilderuk.com in Basildon

MP discusses job opportunities John Baron MP has visited Bookabuilderuk.com at the invitation of Bradley Jarvis, Managing Director. Bookabuilderuk.com are looking to recruit staff. The aim of the company is to provide a similar service as Yell and BT but at a significant discount in price. The company recently moved to Miles Gray Road,...
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John Baron MP welcomes Budget measures to help working people

July 9, 2015
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MP says Budget may reduce income tax for over 43,000 in Basildon and Billericay John Baron MP welcomes the measures in yesterday’s Budget, and in particular its focus on continuing to reduce the deficit, lowering taxes and increasing workers’ productivity and pay, the latter through the new ‘Living Wage’. With economic forecasts showing that...
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John Baron MP: initiatives to help local businesses create jobs and growth are working

July 3, 2015
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MP welcomes Start-Up Loan figures John Baron MP, has welcomed new figures showing the Government’s Start-Up Loans and New Enterprise Allowance schemes are supporting people in Basildon and Billericay to set up their own business – helping to provide growth and jobs for families in our area. The figures show that Start-Up Loans have...
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