Supporting Local Business

I visit local businesses regularly, listening to their concerns and helping them grow our local economy. By working with business we have already reduced unemployment by 51% since 2010 and we will continue to build on this work.

News

Michael Backs Small Businesses in Northampton

Small Business Saturday is a grassroots, not-for-profit campaign designed to highlight the importance of small businesses in the community as well as providing them an economic boost on the day itself - which this year fell on Saturday, 1st December.

Michael Supports Retail in Northampton

As part of Great British High Street week I visited several retail stores in Northampton. I went to Weston Favell Shopping Centre and St Giles’s Street to meet shopkeepers and show my support for British retail.

Michael Reports: Employment at Highest Rate Ever!

Figures released this month by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that unemployment has once again fallen.

In Northampton North there are 1,586 fewer claimants of unemployment benefits than in March 2010- a huge decrease of 58%.