Past Events

March 2006

All Taxation is Theft: A taxation debate
Speakers:
Ian Angell
Nicholas Montagu
Tue, 7 Mar 2006
At this London Business Forum debate, Professor Ian Angell and Sir Nicholas Montagu debate the role of tax, providing piercing insights and outrageous opinions, with none left disappointed. Ultimately, Sir Nicholas persuades us that "taxes are the price we pay for a civilised society."
Swimming Against the Stream: Ten rules for creating businesses
Speaker:
Tim Waterstone
Thu, 2 Mar 2006
Tim Waterstone set up his chain of bookshops after being fired from high street newsagent WHSmith. Advised to quit the bookselling business, he did the exact opposite, set up a successful rival and sold it back to his erstwhile employer. At this event, he shares his entrepreneurial story.