Backlash against Lord Young’s SME support proposals: Coalition plans will fail

The backlash against Lord Young and the most recent government drive to promote MSME participation in public procurement is already underway.

We posted on Lord Young’s two reports ( yesterday, the latter of which (May 2013) made a number of recommendations which the Government have announced that they will be implementing.

The response set out in this piece in the Information Daily is very trenchant: the Government not understand or appreciate the scale and complexity of the problem and so its proposed solution is simplistic and doomed to failure.

So that was a very short honeymoon period….

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