Intervention Book (PDF)


This book challenges the actions of the people responsible for shaping business support policy in England for a generation. A stellar cast list that includes Lord Heseltine, Tony Blair, Lord Alan Sugar, Doug Richard (Dragon’s Den) and Dr Vince Cable.


For Chapter Profiles please visit the:
Battle for Better Business (website)



“For many reasons, this is a valuable book, and it is an important innovation for the policy field in itself. It will remain a valuable historical resource.”
Review by Professor R Bennett MA PhD FBA. Emeritus Professor. Cambridge University

Environment and Planning is a research-driven, fully refereed international journal with a global coverage and global circulation.

“Essential reading for anyone in the business support sector.”
Review by Andrew Corbett at UK IT Association & Skillfair