Whereas in France, the newly elected President was spending his first years deliberately punishing business with punitive tax rates, here in the UK we had thrown up a big sign saying ‘we’re open for business’. Nevertheless, it still took around three years to see the fruits of that pro-business environment. But once that turnaround had begun, the new jobs have simply never stopped coming. As a result, we have become the jobs capital of Europe.
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