Strengthen Global Competitiveness

Market Access & Trade – The UK has the most successful, entrepreneurial and competitive communications market in the world. UK Government and Ofcom must use UK experience as best-in-class examples of what can be achieved by market liberalization when promoting trade policy and championing market-based and technology-neutral approaches to regulation in key international markets. FCS TRADE POSITION

Research & Development – Strategic and robust investment in telecommunications research including a permanent R&D tax credit, multi-year public sector research plans, and a commitment to long-term research will enable the UK to remain a technology industry leader. FCS R&D POSITION

Education & Talent – The future of the ICT industry in the UK depends on providing the necessary support for education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for our students while enacting immigration policies which allow companies to attract and retain the best and brightest minds from around the world.  FCS EDUCATION & TALENT POSITION

Tax Reform – Government must press on with a taxation agenda which progressively reduces Corporation Tax and National Insurance costs, to give business confidence to invest in long-term growth.  FCS TAX REFORM POSITION 

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Ofcom Open Consultations

Ofcom is currently seeking views on the following topics: Consultation: Mobile phone repeaters – closing date 28 July...

Government Consultation – New Competition Regime for digital markets

The consultation is available to view on the below link. FCS are going to review and provide further comments in due...

FCS attendance at the NPP & CG Meeting

FCS recently attended the NPP and CG meeting and the below topics were discussed: EECC Switching and Porting -we are...