Influencing

Influence in the corridors of power

The IoD represents its members and advance the case for business in government, Parliament, the media and other influential forums. 

Areas of influence

The UK's prosperity depends on enterprise and it is imperative that the views of directors are heard. We exert our influence in all matters of economic and public policy:

  • By taking a position in the media (both nationally and locally)
  • Through direct discussion with Ministers and civil servants
  • Through written responses to consultation documents and production of research and policy papers

Policy Voice

Our positions are developed through regular consultation with members. We conduct monthly surveys on key business issues via our award-winning online panel, Policy Voice. Please join to ensure your voice is heard.

Latest publications

Policy Voice 2015: A year in review

Policy Voice 2015 – A year in review

Policy Voice had an eventful year in 2015, with several hundred new members joining the panel and over 1,000 members taking part in each monthly survey. The responses have been taken to the heart of government with the views of members landing in the inboxes of key decision makers in Westminster and across the country.

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