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ITV Business Club on the Queen's speech

With the economy back in recession and the worst retail sales figures for more than a year, we ask members of the ITV Business Club to judge the Queen's speech.

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Business leader calls for more financial help

Ammar Mirza, Secretary-General of Asian Business Connections, said today the Queen's speech doesn't go far enough to help businesses succeed.

Ammar Mirza Credit: ITV

The government has promised to cut red tape and make Britain more business friendly.

But he wants more financial help in the form of cuts to VAT and employers' National Insurance Contributions.

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