Has Boris lost business? Perhaps not yet, but that is his direction of travel.
The business community is typically, naturally, supportive of Conservative governments since it assumes the same goals, such as freedom to make a profit, get rich, pay less tax.
What it craves most of all is some sort of certainty.
At its best British business is innovative, nimble and in fierce competition.
We saw that best in the early and ongoing responses to Covid-19. Business leaders from the guy who runs the pub at the end of my street to the chief executive of Next saw a crisis emerging, but also a chance to show what they are made of.
They flipped all sorts of old certainties into the bin and cracked on.
The publican sold his excellent food online and offered takeaway beer.
Simon Wolfson, the Next boss, noted in