The past month has been a busy one in the City. With the end of the tax year looming, many people returned from Christmas to find that work projects had accelerated, and that new pet ones had materialised, in an effort to get things ‘on track’ for completion by the end of March.
By all accounts, the situation in Ukraine represents a major crisis for European countries. After former President Yanukovych was voted out of office by the Ukrainian parliament in February, following many deaths in clashes between pro-EU and pro-Russian factions
After the miseries caused by all the storms here in the UK the topic of immigration seems more of a continuous rumble, which will no doubt become louder as the next election draws nearer. Fuelled by the fact that the government here has cut back on environmental protection schemes
Speaking on LBC radio this morning the UKIP leader, Nigel Farage, accepted Nick Clegg’s challenge of a head-to-head debate
Many people would look at the UK’s housing market and, seeing sky high prices and not enough houses to meet demand, say that the whole system is somehow ‘broken‘.
Looking back at the last week or so it’s probably a good job that the majority of our electricity is not derived from wind power.
George Osborne is accused of bullying tactics by Scottish Nationalists as it emerged that he will use a speech today to warn that an independent Scotland should not expect to use the pound.
When money owed is ‘repayable on demand’ it means that the lender can ask for the money back and it has to be handed over. This, however, may not be the case anymore after a recent court case.
There seems to be a consensus, especially amongst government circles, that the recovery is underway and that the private sector is providing us with the jobs we need. The green shoots are really showing.
Since those immortal words from Tone Blair: “education, education, education!” and all the degrees that now get conferred and apprenticeships on offer you would have thought that the UK would be awash with highly skilled people
Writing about the economics of Scottish independence is not for the faint hearted. The last time I did so, I was surprised by the resulting abuse I received via email. Apparently some think this is a deliberate tactic of the yes campaign
It seems probable that those households which pay more in taxes than they receive in services (the givers) are likely to be against ever-increasing government spending, a bloated overpaid, over-pensioned public sector and massively expensive institutions like the EU.