Don't you just love it? On one hand we're being told that 'growth' is the be all and end all meaning that we need to spend and consume. Then on the other hand we're being told not to throw old things away and buy new ones but to 'make do and mend' – all very WWII.
Why is Scotland facing the biggest question in its constitutional history? Nationalism? Self-sufficiency? Or a political awakening?
The question of independence is a difficult one to tackle simply because of the political implications it brings.
Today’s GDP data brought some ‘good’ news for the beleaguered residents of the UK: the economy managed to grow by 0.6% between April and June of this year. That was the strongest pace of growth since
Apart from a direct move by the government to immediately scrap the UK's independent nuclear deterrent the LibDem approach of scaling down is the surest way of killing it off.
What does an engineering skills shortage mean for the UK and what can we do about it?
Employers are increasingly struggling to recruit engineering, IT and technical recruits with the right skills,
Imagine as a citizen of the UK, you are walking home through a housing estate, after buying sweets and are confronted by someone demanding to know where you are going and why you are there.
European Union Finance Ministers were in good mood. In summer holiday mood.
Just before the summer break, in a meeting before the meeting, they decided to give the Sirtaki dancers
Yesterday’s poor manufacturing and trade data were another sign that the much-heralded rebalancing of the UK economy is failing to materialise. After years of debt-fuelled consumption and growth, we are frequently told, what is now needed is to shift
Mark Carney has hit the ground running this week – not only has he promised to review who is on our bank notes, but at his first monetary policy meeting he also convinced the rest of the committee to opt for a soft form of forward guidance.
We love our bread and circuses don't we. As people foam at the mouth at the mere suggestion of MPs getting a pay rise no-one even squeaks at the outlandish amount of money that top flight footballers, singers and actors take home very week during these supposedly austere times.
The Arab Spring has shaken the Middle East and an innovative diplomacy is needed today in order to take advantage of the current shifts in the Middle East's strategic architecture.
Today we had the latest official data on the UK economy from the ONS. The bumper set of figures – known as the Quarterly National Accounts to aficionados – contained updates on household saving, corporate profitability, export and imports, and lots of other things.