The UK Debt & Deficit

Posted on March 14, 2019

I was speaking to someone today who said, correctly, that the 'deficit' was coming down. He was wondering what affect Brexit would have on it. It gets a bit confusing as whilst the deficit is coming down, debt is still around 85% of GDP. In the terms of a Layman, the deficit is the annual amount the government has to borrow to meet the shortfall between current receipts (tax) and government spending. National debt or public sector net ...

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Gut Feelings Coming to Fruition!

Posted on March 11, 2019

Anyone who runs a small business will know what I am getting at here. When something doesn't feel right and you have gone for it regardless, it is nearly always a mistake. It is a kind of sixth sense that with time, you learn to utilise. I had that same feeling with Brexit. There was something not right about those in power who were campaigning for it so aggressively. Anyone who has followed this hopeless withdrawal with any depth, now knows ...

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Mark Francois – Fat Little Gammon Squirt

Posted on March 8, 2019

I have had not much time to write blogs this week. This is because I have been trying to drum up some non existent business from my clients who are making redundancies.Asking your clients to recruit people when they are making redundancies is a bit like knocking on an igloo door and saying "Good morning , would you like to see our new ice and snow product range?" Of course, this severe downturn many of my clients are experiencing, is nothing ...

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Partridge and the Death of John Baskell!

Posted on March 5, 2019

The moment I realised that this week's episode of 'This Time' was to be dedicated to the death of former presenter, I knew one thing. I was set for a nauseating treat.I wasn't let down. Alan Partridge, seized the opportunity to indulge in sentimental nonsense about the death of John Baskell with gusto. It was painful comedy at its exquisite best. From the off it was obvious Baskell's untimely death offered Partridge an unmissable opportunity. ...

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Apathy is Allowing Threats and Abuse to be Normal

Posted on March 4, 2019

When, all those decades ago (it was actually 2016) the Leave vote won the Brexit referendum I had one fear. The rise of the far right. I was never particularly bothered about old dears who lived in a Miss Marple fantasy and wanted a return to a golden era that didn't exist. They wouldn't be around for long and are in essence, harmless. Easy fodder for the Daily Mail but not enough to change which way the globe spins...or so I thought!Howev...

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