If the Olympic motto was ‘inspire a generation’, the motto of the unemployment figures published today should be ‘invest in a generation.’
The Bank of England reckons the economy will be flat lining again with its growth forecast being cut to close to zero. It has fuelled debate for new measures to stimulate the economy, but what happened to all the cash that has already been thrown at the banks to get the country moving again?
So, George Osborne wants people like me to make more noise about the need to cut taxes to help make the UK more profitable does he?
Let me offer support for the Venture Capitalist who has condemned Business Secretary Vince Cable as not being fit for office who is not supporting business.
We cannot allow the rear view mirror economics that has put the UK into a double dip recession should not sculpt how businesses run their operations.
I signed the letter to the Daily Telegraph quite simply because the 50p tax rate is a bad tax that’s bad for business and bad for the economy.
The Government has to look seriously at the knock-on effects of the planned 3p rise in fuel duty. Of course, they have to find ways to increase the income of the public purse to chip away at the country’s huge debts, but they could be shooting themselves in the foot with this one.
I have recently being doing some things with Volkswagen around some research they have done about helping other businesses be more efficient. It really is essential to look at your costs in your business and analyse them and make sure that you save as much as possible.
I have praise for the Prime Minister’s ambition to rebuild the UK economy from the ground-up. Cameron’s speech at the Conservative Party Conference set out a clear agenda to rescue the economy with business at its heart.