If this country is to break the cycle of benefits and unemployment then the Government needs to act more like a private sector employer than a charity.
This £2.5 billion Business Growth Fund is ‘Fool’s Gold’ and I warn every small and medium-sized business owner to steer well clear of the fund!
Since the coalition announced the need for a VAT rise I’ve been telling anyone who’ll listen that it’s the right move. However, I think the rise should be deferred for a few weeks to counteract the disruption to the economy caused by the extreme winter weather.
I really cannot keep quiet over Lord Alan Sugar’s recent comments that the Liberal Democrats under Nick Clegg are like ‘Leyton Orient suddenly being planted in the Champions League’.