From what I’ve read and heard, Matthew Taylor seems like a decent bloke, and someone I’d love to sit down and talk to as part of his Review of Modern Employment, that he is currently carrying out on behalf of the Government.
Listening to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement yesterday, I couldn’t help feeling a sense of Déjà vu, as he tried his best to make a very meagre amount of money look like it was going further than it could.
Last night the man who has since the referendum stood between us and self-inflicted economic ruination, Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England (BOE), resigned.
Throughout his political career, first as leader of the opposition, then as Prime Minister under coalition conditions, David Cameron did the best for his country, often at personal and political cost to himself, and for me that elevates him way beyond being merely a successful politician, and into the realm of true statesman.
The past four months have, at times, been quite unpleasant; the last 60 days gruelling and sometimes vitriolic, and this last six days have been immensely sad.
The debate on the future of the UK’s relationship with Europe took a step forward today and British business should be pleased with its progress – but there’s more haggling to do.
Based on his performance at the despatch box delivering his Autumn Statement, the England Rugby team could have done with George Osborne wearing the number 14 shirt at this year’s Ruby World Cup.
We are a nation of house-buyers, with Brits desperate to put their money in bricks and mortar. However with mortgages harder to come by people are seeking out alternative options. If you have some collateral, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t invest. And I may have a solution for you – dealing in modern art and vintage late twentieth-century furniture.