It’s that time again, and like last year and the year before those who have a vested interest in getting bums on seats in lecture theatres – because universities are businesses – are out there telling lies to the latest group of bright young students.
Since becoming Prime Minister, Theresa May has been sounding like some kind of Buddhist holy woman chanting the mantra ‘Brexit is Brexit’ whenever she’s challenged on the ‘ifs & whens’ of Britain’s actual departure from the European Union.
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.
It was nice to hear direct from the Prime Minister that the way most of us in the business community go about things is not just part of the solution to the economic blip of the past five years, but the antidote.
There has been a lot of drawing of breath today over the Taxpayers’ Alliance’s view that benefit claimants should be forced to work for their money. Sounds like a lot of common sense to me.
If you’re one of the country’s 2.5million unemployed and are about to take the step back into the world of work with your first job interview, don’t watch The Apprentice tonight!
The move by the German Government to attract UK young people onto attractive apprenticeship packages is a stark warning to British business.
I am very, very sad to hear the dreadful news of Lady Thatcher’s passing. I think it is a devastating loss for us all; she is a British icon. I would like to pass my condolences to her family at this very sad time.