The Autumn Budget is looming and I can tell you, there’s one thing for sure that I hope to see included, and that’s a boost for apprenticeships!
It’s week five and there are 14 apprentices, or should I say quivering wrecks, left vying for the exciting opportunity of working with septuagenarian Sugar.
Over my career I have taken business courses at Cranfield University, Stanford University and the London Business School (LBS).
I am shaking with rage I’m so angry about today’s Supreme Court ruling that says that charging people to bring employment tribunal cases against employers is illegal.
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.