Category Archives: Economics

A strange subject to write about for someone who sometimes struggles to add up. However this is economics as it applies to the social and cultural fabric of our lives together.

Economic and environmental advances


It is widely recognised that environmental changes for good and bad take a long time to be measured in a meaningful way, just as long term economic activity is much more sustainable that short term blips. This is highlighted in … Continue reading

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A bit of a muddle in parliament


When Parliamentary questions are being directed at matters that are of concern to local residents, it is inevitable that people will listen to every word and want the MP concerned to squeeze every last drop of value out of the … Continue reading

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Seven months and still no change


At the end of September last year I wrote about a question asked in Parliament by a Sussex MP and what I considered to be a rather ineffectual response from a Government Minister, Paul Maynard who is the MP for Blackpool … Continue reading

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The need for real life experience


One of the demonstrable disadvantages of having Government Ministers and Shadow Ministers who have spent all of their working lives in the isolated environment that is a political party is that they get use to fighting one another and then … Continue reading

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A Government asleep at the wheel


At the beginning of April I posted a blog about the early indications that the Governments new apprenticeship scheme was not ready for delivery as promised back in 2015. As of the 6th April the Government began collecting a new … Continue reading

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Implications of currency changes


One of the suppliers that we work with on a weekly and often daily basis is US owned and its European HQ is in the Netherlands. A visit this morning has revealed that as a result of currency changes between … Continue reading

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Who’d employ an apprentice?


The world of apprenticeships is about to go through a major change. A major change was proposed just after Theresa May was chosen as our Prime Minister by Tory MPs following David Camerons resignation. The plan is that from Thursday, … Continue reading

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