The British Economy ‘fixed’ – dream on everybody?

The latest organisation to utter assurances that our economy is out of intensive care is the BCC– the British Chambers of Commerce, They are of course another lobbying group – on behalf of businesses this time, so they have some sort of axe to grind don’t they? They are predicting that our economy will optimistically […]

Labour cannot be trusted to run the British economy, so say the Tories – how about the Conservatives themselves then?

  Tory Norman Lamont is often trotted out to pontificate on a national financial matter – which is a massive surprise to many older people. Some twenty or more years ago the UK was hit by a crippling financial crisis, brought about by sterling currency speculators – it has been one of the biggest economic […]

Full Speed Ahead on the UK Economy- straight into the Buffers?

The latest forecast from the IMF on UK growth is supposed to give some encouragement to the markets – but should it? They have issued the latest figures which predict growth of 2.4% in this next year. One might well ask what the hell do they know anyway – their forecasts have been widely and […]