December 2012

Is Economic Growth A Force Of The Past?

by Paul Simister on December 6, 2012

In the UK the Chancellor made his Autumn Statement yesterday updating Parliament and the electorate on the economic woes. Things don’t look good and it’s hard to see how the UK can keep its AAA credit rating that keeps government interest rates down. The basic message is that government spending is high while tax receipts […]

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Do You Have A Vision For Your Business?

by Paul Simister on December 3, 2012

A common problem with running a small business is that you lose sight of a powerful vision as managing the day-to-day issues becomes the priority. If you started your business rather than inheriting it, I bet you had a very good idea about what you wanted to achieve for yourself and your customers. Questions About […]

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What Can Be Done To Boost The UK Economy?

by Paul Simister on December 2, 2012

Chancellor George Osborne will give his autumn statement later this week  (December 2012) with GDP 3.1% below the 2008 pre-recession peak. The peak was 18 quarters or 4.5 years ago and with average annual growth rates of 2.5%, we are more than 13% behind where we could have been if the recession had been avoided. […]

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