Reasons for the Death of the high street

The high street is struggling, consumers are shunning the shops. In our ever changing competitive retail landscape why are we unwittingly killing off household brands? The answer to why are our high streets dying is not a simple one, there is no single factor that is causing it. In town parking…

The Brexit Deal

Yesterday was full of tumultuous hubub. It was as if Olivia Pope had jumped off the pages of a Scandal script. We watched for people to play their hands and waited for the chips to fall. All because of an agreement made on Friday by the Cabinet. I believe…

Back in the Black

Two weeks ago marked a huge milestone in the economic path we have been on since 2010. Britain finally achieved George Osborne’s aim of a budget surplus for the day to day running of the country. It is almost astonishing that since 2002 that it has cost us more…

A Snow Day

A few snowflakes and the United Kingdom comes to a grinding halt. Gas supplies run low, schools close, people don’t go into work. All of these things hit productivity and GDP. So why aren’t we as a country prepared to deal with them? In part it is due to their…

Proof Private Sector Outsourcing Works

Carillion went tits up this week, but what does it actually mean for its contracts, employees and suppliers? Well very little to be honest. This is work that needs to be done, jobs that need filling and services that still need to be supplied. Instead of fleecing the the taxpayer…

Get Behind Rail Infrastructure

The best way to see the British countryside is arguably by rail. Britain was once at the forefront of great rail engineering. In recent times this legacy has languished with lack of investment. The tide has been turning over the last few years. With large rail infrastructure projects like HS2, Crossrail…