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Some Surprises – But Not Many

The Budget this year was perhaps the most leaked ever: a far cry from the occasion when a Chancellor was sacked for blabbing Budget secrets. Only the changes to allowances now being dubbed the ‘granny tax’ really provided much surprise which is perhaps why the journalists have fallen on them with such glee, though the…

Value Added and Plan B

The proponents of the need for a Plan B have got one thing right – rebalancing the economy is a painful process and anything that could reduce the pain would be jolly nice. However, it is not clear that they understand the disease and thus the remedy. In a way we need to go back…