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Government “Investing in Small Businesses” is a Farce

Government “Investing in Small Businesses” is a Farce

Antony Sammeroff December 14, 2016 0

A recent press announcement reported that Scottish Enterprise, the main economic development agency funded by the Scottish Government, has £15.2 million investment in Aquamarine, a wave energy company that went bankrupt last year. This

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Let’s demand a better British agricultural system post-Brexit

Let’s demand a better British agricultural system post-Brexit

Niamh Kingsley November 16, 2016 0

With Brexit looming, the time to discuss the future of British agriculture is now. “Britain’s farmers will need help” says the Financial Times; “Farmers who vote leave now in deep regret” claims the Independent.

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Here’s why rent controls will only aggravate the UK’s housing crisis

Here’s why rent controls will only aggravate the UK’s housing crisis

Dani Bolt October 10, 2016 1

In his 2016 Labour Party Conference speech, Jeremy Corbyn claimed to have a great plan to ensure that “every British family” would have the “basic human right” to a decent home. His great plan?

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Degrees are shrinking in value but all anyone talks about is cost

Degrees are shrinking in value but all anyone talks about is cost

Dani Bolt September 28, 2016 0

Students protesting against fee rises in line with inflation should actually be more concerned about the shrinking value of their degrees. Increasing numbers of students are exiting university and entering jobs they could just

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15 September: When the US Fed Called Time on Lehman

15 September: When the US Fed Called Time on Lehman

David Buik September 15, 2016 0

Having been in the market place for 53 years I suppose 15th September 2008 has to be the worst day in the history of banking by a country mile. Erin Callan, the FD of

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Sponsored Post: Tips for playing online slots

Sponsored Post: Tips for playing online slots

Guest Author September 9, 2016 0

Online slot games are pretty simple to play but, everyone can sometimes benefit by getting a better understanding of the game they love. Slots are the most popular among online casinos as well as

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A CEO Pay Cap Would Cap The Welfare Of All

A CEO Pay Cap Would Cap The Welfare Of All

Dani Bolt September 5, 2016 1

The share of national income going to top CEOs is going up and up. Government intervention to restrict this commits twin errors of assuming that rising pay at the top is an unwarranted endemic

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What Now for Bitcoin?

What Now for Bitcoin?

Guest Author September 1, 2016 0

Over recent years Bitcoin has had a habit of defying expectations. Since its dramatic 2013 price rise it has held level in spite of the constant predictions of naysayers that it’s just a fad,

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Should Spread Betting be Considered Gambling?

Should Spread Betting be Considered Gambling?

Thomas Walker August 25, 2016 2

In the UK, profits from spread betting are not subject to tax like those from other forms of investment and trading are. This is because British law treats spread betting as a form of

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Why Do So Many Traders Fail?

Why Do So Many Traders Fail?

Thomas Walker August 12, 2016 0

The idea that 90% of people who take up trading fail and end up blowing their accounts is a commonly heard one in articles, videos and on trading forums. The exact number varies, with

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