Keir Starmer has said that “business is a force for good in society, providing jobs, prosperity and wealth”. This generalisation … More
Category: Big Business
Barclay’s – “clean in principle” but parasitic in nature
As has been widely reported in the media Barclay’s has been fined £290 million for trying to rig the LIBOR … More
A gentleman’s agreement?
The government has said that it has an agreement with the banks such that repossession will be a “last resort”. … More
Whatever happened to the ‘free market’?
This was written for the UKWatch blog Whatever happened to the ‘free market’? The one where companies get punished for … More
Private Equity – what response from the trades unions?
private-equity-and-the-trades-unions.pdf Until a few months ago ‘private equity’ meant little to anybody other than economists or investors. However, the prospect … More