26 November 2015: Issue 30 Week in Brief UK International Financial Comment Stone Him! by John Watson Those who express the wrong views must be punished Serious Consequences by Neil Tidmarsh President Putin reaches for the Paracetamol. Again Bonkers bankers by M J Horast A more constructine approach to the HBOS affair is needed Features The
19 November 2015: Issue 29 Week in Brief UK International Financial Comment Paris by John Watson Blocking the road from hell Blessed are the Peacemakers by Neil Tidmarsh History is being made by good men in Vienna, not by bad men in Paris On Yer Bikes by J.R. Thomas Just how did Boris do at
26 November 2015 Kevin Hurley speaks to the Shaw Sheet John Watson talks to Kevin Hurley TD, Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey about challenges facing the police. Kevin Hurley has policing in his blood. Coming from a family which has produced three generations of police officers, no one can have been surprised when, despite
26 November 2015 Is your pension manager leaving you underfunded? by Frank O’Nomics UK pension schemes face significant shortfalls. As of the end of April, the aggregate deficit of 6000 defined benefit pension schemes in the UK was calculated (by the Pension Protection Fund) at £243bn, up from £215bn 3 years earlier, and this despite
26 November 2015 Stone Him! Those who express the wrong views must be punished by John Watson One commentator has written that the debate about dropping David Starkey from the Cambridge University fund-raising video is not about free speech. I’m not sure that is completely right but it is probably fair to say that free
26 November 2015 Week in Brief: INTERNATIONAL ARGENTINA: In the election’s second round of voting, opposition leader Mauricio Macri, the Buenas Aires mayor who stands for centre-right free-market liberalism, defeated the left-wing protectionist Daniel Scioli, the protégé of the out-going President Kirchner. AUSTRALIA: Bushfires, thought to have been started by lightning, killed a farmer and
26 November 2015 Week in Brief:BUSINESS AND THE CITY BIGGER AND FASTER: Jaguar Land Rover is one of the great success stories of modern UK motor manufacturing. Since its take-over in 2008 by Tata, the Indian owned diversified group, it has grown rapidly, modernising its range of luxury cars and building a truly premium brand.