If you haven’t heard of the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership don’t worry – you’re not really meant to have. The TTIP is a series of trade negotiations, primarily for the purpose of cutting tariffs and regulatory barriers to trade between the US and EU, making the access to each other’s markets easier for companies. … Continue reading TTIP – Valentine’s Date For The US & EU?
If there’s one thing everybody hates, it is having to shell out hard-earned wealth in the name of tax. Political parties notoriously differ on their taxation views, and over the past few months Labour’s idea for a mansion tax emerged as one of their prime solutions of raising revenue for the NHS. Labour leader Ed … Continue reading Labour’s Mansion Tax – Downton Shabby
It’s there; it’s hanging over our heads, no matter how much Ed Miliband forgets to mention it in his speeches. Chancellor George Osborne must have nightmares every time the word “deficit” is mentioned nowadays. You could write books on the topic, but I have near 600 words to cover a selection of the issues – … Continue reading The UK Deficit – Sleepless Nights For Osborne
For so long the big established supermarket chains have held an oligopoly over the food retailing sector. As years have passed, heavy discounting chains have eaten away at the share, grabbing their piece of the pie. Aldi and Lidl have reached a record combined market share of 8.6% of all shopping done at major supermarket … Continue reading Just A Lidl Bit More, Please