The Budget, in British politics, is always a notable moment. From Gordon Brown to George Osborne, those holding the office of the Chancellor of the Exchequer have never quite endeared themselves as the (Alistair) Darling(s) of the nation. Phillip Hammond’s latest Budget ensures the status quo is maintained, as he introduced a raft of controversial … Continue reading Chancellor’s Job a Tough ‘Gig’
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope, just a drone. The use of drones is better associated with conflict, as they play a prominent role in American military strategy. In the UK, the use of civilian drones is a nascent industry, which the lawmakers are looking to regulate effectively in order to ensure … Continue reading Drone Deal?
Soaring Swiss Franc
On Thursday 15th January 2015, Switzerland’s franc rose by approximately 30 percent against the much-maligned euro, after the Swiss National Bank (SNB) decided to abandon its three-year old cap at 1.20 francs per euro. This marks the most controversial event in Switzerland since the birth of Sepp Blatter. For a nation accustomed to sitting on … Continue reading Soaring Swiss Franc