Archive for April, 2011

This is my latest comment from Fund Strategy magazine. The government’s self-righteous moralising over Libya seems to have distracted attention from its attempts to promote innovation. From the coalition’s perspective this is probably a bonus as its plans for “StartUp Britain” are unconvincing. Since it became clear that the need for austerity was almost universally […]

There can be little doubt that real incomes in Britain have fallen significantly in recent years but it is difficult to gauge by exactly how much. Apart from uncertanties about inflation (see 30 March) there is also work to be done on different sections of the population. A recent study by the Resolution Foundation, a […]