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The dangers of playing the economic blame game.

With turbulent equity markets, gloomy news on jobs and more than 10% of town and city centre shops vacant, it is still difficult to see how we can avoid the dreaded “double-dip”. Against this backdrop Flatline George (Osborne) has sagely … Continue reading

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Europe in the zone?

Worrying but unsurprising that GDP in the UK is trailing that of the majority of its European partners. We have, in many respects, a tougher job to do from a less diverse economic base than those of the EU growth … Continue reading

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