Category Archives: Public Spending

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Changes to the UK Benefit System this April

Starting this April, the UK is set to face a number of amendments to the benefits system in an aim to streamline the scheme and interest more people in work….

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Osborne’s 2013 Budget – A Summary

State of the economy The Chancellor’s budget revealed some highs and lows regarding the current state of the UK economy. Primarily, Osborne announced that the growth forecast for this year…

Retail Industry Feeling the Pinch

Shopkeepers across the UK are finding life difficult as shoppers tighten their belts, and those in areas where there are large numbers of public sector workers are hardest hit. The…

Social care funding crisis looming, says Age UK

Well here’s a headline for you, Social care funding crisis looming say Age UK. Hello there where have you been for the last 20 years Age UK? http://bit.ly/mspjkV Government after…

IMF says Spain’s economy still facing major risks

It seems that the Euro is in the news a lot just lately. A few months ago I wrote about Spain, Ireland, Greece, Portugal and Italy all heading for financial…

Credit card customers face higher costs

Well I suppose someone was going to take advantage of the low interest rate to make some more money out of the British public, and yes you guessed it, it…

Wonga sees opportunity for growth in Ireland

Wonga the pay day loan company is branching out, ok some say pay day loans are a life saver, some say it’s a legalised rip off. It doesn’t really matter…

Libya Conflict Prompts Defence Cuts Rethink

Well it’s a sad fact to say this but,it’s taken a civil war which the UK has nothing to do with,for thr leader of the ConningLib government to have a…

Land Rover to create 1,000 jobs in the West Midlands

At long last some good news on the job front from prestigious British brands. Jaguar and Land Rover are showing the way forward with employment and export’s. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-12983188 These companies…

‘Worse off Wednesday’ starts a year that will cost households,2.3 billion pounds

Well today is Wednesday worse Wednesday, black Wednesday call it what you will. A lot of people will call it by a name which is unprintable, why? Because today’s the…