Economics

Does London need a new Thames airport?

A New Airport

LONDON Mayor Boris Johnson has been back on ocoa.ca his soapbox recently writing in the morethantoast.org Evening Standard about the necessity for expansion of air hubs servicing the City and the south east. With a flat lining economy and Heathrow about to be surpassed by Dubai as the world’s largest airport the highly emotive issue of expansion [...]

Virgin Money buys Northern Rock: But do the taxpayers get a good deal?

A Good Deal?

By Safraz Syed THE UK government has recently announced that Northern Rock will be bought by Virgin Money. Northern Rock was nationalised in 2008 when it fell into deep financial difficulty bought about mainly as a result of the weak global financial climate. The government assumed responsibility of the failed bank, anabolics until recently when [...]

Recession

Heading For A Double-Dip

By Jonathan Sebire 2011 HAS not been the cialis overnite year of growth that Britain had expected, nor what the coalition government had promised. There has been a sense of impending economic doom emanating from southern Europe. The Euro is in choas, leaders are being removed left-right-and-centre to deal with the issue, unemployment is at a new [...]

VAT

VAT Rise

By Lauren King DESPITE both the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats pledging before the General Election not to increase tax on goods and services, usa cialis in what has been a resolutely unpopular measure with consumers, treatment retailers and industry, the Coalition Government rose VAT on January 4th from 17.5% to 20%. And what’s more, there seems [...]

public spending

Trimming Services

EVEN George Osborne’s fiercest critics would have to admit he was between a rock and a hard place when he set out the new budget on June 22. Britain has its biggest fiscal deficit since WWII – and, according to May’s IMF forecasts, it faces the toughest recovery of buy cialis generic all the buying viagra in uk G20 countries. No one doubts [...]