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Mobile phone scams in the UK

by Jonathan Care  |  September 11, 2016

We're all consumers. Normally I write about industry changes, but here's something that affects all of us. I had a call this morning from a friend. I didn't recognise the...

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UK: Two Thirds of big business has been breached this year

by Jonathan Care  |  May 8, 2016

The UK Government has sponsored a survey that reveals a significant fraction of businesses have been breached this year. The survey is released with a foreword by Ed Vaizey, the...

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Book Review: Decline to Fall - The Making of British Macro-Economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis

by Andrew White  |  November 9, 2015

Book Review: Decline to Fall - The Making of British Macro-Economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis, Douglas Wass, 2008, Oxford University Press. This is a most fascinating book written...

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The Gift from the Greek Crisis: Exposing the Euro's Weaknesses

by Andrew White  |  July 10, 2015

If you have read my blog over the last couple of years you will know that I suggested that Greece would leave the Euro. As we now wait for Sunday...

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UK's Prime Minister David Cameron: Now Down to Work

by Andrew White  |  May 9, 2015

On Thursday the UK delivered a stunning victory to the Conservative Party.  Not since 1992 has the Conservative's had a clear majority.  By now the Champagne has probably lots its fizz...

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UK election more important than ever

by Andrew White  |  May 6, 2015

It is interesting that an election in a middle-tier, aging island nation should mean so much: but it does.  It is interesting in that the election is even in question....

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The boon from low inflation: The UK economy set to thrive

by Andrew White  |  December 5, 2014

It is expected that one talks positively about one's own country of origin.  So it is no surprise that this Brit is all agog with the UK economy's short- and...

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The Genie is Back in the Bottle – but Pandora’s Box is Open: Scotland and Progress

by Andrew White  |  September 19, 2014

I stayed up last night until around 12.30am local time, around 5.30am Greenwich Mean Time/UK.  I had to watch one of the most important votes of my lifetime; at least...

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Scotland - Vote "no" for your Children - Dump your Politicians

by Andrew White  |  September 16, 2014

It is with great sadness that I wait for a vote on Thursday by the population of Scotland to see if the UK stays together.  It is actually hard to...

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