The Financial Cost Of Flooding

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In my last post about water policy in the EU, I mentioned the potential for prohibitive costs to protect people and property from flooding.
CNN has today published a story about the likelyhood of seal-level flooding costing US$28 trillion by 2050.
This story is based on research for the insurance company Allianz - one place where the [...]

The Real Cost Of The Bailout?

Posted by admin on Sep 11, 2021 in credit crunch, recession, uk economy
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The BBC website has a 7 slide show relating to the costs of the bailout worldwide. If you are either:
a) interested in finance
b) wondering what the real cost of the bailouts are
or,
c) from the UK
be sure to spend 30 seconds of your day taking a look. See the slides here.
For months, the British public [...]

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Is The UK Economy Heading For Bankruptcy?

Posted by admin on May 21, 2022 in european union, gordon brown, uk economy
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Asking whether bankruptcy is on the cards for a sovereign nation may seem a little extreme, but the economic portents are not good for the UK.
Without getting too political, the British public has listened to Gordon Brown explain time and again how amazing he is with the economy. If you are from the UK, you [...]

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Gordon Brown Visits The European Parliament

Posted by admin on Mar 29, 2022 in borrowing, european parliament, gordon brown, recession, uk economy
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Ok, so the fact that virtually every blog in the UK is now posting the following videos does not make them any less important.
Without trying to get overtly political, there are obvious connections between stock markets, national economies, currency valuations and the policies of the government of the day.
For years, Gordon Brown has [...]

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The UK Economy: An Accountant’s View

Posted by admin on Mar 22, 2022 in Uncategorized, depression, recession, uk economy
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Speaking to an accountant is always interesting. Firstly, you are hoping that they can save you some tax money - any savings are more than interesting!! Secondly, they have real insight into the workings of businesses in a way that a stock market or finance column (or blog!) does not.
My own accountant is owner of [...]

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