When we Empower women, we all win

In 1959 contraception was finally made available to unmarried women in the UK, Helen Brook a family planning pioneer said “To think that at last women could be in charge of themselves, decide for themselves. Women were really going to be free.” Six decades later are women really free as pay inequality is entrenched in…

A gripping tale of one of the most lucrative crimes in history

  The Avery’s most lasting legacy was the inadvertent triggering of a new model for the global economy. Henry Every was the seventeenth century’s most notorious pirate as the British government offered enormous bounties for his capture alive or preferably dead. Every’s most lasting legacy was the inadvertent triggering of a major shift in the…

Promoting the elite at the expense of the workers

Trade conflicts caused by governments promoting the interest of the elite at the expense of workers. Across the world, the rich have prospered while workers can no longer afford to buy what they produce have lost their jobs, or have been forced into higher levels of debt. The class wars of rising inequality are a…

Bank of England pumps £100 bn into the economy

The UK has passed 300, 469 confirmed  Covid-19 cases, as the average number of deaths from Covid-19 over the last seven days is now 144 compared with 435 on May 18. Britain faces a Tsunami of job losses despite hundreds of thousands of furloughed employees getting back to work. MPs were told that jobs were…

Implement and practice radical plans

In Martin Sandbu’s The Economic of Belonging, a innovative and  pervasive new approach to economic policy that addresses the symptoms and causes of inequality in Western society fuelled by populism and the frustrations of the disenfranchised, make a case to win back the left behind -those abandoned  as economic jetsam by the rising tide of…

The UK output slumps to 11 per cent  the most for more than 300 years

  The UK economy The UK economy is likely to slump by 11.5 per cent in 2020, outstripping falls in Germany, Spain, Italy, and France, according to OECD  who found that the UK’s largely service-based economy had been badly hit by the government’s lockdown restrictions. The service sector, which includes financial services, hospitality, and tourism…

Rishi Sunak extends the furlough scheme until October

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the UK furlough scheme to pay wages of workers on leave because of coronavirus has been extended to October. He further said the government-backed workers and companies going into the lockdown, and would support them coming out and confirmed that employees will continue to receive 80 per cent of their monthly…