'There has been a lot of somewhat idle chat about the prospect of inflating our debt away, that we don't have to worry about elevated levels of debt because we can pull the same trick as in the 1950s and 60s of using inflation to erode the real value of our debt,' he said. … [Read more...] about Unemployment could hit 4MILLION by 2021, GDP will take FIVE YEARS to recover and Britain faces biggest peacetime deficit EVER: OBR’s dire predictions as it warns Brits face years of tax rises and spending cuts
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And by focusing on Brexit above everything else – picking a Cabinet of docile nodding dogs and deploying 27,500 civil servants on the madness last March as Whitehall struggled to contain the plague – he condemned folk to die unnecessarily. … [Read more...] about Kevin Maguire: Brexit is the biggest and most absurd waste of money in history
KPMG emerged with the worst report card among the so-called “big four” accountancy firms with only 61% of the sampled audits meeting industry standards. PwC only managed to meet standards on 65% of its audits, compared to 76% at Deloitte and 71% at EY. … [Read more...] about Accountancy watchdog attacks poor work from biggest firms
While it's really impossible to predict anything in games featuring these two quarterbacks, I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest that this afternoon's playoff game will not be a repeat of that game. In fact, if history tells us anything it's that this game won't be like any of the others in the past (how is that for a paradoxical sentence?). As always we'll be using your thoughts, questions and comments throughout the liveblog, you can email them to [email protected] or tweet them to @HunterFelt. it's the New England Patriots facing the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game at Sports Authority Field. Opening kickoff is at 3:00 EST/8:00 GMT but we'll be back well beforehand, in the meantime, if you hurry, you have a shot at getting in your prediction on our Talk Board. … [Read more...] about Denver Broncos 26–16 New England Patriots – as it happened!
However, spending on non-essentials fell 22.3%. Barclaycard said more than half of consumers were continuing to avoid the shops. According to a survey by the credit-card provider, almost a third of consumers said they were delaying shopping because they were afraid of getting or spreading coronavirus, while almost a fifth said they were put off by crowds. … [Read more...] about UK retail sales in June show signs of recovery after covid lockdown