Alien Uncertainty With Added Basel

Alien Uncertainty With Added Basel

The Martians Have Landed has probably got good odds of being an unlikely news headline even amongst a time of historic and previously unthinkable ones.  The survival of society has had the attention of gusto reporting because of the August Riots in London detracting from the continual uncertain headlines relating to fiscal survival. `How big [...]
The Independent Survivor’ s Destiny

The Independent Survivor’ s Destiny

No doubt, whatever the next shift is, the Independent will translate any new economy to reflect cultural change, changing use of the high street and redevelopment of our society as have their forbears in our history of trade and commercial activity, from grit to silk. With competition, advancing technology, finance and the economy, as arguably [...]
April 2011 Noteworthy News

April 2011 Noteworthy News

          April Brings a Shower of Changes. Most small businesses look out for the perpetual barrier to their growth, tax and red tape, amongst the Budget. Amongst this years’ was a reduction in corporation tax,  measures to scrap large amounts of legislation, a three year freeze on new regulations for small [...]
21st Century Crisis – Been There, Done That?

21st Century Crisis – Been There, Done That?

A recent game of Trivial Pursuit and a newspaper article  (which incidentally has some very interesting comments attached) prompted the question, how did the Roman Empire manage to decline when they had so much at their disposal? From our limited understanding, we’d believed that Roman society was built on its strengths of lateral thinking and being [...]
September 2009 News

September 2009 News

Market Update: The British Bankers Association has issued figures showing a Gross rise in mortgage lending of £0.3Bn for July 2009. For the same period the Net rise is shown as £1.6Bn; with £2.2Bn for June & £2.9Bn over the last six month period. Total loans for July were £9.7Bn of which £5.2Bn was represented [...]