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The European economy is stealing a march on us—quelle surprise!

First published: Prospectmagazine.co.uk, 1/08/2017 UK growth is plummeting thanks to Brexit—and a recession in 2018 can’t be ruled out. Meanwhile, things are very different for our friends on the continent Bit by bit, the Brexit narrative advanced by “Leave” supporters

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This mini-inflation scare pales in comparison to the Brexit shambles

First published: Prospectmagazine.co.uk, 20/06/2017 The worst of the rise in inflation is likely over. But as the economy stutters, and with Brexit chaos looming, wage earners will be waiting a long time for any real relief The recent election, the

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Mired in political uncertainty, will the economy now stall?

First published: Prospectmagazine.co.uk, 12/06/2017 Growth could be substantially down by the end of 2017—with the potential figures for 2018 scarier still If you thought last Thursday morning you knew about the UK’s political landscape and its impact on the economy,

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Time for honesty on tax: we will all need to pay more

First published: Prospectmagazine.co.uk, 8/05/2017 Labour’s plan to raise income tax on £80,000 earners doesn’t cut it It’s not going to happen before the election, but one of these days, politicians will have to level with voters about tax. Over the

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May’s election call was well-timed: the economy will soon run out of gas

First published: Prospectmagazine.co.uk, 24/04/2017 “The household savings rate has already slumped, consumer credit and instalment debt are rising, employment levels look maxed out, and real incomes are flat or falling” In announcing the June General Election, the Prime Minister assured

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