Category Archives: UK economy

Ronald Reagan’s lesson—how to handle strikers

I don’t think there’s anything the British people hate more than “industrial actions” by numerous instances, especially the transport system. In London, where millions of people depend on public transport, even a single day of a transport strike disrupts not … Continue reading

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Bigger income tax doesn’t work; fairer does

According to some sources, Top Gear star Jeremy Clarkson makes £2 million a year. Sounds like a large amount of money, but the sad truth is, he only sees less than a half of it. According to a tax calculator, … Continue reading

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UK national debt hits one trillion pounds

A day that will live in infamy? Well, not quite. Here you can find neat charts on UK national debt’s percentage of the GDP over the years. So, compared with the years after WWII, the current debt is actually nothing. … Continue reading

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