Monthly Archives: October 2012

REBUILDING HADRIAN’S WALL?

In just two years from now, the fine and upstanding citizens of Scotland aged 16 years and older will be invited to cast their votes. They’ll face a simple choice: to remain loyal subjects of the United Kingdom or rebuild…

CASH FOR CONFIDENCE

When economic historians come to write the book on the first great depression of the 21st century, squeamish bankers, politicians and credit ratings agency executives might want to skip the chapters dedicated to their contributions.  After four austere years, corporate…

THE FIRST CASUALTY

I’ve had remarkably few ‘altercations’ with journalists during my 20 year career in communications – the odd ‘agree to disagree’ discussion, but only one screaming match. A reporter from the Evening Standard asked whether my then employer’s pension was under-funded…