Tag Archive for recession

BECAUSE THEY CAN

Supplying life’s essentials can provide a steady flow of business, even in a flaccid economy. While the latest widescreen telly or a week in the sun can wait, keeping the lights and heating on, paying the train fare to work…

REFLECTING ON AUSTERITY

Long before anyone thought of fashioning chocolate into the shape of an egg, Easter signified the end of Lent, an austere 40 days of fasting, self-denial and reflection that Christians observe before celebrating the resurrection of Christ. Religious our not,…

BAD RECESSION RECRUITMENT POLICIES

He hasn’t worked for over 12 months since being made redundant for the second time in three years. He was starting to lose faith, both in himself and his future.  I was there to buy the beers, to cheer him…