Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Mission

One of the reasons why UK economic growth is so poor is because of the unexpectedly poor export performance. It appears that the British government has woken up to this fact and there are number of initiatives in the offing … Continue reading

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As Good As It Gets

“All is for the best in the best of all possible worlds”, so said Dr. Pangloss in Voltaire’s Candide. Poles, of course, are not generally noted for Panglossian optimism – if anything they identify more closely with Candide’s disillusionment as … Continue reading

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The Thin Red Line

Kingsley Amis said, amongst his many other witty comments, that more means worse. And nowhere is this truer than with regard to bureaucracy. Over-regulation continues its parasitic growth burdening almost every activity with cost and complication and, more often than … Continue reading

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The Method

Is there a recipe for success in business, a tried and tested method of avoiding the pits into which others are wont to fall? Apart from the obvious need to apply common sense (alas, less common than it once was) … Continue reading

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