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Market Matters: Playing Blink

July 2015 by Jonathan Owen

The Chancellor’s July budget from the all-new, all-Conservative government was disappointing for small businesses. George Osborne described it as ‘a budget for working people’ but not many were impressed. Meanwhile in the dysfunctional world of Euroland the Germans played a game of blink – and lost.

Market Matters: All Change, Please

July 2015 by Jonathan Owen

This month Jonathan Owen talks about fairness: the new Competition and Markets Authority, Amazon Reviews, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England’s warning to bankers on Fair and Effective Markets, the Cabinet reshuffle and QR coded Canadian lobsters

Business Rates: Any ideas?

April 2015 by Jonathan Owen

Quarterbridge has represented Traders, Stallholders and Owners, highlighting inconsistencies and how changes have placed unnecessary administrative burden on Councils.