Gone, without a trace

January 2013 by Jonathan Owen

The revelation that up to 29% of the meat in economy beefburgers is horsemeat was great news for everyone who likes a good joke.

Free for All?

October 2012 by Jonathan Owen

Great news! The double dip recession has ended! The Office for National Statistics has announced the UK economy grew by just over one half of one percent in the last quarter – largely due to a Scallop War in the English Channel.

It’s not our fault, Governor

September 2012 by Jonathan Owen

After July’s unwelcome hike in inflation the Bank of England relaxed a bit in August as the inflation rate slid back a point or so.

Formidable George

April 2012 by Jonathan Owen

George Osborne is having a rough time steering the UK economy through the worst economic crisis for 60 years.

Make my (Sun)day

March 2012 by Jonathan Owen

Chancellor George Osborne has announced plans to scrap Sunday trading restrictions during the Olympics.

Scary Mary

February 2012 by Jonathan Owen

The Government was quick to implement one of Mary Portas key recommendations – establishing pilot ‘Town Team’ schemes.

A shout in your ear!

December 2011 by Jonathan Owen

I’m no great fan of TV’s ‘Mary, Queen of Shops’ but I have to say last month’s report into ‘The Future of our High Streets’ is a good read.