At one moment, as I sneakily followed the autumn statement on twitter (while supposed to be doing strategy), I heard the Chancellor remark
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Over the next five years the Government will spend £250m to pay for pothole repairs…
Apparently yesterday was the day the IGCs had their picnic or whatever they do when they congregate at some legal temple in the City.
The IGC’s – let’s be reminded – were set up by Government to keep the insurers from the grips of the Competition Commission following the harrowing findings of the Office of Fair Trading. 1,079 more words
It’s not hard to spend a billion, not if you’re a nation that knows how to spend but finds it hard to save.
As Osborne found, a generation of planning can be unwound in a minute. 766 more words
“Where are all the pension people?”
Asked an accountant at #Accountex15 on Thursday. They were elsewhere listening to Steve Webb and Gregg McClymont looking back at the last five years, a neat metaphor for the pensions industry as another accountant pointed out.1,070 more words