Last week I worked a 'gentlemen's evening'. Pause for a second. Appreciate that phrase from a purely literal perspective. Now, forget the literal meaning because there is nothing gentlemanly about gentleman's evenings.
Perhaps it would be beneficial for Britain to pick up some tips from Germany as medium-size companies drive their economy. Today one-third of the country's sales, jobs and GDP come from businesses of this size, many of which are family-owned and focus on exports.
Our government, using hundreds of billions of pounds of our taxes, rescued the banks from collapse. Have they got the guts to do what is required to save us from the next collapse? I am not holding my breath.