Posts Tagged ‘u.k.’

Is The Recession Over For The U.K.?

Is this more than just a shoot? Possibly a branch with a flower bud attached? Business Week says that a respected British think tank has proclaimed the recession over in the U.K. The recession is over, according to one of the nation’s most respected economic think-tanks. The UK’s surprising resilience is confirmed by the National […]

The U.K. Tax Hike

You’ve probably heard or read about the new U.K. personal income tax rates by now but just for the record, here is what came down today. From the Guardian: Alistair Darling¬†attempted to lay down battle lines for next year’s general election with a ¬£7bn squeeze on the rich followed by a brutal freeze on public […]

Disquieting News From Across The Pond

The world didn’t quit spinning today despite all of the attention paid to the Geithner Plan. Some disquieting news came from Europe. Germany, the big dog of the EU is looking at a 7% contraction of GDP this year. The country’s dependency on exports is having a telling effect. The country may be on the […]