Dave the Builder -can he fix it? The View from the Bridge

Muscular mayors, community benefits, the Olympics, national planning and the Bob the Builder theme tune were all discussed at the latest View from The Bridge from Newgate Communications on infrastructure investment. The catalyst for the debate was polling from IPSOS Mori which found that the number one worry for chief executives was the state of the UK’s infrastructure. The timing couldn’t have been better – … Continue reading Dave the Builder -can he fix it? The View from the Bridge

Helping savers save

This post is from my colleague Sara Lyons: On Wednesday, I listened with anticipation the Chancellors Autumn Statement. George Osborne’s message was clear “today we back aspiration – the aspiration to save, to work and to own your own home”. At the heart of Osborne’s speech was about rewarding savers and helping people to save. Speaking from experience, saving is not easy no matter what age. … Continue reading Helping savers save

Autumn Statement 2014: An Election Launchpad?

On 3 December 2014, Chancellor George Osborne delivered his fifth Autumn Statement, the last of the current Parliament before next May’s General Election, and declared that “today we back aspiration – the aspiration to save, to work and to own your own home”. Mr Osborne announced that his long term economic plan is working and insisted that, despite a challenging global backdrop, the Government can … Continue reading Autumn Statement 2014: An Election Launchpad?