It seems taking a back seat is something a lot of people are finding increasingly difficult to do and a return to work after retiring could be on the cards.
A bunch of lazy slackers we definitely are not, but if we are to achieve the levels of economic growth we desperately need in the UK, we are going to have to sort out our historically low productivity problem.
As blood-sucking vampire companies continue to suck us dry, it’s clear the tax system needs a reform.
In arguably the biggest declaration to come out of the Conservative Party Conference, I for one welcomed the government’s announcement to pledge a further £2bn into a “new generation of council houses” and affordable homes for rent – though its execution will be key.
Regular readers of my column and, to be frank, most people who know anything about me, are aware of how passionate I am about apprenticeships.
After what feels like an eternity, it appears that people are finally starting to open their eyes and see what I’ve been saying all along. Universities are cash-hungry con jobs.
There are plenty of laborious admin tasks in business that are completely necessary to daily operations, but seem to get in the way of doing the things that inspire people to become entrepreneurs in the first place.
There have been significant changes to the scoring of GCSEs and as far as I’m concerned, this decision is completely bonkers.
As part of the business cycle, things traditionally slow down in August, as people take their vacations to match the school holidays. This means decisions are often delayed and deadlines missed – none more so than making payments.
The amount of young people out of work and study is creeping up and I believe it’s down to the culture of university brainwashing.
The compensation culture may have just received its greatest support to date, following the Supreme Court ruling to axe employment tribunal fees.
After being met with an employment rights lawsuit this year, the Taylor Review’s evaluation of the modern economy is exactly what I’ve been looking for.