Reflections on Democracy

Recent political events in the UK have highlighted fundamental questions about the nature of democracy. Our Prime Minister assumed that role without anyone voting for her to be PM. Is that democratic? We are in the process of withdrawing from the European Union – perhaps the biggest political decision in decades – based on a… Continue reading Reflections on Democracy

Tax is good!

No-one much likes paying taxes but, like death, it is said, they are inevitable. There has been a lot of debate recently about corporation tax rates, and avoidance, and about tax havens. This was highlighted by the leak of the ‘Panama Papers’ that showed how some of the world’s leaders and many of the world’s… Continue reading Tax is good!