Interest rates paid by UK households are however, already some of the highest in Europe. Despite all the talk of record lows you will hear from the mainstream media. Given how our economy has evolved, any monetary policy other than safeguarding domestic living standards makes less sense than ever before. . . . → Read More: Our mythical low interest rates – Alternative Inflation Report
Localise West Midland’s latest report: Own Goal: the Globalisation of Football Finance, has officially been launched to the press today!
Since the founding of the first official football club in 1857, professional football has grown into a national obsession; teams are regarded as social and cultural institutions by their supporters, embodying a locality’s passion . . . → Read More: Own Goal: Lessons for the West Midlands in the Globalisation of Football Finance
Last time we elected supposedly strong governments both in 1979 and 1997, the following few years saw the Pound go up in value and it was a disaster for the West Midlands. . . . → Read More: The Pound after the election of a hung Parliament – lessons from the WM