What Will They Inherit?
A colossal debt is what our grandchildren stand to inherit.
Let’s be clear about this, because politicians are not always clear, perhaps because they don’t understand it, although that’s unlikely… READ MORE
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MONEY: WOMEN: MATHS
A step by step guide to speaking maths
For over ten years I have talked to many mathematicians, and – speaking as a professional interviewer – sometimes I have found that very difficult. Recently, I blurted this out to a revered mathematician and – to my surprise – Read more…
BIG MONEY. It’s good news that – only four years after she released her first album – singer Adele is making £80,000 a day. Not quite as well-paid, at an average of £102,000 a week, are the players at Manchester City, Britain’s best-paid Football Club.
I’m always happy to hear that someone is making big money because that means it’s possible. Envy gets you nowhere and eventually it sours you – visibly.
BIGGER MONEY. A businessman, appointed to the board of an NHS Trust, recently told the Times that it took him six months to get the finance department – which employed 250 people – to produce a profit and loss statement. They had never produced one before!!!!!
BIKER MENACE Maybe city cyclists need to pass a highway code test, pay for a road license and display their number on the back of their bike – ready for CCTV cameras to record their breath-taking, lawbreaking stupidity, and save NHS bills for themselves and their victims.