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51% of UK Directors believe a UK withdrawal from the EU would be a significant challenge for their company

The April Policy Voice survey addressed the topics of the UK’s relationship with the European Union. Below are some of the survey highlights:

  • 61% say an EU referendum will cause uncertainty for their business – but 51% want an in-out vote anyway…
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Economy

Clinical move by PICA on passport fee increase

Was the move to increase passport fee with only one week notice a strategic move by PICA. ?

With the extension by one week of the implementation date of the price increase, the focus has now shifted from the $2,000 increase to the timeline given for the effective date for the increase. 24 more words

Oil buck$

Playing around on the internet at lunch today, I came across a couple of interesting databases that confirm, at least visually, that we are a petro-economy. 754 more words

Economics

The Jamaican passport is not so "worthless" after-all

April 24, 2015

The Jamaican passport is ranked as one of the least valuable travel documents in the Caribbean based on the number of countries which allow its holders visa free travel through their ports of entry. 282 more words

Economics

America's failing public transportation is increasing inequality

http://www.businessinsider.com/americas-failing-public-transportation-is-increasing-inequality-2015-5

If you have read my posts on bus travel within Metro Detroit, then you will know why I’m sharing this link.

And if its bad in NYC, then it’s worse in poorer metros across the country….

Society

A secret of the new business cycle, & why good predictions have become so rare

Summary:  This post looks at the recent economic data, but not to convince you about the rightness of my forecast (more slow growth), but rather to help you make sense of the river of economic data the modern media brings us. 952 more words

Economics

Cuba: 'our goal was to maintain socialism'

[Speech delivered at a Cuba Vive! brigade report-back meeting in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne on 20/05/15. The accompanying Prezi to this speech is available here. Slide numbers refer to Prezi. 4,002 more words

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