George Osborne is the bugle boy for the "march of the makers" and wants annual exports to double to £1tn by 2020, which now appears entirely unfeasible. The coalition is presiding over a recovery without productivity gains, a recovery without pay rises, a recovery without rising tax receipts and a recovery without export growth. It's recovery, Jim, but not as we know it.Live long and prosper? Probably not ...
29 July 2014
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