Outsourcing Review

WEEKLY COMMENT 25-01-2018

By Barry Edwards

Outsourcing Review

 

The Smith Institute has published a report this week by David Walker and John Tizard about outsourcing and PFI which exposes many of the problems connected with them and makes suggestions as to how they can be improved. The liquidation of Carillion has highlighted the urgent need for change forcing the government to act quickly to protect many of the services and projects that are structured in this way. If you would like to read the report (26 pages) click on the link below; read more

A Warning for 2018/19

WEEKLY COMMENT 4-01-2018

By Barry Edwards

A Warning for 2018/19

With most stock markets around the world at record levels and the majority of countries experiencing growing economies, looking forward over the next year, it looks very promising for the world economy. But somehow it does not feel like everyone is convinced that we are in a period of long-term growth and good fortune. In fact, many commentators and economists are uncertain how to predict the outcome of Brexit, the tax cuts in America and other life changing events occurring worldwide. read more