Category Archives: gov.uk

The Brexit Political Declaration

The Brexit Political Declaration has turned up just in time for Christmas – it has all the rigour of a Christmas present list written to Santa. The reality is that all the key points have been booted into the long … Continue reading

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The Brexit Endgame

So here we are, after two wasted years of bluff & bull, the time has run out for the government. A deal must be done – and it looks like it has been done, or it could be. Regardless of … Continue reading

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The Gay Cake Case

The Gay Cake Case, also technically (and correctly) known as Lee (Respondent) v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and others (Appellants) (Northern Ireland). A final (and unanimous) decision was reached by The Supreme Court in London on 10th October 2018. The … Continue reading

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No-Fault Divorce Reform

Finally, the current government has announced a consultation process to look at updating our divorce laws and introducing “no-fault divorces.” Just in time for Brexit. Brexit jokes aside – the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 is almost 50 years old and … Continue reading

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Stockpiling Food – More Project Wake-Up

Mondelez International, owners of Cadbury’s (and many other food companies), have announced they are stockpiling ingredients and finished products in case of a Hard Brexit. This will probably be dismissed as more “Project Fear” – when it is really Project … Continue reading

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When To Turn Off

The UK works some of the longest hours in Europe, but still lags towards the bottom of the productivity scale – this is something that has confused economists and politicians for years. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), … Continue reading

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Housing – A Window On A Broken Society

So more reports of housing woe in the papers today – and still nothing is done. Latest reports show the decline in home ownership among younger adults who should be first-time buyers. The sad conclusion being that the next generation … Continue reading

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Can Brexit Be Delivered?

So now that the infamous lies of the Brexit referendum are disappearing into the mist – along with the people who promoted them – there still remains the issue of whether Brexit can be delivered. There is also the other … Continue reading

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The GDPR Bandwagon

So hopefully you remember the supposed millennium bug Y2K that was going to eat up and destroy all computers, servers and all the software on these machines – because it didn’t really happen. It wasn’t so much a hoax as … Continue reading

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Equal Pay By Law

So all the equal pay kind words and half-hearted legislation in the UK (and Europe) has delivered little in the way of change and progress in the last 40 years. It is not that men are being paid more; it … Continue reading

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