The Sharks are Circling

It is not unexpected that the UK borrowed just over £62 billion in April. This was as a direct consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. The government has needed to fund both business support loans and the job retention scheme. The government’s independent...

History Must Not Repeat Itself

It is not unexpected that the UK Treasury & the Bank of England have imposed sensible restrictions on the use the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme. The limit has been lifted from £50m to £200m. These funds are there to keep companies in...

Big Mergers Still On The Cards

Recent world events have brought most economies to a shuddering halt. Stock market prices have factored in the lack of economic activity and the huge drop in current and future profits. Hence, it may have been a surprise to many, including me, when O2 and Virgin Media...