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The Brexit Negotiations

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Human Rights Law – Is Wrong Again

Apparently Germany have decided to kick two people out of the country who were born there because of the terror links of these people. They were suspected of planning to carry out terrorist attacks and were arrested over it but have never been brought to court as there wasn’t enough evidence that they were going … Continue reading

Mobile Phone Driving Ban

Well I see that the Government are trying to look as if they are getting tough on mobile phone use but I only think they are paying lip service to it. They don’t know what to do about it really. People don’t seem to be bothered that the law already states that you shouldn’t use … Continue reading

Help the UK and Pay Your Tax Here

I see that Caffé Nero has just managed not to pay any tax on over £200 million turnover last year. I like Caffé Nero, it’s my coffee shop of choice but I am thinking of moving my business to Costa Coffee. At least I will if they pay their tax, but as they are owned by … Continue reading

Soft Touch Britain Deserves Better

I have just read an article in a newspaper about an Albanian murderer finally being kicked out of Britain and that he has finally lost legal battles tying to avoid extradition. He claimed that there was no justice in Albania and yet this man gouged out the eyes of one of his victims, presumably before … Continue reading

Pay Up Whirlpool like BP did!

I see that Whirlpool, the company behind  the fire risk dryers, have finally told owners not to use them. Why? Are they unsafe to use? If they are now unsafe, then they were unsafe before people were told not to use them, in fact they have always been unsafe and yet the company were saying … Continue reading

Sales Tax or Business Rate Rise?

Talking about business rates again and costs to small businesses, these businesses have to pay their rates whether they make any profit or not on sales of their goods. So do large businesses of course. However, I am becoming more and more convinced that it may be an idea to introduce a sales tax. Yes … Continue reading

Business Rates Fiasco

Well I see that the business rate rise is starting to cause problems. No surprise there then. Like me I suspect that you thought something similar as well. The powers that be won’t read this blog of course. They never do read things like this. My wife said to me the other day that the … Continue reading

Rubbish Dumping and How to Stop it

I once stopped in a lay-by near to my house for a few minutes and noticed lots of flys were flying round something in the field entrance next to me. Wondering what it was (perhaps a body) I went to look. I didn’t get too close as I could see that it was the internal … Continue reading

Amazon, Business Rates and Brexit

I have just read an interesting article in the paper about business rates increasing. This is nothing new. It has been in the papers and on TV news for a while but what has come out in the past few days is that Amazon’s bill will be going down and yet small local businesses will … Continue reading