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Britain in Europe – Why British Business Should Ignore Savid Javid

Posted on July 3rd, 2015

  Britain has always had a loud voice in Europe and across the world. That is why business leaders must ignore Savid Javid and campaign for a Britain at the heart of the European Union. This article was first published in the Huffington Post The newly installed UK Business Secretary has decided to instruct business […] ...Read more »

Is There Any Solution To The Greek Problem?

Posted on March 28th, 2015

Potential solutions to the Greek crisis lie outside the framework of current negotiations and the current inflexible rules. This article was first published in the Huffington Post and in Het Financieele Dagblad and in Die Achse der Guten Einstein famously suggested that problems cannot be resolved with the same thinking that created them. So it is with Greece. […] ...Read more »

Will German Leadership Save Europe Or Destroy It?

Posted on March 28th, 2015

By its actions – and contradicting its words – Germany seems to believe that the only future for Europe is a German Europe. Now that Germany has a leadership position in Europe, will this attitude unite or destroy the European project? This article was first published in German in Die Achse der Guten The Greek […] ...Read more »

Why a Lib Dem Coalition is Essential for British Business

Posted on March 19th, 2015

  A two party coalition involving the Liberal Democrats is the essential outcome for British business in this upcoming election. This article was first published in the Huffington Post As a British business person and entrepreneur, I have always felt that the Conservative Party was my natural political home. I never gave it much thought. […] ...Read more »

Greece is no poker game. We’re all standing on the edge of a cliff.

Posted on February 15th, 2015

If Europe is to survive in the form of some sort of Union, Greeks must be given the space to breathe. Otherwise we all go down. This article first appeared in the Huffington Post and Het Financieele Dagblad Everyone is portraying it as a game of poker. They couldn’t be more mistaken. It seems impossible […] ...Read more »

The Euro – The Most Destructive Political Act Since World War II

Posted on January 9th, 2015

As the original objective of the Euro – to increase the prosperity and wellbeing of European citizens – is clearly failing, the preservation of the Euro has become an end in itself for the political elite. Yet the introduction of the single currency has been the most socially destructive political act since World War II. This […] ...Read more »