Emmergency Summer Budget 2010

We all knew the ‘Emergency’ Summer Budget was likely to be tough – given the dire state of the public finances the Chancellor believed there was no other option. But what did it mean exactly for businesses, entrepreneurs, employees and families? The attached Budget Summary provides details of the key changes announced and the tables…

Travel Republic Appeal

Using the analogy of Premiership football when it comes to the CAA and court hearings and appeals, the CAA would be Portsmouth! How many times can you go to court in less than five years and lose? How much tax payers money has been spent in fighting what from the outset always appeared losing causes?…

Consumer Protection

The court enforced administration order granted today against Eclear (UK) was widely expected. However what ultimately has to come out of the undoubted ensuing enquiry is how such an “aggregator” type company could function unregulated in the UK. The other questions that need to be answered is who is the “Acquirer of Record” (Eclear was…