Blog posts pertaining to the Economy

Coronavirus arrives

From out of nowhere, this flu-like virus has upended the world’s financial ecosystem and Guernsey is certainly not immune. We have our own first case, apparently as a consequence of a trip to Tenerife, which has been highlighted as a risk for some time now. Whatever, it means that we now have to deal with…

Social engineering is OK?

Listening to the States debate the proposals to be considered for future taxation, both Deputy Roffey and Deputy Trott (strange bedfellows to be sure) – confirm their view that ‘social engineering’ is perfectly acceptable. That is a shortform to describe removing choices from the individual in favour of imposition from the Government – who believe…