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Stephen Archer is a speaker with great charisma. By using illustrations and personal experiences and not being afraid to share his own point of view of the current situation and who is to blame for it, he engages the whole audience, at the same time helping us all to understand the credit crunch a little better.

— Warwick Business School

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UK economy spending cuts – a gamble ?

October 21st, 2010 by Stephen Archer | View Comments
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The day has passed and the sky has not fallen in. An £81Billion budget cut, 19% of the state’s current expenditure. This is a huge number. But not without precedent. Canada did it to this level in the 1990s and it worked. In the mid 1990s, UK state employee layoffs were 200,000 more than the 490,000…


State spending cuts – ALL bad news for business?

October 14th, 2010 by Stephen Archer | View Comments
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As we approach the UK government’s announcement of cuts following its spending reviews we seeing mounting hysteria on the subject. For the Brits this beats the joy of discussing terrible weather – surely the announcements of October 20th mean only further hardships for the weather beaten economy?  But just how harsh will the effects be?…