Why sticking to plan A could cost the UK economy £239 billion, and why you probably shouldn’t believe numbers like this

“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.” Captain Jack Sparrow. The UK ended 2012 on a sour note. After a heady boost from the Olympic and Paralympic games that saw GDP growth in the third quarter hit 1 per cent, it’s back down to reality in the fourth: a contraction of 0.3 per cent. In 2012 as a whole, UK GDP growth was flat at just 0.2 per cent, leaving the UK economy hardly any better off than at this time last year. Furthermore, the UK to date has only recovered about half Continue reading Why sticking to plan A could cost the UK economy £239 billion, and why you probably shouldn’t believe numbers like this