Globalisation, Put Simply

Economics terms are thrown about by those in-the-know all too regularly. Frankly, its baffling for those of us without expert knowledge in the subject, and “put simply” explanations are infrequent to say the least. #LetsTalkPolitics and challenge this. Globalisation is a widely used word in that is often misunderstood or unclear to a large proportion … Continue reading Globalisation, Put Simply

The Chancellor, Put Simply

The Chancellor and Under-Treasurer of the Her Majesty’s Exchequer and Second Lord Commissioner of the Treasury is commonly known as The Chancellor of the Exchequer, who is the head of the Treasury with full responsibility for all Economic and Financial policy matters in the United Kingdom. The current Chancellor is Philip Hammond. The main duty … Continue reading The Chancellor, Put Simply

Unemployment, Put Simply

Economics terms are thrown about by those in-the-know all too regularly. Frankly, it's baffling for those of us without expert knowledge in the subject, and “put simply” explanations are infrequent, to say the least. #LetsTalkPolitics and challenge this. Unemployment can simply be defined as “when someone who is ready, willing and available to work at … Continue reading Unemployment, Put Simply

Universal Basic Income debate, Put Simply

At the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, as fears of an automated work place and an unemployed generation seem insurmountable, Universal Basic Income is the potential policy which simply refuses to die. The idea is that, rather than paying people to work, you pay them to live; each individual would be paid an amount … Continue reading Universal Basic Income debate, Put Simply

Balance of Payments, Put Simply

  Economics terms are thrown about by those in-the-know all too regularly. Frankly, its baffling for those of us without expert knowledge in the subject, and “put simply” explanations are infrequent, to say the least. #LetsTalkPolitics and challenge this. The balance of payments is a record made up of two accounts, the capital (financial account) … Continue reading Balance of Payments, Put Simply

Monetary Policy, Put Simply

Economics terms are thrown about by those in-the-know all too regularly. Frankly, its baffling for those of us without expert knowledge in the subject, and “put simply” explanations are infrequent to say the least. #LetsTalkPolitics and challenge this. The government, and even more specifically the Bank of England have a variety of techniques to deliberately … Continue reading Monetary Policy, Put Simply

UK & International Climate Change Policy, Put Simply

UK Climate Change Act 2008 Target for 2050: reduce six greenhouse gases by 80% relative to 1990 levels Led to creation of an independent Committee on Climate Change which would advise government on policies needed for the transition to a low-carbon economy Duty of meeting Act’s targets lies with Secretary of State for Energy and … Continue reading UK & International Climate Change Policy, Put Simply

Fiscal Policy, Put Simply

Economics terms are thrown about by those in-the-know all too regularly. Frankly, its baffling for those of us without expert knowledge in the subject, and “put simply” explanations are infrequent to say the least. #LetsTalkPolitics and challenge this. The government, and even more specifically the Bank of England have a variety of techniques to deliberately … Continue reading Fiscal Policy, Put Simply