It was a clever ruse by the former Chancellor, says Matthew Lynn. But the National Living Wage now risks our prosperity.
Articles written by Matthew Lynn
It’s just a year until we finally shrug off the Brussels shackles. Matthew Lynn outlines five last-minute preparations.
Barclays is a weird hybrid creature, says Matthew Lynn. But an activist-led shake-up could turn it into a decent bank.
An Eighties fashion is coming back in, says Matthew Lynn. We should welcome the shake-up.
Banning cryptocurrencies is too easy, says Matthew Lynn. The Bank of England should set itself the challenge of allowing them to grow safely.
Ray Dalio, one of the world’s richest men, has bet $18bn against eurozone stocks. That’s one hell of a contrarian call, says Matthew Lynn.
Some of the smartest business people around are dumping old-fashioned stocks – investors should too, says Matthew Lynn. Before it’s too late.
As unicorn companies are floated on the stock market, we’ll see which are the real businesses – and which are the dead horses, says Matthew Lynn.
The market sell-off has reinforced the view that central banks’ money-printing and interest-rate cutting is an experiment that can only end in tears. But that’s not so, says Matthew Lynn.
Britain’s tax code is groaning under the weight of so many tax reliefs, says Matthew Lynn. It’s time we had a clear out.