Do foreign state run companies deliver poor rail services in Britain?

6pm on a winter weekday at London Bridge Station, several passengers wait for the departure platform of their train to be displayed. Some of these passengers aren’t looking on the display board though, they are looking at their phones and tablets on a website – not the Train operator or Network Rail (the company that manages the railway tracks, signalling and other infrastructure) but another website Continue reading “Do foreign state run companies deliver poor rail services in Britain?”

Should you rely on a state or government pension? The impact of underfunding, lower bond yields and changing demographics

A significant increase in life expectancy during the 20th century has been one of the greatest achievements for society. Better living standards, more nutritious diets, access to cleaner drinking water, success in the fight against infectious diseases and advancements in science have all contributed to the increase in life expectancy. Continue reading “Should you rely on a state or government pension? The impact of underfunding, lower bond yields and changing demographics”