Business Perspectives

Guest blogger:
John Thompson

John Thompson, Open University Business School MBA Alumnus, Founder and Managing Director at Trans Capital Associates.

We are constantly being promised by politicians that ‘things’ will get better. Growth in the economy is just around the corner with all the goodies that this entails − stronger businesses, lower unemployment, better jobs, higher wages, better healthcare, improved care for the elderly, better education etc. etc.

I would just make the point that any small business owner who went along to the bank manager wanting to borrow lots of money based on a business strategy with the above forecasts would be quickly shown the door!

We all want to think that everything will soon be back to ‘normal’, because we had almost come to believe it was what we are entitled to.

But why?

If you look at it in the cold light of day, building this never-ending story of growth…

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