What’s this about?
This is the UK website for Peter and Maureen Scargill. We live in the Northeast of England and also on occasion in Andalucia in Spain.

Read through the blog entries, menu-accessible pages and archives if you're interested! Welcome to Peter and Maureen's website.

Want to view this on your mobile? - go ahead - there's a special version just for you. Same address.

Get in touch via Facebook My Facebook Page
You should follow me on Twitter Follow me on Twitter
Join me on  Google+ Join me on Google+
Join my LinkedIn network Join my LinkedIn network
My Pinterest Pinterest

Pete's Online CV

The VAT Change – Did Anyone Notice

Interesting… the government cut VAT from 17.5% to 15% to help boost the economy. No-one thought it would make any difference. The FSB (Federation of Small Businesses) did a survey in which 97% of firms questioned said the cut had made “no impact at all” (I happen to know that stat was accurate as I sent the survey out and saw the incoming results), meanwhile the Centre for Economics and Business Research insisted it led to 2 billion in additional sales.

So it the sales didn’t go to the small businesses… where did they go?

Comments are closed.