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About Mark Richards

A previous financial services business owner, Mark is an experienced Journalist Speaker, Speechwriter and Coach. He has written for a number of websites related to the financial sector and won numerous awards. Mark has also published a number of books.

Brexit For Dummies: What’s Really Going On?

By | 2018-07-16T09:08:56+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Economy, Politics|

Two years after the Referendum, Brexit still is not clear to most people. So with the Prime Minister demanding that her party back her “or Brexit won’t happen” we present our simple guide. Just where are we up to with Brexit? What is likely to happen? And is it possible to take an unbiased view? [...]

Football’s Coming Home – but will it Boost the Economy?

By | 2018-07-09T09:24:06+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Economy|

By Mark Richards On Wednesday England play Croatia in the semi-final of the World Cup. Will the team’s success boost the national economy? Or will the effect vanish with the fans’ hangovers? And now much is a successful football team really worth to a town? So, after 28 years, countless disappointments and a generation conditioned [...]

What the US/China Trade Wars Mean for You

By | 2018-07-06T09:00:16+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Business, Politics|

By Mark Richards Today the US will impose tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods, with the intention of deterring Chinese imports. China will retaliate with tariffs on goods from the US, potentially sparking a trade war between the two countries. What does this mean for world trade? And for you and me? I [...]

Is It Time to Legalise Cannabis in the UK?

By | 2018-06-22T09:07:26+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Economy, Politics|

Time for a Joint Discussion By Mark Richards. Two stories in the UK – and a recent vote in Canada – have brought the possible legalisation of cannabis into the headlines. Is there really a sensible case for legalising the drug? Or is the government right when it refuses to even consider it? Let me [...]