Opinion from Lord Digby Jones

Doing Nothing Is Not An Option

Published Monday 1 August, 2011

In my line of work I receive a lot of written and spoken reaction to my ideas and views. I reckon “a lot” is far fewer than so many public figures much further up the food chain than low pond life such as me, but it is always interesting to hear and read views and opinions. Thank heavens we live in a Society where such behaviour is encouraged without fear or favour!

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Thank heavens we're not in the Euro

Published Monday 1 August, 2011

Mention problems in Euroland and we all indulge (if we can stay awake) in a mixture of “told you so” and “ho ho ho”.

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Pipped At The Post

Published Wednesday 13 July, 2011

With all the attention, media and political, finely tuned on Matters Murdoch it is easy to forget another issue of enormous importance for all of us that happened a few days ago.

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Shares And Share Alike

Published Monday 27 June, 2011

So Mr Clegg. Let's get this right. You've had an idea! Dangerous that, you know … look what happened the last time you had one of those … all those students believed you meant no increase in tuition fees (in fact, you pledged their abolition; the fees that is, not the students. Ah! But then, perhaps as ideas go … ?) and look where that got you.

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“If it ain’t broke don't fix it” …

Published Monday 6 June, 2011

… goes the saying and I have yet to hear a good enough case, from a beneficial output point of view, to justify creating a wholly or mostly elected House of Lords.

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To AV or not to AV

Published Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Once the Royal Nuptials are out of the way we all get back to work after the longest Easter Break since the Schism, the Nation's attention will turn to only the second Referendum (in England) ever.

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At Five to Midnight

Published Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Visitors to my website cannot have failed to notice that my first book has just been published! Great excitement in the Jones household ...

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My five tips for George...

Published Monday 7 March, 2011

With all the problems internationally, from Libya to Christchurch, and with the major global pressures on the UK economy, it is easy and understandable to let the upcoming Budget ...

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The challenge for the top table

Published Sunday 13 February, 2011

My travels are giving me a privileged, ringside seat as the challenges and opportunities of globalisation take on a very human face. Let me share three experiences with you.

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Of Taxes, Inflation and Interest Rates ...

Published Tuesday 11 January, 2011

The three aspects of the British Economy that have immediate resonance in the mood and the pockets of individual and business alike are heading for the Perfect Storm over the next few weeks and the next five years;

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