We will celebrate LCMB’s 10th birthday in January and we thought it would be interesting to look back how the world has changed over this time. Next month we’ll start looking at how productivity, carbon reduction and other building related issues have progressed over the last ten years, but right now we’re taking a slightly […]
Every month we’re presented with a new explanation for Britain’s low productivity – now dubbed as the ‘productivity puzzle’. The Bank of England blames Brexit for a 5% decrease in productivity British firms three years after the referendum. But Britain has lagged behind most G7 countries since 2008 so this issue goes deeper than Brexit.
In my previous blog, I explained the motivation for taking on my Lake Windermere swim, the personal challenge it presented and how my training was proving to be a rich metaphor for life. A smooth start and a bumpy middle On Sunday the 1st September, at 7:15am, I entered the cold water of the lake at