Mark Wadsworth

Blog URL:http://markwadsworth.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Land Value Tax, Cows, Humour, Statistics, Taxation, Economics, Libertarianism, Simplification
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:London
Location:London

Economics and cow attacks.



Latest Blog Posts



From Moneywise (emailed in by Mike W):The actual cost of rebuilding a house only accounts for three-fifths (59%) of its market value, with the remainder based on factors such as its location, according to Direct Line.While the cost of rebuilding the...

From the Daily Mail:Britons could need visas to visit France if the UK does crash out of the EU without a deal.As Theresa May arrived in Brussels for a crunch summit, the French government ramped up its preparations for a no-deal Brexit and said Brit...

I commend a fine article, backed up with logic and hard numbers by Generation Rent.What happens to rents if landlords exit the market? Nothing.Unsurprisingly, their research shows that average rents paid fall slightly, because it is higher earning te...

From The Daily Mail:A retired company director who covertly filmed a young woman getting changed at his luxury home has been jailed for eight months.Allan Austin, 66, installed a hidden spy camera at his home in Cheshire because he 'liked the figure'...

Having established that the previous iteration of Help To Buy was an unqualified success, enabling 'home builders' to bump up their selling prices by ten percent, the Homeys at the Centre for Policy Studies have suggested a new wheeze, namely giving...

#metoo

on Oct 12, 2018

I'm not particularly PC, but occasionally, the double standards really hit you.You are allowed to call a fat bloke at work a "fat bastard" or make derisory comments about his weight, by and large, said fat bloke will either laugh it off or trade insu...

From the BBC:The Treasury is finalising plans to overhaul tax rules which allow self-employed people to avoid paying national insurance contributions. The move will be targeted at people who set themselves up as private companies to take on work...