Licensing schemes are just another empty excuse for the government to go quango crazy.
I don’t usually get irate about politics but when I read Peter Mandelson’s recent suggestion that some of our top business leaders had been “deceived” by the Tories' position on NI, it seriously wound me up.
In the UK, I advise startups to stay well away from government and public agencies. In Canada, I encourage entrepreneurs to get involved with government agencies as soon as possible. Why the difference?
I've discovered the biggest General Election issue that won't get discussed. It's costing us somewhere between £60bn and £140bn.
There are no two ways about it: the government wants to make it as difficult as possible to be a successful business owner.