Winne the Pooh economics

At ISME we get our inspiration from the most wonderful of places. Today, Winnie the Pooh, everyone’s favourite bear, is 90 years old so we thought we might draw on some of Winnie’s wisdom to explain something about inflation in the Irish economy.

ISME refuses to name #unnamed

We’re not going to encourage them so we’re not going to name the organisation that sent this sad catchall news release out today.

A Sterling Demand from Business

What we seek is a low cost lending mechanism that can give these struggling businesses some breathing space to help to adjust to the new reality.

A load of old weathercocks

So a State employee (Howlin) wants to use (mostly private sector) taxpayers’ money to pay more to those State employees.