The Thames Water debacle is shaping up to be a critical “Judder” moment for the UK. Public utility privatisations decades ago have left a legacy of underinvestment and broken services. The bills will be enormous – and crippling - creating a potential investment crisis.
Around the globe, businesses are wondering about doing business in the UK – the headlines don’t support it. Uncertainty is contributing to domestic inflation, and the sense things need to change. It could even get worse ahead of a new government – which will still face crisis!