So why has the world’s biggest oil producing nation offered to help the world’s most successful electric car maker take back control of his company? Have they seen the light? Do they recognise a great entrepreneur when they see one? Or should we look at the Barclays/Qatar model and suspect there might be no such a thing as a free, middle-eastern lunch?
“England’s poorer pupils face ‘geographic exclusion’ from top state schools – study”
What’s this got to do with financial advice? Well, bear with me. I was a school governor for 15 years, through most of the Blair/Brown years and a bit of Coalition rule and in the heyday introduction of league tables and target-setting for everything.