Edward Bates and Sons, 1897-1915: Tramping Operations in Recession and Recovery
Tags: ESSAYS; SHIPPING (Water transportation) -- Great Britain; TRAMP shipping; EDWARD Bates & Sons (Company); MARITIME history; GREAT Britain -- Commerce -- History; GREAT Britain -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
- National Strategic Objectives, the Interests of the "Armaments Ring" and the Failure of Thames Ironworks in 1912. // International Journal of Maritime History;Jun2011, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p51
After the passage of the Navy Defence Act of 1889, the British state made far greater use of private-sector shipbuilders than they had previously. In the early 1870s, the private sector built less than twenty percent of Admiralty warship tonnage, but in the five years preceding the First World...
- Quarterly economic report--Q1 1997. Nellis, Joseph G.; Rickard, Sean // Credit Control;1997, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p24
Presents an economic report of Great Britain for the first quarter of 1997. Relatively low rate of inflation; Continuation of historically low interest rates; Reductions in the claimant unemployment total; Recovery in housing market activity; Decline in the Public Sector Borrowing Requirement;...
- Deja vu - The gold standard and the ERM: A further example of history's contribution to `economic... Rogers, P.J. // Teaching History;Jul93, Issue 72, p23
Compares Britain's experience under the restored gold standard (1935-31) to the present's exchange rate mechanism (ERM). Objectives, options and dilemmas characterizing economic policy making; History and economic aspects of contemporary world; Post-war conditions; Britain's position in the...
- ASPECTS OF BRITISH ECONOMY (1900-1914) PRESENTED IN THE PERIODICALS FROM BANAT AND CRIŞANA. ERZSE, Daciana Monica // Cetatea Bihariei;2011, p59
The aim of the present paper is to tackle some aspects of the British economy as they were presented in the periodicals from Banat and Crişana between 1900 and 1914. During this period, British economy grew less rapidly than the industrial economies of western countries or North America....
- 'Conditions are right for tactical trading'. Smith, Amanda // Money Marketing;10/21/2010, p46
The article focuses on the investment opportunities of hedge fund managers following the healthy market conditions of the financial services industry in Great Britain.
- Fine today, rain tomorrow? Jamieson, Bill // Director (00123242);Oct99, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p42
Comments on the forecast of the economic growth in Great Britain in 2000. Comparison between the economic growth of the United States and Great Britain; Threat to the continued growth in Great Britain's economy.
- The 'British Disease'--Is the Thatcher Prescription Working? Balatsos, Dimitri N. // ABA Journal;May85, Vol. 71 Issue 5, p140
Assesses the performance of the British economy since Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher assumed power in 1979. Thatcher's economic program; Impact of deflationary policies; Sources of problems in the British economy.
- In brief. // Public Finance;05/11/2001, p13
Reports financial developments in Great Britain as of May 2001. Controversies over the relationship of Prime Minister Tony Blair with Indian businessmen; Forecast on the performance of public finances by 2004; Plans of downgrading the European Commission to an impartial civil service.
- Thatcher's final victory: A Labour win. Cockett, Richard // New Statesman;12/20/96-01/03/97, Vol. 125 Issue 4315, p56
Focuses on the impact of liberalism that began in 1979 on Great Britain's economy. Ideology of Thatcherism; Justification of the inequalities and mass unemployment of economic competitiveness; Success of the free market system.