The Christmas tree is down, the monster 2,000 piece jigsaw is done, so the holidays are officially over. Here’s to a peaceful bank earnings season.
Patterns of bank holidays around the end of the year add to uncertainty, but I have been cautious and there has been a recent inflection point in excess deaths in the data across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland Excess deaths rose from mid Dec 2/
Every previous week 52 had 2 bank holidays whereas this year’s week 52 had only one. All else equal that would push up this year’s numbers vs the avg. Making comparisons is fiendishly difficult. Deaths do look high but it’ll take a couple of weeks for the statistical fog to clear
What's better than a bank holiday? Four extra bank holidays a year! In government, we'll make it happen ?
Labour will give workers a well-earned break and bring our four nations together with four new bank holidays. #GE2017
With Labour, you’ll get four extra bank holidays to spend time with friends and family. #VoteLabour
We think bank holidays are brilliant. That’s why we want to introduce four new ones. RT if you’re with us ↓ #BankHolidayMonday
Here's a poem I wrote about why we shouldn't all have Bank Holidays at the same time...