Making the difference!

By Chris Smallwood, Anchor Removals, part of the Britannia Movers International Group of companies

It is one of the most frustrating statements politicians hear from their electorate – “What difference does my vote make?”

I don’t agree with the sentiment or the statement, but I do share the sense of disenfranchisement. Let’s face it, when you have a family – mum, dad and two littleinfants running around, you are struggling to pay a bill or don’t know where your next earnings are coming from – why would you feel politics has any value to you? Poverty isn’t new but according to Joseph Rowntree
Foundation, after 20 years of falling poverty rates we are now seeing a trend upwards. Whilst I am no statistician and I am certainly not an academic, I am an employer and I can see around me in Salford more people on the streets living rough and more families struggling to survive. I wasn’t happy just dropping the odd tin of beans in for the foodbank at my local supermarket. As an employer I knew I had the power to change things even in my business of just 10 employees….. Read more

2018-09-04T09:22:12+00:004th September, 2018|