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from The Great Debate UK:

Thinking outside the budget-shaped box


- Dave Coplin is national technology editor at Microsoft UK. The opinions expressed are his own.-

The emergency budget was announced recently as a means to tackle the country’s deficit and Britain's current economic situation.

But embracing a new approach to the way we run public- and private-sector organisations will be needed in order to stay competitive in the current market and help to redefine the fundamentals of business in this new environment.

Although Chancellor George Osborne’s budget has been deemed by a few as a “credible plan” for the future of public finances, and is an important step on the long journey back to economic health, we must remember that the economy is still fragile.