Posts Tagged ‘business’

UK car sales see sharp drop in October as both consumers and businesses cut back

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Further disappointing and worrying news for the car sector as the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) reports a sharp 12.2% year-on-year (y/y) drop in new registrations (more…)

Smaller Lifetime Care Awards Means Accident Victims Need to Take More Investment Risk

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Lump sum pay-outs need to last at least 50 years, warns IW&I

Average age of award recipients is just 10 years old

IW&I welcomes regular review of the discount rate (more…)

Hammond’s reported pension tax relief cut is ‘fundamentally flawed’

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

The Chancellor’s reported slashing pension tax relief for older workers is misguided, short-sighted and counterproductive, warns (more…)

Cable: FCA report confirms RBS took small businesses to the brink

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

The Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed it is investigating whether “further action” is needed against Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) for the way it treated small business customers. (more…)

Economic Diary for Week Commencing 23rd October 2017

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Graham Spooner, Investment Research Analyst at The Share Centre, gives his thoughts on what to expect from companies announcing results week commencing 23 October 2017. (more…)

Spain and Catalonia’s constitutional crisis is an “alarm call” for investors

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Spain’s constitutional crisis, triggered by Catalonia’s push for independence, is an “alarm call for global investors” (more…)

46.2% of Toys and Games Will be Sold Online by 2022

Friday, October 20th, 2017

By Molly Johnson-Jones, Senior Retail Analyst at GlobalData

The UK toys & games market will grow 16.2% over the next five years (more…)

Savers missing out on almost £4 billion amid high inflation and low interest rates

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Low cash ISA rates and high inflation have left UK savers £3.81 billion short (more…)

Chinese growth shrugs off headwinds

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

A resilient economy strengthens President Xi Jinping at a crucial political juncture, comments Craig Botham, Schroders Emerging Markets Economist: (more…)

More Self-Harm than Self-Help? How business people can survive today's guru industry

Monday, October 16th, 2017

By Sarah Alexander, author of Spiritual Intelligence in Leadership

Since its origins in the 1970’s, the self-help movement has become a global phenomenon touching the lives of millions. (more…)

Monarch’s collapse is a red flag for pension savers

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The collapse of Monarch is “a not-to-be-ignored red flag” for people on the cusp of retirement, warns the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial services organisations. (more…)

SONIA reform to be implemented on 23 April 2018

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The Bank of England has today confirmed that its reforms to the SONIA interest rate benchmark will take effect on Monday 23 April 2018. (more…)

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