End Of Year Report

According to the Bank of Englands' quarterly summary report, on business conditions across the UK between late August and late November, housing market activity had moderated in Q4; remaining weaker in the secondary market, and in London for the most expensive properties. Weak supply and ‘stretched affordability was leading many would-be purchasers to rent’ with [...]

Rate Hikes at The Ready?

There was no surprise whilst reading, in the latest BoE Agents’ Report, that ‘credit availability for Corporates was generally accommodative’. However, ‘some evidence of increased discrimination in lending decisions in a toughening macroeconomic environment’ had me rubbing my chin, questioningly. Not for the smaller business or individual, but, for the giants of business since 2007, [...]