Bank Of England Inflation Report Summary

Similar to central Bank’s quarterly forecasts, BoE's latest Agent Report shows consumer spending power had been hit by higher prices, and manufacturing export growth had risen which ‘mostly reflected the effects of the earlier decline in sterling’, also reflected in consumer goods price inflation markedly picking up through supply chains and into retail prices. Credit [...]
Let’s Talk About Money… (Lets NOT!)

Let’s Talk About Money… (Lets NOT!)

It’s official (well, official with an ish) because we don’t talk about money, we’re amongst another two thirds who are reluctant to chit chat away or phone a friend about finance. Call us old fashioned but we were brought up to never discuss such things as ‘how much something we have costs’ and we don’t [...]
May 2011 Noteworthy News

May 2011 Noteworthy News

After the warmest April on record it would seem the heat is on for some, as troubleshooters are being brought out. One from the City is to oversee a potentially explosive report into the near collapse of RBS, and No.10 is establishing its own panel of senior health policy experts to advise the PM on [...]
March 2011 Noteworthy News

March 2011 Noteworthy News

Charting Rise and Fall March roars in as the UK economy shrank more than previously thought during the last three months of 2010. Gross Domestic Product slipped by 0.6% to minus 0.1%  amongst the slipping, sliding and freezing numbers for household spending, business investment, construction, finances and house price measuring. With calls going out from [...]
Reasons to be Cheerful

Reasons to be Cheerful

The silence over Spain this morning won’t have anything to do with their wordless National Anthem.... No, it’ll all be about the National hangover following their World Cup Win. Flamenco shoes and castanets up and down the country will have silencers attached whilst Spaniards host the internal glow of  ‘Ouch! .... it’s all worth it [...]