In a post-Brexit world, Britain may have to become less reliant on its financial services sector and the South East.
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Those who remember the rampant inflation of the 1970s and 1980s may be over-concerned about its return and the insidious effect it has on our wealth. But history offers some comfort too.
Today a huge wealth of information, including some of our most personal material, finds its way to the “cloud”. In the era of hackers and cyber-warfare, is the shift to remote data storage wise?
Interest rates and bond yields headed to the floor in the wake of the global financial crisis and have more or less stayed there since. In this “new normal”, generating a sufficient income may require new ways of thinking.
The number of initial public offerings (IPOs) for property investment companies skyrocketed in 2017 as investors continued to clamour for steady sources of decent income.
It is 100 years since women were first officially employed in the armed services. During the First World War tens of thousands of women joined the uniformed services doing vital auxiliary work – over 400 of them were to die in the line of duty. Yet it was only last year that the decision was finally taken to lift the ban on women serving in close combat roles. How important a part do women play in the modern armed services?
Investor sentiment had been extremely optimistic in recent months and markets overbought, but that is no longer the case.
The UK’s multinational companies got a big bang out of Brexit, but it was over quickly. Since then there’s been no meaningful difference in performance with their smaller and more UK-focused peers, despite the stream of negative press around Brexit negotiations.