Don’t Mention the Deflation!

By Michael Englefield | Financial Services | 21st May

There’s a certain Basil Fawlty-esque ring to economists’ and politicians’ protest against the use of the dreaded D-word to describe the UK’s falling April 2015 prices. Vehement assurances that falling prices are not necessarily a bad thing abound; while we’re referencing classic BBC...

How Low Can We Go?

By Michael Englefield | Financial Services | 12th May

Picture this: you’re down the pub. So far, so good. But don’t get comfortable with your favourite tipple yet — here’s your friend, asking to borrow £10. They don’t get paid until next week. You’re a kind, charitable soul, so you lend your friend £10. Next week arrives and your friend...

How The Royal Baby Will Impact Childrenswear

By Rachel Sharp | Retail | 7th May

As Kate and Wills presented Princess Charlotte for the first time on the steps of St Mary’s Hospital on Saturday, what was the one question on the lips of Royal fans around the globe: What will the youngest Royal be called? When will the Queen be meeting her? No… the question dividing...