Corporate News

Our take on the latest news and events within the corporate world.

April 2023

Should I be worried about a new banking crisis?

You can’t have failed to have noticed some rather worrying headlines recently, from the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, which led to HSBC buying its UK arm for just £1, to the £2.5bn takeover of Credit Suisse by UBS, in a move backed by the Swiss government. Six leading central banks, including the Bank of…

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What do the Government’s pension changes mean for you?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer recently delivered his Spring Budget – and among the raft of measures were big changes to pension allowances. As part of the Government’s effort to drive growth, Mr Hunt wants to tackle economic inactivity, as there are over seven million adults of working age who aren’t in work (excluding students)….

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What’s happening on Britain’s high streets?

Rising interest rates, soaring costs for consumers and businesses and fears of a recession – it’s a jungle out there for people who are trying to make ends meet. Nowhere does that have a more visible and direct impact than on the high street, and new research by the Local Data Company for PwC shows…

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April Market Commentary

The defining story of this month has been the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and the takeover of Credit Suisse by UBS. Not only has this led to many asking if a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis is around the corner, it’s raised questions over what levers central banks can pull as they continue…

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