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August 2021

Is cash too Safe?

One of the great themes of the past 16 months has been accidental savings: the amount people in the UK have “saved” by the simple expedient of not being able to go out and spend. “Thrifty Brits stash the cash in lockdown” has been a typical headline, quickly followed by an estimate of how much…

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Lockdown: who were the Winners and Losers

With the so-called ‘Freedom Day’ approaching, we’re looking forward positively. Yes, there may well be further lockdowns in the future. But for now, let us push those worries to one side, and look at some winners and losers from the 15 months of varying degrees of lockdown that are – hopefully – now coming to…

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Will the Four Day Week Become the New Normal?

The effect the pandemic has had on people’s mental health has been well documented. Many people have been juggling work, a home, a family, a relationship, as well as elderly relatives they haven’t been able to see, or daren’t take the risk of seeing. Unsurprisingly, the pandemic has changed attitudes to work and life, with…

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Are we right to be Optimistic About the UK Economy?

Is the glass half full or half empty? It’s one of the oldest questions (and clichés) there is. But right now you could be forgiven for thinking that as far as the UK economy goes the glass is not just half full, it’s completely full. The last few weeks have brought us a steady stream…

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