Don’t worry, be happy!

While there’s lots of uncertainty about the future of the economy as the Brexit negotiations rumble on, it seems that consumers are looking on the bright side.  They are continuing to spend, despite the squeeze on their finances from high inflation.   The latest data show an underlying picture of steady growth in retail sales. … Read moreDon’t worry, be happy!

Calm seas, choppy waters, but risk of storms

There is no doubt that the UK will launch into uncharted waters as it leaves EU membership. As it begins to navigate the open seas, there will be some choppy times as consumers and businesses try to assess the implications. Confidence will rise and fall along the way, but assuming a relatively smooth transition, the … Read moreCalm seas, choppy waters, but risk of storms