Case Studies Blog

Vive La France

23rd January 2018

    Historically the UK has had a long and at times troubled relationship with France. Not many nations can say they have been at war with one another for 100 years. Even when we have not been at war the relationship has been cordial but…

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Big business is good business or is it?

16th January 2018

    One of the biggest advantages of being a big business is that banks will lend you money so that you can buy other businesses and become even bigger. The problem comes when these businesses are forced to take on more and more work in…

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Are food brands in trouble?

9th October 2015

It is hard to pick up a magazine, watch TV or listen to the radio without the subject of food being covered at length. Celebrities such as Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson and Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall as well as programmes like The Great British Bake Off and…

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Another day another banking scandal

9th February 2015

The revolving door of banking scandals appears to show no sign of abating. This time it is HSBC who is accused of aiding wealthy individuals to evade tax. Of course the key to this story is not that HSBC helped clients evade tax (that is merely…

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Beware Greeks bearing gifts

26th January 2015

The Greeks voted for an end to austerity and who can blame them. Many people in Greece are having a torrid time. The question is what does it mean for the rest of us? This is now another area of uncertainty to add to a whole…

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Has Black Friday replaced Good Friday?

8th December 2014

Sunday mornings are no longer the best time to go to church because families are too busy juggling shopping, children’s activities and home improvements, the Church of England has suggested. You only had to take a look at the crowds on Black Friday to realise that…

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