More gloom from the IMF by Arbuthnot Banking Group

In this Perspective Ruth Lea, Economic Adviser to the Arbuthnot Banking Group, discusses the October IMF forecasts, especially with reference to the UK, and the latest developments in the Eurozone.


Please Don’t Hunt For the Red October by Justin Urquhart Stewart

For those with very long memories it is also the 105th anniversary of the 1907 Panic when the gloriously named Knickerbocker Trust collapsed, along with a run on the banks which was finally halted by the famed John Pierpont Morgan (or JP Morgan to you and


Is Spain Following Greece? - Schroders

Following the news that Standard & Poor’s has cut Spain’s credit rating from BBB+ to BBB-, Keith Wade, Chief Economist at Schroders shares his view on the country and whether it is heading down the same path as Greece.


Kissing Frogs in Europe

According to his experience, within the European smaller company universe there are a number of ‘hidden champions’ which are market leaders in their field, but generally unknown and under-researched by many analysts due to their small market c


This is an odd time of year in taxes by George Bull, Baker Tilly

While arguments about taxing the rich, cutting benefits and boosting demand in the economy continue, with the party conference season coming to an end eyes are beginning to turn towards the Autumn Statement which will be given by the Chancellor of the Exc


The Good lose out by Justin Urquhart Stewart

What has seemed most unfair has been that those who have correctly “played by the rules” by saving conscientiously, paying down debts and spending reasonably, have been the ones that have suffered the most over the past few years.