After “the worst-on-record unbelievably bad” November, even e-commerce gets hit, not just brick & mortar, on fears Christmas sales could be terrible… Read More Retail Melts Down Before Christmas in the UK, Spreads to Continent
The payments industry deplores it, but cash is starting to look pretty good, and central banks agree: “We do not foresee a totally cashless society”: ECB… Read More Credit-Cardholders & Bank Customers Burned Again as New IT Chaos Breaks Out in the UK
It’s all part of a broad trend aimed at curtailing cash services… Read More Why Are ATMs Disappearing at an Alarming Rate after a Wave of Branch Closures?
Blamed: political and economic uncertainty, Brexit, and the very measures designed to tamp down on London’s housing bubble. … Read More UK “Housing Downturn” Pushes Biggest Real-Estate Agency with 10,000 Employees to Brink, Shares Collapse
After a series of scandals and sudden corporate collapses… Read More “Big Four” Audit Giants Not Amused by Threatened Breakup of their Cozy Oligopoly in the UK
After scandals, collapses, and the government’s off-balance-sheet debt.… Read More Multi-Decade Outsourcing Boom Comes to Sticky End in the UK
War on Cash Suffers Setback.… Read More Visa Goes Down in the UK, Chaos Ensues, Cash is Suddenly King
UK regulators may be on the verge of doing something right, but doubts remain over how genuine their stated intentions are.… Read More After a String of Corporate Scandals & Collapses, “Big Four” Accounting Giants Face Breakup in the UK
Two large British outsourcers are also on the verge of collapse, and the vultures are circling… Read More Was Carillion’s Collapse the Beginning of the End for UK’s Outsourcing Sector?
Brexit could become a money-making machine for law firms that make millions when corporations sue nation states via trade and investment agreements… Read More Brexit Bonanza: Lawyers Encouraging Corporations to Sue UK & EU Member Sates
“Why did no one senior at the company say, ‘This will come back to haunt us’?”… Read More Blowback Begins for Companies in UK Ground Rents Scandal