The Office for National Statistics recently reported that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell to 2.6% from its previous four year high of 2.9%. Bank of England policymakers and economists have debated over whether the spike in inflation should be the catalyst for the Bank Of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to start tightening fiscal
The UKs largest saving product remains as popular as ever after 60 years. Originally introduced by Harold McMillan in 1956 with numbers randomly picked out by ERNIE – the Electronic Random Number Indicator Equipment, it now uses thermal noises in transistors as its source of randomness and can generate over one million winners per hour.
For 7 years the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) for the Bank of England has kept UK interest rates at their record low of 0.5%. During this time, we have seen a tentative recovery, but policy makers have remained cautious with their monetary policy for fear of derailing an economy that is still seen as fragile.
Around a month ago I was invited to give a talk at Wilmslow High School as part of their Careers Carousel. I was asked to give three presentations throughout the day to the year 11 students who were contemplating a career in financial services. As the day approached I found myself wondering what they would
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