ECONOMICS

high street
What next for the high street?
Britain was contemptuously described as nation of shopkeepers by Napoleon. Shops up and down the country are closing,…
brexit deal
Has Brexit been agreed?
EU leaders have formally backed Mrs May’s Brexit withdrawal proposals, but will the UK be as keen? Theresa…
u.s. economy
Thanksgiving Special – a look at the U.S. economy
Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2018 occurs today, Thursday, November 22. It’s…
austerity
Is austerity really coming to an end?
Last month’s budget saw the U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer announcing a budget with some good news. There…
fracking
What will fracking mean to the UK economy?
Modern economies depend on energy. Keeping the lights on, running machines and vehicles - and the internet  -…
The US mid-terms – and your money
Two years after Donald Trump was elected, American voters have taken to the polls again for mid-term elections.…
autumn budget
Budget Special: An End to Austerity and less tax to pay?
Chancellor Philip Hammond announced his 2018 budget at 3.30 pm on Monday, a little later than customary, to…