UK consumer confidence fell by one percentage point in the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest Consumer Tracker report from Deloitte. So, what's contributing to the negative movements in consumer confidence? Joining Nigel Cassidy was Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte to discuss further...
So, France's National Front leader Marine Le Pen and newcomer Emmanuel Macron will fight it out to become the new president. They've both made it to the second round of voting - a week on Sunday. Mr Macron is 39-and only decided to form his own party last year. So what happens after the first vote?
Chris Justham, Relationship Manager at Seven Investment Management, discusses all things politics and markets. Chris discussed a range of topics, from the French Presidential Elections, to Brexit and the impact it will have on big companies.
The ONS has released their latest retail sales figures today. So what are they telling us? What do they mean for retailers? Joining Nigel Cassidy is David Jinks, ParcelHero's Head of Consumer Research to discuss further.
Now the company 'geo', a developer of smarter home energy products and services for consumers has today announced they are the winners of the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of Innovation, they will accept the award at a reception at the Palace later in the year.
How does a British electronics manufacturer and exporter cope with the supposed uncertainty surrounding Brexit? Acal supply components to over 20,000 industrial manufacturers. Their latest trading update suggests they're not too worried abut Brexit - final quarter revenue was up 15% on last year, with exchange rate fluctuations not taken into account. So whats their secret?
According to Halifax's latest housing market confidence tracker, confidence in the UK housing market has stabilised following a record decline. However, the uncertainty created by a general election has traditionally put a dampener on the housing market, so after Theresa May's snap election, could the stability be short-lived?
According to various research, Donald Trump's election as the US President has caused almost a third of Brits to steer clear of the country as a holiday destination. Alongside this the pound to US dollar exchange rate has not helped matters.
And they're off. Latest polls carried out in last two days gives Tories 24 point lead over Labour.
the Labour leader will make his first big speech of the campaign later - insisting the result's not a "foregone conclusion". Jeremy Corbyn is promising 'not to play by the rules' of the establishment - if he's elected prime minister in June.
Rising food and fuel prices are putting pressure on firms operating in the UK supply chain, according to research from an insolvency firm. Begbies Traynor says almost 22,000 firms were facing "significant financial distress" in sectors such as logistics and wholesale - up by a quarter in the past 12 months.
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