Recession

Economy

Lessons from a crisis

Alistair Darling was in charge of the nation’s finances when the biggest financial crisis in a generation hit in 2007. This crisis, for him, led to political developments, culminating, in our age, with Brexit, and in the US, with Trump.

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Economy

Room 59

We must have gone through most of the rooms each time, as the Gallery isn’t that big, but I remember one room more than the others. Because it made me think about another, warmer, sunnier place. And about… fruit.

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Economy

Feeling the Pinch: An update on the UK consumer

In these times of economic volatility, rising unemployment and fears of a double-dip recession, gauging consumer attitudes towards financial matters has become ever more important to both governments and businesses.

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Economy

So much for the recovery

Eurozone bailouts, signs of a slowdown in China and uncertainty over the raising of the US debt ceiling have all hit the headlines recently.

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Economy

A report from Austerity Britain

It's official: shopping at Aldi is now cool. Cash-strapped Britons, faced with the economy's stuttering recovery from its worst recession in decades, are making changes to their lifestyle.

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Economy

Recession, responsibility and generational divides

Savings rates have risen, debts are being paid down and the typical shopper is now more willing to compare prices to get the best deal and use discount vouchers.

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