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How much does a Royal Wedding boost the economy?

With the announcement of Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle and plans for their wedding in May 2018 now underway, discussions of how much is being spent on the couple’s nuptials have also begun. Harry and Meghan’s wedding is set to be far less elaborate than that of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011, […]


Feeling festive? Which are the best Christmas markets to head for?

Slade and Wizzard on loop in every high street shop, the arrival of the John Lewis advert and the weather turning decidedly nippy – yes, Christmas has definitely taken hold at this point. If you’re looking for a way to get yourself into the festive mood whilst picking up some presents for friends and family, […]


December Market Commentary

November was a relatively disappointing month for world stock markets, with the majority of the markets we cover in this commentary losing ground in the month: however, the largest fall was just 3% so there were no real disasters. Pride of place went to the Dow Jones index in the US, which was up by […]