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May 19, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Big shop Back, due to Covid-19: the weekly ‘big shop’.  Hello again, shopping lists.  We’ve reverted to how we shopped for 50 years, until we stopped 10 years ago – one big weekly food shop.  UK supermarkets report April transactions halved, while amounts bought doubled.  Bye bye, little & often top-ups and trolley downsizing Guessed…

April 22, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Twin peaks Global trend is towards ‘twin peaks’ financial supervision: 1 prudential supervisor for capital/ risk controls, another for markets/ business conduct.  This model from Australia & Holland adopted by UK, New Zealand & South Africa.  But others eg. Germany, Sweden, Poland have chosen the single supervisory model for banking, insurance & pensions.  Double trouble?…