Productivity puzzle

Productivity puzzle

Frances Coppola, former financial risk management consultant turned economics commentator, examines the scope for productivity growth in FM, and looks at the potential positive impact on the wider UK economy The facilities management sector is one of the brightest...
High street woes?

High street woes?

It’s no secret that the UK high street is going through a transformation. New site closures are being announced week on week, and some of these businesses are retail veterans. This week, retail giant M&S announced plans to close up to 100 stores across the UK by...
A second opinion

A second opinion

Recent news reports suggesting that the NHS will require around ‘£2000 per household’ have provoked the usual alarums in all quarters of the national press. It’s an emotive subject – perhaps there is none more emotive in public life in the UK. Indeed, it’s at times...