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Experian expects the post Brexit vote slide in sterling to a...

Posted on Jul 19 2016 by
The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.5% in the year to June, up from 0.3% in May. Going forward CPI is expected to increase much more quickly than it otherwise would have done, given the sharp slide in sterling following the...

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Brexit: What the UK’s businesses should do next...

Posted on Jul 05 2016 by
The historic vote to leave the European Union has brought joy and despair in almost equal measure across the UK, along with a great deal of uncertainty for our businesses. Questions linger over access to the free market and...

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What are the challenges currently facing SMEs?...

Posted on Jul 05 2016 by
In a rapidly changing world and volatile economy, businesses need to be aware of the challenges they are current faced with. They may not have an entourage of consultants to advise them on how to deflect these challenges but at...

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Experian’s benign CPI forecast broadly unchanged as CPI gr...

Posted on Jun 16 2016 by
The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.3% in the year to May, unchanged from April. Other than a spike in CPI in March, due largely to the timing of Easter, inflation has been at 0.3% for every month so far this year....

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Experian expects CPI inflation to increase very gradually, t...

Posted on May 18 2016 by
The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.3% in the year to April, down from 0.5% in the year to March....

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Preparing for IFRS 9 – A tailored approach to loss foreca...

Posted on Apr 20 2016 by
With a tailored approach, you get the best forecast of future losses for you – one that suits your portfolio perfectly rather than a one-size-fits-all solution....

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Preparing for IFRS 9 – The wider benefits of transitioning...

Posted on Apr 18 2016 by
IAS 39 has been around in its current form since 2005, so you may be nervous about the transition to IFRS 9. However, as All Blacks legend Brad Thorn discovered, switching from one system to another can bring huge rewards:...

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Labour market gains ease but earnings growth accelerates...

Posted on Mar 16 2016 by
In line with Experian’s expectations, today’s figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show growth in most labour market metrics eased from the strong rates reported last month. Earnings growth was a key...

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Preparing for IFRS 9: Take the direct route to accurate prov...

Posted on Mar 15 2016 by
In life, it does not matter how much work you put into something if you are heading in the wrong direction, as one Olympic athlete once discovered to his dismay:...

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