May 22nd, 2017
As life expectancy increases around the world, governments are under pressure to provide for ageing populations and to tackle rising health issues such as obesity or certain diseases. Our recent Strategy Briefing, Why Population Insights Matter for Business Strategy, focuses on health and wellbeing as one of the key population themes. Global healthy life expectancy […]
May 11th, 2017
Sub-Saharan African economic growth is expected to pick up in 2017 after reaching the lowest level in 22 years in 2016. Growth will be driven by a stabilisation of commodity prices and improvements in the largest economies in the region. Euromonitor looks at the outlook for the three largest African markets of Nigeria, South Africa […]
April 25th, 2017
A UK general election has been called three years ahead of schedule, primarily with the aim of giving the government a stronger mandate in the EU leaving negotiations as Brexit continues to divide the nation and the government. The snap election is set to proceed with government approval and will mean that with elections due […]
October 25th, 2016
All eyes are on the USA in the coming month as the country is embroiled in one of the most controversial US elections in history. The outcome of the November 2016 Presidential election will have global repercussions, given the USA’s status as the largest economy in the world, accounting for a quarter of global GDP […]
August 22nd, 2016
As the uncertainty surrounding a Brexit from the European Union (EU) rumbles on, the Economies team examine the potential implications of Brexit from the Business Dynamics, Cities, Economy and Industrial angles. Insights include a sharp recession on the horizon in the event of a disorderly Brexit, architectural services to be hit hard, the future of […]
August 10th, 2016
Monitoring demographic trends is a vital part of business strategy for any consumer goods or services company as changes in population size will impact the consumer market potential. Shifts within a population profile, such as diversity or ageing, will also change demand and provide new opportunities.
March 22nd, 2016
The bomb explosions in Brussels on the 22nd March 2016 are another example of the heightened tensions which have emerged across developed markets since 2015.
March 17th, 2016
Two key points that emerged from the UK Chancellor’s 2016 Budget on 16th March 2016 were the worsening outlook for the UK economy and the issue of income inequality.
March 7th, 2016
Our recent webinar: The Global Economy in 2016 explored the outlook for the global economy this year. The global economy looks set to continue to recover only slowly in 2016, with headline growth remaining disappointing. The world faces mounting risks this year: the China slowdown, as well as those of other large emerging markets such […]
February 22nd, 2016
Following negotiations by the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, for special status within the European Union (EU), the government has announced a historic “in-out” referendum will take place on 23rd June 2016. Deep divisions within the ruling party itself have revealed the extent of uncertainty surrounding the future of the UK within the EU and […]