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UK Future-Proofing From Brexit and Shocks

Brexit perpetuates uncertainty, dampening UK economic growth A No-Deal Brexit scenario (run on Q1 2018) points to further economic slowdown in 2018, whereby the UK is unable to find agreement with the EU, and trade relations revert to the WTO as default.  This scenario has a high probability of 40-50% over the next two years. […]
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United Kingdom: Consumer Lifestyles in 2016

Despite the uncertainty brought about by the Brexit vote, consumer spending has continued at a robust pace, although many observers believe that households will soon tighten their belts as a result of projected price rises, particularly for food. Younger consumers still face a number of financial challenges, including rising house prices and the burden of […]
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Manchester Terror Attack

On Monday 22 May 2017, there was a terrorist attack at a concert at the Manchester Arena that has left 22 people dead and 59 wounded including women and children, after a suicide bomber caused an explosion. Echoes of Paris The fatal attack on concert-goes bears a chilling resemblance to the November 2015 terror attacks […]
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Brexit: Impact on Consumers

As the uncertainty surrounding a Brexit from the European Union (EU) rumbles on, the Consumers team examine the potential implications of Brexit from the Households, Income and Expenditure and consumer angles. Insights include the uncertainty surrounding the real estate market in the UK, the impact of Brexit on the highest income-wealth segment and the generational divide that […]
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The Best of Q2 2016 on Passport Economies

The second quarter has been dominated by the UK’s EU membership referendum and the shock “leave” result, and this has been reflected in our most read Economies articles. Our analysts have capitalised on our macro and industry forecast models to examine the likely impact on the UK, European and global economies as well as on […]
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The Impact of the Brexit on Apparel

The key challenge for the apparel industry following the Brexit vote is the cloud of uncertainty hanging over the economic conditions of both the UK and Europe. Fashion retailers are still waiting to see how the Brexit will effect them before price changes, but the cost of a weak British Pound will effect all retailers […]
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Brexit: Scenarios for the UK

The UK economic outlook has radically shifted after the victory of the Leave campaign in the June 24th referendum. At the beginning of July we revised our main UK macro forecasts. Our baseline scenario is for the UK to declare article 50 and negotiate a trade deal with the EU which is somewhere between Norway’s EEA […]
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