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In praise of ‘Marketing Myopia’

Jul 14, 2020
In this occasional series of blogs we will revisit some of the articles that we...

SMEs … from dodo to lifeblood of the economy

Aug 22, 2019
SME. It’s a term that conjures up images of elbow grease, pull-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps business - small...

Picking up the pieces – Wells Fargo woes and the rise of the challenger banks.

Jul 10, 2019
On the 7th February 2019, Wells Fargo became the latest victim of technical woes. Customers...

Does that compute? Robo-Advisers and the digital AI trends shaping the Financial Services markets.

Jun 27, 2019
Consumers are becoming increasingly open to the use of robo-advisers and AI to help inform...

Cyber insurance and staying relevant

May 22, 2019
72% of large firms experienced a cyber-attack in the past twelve months. Cyber insurance market...

‘To sleep, perchance to dream’ … a potentially big impact on an SMEs bottom line

Jan 29, 2019
A few weeks ago we wrote an article on employer provided benefits (“EPBs”) – and over the...

SMEs are positively embracing the auto-enrolment pension – but feel the pension industry is not delivering

Jan 11, 2019
63% of SMEs reported that the auto-enrolment pension had a positive impact on the way...

The Benefits Balance – what really matters to employees?

Nov 29, 2018
Since the financial crisis of 2008, the business of employing staff has seen a seismic...

Looking a gift horse in the mouth … assessing the ‘impact’ of your auto-enrolment pension

Nov 08, 2018
Many auto-enrolment pension policies are now approaching their anniversary. This offers SMEs a chance to...

An interesting segmentation that goes beyond elephants and donkeys – lessons from the US electorate

Oct 15, 2018
An interesting new report looking at the US political landscape was published this week (see...