There is no doubt a global pandemic and recession will inflict wounds on our banks. We examine how this is going to effect SME's and their access to finance.
As US oil futures plunged into negative territory in recent days we were reminded that if there is no storage available you can’t even give away a bulky commodity.
So, it’s The Great Lockdown then. That’s the name given to this crisis period by the IMF and I’m hoping there’s another Isaac Newton out there. Well, n…
As Covid-19 continues to change our world, we look at the change that major corporations have made over the years and why change is often good for companies.
We highlight how social activities and behaviours will evolve through this pandemic and create new business opportunities.
Ageing populations, income inequality and dysfunctional insurance frameworks have challenged public health systems for years. However, a global crisis has focused minds both globally and locally.
Ironically, as financial markets fall in value due to Covid-19, there are welcome signs of other socio-economic essentials gaining in value.
What caught our eye this week was the emerging significance of the asset class usually confined to the back pages of the FT – debt.
Whilst financial services companies were already under pressure, even before Covid-19, there's been an acceleration of corporate activity lately which provides hard evidence of a renewed urgency in the sector.
Yes, the headlines are scary. And, of course, some commentators are making 2008 comparisons but all this “noise” will pass and those companies who seize opportunities during the Covid-19 chaos will win big time.