From the TUC

Pensions & Investment (page 34)

A consumer response to the recession

17 Oct 2008, by in Economics, Pensions & Investment, Society & Welfare

I went to an interesting seminar this morning at Consumer Focus – the new statutory consumer organisation formed from the National Consumer Council, Postwatch and energywatch. It brought together a range of organisations – unions, thinktanks, consumer and advocacy groups  – with an interest in the effects of the financial crisis and recession on wider society. Mick McAteer…




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Wall Street Chaos: Where are the owners?

15 Sep 2008, by in Pensions & Investment

The developing crisis on Wall Street will raise a long and intense debate about state regulation of the capital markets.  But the problem is not just the rules that govern trading, it is also the culture of major financial centres which in recent years has clearly become deeply irresponsible and even more herd like than in the…




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