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Week 11 lockdown: Exit or not?

Another interesting week and it does feel like we have all forgotten lockdown even existed. Maybe it is the weather, maybe we are just used to it, but there is a sense that everything feels more normal than maybe it … Continue reading

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Exit? what Exit?: Weekly Roundup – May 30 2020:

Conversations this week have continued to centre around exit planning. Although volumes of customers in arrears continue to be down, largely thanks to the government payment holidays, with over 1.5m payment holidays on cards and loan, and nearly 11m people … Continue reading

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Week 10 of lockdown: Where next…?

The psychological relaxation of restrictions seems to continue apace with traffic on the roads and beaches full, but the question top of mind this week is where next now… the observations for this week. The volume of internet memes definitely … Continue reading

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May 22 2020: Weekly roundup

The big story at the end of this week was undoubtedly the decision by the UK bank regulator, the FCA, to extend the mortgage payment holiday period out by a further three months to the end of October. This of … Continue reading

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Week 9 of lockdown: Out and about… a little more

It seemed like this last week the world decided enough is enough and we are all ready to get back to normal… restrictions were being lifted and it felt like the lockdown pressure went down somewhat at home and work… … Continue reading

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May 16 2020: Weekly roundup

It feels like there has been less going on this week, maybe it was just the aftermath of the various announcements easing restrictions or just in comparison with previous weeks, but it did feel like there was less happening. Certainly, … Continue reading

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Week 8 of lockdown: Waiting for normal

With some nice weather* have been feeling the need to get out and do stuff this week…. the risk is still there of course, not much has changed, but this is going to get harder in the summer for sure. … Continue reading

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May 8 2020: Weekly roundup

This week was dominated by the economic reality of the lockdown now really starting to be seen. The Bank of England predicting this could be one of the longest slumps for over 300 years. Elsewhere the impact on business services … Continue reading

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Week 7 of lockdown: Getting used to remote working

It is now the start of week 7 and it feels like we are getting used to remote working. It is no longer new, we understand how it works now and feels that some of the more dynamics are starting … Continue reading

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May 1 2020: Weekly roundup

The lockdown appears to be changing in character this week. Certainly, there is some Zoom fatigue, however, it also seems people are starting to increasingly break restrictions too. The monthly total death statistics were out this week. These cut through … Continue reading

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