Latest Intelligence in United Kingdom

Published within

« | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | ... | » »|

Type Product title / description Pub Price
Expert View
Expert View

"Predictable outcome" products proposed to help restore trust in UK financial services

The FSCP has called for the introduction of a range of straightforward "predictable outcome" products to reverse the loss of consumer trust experienced in the financial services sector. Changes to the advisory model through the introduction of the RDR and consumer demand for transparency and simplicity give strong weight to this proposal.

Published By Datamonitor
18 Aug 2011
Expert View
Expert View

"Simplechannel," not omnichannel, is the holy grail

There is much discussion focused on omnichannel servicing and the benefits it brings to customer choice and convenience. However, banks can serve customers better by creating a single customer journey that is clearly signposted and simple to fulfil.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Nov 2014
Expert View
Expert View

'A-day' will widen the gap between rich and poor pensioners

Britain's pension system is about to undergo its most radical overhaul of the past 50 years. From April 6, 2006 - 'A-Day' - the current eight sets of pension taxation rules will be replaced by one. It is widely held that the simplified system will be attractive to those with some disposable income or who wish to make retirement provision but were deterred by the complexities of the former system.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Apr 2006
Expert View
Expert View

'Experimental' Brits splash the cash on premium

The average Brit is more likely than ever to load their trolley full of premium products. This is reflected by the growth of the specialty products such as hand-made, origin specific food, drink and personal care products. The growing taste for luxury is set to become more pronounced as consumers continue to experiment, self-reward and seek out satisfying experiences.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Jun 2005
Expert View
Expert View

'Proof-Win' - a means for Gordon Brown to deliver successful public sector IT projects?

The public sector will be one area where incoming UK prime minister Gordon Brown and his team will have their work cut out. The public sector has a culture not conducive to centralized IT project specification and governance, explaining the many projects that have hemorrhaged money and failed to deliver. This must be taken into account if large IT projects' chances of success are to be improved.

Published By Datamonitor
27 Jun 2007
Expert View
Expert View

'Treatwise' targeting transparency and trust

The 'treatwise' campaign recently launched in the UK is the first consumer education initiative to be adopted by rival confectioners of the size of Cadbury and Masterfoods, and marks a significant shift in attitude towards public health. Datamonitor Analyst Nick Beevors takes a closer look at why the companies involved believe they are leading the way for the confectionery industry...

Published By Datamonitor
08 Feb 2006
CommentWire
CommentWire

'Universal bank': doubts over government plan

Published By Datamonitor
10 Apr 2001
CommentWire
CommentWire

'Vote with your feet': bank critics urge consumers to move their money

A group of politically active bloggers from the Huffington Post have encouraged American consumers to move their money out of large US banks that accepted taxpayers' money and into struggling community banks. This campaign and others like it highlight the effectiveness of social media in uniting consumers and driving change, and the big banks should not underestimate its power.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Jan 2010
Expert View
Expert View

007 comes to physical video's rescue

The British Video Association has revealed that total video sales were up 10.1% in Q1 2013, with physical increasing by 7.2%. This goes against the trend of continued decline, but should only be seen as a minor - and artificially inflated - fillip rather than a recovery, with digital (including streaming) continuing to gain ground at a rapid rate (55.1% over the same quarter a year ago).

Published By Datamonitor
14 May 2013
Expert View
Expert View

118 118 Money spies gap in loans market

The entry of directory enquiries provider 118 118 into the "near prime" personal loans market highlights the extent to which the consumer credit market is currently failing to meet the needs of a large segment of the population.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Oct 2013

« | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | ... | » »|

No help is available.