Category Archives: Financial services

Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of organisations that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit card companies, insurance companies, consumer finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds and some government sponsored enterprises.

Bradford “Management Thinking” Digest – the latest on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability

Posted by on Thursday, August 4, 2011

This edition of Bradford University School of Management’s digest of the latest business thinking features HR’s role in brand value 10 ways managers can improve trust in the workplace A regime switching approach to pension plan solvency Creating the sustainable business leaders of tomorrow Please share your views here and on Twitter @BradManagement STRATEGY Blog:… Read More »

Football clubs: stop chasing an unaffordable dream

Posted by on Friday, December 3, 2010

As Sheffield Wednesday is the latest club to hit financial problems, football money expert Brendan Guilfoyle of The P&A Group, told Channel 4 News that major clubs are paying a heavy price for an unrealistic dream.  1.      What is the difference between Administration and Liquidation? Administration was introduced in the 1980s to promote a “rescue… Read More »

Securing medium-term funding – businesses should act now

Posted by on Friday, May 28, 2010

Vince Cable says the banks must get lending, as ‘they have been accumulating reserve capital beyond their requirements’. Businesses should be wary. Don’t think this means funding is finally about to be released. In fact, my recommendation would be to make sure you do everything possible to secure medium-term funding requirements now. While credit conditions… Read More »

Debt is hanging around the necks of households

Posted by on Monday, January 11, 2010

Debt is hanging around the necks of households, like Christmas cake on the hips. Spanish researchers* have recently confirmed the existence of a long-run relationship between house prices and home loans, a so-called co-integrating relationship. Nothing particularly startling in that result. But dig a little more into the results and a more troublesome finding can… Read More »