Greece is in dire straits, but that doesn’t mean you should cancel your holiday, says Merryn Somerset Webb. The Greeks need your money more than ever.
Articles written by Merryn Somerset Webb
The Greek people have been left shocked and confused, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Why should the markets be any different?
Managing someone’s digital legacy after they’ve died is an added nightmare, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Happily, there’s now an answer.
Lower benefits in the form of tax credits might mean greater productivity and higher wages. But would a rise in the minimum wage be better?
Amazon is moving in to the banking industry, making loans available to sellers in its market place. That’s very scary news if you’re a banker, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The number of rich foreigners who are willing and able to buy top-end London property is falling fast. London house prices are just too high, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Right-to-buy, populist land-grabs and other dodgy deals demonstrate how power is being taken away from property owners and handed to tenants, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
For years, we’ve been carping on about how fund managers overtrade, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Now there’s a website to hold them to account.
Since the financial crisis, the number of people working part-time in Britain has risen enormously. And with it, the in-work benefits bill. It can’t go on, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
So few student loans are now being paid off that the government would have been better off not reforming the system at all. It’s all down to ‘salary sacrifice’, says Merryn Somerset Webb.