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2 articles from December 2011

13 December 2011

Breaking up is hard to do - Civil Unrest

Most commentary surrounding the euro crisis has focused on the upcoming economic effects. PwC's recent paper summarises both short term risks and medium term consequences. However, there is a simultaneous and equally negative risk of prolonged civil unrest as a direct result of the fiscal crisis. In November, the UK...

01 December 2011

One day v four months of disruption. Has business prepared?

The UK public sector strikes on the 30 November had the potential to affect many people around the country. With at least 2 million workers due to walk out, and front line services, from airports to schools impacted, it is likely we all experienced some disruption. In 6 months time,...