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Long termism in an accelerating world

By Robin Fieth, BSA CEO
At a recent NEDs dinner, I asked what timeframe they thought long term planning should encompass.  Immediate responses were about the typical three-to-five-year business planning horizon, which led to a broader discussion of how to reconcile the cycle of business planning with running a successful inter-generational business.  After all, societies are proud of their histories... (Read more)

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Rising house prices put focus on affordability

Consumer expectations about house prices have bounced back to pre-EU Referendum levels after a period when the immediate ramifications of the vote were unclear.  Now, according to data from the Building Societies Association Property Tracker survey, almost half of consumers (49%) expect house prices to rise over the next 12 months.  Just 10% expect them to fall.

But, as a result of this rebound in house price expectations, people are facing greater affordability challenges in buying their own home. (Read more)

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