What went wrong at the House of Fraser?
What went wrong at the House of Fraser?

Earlier on in the year we wrote about the High Street Crisis and looked at 6 casualties in our blog: https://time2resources.co.uk/blog/the-high-street-crisis-how-to-business-an-article-and-develop-skills/ Now we can add another casualty The House of Fraser – or will it…

IKEA in India
IKEA in India

Opening discussion: What is meant by the term strategy? What type of strategy is Ikea undertaking when opening stores in India? What would Ansoff say? Watch this short video “What do Indian’s make of Ikea?”…

The Greatest Showman or entrepreneur?
The Greatest Showman or entrepreneur?

The Greatest Showman or entrepreneur? We often talk about the fact that everything is business and that a good student will constantly analyse what is going on around them and see the “business” in all…

Revision technique 1 Building lines of analysis into revision
Revision technique 1 Building lines of analysis into revision

When revising there is a temptation to just learn the content. Obviously this is important as without knowledge and understanding (AO1) you can’t even start to answer the examination questions. However, in order to ensure…

The f(utility) of football
The f(utility) of football

Arsenal is currently top of one league table. A UEFA report at the start of the year suggested that Arsenal fans pay more for watching football than any other club in the world. At an…

Consumption, household debt and its impact on the UK economy – using empirical evidence in a line of argument
Consumption, household debt and its impact on the UK economy – using empirical evidence in a line of argument

Debt has been rising as a proportion of income. Households have been getting into greater debt, with consumption helping to underpin growth of GDP. Fundamental to macroeconomics is the formula for aggregate demand (AD).

Inflation in the UK February 2018
Inflation in the UK February 2018

The latest inflation rate figures for February 2018 have seen a fall from 3% to 2.7%. This disinflation has occurred for a number of reasons. The effect of the significant fall in the exchange rate is no longer being felt as the higher import prices fade out of the measurement of inflation. Food, transport and prices for accommodation such as hotels have fallen.

The High Street crisis – how to “business” an article and develop skills
The High Street crisis – how to “business” an article and develop skills

A key challenge is getting all of our students engaged in wider reading. We encourage them to follow the news and discuss what is happening in the real world. This is so important in helping students understand case studies in the examination and where appropriate bring in their own examples.