Entries by Sabina Michnowicz

Unemployment is at its lowest level for forty years, so why does a fifth of the nation live below the poverty line?

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that the overall employment rate is at record high of 75.7%, with unemployment at 4.7%, the lowest it’s been since the 1970s; however over 20% of the population lives on incomes below the poverty line (after housing costs), despite most of these households being in employment. What is the […]

Celebrating a record first quarter: ACA with Clive Anderson at the London Sporting Club

Alexander Charles Associates continued to celebrate their record first quarter at the London Sporting Club’s hottest new venue in the City of London. An evening with Clive Anderson was a fantastic night of raconteuring; originally billed to speak for 45 minutes, Anderson kept the audience rapt and in stitches with 90 minutes of anecdotes, insights, […]

Succeeding at the highest level: Geoff Hurst shares his experiences of performing under pressure

To celebrate a record first quarter, ACA invited 25 very special guests to meet another record breaker and national sporting icon Sir Geoff Hurst! Sir Geoff, former England International footballer, remains the only player who has ever scored a hat-trick in a World Cup Final. The networking lunch was a huge success with guests enthralled […]

ACA Insights: Stormy Time for the High Street

An unprecedented decline in shop visitors occurred during March and April, with bad weather being blamed on the 4.8% reduction in shoppers. Several large High Street retailers have recently declared bankruptcy including Toys ‘R’ Us and Maplin, with Claire’s Accessories filing for bankruptcy in the US and stores such as Carpet Right and New Look […]