As the bumper sticker says: never criticise a farmer with your mouth full. The pandemic and its associated lockdowns have served to increase the public’s appreciation of the British countryside and farming. In the summer of 2021, the National Farmers’ Union surveyed 2,000 Britons and found that 84% agreed that their visits to the countryside… Continue reading An Uphill Task?
Between 2010 and 2019, sales of dual-purpose cars (SUVs and crossovers) increased by 260% (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders). However, the size and weight of SUVs means that they are heavy drinkers in the last chance saloon of energy resources. In the context of the climate crisis, will consumers find this format of car… Continue reading SUVs: has the consumer climate changed?
It used to be so simple: on the day of your 65th birthday work colleagues would gather around the photocopier to give you a rousing send-off. You’d then go home, slip into a beige cardigan and embrace retirement. In the last ten years, the number of people aged over 65 who are still working has… Continue reading Shy of Retiring