According to the firm, clothes, jewellery and MP3 players will be the most
popular items, particularly among 16-24 year olds.
Not surprisingly, Deloitte said gift retailers were set for a rewarding
festive season with overall spending forecast to rise by £2.2bn, or 7%, to
On the flip side supermarkets may suffer from flat food sales as
consumers cut back on their budgets for leisure and socialising.
Surprisingly, Londoners are not forecast to be the biggest gift spenders –
that honour will go to those living in Wales, where each person is predicted to
spend £443 on average, compared to £343 for capital city residents.
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016