Tag: Retail


The finance round-up

UK banks to be reviewed by the Serious Fraud Office in wake of South African corruption scandal. The SFO and other financial regulators are to investigate whether HSBC and Standard Chartered were involved in a South African corruption scandal. Labour peer Lord Peter Hain suggested that up to £400m of funds may have been laundered,…


Norwich Fashion Week: John Lewis dress-making workshop

“Everything you need to know, to make a dress in two hours” Sounds too good to be true? My thoughts exactly, but I was wrong!  The event was held in the haberdashery department of John Lewis.  A wonderland stuffed full of amazing patterns, materials and craft making kits, heaven for anyone interested in the art…