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High time

If house price indices aren’t enough for you, you can usually measure the state of the economy in footwear. According to The Stiletto Index, women wear flatter shoes in tough times.

But this year looks set to buck the trend. Fashionistas predict skyscraper heels will be the order of the day as women cheer themselves up some glamour.

And with heels like these soon to be the flavour of the day Mole is starting to think the credit crunch isn’t really that bad after all.


England faces one million housing shortage by 2010

The former chief executive of Barratt Developments has warned that England faces a housing shortage of one million homes by 2010.David Pretty, chairman of the New Homes Marketing Board, claims that the housing shortfall is headed for “dangerously high” levels.He says: “The reality is that we are forming households at the rate of around 230,000 […]

Callcredit sees 73% sales increase

Callcredit Information Group, formerly Skipton Information Group, has seen significant growth in 2008, with sales increasing by 73%.

Paymentshield admits paying some ARs direct

Brokers are making headway in their battle to reclaim outstanding commission from networks, as Paymentshield has admitted it is paying some appointed representatives directly.


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