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Poverty stinks

And it’s not just good food the public is shrinking away from. Unfortunately, it seems many people are giving up the little luxuries of life – such as washing.

Consumer goods giant Unilever has revealed that sales of bubble baths, moisturisers and upmarket cleaning products have plummeted since the credit crunch began.

Mole wonders if we’ll soon be able to measure the severity of the credit crunch by the smell.


Cattles suspends more directors

The crisis at Cattles showed no sign of easing last week after the sub-prime lender suspended a further three directors pending the out-come of a review of its accounts.

Goldsmith Williams hosts Chinese delegation

Goldsmith Williams, the Liverpool based law firm, has hosted a delegation of Chinese business people who visited the law firm to analyse its use of advanced data management technology.

King calls for simple and robust regulation

In a speech to the Worshipful Company of International Bankers last night, Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England called for regulation to be simple and robust.


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