Gloomy predictions about the future of the high street have been a common theme in the news over the last few years. A host of well-known brands are either gone or seem to be struggling against the modern shopper’s thirst for online options.
The UK economy is in a strange place. Employment figures are at a record high, but overall growth remains sluggish. Rosier figures for the long-term health of the economy come along, then they’re downgraded.
With generation X seeking out ambitious job roles and aspiring to move out of their parental home and the older generation living longer than ever and many continuing to work, it seems that steps should be taken to bridge the gap between these two groups.