What they say

Stephen Archer is a speaker with great charisma. By using illustrations and personal experiences and not being afraid to share his own point of view of the current situation and who is to blame for it, he engages the whole audience, at the same time helping us all to understand the credit crunch a little better.

— Warwick Business School


Planning in Business: Brexit and Trump mask less conspicuous challenges and greater changes ahead.

July 10th, 2018 by Stephen Archer | View Comments
Britain EU

We live in the most unpredictable times since the 1930s, so we are all personally in bumpy, uncharted waters. We hope for the best but how much should we plan for the worst? Sit tight, I will end this piece with optimism… Europe: Brexit is a side show in Brussels compared to the strains being…

USA in decline but all is not lost

August 9th, 2011 by Stephen Archer | View Comments

The Accelerating decline of the USA as an Economic Superpower Can leadership and skill reverse the trend? Back in March I gave a key note at a conference on this subject. It raised a few eye brows. To most people, particularly those in the US, this has been an unthinkable concept. However, the scale of…

Has the US Peaked?

December 14th, 2010 by Stephen Archer | View Comments

The question is somewhat rhetorical. China will take over USA’s GDP and therefore size as a trading nation by the end of the next decade or thereabouts. After this point one might argue that the debate is over. By then India will also be catching up. I must pay respect to Paul Kennedy who has…

Should the USA follow the UK Economic rescue example?

October 31st, 2010 by Stephen Archer | View Comments

Traditionally the US economy has been in front of the UK in timing – earlier in and faster out of recession. The global nature of the economy but more particularly the real- time connected financial institutions – from the where this recession has emanated – mean that the UK and US have had remarkably closely…