Category : Business

Is Essentials Really Essential?

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As students, Essentials has come to our rescue countless times. The not-for-profit shop run by Leeds University Union claims to stock ‘all the essentials you need for Uni life’ as well as a range of Fairtrade goods and local produce. Although the convenience of Essentials is perfect, the price tag … Read More

King James

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Basketball megastar Lebron James put the jewel upon his crown this summer by opening the I Promise School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. Despite having won three NBA championships and four MVP titles, James insists that the opening of this school is, in fact, the greatest moment of his … Read More

Should Letting Agents Be Held Accountable for Sub-Par Service?

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The struggle of looking for accommodation and sorting out housing issues with friends is a rite of passage for university students. Unfortunately, there’s a perception that letting agents treat students differently to other tenants who are working full time and are often not seen as a priority in comparison. Many … Read More

The Budget 2018 – What does it mean for us?

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On Monday 29th October, Phillip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced the final budget before Brexit. “Austerity is finally coming to an end” he proudly proclaimed, but not everyone in the house was so optimistic… Jeremy Corbyn finding the statement particularly hard to believe. What you’re probably wanting to … Read More

Students Supporting Local Leeds Vintage

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When it comes to vintage shops, everyone has an opinion. Whether you think they’re junkyards full of old rubbish or treasure troves of one-off pieces, there’s no denying that bargain hunting is back in style. Not only can you bag yourself a good deal, but vintage clothes also have a … Read More

A Royal Disaster?

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The recent announcement of Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s pregnancy would be considered by most as an event to celebrate. But is the latest addition to the royal family really a joyous occasion or is it just another cost to our country? The latest Sovereign Grant was £43 million which … Read More

Crispy’s on the Gravy Train to Success

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It’s 6 pm on a cold Monday evening and as students trudge home from uni, the deep fat fryer is beginning to sizzle in everyone’s favourite drunk food destination in preparation for a busy weeknight. We are sat tucking into our complimentary cheesy chips and chocolate cake with Baz, the … Read More

Gender Pay Gap Reporting: There’s More to the Story Than Meets the Eye

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The gender pay gap disparity has long been an issue for organisations across all industries. Thanks to recent Gender Pay Gap Information legislation, all employers in Great Britain with an excess of 250 members of staff are obliged to report on four types of figures annually. These four figures include … Read More

Nick Clegg Takes New Job at Facebook

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Whether you’re disappointed at Nick Clegg for going to work for Facebook, or disappointed at Facebook for hiring Nick Clegg, most of us would agree that the move was unexpected. He has been hired to head Facebook’s global affairs and communications team. At a time where Facebook has been under … Read More

Make International Stress Awareness Week Count

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Next week marks the 20th anniversary of International Stress Awareness Week and there is no denying that many find work one of the most stressful elements of their lives. Over 11 million days are lost at work a year due to stress and it accounts for nearly 40% of work-related … Read More