Category : Business

The 2017 Spring Budget and What it Means For You

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68 pages long, carrying the proposed government spending and expenditure regarding all sectors of the economy, affecting all 65,511,098 people in the UK; The Spring Budget 2017. But how does it affect us? For starters, the UK economy is forecasted to grow by 2% in 2017 despite concerns that Brexit … Read More

The Best Business Degree of 2017

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This week, QS, the global career and education network service released their yearly rankings of the best Universities in the world, broken down by subject and region. As the Business Section of this newspaper it is only natural that we report on what they ranked as the best degrees in … Read More

The Future of Northern Transport ?

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Can you imagine a 9 minute journey from Leeds to Manchester? Well, this is not too far from becoming a reality. Direct City Networks has drawn up plans for a line that connects the North area, Liverpool-Manchester-Leeds-Hull, with a 350mph “magnet levitation” train. It will not use conventional “long trains” … Read More

Another Fragment in the Rise of Modern Populism

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On Wednesday (14.03.2017), the Dutch went to the polls. The options were varied, with 28 parties running for seats in parliament. And like so many political events since the summer of 2016, populism is overshadowing this event. Up until around two weeks ago, the party of Geert Wilders (the Party … Read More

Disney on Thames: A fairy tale for the UK or a public expenditure villain

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Last week there was a huge buzz surrounding Paramount’s confirmation of their 872-acre, £3.5billion bombshell landing in the UK. In an ambitious project to rival Disneyland, Paramount are opening their own theme park in Kent. And with paranormal activity, star trek, Madagascar and even titanic on their books, the buzz … Read More

Cigarettes and Alcohol

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, announced the 2017 Spring Budget last week. Amongst the large array of price changes and resource allocations, two price rises stood out to me in particular: cigarettes and alcohol. In other words, the two commodities that make the student nightlife world go round. … Read More

Uber CEO calls out for Help after Latest Feud

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Uber has not had a good start to its year. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has been filmed swearing at one of the companies drivers who was expressing his grievances about falling incomes and the structure of payments. The day after Kalanick apologised to his employees stating “It’s clear this video … Read More

Is a job in the recruitment industry right for you?

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Currently looking for graduate placements or thinking ahead for your future? Julia Constable gives us an insight in to the world of recruitment to help you decide whether or not it’s for you… Choosing a career path is a daunting decision, and although a career in recruitment might not have … Read More

Climbing the Property Ladder in the Capital

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Having risen in value at a much faster rate than across the rest of the UK and facing little volatility even in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, London property appears to remain a safe and reliable investment. Since 1998, house prices in London have risen by 533% on … Read More

Ford Job Cuts Threaten UK Manufacturing

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For many post Brexit fears of a revitalised economy appear to be fading with the latest manufacturing shock to hit the UK. Recent talk suggests that Ford, are likely cut over 1000 jobs at their Bridgend plant in South Wales. Ford have drawn up plans to cut 1160 jobs at … Read More