Category : Business

Iceland Ad Controversy

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Christmas adverts for many signify the introduction of the festive period and despite the middle of November being seen as too early for some, they are already being released. However, this year hasn’t been all animated bunnies and spacemen as there has been controversy over Iceland’s “orangutan in my bedroom” … Read More

Are you a member of the MOB?

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A blog created in University by a thrifty student has now become a fully-fledged business with a book deal, partnerships with other brands and a thriving Instagram community. With the festive period upon us, inevitably you’ll be having several Christmas dinners towards the end of this semester. Whether it’s with … Read More

Enterprise Student Plunges in to Lingerie Industry

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The Gryphon interviews student entrepreneur, Harriett Howe, who is making waves in the lingerie industry with her fresh and funky designs. As students, we are often steered in the direction of employment as soon as we graduate. However, Harriett is a shining example of how you can seriously benefit from … Read More

Innovative Technologies Protecting Our Environment

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Wouldn’t it be great if someone were to invent a machine capable of extracting carbon dioxide from the atmosphere? Or a device that could clear up the Earth’s oceans of rubbish? Or perhaps a contraption that could turn litter into sand, quickly and simply? Well it might shock you to … Read More

Black Friday 2018: What’s the Damage Done This Year?

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The headlines this year are the same as they have always been: “Weird Black Friday deals you didn’t know you wanted”, “You don’t need these deals, but you’re going to buy them anyway”, “Black Friday is a great time for impulse buys”. In the UK alone, sales are 1500% greater … Read More

The Nobel Prize in Economics and Why You Should Care

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If you’ve had little prior exposure to economics, then the word might conjure up images of fusty, grey professors, wearing tweed and agonising over pie charts whilst using words like ‘hypothecation’. And that’s all (mostly) true. But despite its enduring reputation as the ‘dismal science’,by contrast to ‘cool’ sciences like … Read More

Hyde Park Picture House New Refurb

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In July this year it was announced that one of the last surviving picture palaces in the UK, Hyde Park Picture House, will get a multi-million-pound refurbishment. The hope is that this will make the building more sustainable, comfortable and accessible whilst still preserving its historic features. Built in 1914, … Read More

UK Business Leaders Call For Second Vote on Brexit

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Over 70 UK senior executives and business leaders have signed a letter calling for a second vote on Brexit. Signatories include James Daunt, the chief executive of Waterstones and Sir Mike Rake, former chair of BT Group. The letter was published by the Sunday Times last week and argues that … Read More

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