Category : Business

Will the New Budget Solve Our Debt Problems?

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Last week, news broke that the Chancellor was looking at ways to fill a black hole of nearly £20bn in the public finances before the budget later this month. Recent analysis shows that the deficit is likely to rise to nearly £36bn in the next four years, double the forecast … Read More

‘The Teach First Model’: Rebranding the Public Service Professions in Need

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2003 saw the first cohort of teachers entering London secondary school classrooms through Teach First, a charity aiming to break the link between a child’s educational attainment and their socio-economic background. This was an innovative new route into teaching, where graduates and career changers underwent just five weeks of intensive … Read More

Is Our Economy Slowly Waving Goodbye to Cash?

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

This was a question which, in a recent interview, I was asked, and to say the least, I was stumped. Some people like carrying around money, some people don’t trust the banking system, the shadow economy… were all things I drew on in an attempt to give a reasonable answer. … Read More

Is Your Meal Deal Shattering Your Daily Sugar Allowance?

1 month ago / 0 comments

Customers are facing serious health risks by consuming high sugar combination meal deals on a daily or regular basis, according to the charity Action on Sugar. They say some high-street lunch meal deals, a firm favourite of students, can contain up to 30 teaspoons of sugar, according to their research. … Read More

Up to 75,000 Banking Jobs in Jeopardy Thanks to ‘Hard Brexit’

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As Post-Brexit trade negotiations are set to be underway, pressure is amounting to strike the right deal to avoid further loss of banking jobs in London. The Bank of England are claiming that up to 75,000 jobs could be lost in the financial sector. A possible outcome of the trade … Read More

Film Fans Wave Goodbye to Another Rental Service

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As rates of digitalisation continue to soar, cinephiles have once again been forced to bid farewell to a fond old friend. Amazon-owned postal DVD renting service ‘LoveFilm’ ceased to trade on the 31st October, a popular day known for its celebration of Halloween and consequent heavy focus on films from … Read More

Will Drones Have Taken Your Job By 2020?

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What does the future hold? A question we all ponder from time to time no doubt. According to some the future could hold all sorts of exciting prospects such as hover cars, robotic butlers or time travel. Whilst some of these involve a lot of imagination, current technological advancements could … Read More

Why Do the Catalans Want Independence?

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Following increasing unrest and tension, recent events in Spain have seen the northern region of Catalonia declare independence from Spain. This is on the back of a controversial referendum (outlawed by the Spanish government) in which 90% of the 43% of the population who voted were in favour of independence. … Read More

Saudi Arabia’s Aramco Looks to Slide Into New Territories

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“It will be the biggest IPO on earth” Saudi Armco, the national oil company of Saudi Arabia, was planning to pull off the world’s largest ever initial public offering, however they are now reportedly reconsidering in favour of a private sale. In a bid to start diversifying the country’s economy … Read More

Are Guns and Illegal Substances The Real Issues Facing America?

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“64,070 people were killed by drug overdoses” Ask anyone about violence or death in the USA, and instinctively most people will begin to discuss gun crime. However, there is an even bigger problem sweeping the country which is receiving far less public attention – drugs overdosing. A massive 91 Americans … Read More