Category : Business

Patisserie Valerie in a Pinch Over ‘Potentially Fraudulent’ Accounts

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A shadow has been cast over the future of café chain Patisserie Valerie after the discovery of ‘significant and potentially fraudulent’ irregularities within the accounts of its owner Patisserie Holdings by the company’s board of directors. Patisserie Holdings shares, listed on the AIM submarket of the London Stock Exchange designed … Read More

How to do a Year Abroad on a Budget

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Olivia Woollam is a 21-year-old University of Leeds Journalism Student who recently returned home from her year abroad at the University of Queensland, in Australia. We interviewed Olivia to find out all about her time ‘down under’, the cross-cultural differences, the cost of living in Oz, and her top tips … Read More

Young Entrepreneurs’ Idea Takes Off

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The Gryphon interviews Tim Knickmann, cofounder of the business venture JetLink, a project aiming to make chartered air travel accessible. As Tim relaxes in to his seat with a coffee in one hand and a cigarette in the other, it’s clear to see that he has already adopted the manner … Read More

Outrage As Topshop Dismantles Feminist Pop-up Stand

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Topshop was under fire last week after the removal of a feminist pop-up book promotion stand at their flagship Oxford Street store in London. The partnership was set up between Topshop and Penguin Publishers to promote feminist books including “Feminists Don’t Wear Pink (And Other Lies)” which was written in … Read More

Is Pret Putting Customers’ Lives At Risk?

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Following the tragic death of 15-year-old Natasha Ednan-Laperouse after an allergic reaction to a Pret A Manger sandwich, it has since been discovered that this was not the first time that Pret has been caught up in such a scandal. A woman named Celia Marsh is thought to have died … Read More

Year In Industry: After-sales Marketing Assistant at BMW

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Freddie Rowley is a final year BA Management student. She completed her year in industry at BMW in a paid role as an Aftersales Marketing Assistant at their Financial Services head office in Farnborough, Hampshire. During the placement, she rented a house with 4 other students on the placement scheme. … Read More

Italy facing off against the EU on announced new budget

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The Italian coalition government, which came in to power in June, announced its controversial draft budget plan last Thursday. Despite Italy’s large sovereign debt obligations, the budget outlined plans to escalate spending; a move that could break EU spending rules. The budget outlines a “citizens’ income” for the poor, tax … Read More

CurlyGalChlo and the Power To Influence the Natural Hair Movement

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The natural hair movement is highly significant in society today, as there has continuously been a lack of representation for black women in the media. This movement was an inspiration to Chloé Elliott, a young entrepreneur studying at the University of Leeds who within the last year has attempted to … Read More

Alexa Should I Invest in Amazon Shares?

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In Autumn 2011, Apple Inc. launched Siri as a feature on its then-current iPhone, the 4S. Although far from perfect, Siri was fun, and intriguing – in so much as trying to work out what accents and phrases it might understand. Fast forward a few years and now we’re spoilt … Read More

What is Going on With Elon Musk?

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A CEO of four billion-dollar companies smoking a blunt on a public podcast… Elon Musk has been the centre of a few controversy’s lately and its starting to have an effect on his businesses. So, what is going on with Elon Musk? Firstly, it’s important to know a little bit … Read More