Category : Business

Placement Stress? Don’t Panic!

3 months ago / 0 comments

All of a sudden, summer is over and campus is filled with students excited for a great year. For second year students, this time can be incredibly stressful as you are trying to ensure you have a placement sorted for your year in industry. Have you got your placement sorted … Read More

Where Did the Emerging Market Crisis Come From?

4 months ago / 0 comments

Concerns of an impending emerging markets crisis have been a major worry for investors this summer. Crumbling confidence has seen foreign investment withdrawn from the likes of Turkey, Argentina, South Africa and India among others, all of which rely on money from foreign investors. The countries involved have suffered huge … Read More

Will the UK Go Out of Fashion Post-Brexit?

4 months ago / 0 comments

Type in ‘Brexit’ to Google News and you get 78,000,000 results. That’s over 5 times more than news coverage on the NHS and around 78 times more results than the gender pay gap. Perhaps for this reason, Brexit articles became something I’d skip over. I was fed up of reading … Read More

10 Years On From the Financial Crisis…

4 months ago / 0 comments

Gryphon writer, Sagar Kar, explores the factors which led to the financial downturn and whether we have learned our lessons from the past economic crisis, or not. It has been a decade since the 2008 financial crisis that economists now call “The Great Recession”. However, what was it that led … Read More

The Fenty Effect: Why shade diversity equals big business potential for beauty brands.

4 months ago / 0 comments

Inclusivity, equality and diversity are being emphasised and preached in workplaces all over the world, but is it being transferred through to product development? Here, we look at how beauty brands are increasing their business potential by promoting inclusivity. The global beauty market is reportedly worth over 450 billion US … Read More

What is the Winning Formula Behind Wetherspoon’s Success?

4 months ago / 0 comments

Arguably a student favourite, JD Wetherspoon plc has been operating since 1979, when their first pub opened in North London. Fast-forward nearly forty years later and the national chain now owns nearly 1,000 hotels and pubs across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Having earned numerous accolades including a … Read More

Businesses to Watch During Fresher’s Week

4 months ago / 0 comments

Dominos leaflets scattered on the streets, hands full of club flyers and student discounts everywhere. Yep, it’s fresher’s week and businesses will do everything they can to get their hands on your newly acquired student loan money. Targeting students is a very effective way for businesses to reach a new … Read More

A Quick Guide to Staying CV Savy at Uni

4 months ago / 0 comments

Starting University can be extremely daunting but what is arguably more daunting is the ‘real world’ you have to face after graduation. This prospect is something you will be reminded about from day one at Leeds and unfortunately something you should really be thinking about asap. Therefore, it is important … Read More

App-only Start-up Banks – A Threat To Traditional Banking?

10 months ago / 0 comments

Now that nearly everything can be done via an app on our phones, such as seeing a GP or getting a flight boarding pass, it’s not surprising that banking has also followed suit, with many app-only banks appearing in recent years as an alternative to traditional banking, such as Monzo … Read More

Diesel Bans as Air Quality Standards Get Harder To Meet

10 months ago / 0 comments

Climate change is not going away. Pollution is not abating. Harmful gas emissions are not decreasing. Within the European Union, road transport is responsible for about 20% of all CO2 emissions. That’s enough for us to be asking the question: what is being done about the gas emissions from road … Read More