Category : Business

India Daniel investigates the current controversy surrounding Uber in London

12 months ago / 0 comments

Last week, in news that shocked many, Transport for London (“TFL”) decided that they would not be renewing Uber’s licence to operate in the city. TFL acknowledged concerns raised by passengers about background checks carried out on drivers by Uber and about the processes to deal with criminal offences, and … Read More

Uber Special: an insight to the most eye-catching headline of the week

12 months ago / 0 comments

So what has grabbed British attention the most this week? Is it ISIS? Refugees? Donald Trump’s influence in UK politics. No. The potential loss of Uber on London’s streets, is in fact what has sent shockwaves throughout the nation. Approaching 800,000 signatures, the Save Your Uber In London petition has … Read More

Businesses you can (dis)count on as a fresher

12 months ago / 0 comments

…because the more you save the more you can rave 😉 You spent £30 too much on VK’s last night, never mind what you spent on taxis and entry. You’d really like a huge pizza to sort out the hangover, or even just some toast, but your flat hasn’t managed … Read More

Spend a penny, save a pound! – A guide to food shopping for freshers.

12 months ago / 0 comments

Whilst Freshers’ week can cost you a pretty penny purchasing tickets for the best events in town, it’s also a good time to start saving and becoming a little savvy when spending your student loan…Here at the Gryphon, we’ve got some tips on how you can make the most of … Read More

Brexit, Visas and International Students

12 months ago / 0 comments

In the wake of the controversial EU referendum, headlines about Brexit seem to be ubiquitous. Brexit has the potential to affect almost everything to do with our economy, and anything international. That includes Universities, and us, the student population. In particular, leaving the EU is going to change studying abroad … Read More

A Game of Monopoly

1 year ago / 0 comments

“The London housing crisis” is no stranger to headlines. Less familiar is the phenomenon of ‘ghost’ homes and the game of monopoly creating them. Across London, 20,000 so-called ‘ghost homes’ sit, uninhabited. Across England, multiply that statistic by 10! 200,000 empty homes with a total value of £43bn were empty … Read More

The Bank That Runs England

1 year ago / 0 comments

Photo from : IBTimes UK We often hear about the Bank of England in the news. They are in charge of creating financial and monetary stability for the UK. Some of their most important functions include the setting official interest rates, issuing bank notes and regulating the financial industry. Working for … Read More

A Week For, Hopefully, a Long Career in Finance

1 year ago / 0 comments

Photo from : Wikipedia Most people interested in Finance will have heard of the so-called “Spring weeks”; the mystical and elusive ‘internships’ for first years. I got accepted for three internships: Rothschild and HSBC, which I managed to attend, and UBS, which I was unfortunately not able to attend due … Read More

McDonalds Around the World

1 year ago / 0 comments

Photo fro : IGrow If you have ever ventured into a McDonalds outside of Leeds, or the UK for that matter you have probably noticed that the standard Big Mac, McChicken, nuggets etc cannot be found. In fact the menu when you walk into the different McDonalds around the world … Read More

The 2017 Spring Budget and What it Means For You

2 years ago / 0 comments

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