Tag : Business

The real cost of London Living

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According to Numbeo you need around £4,481.67 in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with £2,700.00 in Leeds (assuming that you rent). Being from the North myself the alien world of London life seems sometimes outrageously expensive and unattainable. However come June I will … Read More

Build bridges not walls

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Since Trump came into power it seems like it’s been one breaking news story after another! But this week has seen a huge surge in media attention and controversy after Trump set a 120-day travel ban on refugees and a 90-day travel ban on ‘most’ citizens from seven countries. The … Read More

Is this the beginning of an easyCoffee revolution?

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Many of you will have experienced the joys of the no-frills, low-cost airline, easyJet. Established in 1995, the publicly listed company traded its way successfully to the FTSE 100 Index and still operates globally today in more than 30 countries. The company’s founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Loannou, was knighted in 2006 … Read More

The UK’s highest paying jobs: Where’s the money at ?

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  (Photo from : Mirror.co.uk) The deadline for 2017 graduates to apply for jobs is looming, no corporate stone should be left un-turned, infinite applications should have been sent off and intimidating assessment centres and interviews are undoubtedly on the horizon. So, we are asking what are the highest paid … Read More

“TPP is a terrible deal”- Donald Trump 5th of October 2015.

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(Photo from: Motley Magazine) Trump made a promise to withdraw from the TPP and on Monday the 23rd he took the first steps to keep his promise. What is the TTP and how may it affect our world ? TPP stands for Trans-Pacific Partnership. It is a multilateral agreement negotiated … Read More

Shining light onto the Shadow Economy

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(Photo from: blog.policyng.com) Net exports, investment, entrepreneurship, taxation, the housing market, the oil industry; all concepts which regularly feature in our newspapers headlines! However, despite having an estimated value of almost $10 trillion and employing half the workers of the world, business activities ranging from the likes of prostitution to babysitting … Read More

Putting the fag out: the future of smoking

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(Photo from: StopSmokingNews) Ask someone standing outside Terrace with a pint in one hand and a cigarette in the other about their smoking habit. The conversation will probably go along these lines: “Are you a smoker?” “No”, “You are smoking right now though ” , “But I’m not a smoker, … Read More

Northern Bloc: Here’s the scoop

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(Photo from http://northern-bloc.com) Now featured as one of 2016’s new wave of ice cream makers and amongst the “Fresh Pickings” in the Sunday Times Food Magazine, Northern Bloc has evolved from selling scoops out of a vintage ice cream van at street food and artisan food events into a much larger, … Read More

Leicester’s Cheap Labour

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(Photo from : Huffington Post) Channel 4’s Dispatches uncovered the truths behind Britain’s cheap clothing. Factories supplying your favourite clothes high street brands such as River Island, New Look and online retailers Boohoo and Missguided have been exposed to be paying workers under half the minimum National Living Wage! Despite … Read More

CEOs not being paid enough ?

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(Photo from Moxie Media.com) Attracting and retaining the most talented people to work for a business is key to its ongoing success. McKinsey & Company coined the phrase ‘the war for talent’ back in 1997. Its relevancy today has arguably increased due to the accelerating pace of globalisation over the … Read More