Tag : Business

The Future of Silicon Valley and Beloved Cali

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(Photo from: Nagios.com) The election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States has been a great shock and has caused major turmoil in different sectors throughout the US. Of course the USAs high-tech industry and specifically Silicon Valley has reacted to the unforeseen situation. In the … Read More

Leeds Southbank Getting a Revamp

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(Photo from : Southbankleeds.co.uk) Chances are, you’ve rarely ventured to the industrial South of Leeds, perhaps only on a night out to Beaver Works or if you were blessed with the opportunity to live in Liberty Dock in first year. But this could all be set to change. City planners … Read More

All is not how it Queens…

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(Photo from : Evening Standard) Can you believe it? The Queen will be getting a complete refurbishment of Buckingham Palace, costing around £369 million and we are going to be paying for it! Well no, not exactly. This is the controversial and typical media spin that most newspapers have led … Read More

Teaching Excellence Fiasco

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In November of 2015, the government published a paper titled “Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice”. This was followed up by a Green Paper (“The Teaching Excellence Framework: Assessing quality in Higher Education”) in February 2016 and a final White Paper in May (“Success as a … Read More

Why is HS2 so Controversial?

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(Photo from : Leedslist.com ) Therese May recently voiced her plans to help those who have been left behind by globalisation and improving productivity is central to restoring this imbalance. The productivity gap is clear, as UK workers produce 35% less per hour than their German counterparts. The Chancellor of … Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Black Friday

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(Photo from : Queit.com) With the arrival of the German markets, depressingly more hours of darkness and those dreaded heating bills, we might aswell accept that the famously bitter winter of Leeds is fast approaching and so too is the consumer chaos in the run up to Christmas we call … Read More

Business cyberattacks: Are your details safe?

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(Photo from : Musings of a Mario Minion) Another few weeks go by, another seemingly secure, reputable business has a cybersecurity breach. This month Tesco Bank fell prey, £2.5million was drained from around 9,000 current account holders. Tesco Bank moved quickly to refund all customers affected within 48 hours of the … Read More

Riding the waves of change: Adidas is leading the way towards a sustainable future.

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(Photo from : i1.wp.com) Can Green Business provide a profitable future for big name brands? Adidas certainly seems to think so, and is pioneering a new wave of responsibly produced trainers using recycled plastic sourced from ocean waste. Growing public concern for the environment, combined with the renewed importance of … Read More

Marks and Spencer: Shake up or shut down?

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(Photo from : meetinleeds.co.uk) As a business founded in our beloved Leeds, it is shocking to receive reports of Marks and Spencer’s profit loss of 88%. Michael Marks, a Polish migrant founded the dominant high street brand in 1884, setting up his ‘penny bazaar’ of pegs and buttons at the … Read More

The most expensive cities, are they really worth it?

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(Photo from: Universal-tourguide.com) In 2016 the average price of a loaf of bread (1kg) for some of the most expensive places to live in the world are,: London at $2, Zurich $6, New York $8, Geneva $7. With the global economy becoming more integrated and the movement of labour more … Read More