Tag : Business

Climbing the Property Ladder in the Capital

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Having risen in value at a much faster rate than across the rest of the UK and facing little volatility even in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, London property appears to remain a safe and reliable investment. Since 1998, house prices in London have risen by 533% on … Read More

Ford Job Cuts Threaten UK Manufacturing

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For many post Brexit fears of a revitalised economy appear to be fading with the latest manufacturing shock to hit the UK. Recent talk suggests that Ford, are likely cut over 1000 jobs at their Bridgend plant in South Wales. Ford have drawn up plans to cut 1160 jobs at … Read More

Gender Disparity with the Pension Pay Gap

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In a recent study carried out by Zurich Insurance, it has been revealed that women are receiving almost £50,000 less into their pensions compared to men. The survey looked into 250,000 pension plans and is one of the largest workplace studies undertaken. It revealed yet again the disparities between men … Read More

HomeSense is heading to The Headrow

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Julia Constable gives us the scoop on the new store opening this week and takes a look at the strategy behind their business model… Many of you will have already heard of T.K. Maxx, the retail giant with over 400 stores across Europe and a cult following among bargain hunters, … Read More

Moving money in/to the 21st Century: the new Peer-to-Peer payment system

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Do you know PayPal’s vision when it was created? Well it was one of smiling people that split the bill after having brunch together but don’t have to squander their time looking for correct change. Well I think it is fair to assume that that has not become reality. I … Read More

Krafty Move Falls at the First Hurdle

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The US food giant Kraft Heinz shocked the financial world little over a week ago, scrapping its $140bn takeover bid for Unilever, just two days after the news of the offer was leaked. This move would have been the 2nd largest corporate takeover ever, and the largest as UK takeovers … Read More

Incremental Innovation at its Best

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Every year millions of Apple users around the world go into a frenzy when the next iPhone, Mac, iPad and now even the Apple Watch get released into the ever changing technology market. But is Apple’s strategy of incremental innovation worth the dent to our bank accounts or is it … Read More

What skills do employers value most in their graduates?

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With competition for graduate jobs ever increasing, what skills are employers really looking for in their graduates?  Julia Constable talks to business representatives at the LUBS Night of Exchange and reviews the night as a whole… Last Thursday night, Revolution Electric Press was buzzing with conversation from students and employers … Read More

Peugeot Gearing up for Acquisition of GM European Unit

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On Tuesday (February 14th) it was revealed that Peugeot (formally PSA Group) is in advanced talks to buy GM’s European Unit. For most of us that is Opel/Vauxhall. To give some context to the deal; Peugeot has been in varying alliances since 1992. They have been liaised with BMW, Toyota, … Read More

Return of the Brick

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As much as I hate to admit it, it appears that your Grandma’s ugly brick mobile phone you’ve been begging her to get rid of for years, may soon be more ‘in’ than your fresh IPhone 7. Having read about Donald Trump’s plans to implement anti-globalisation policies, watched the reboot … Read More