Tag : Business

The Death of Michael Kors ?

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The future of Michael Kors looks uncertain. According to Reuters, shares’ have plummeted by around 15%! Other analysts reviews show slightly different data, but all of them agree on the fact that profits are falling and the future looks bleak. Is this the end of “affordable luxury”, and the demise … Read More

Launch of the ‘Women in Leadership Society’

2 years ago / 3 comments

On Monday a new Society was born; the “Women in Leadership Society”. Launched is more appropriate as the society members explained that this had been in the making for quite a lot longer than just a couple of weeks. And the work seems to have paid off. A little disclaimer: … Read More

Care to Share?

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Uber, Deliveroo and Airbnb are all names we hear of, see, and perhaps even use, daily. On average, each day 40,000 people rent accommodation using Airbnb and 5.5 million people catch an Uber. But imagining an economy where just about everything is temporarily ‘rented’ rather than owned, from cars to … Read More

Loans For Sale

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On Monday the Government announced plans to sell student loans to private investors. The deal will involve around 4 billion pounds’ worth of loans from almost half a million students whose repayments began between 2002 – 2006. In an effort to cut national debt, the government will sell the loans … Read More

Farms of the Future

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The UN predicts that the world population will be 9.7 billion by 2050! The answer to feeding this dramatic number of mouths may be robotic farming — set to improve production efficiency, while reducing resources required… but are we ready for such a gamble into the unknown? Entrusting machines with … Read More

Putting the Chips down: Gambling in the Student Body

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Reading the Statistics for Student budgeting is grizzly. Average spending is £745 a month, while receiving only £480 in maintenance loans. Although a fair proportion earn extra money through subsidisation from parents (71%), this still is not enough for some people; a% have a part time job. In trying to … Read More

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