Tag : Business

“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

Diversity is crucial within the workplace

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(Photo from Themocracy.com) Speak to any finance student about investments and two things are likely to be said: If they’re honest, they’ll have no clue what you should invest in. They’ll tell you that putting all your money in one company is a recipe for disaster. You have to diversify … Read More

50 Shades of confusion – Article 50

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Following the Brexit judgement last June, there has been much speculation surrounding the mechanics of the UK exiting the European Union and the impact this will have on UK business. Even now, over sixth months after the EU referendum, the UK’s exit strategy is unclear and the media confusion surrounding … Read More

Snap.Send.View.Gone. Snapchat

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(Photo from : Pageone.com) Snap. Send. View. Gone. This has been the model for Snapchat since its creation by Evan Spiegel and Robert Murphy in 2011. Its success so far is undeniable. More generally, in the US 60% of users are under 34 and it’s the number one choice for … Read More

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