Tag : Business

Brexit effect on graduate placements

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Statistically six out of every seven of you voted Remain. So it isn’t a surprise that Brexit came as a surprise to many, especially in university. However, Brexit has arrived and with the PM Theresa May stating “Brexit means Brexit” there is little hope of the referendum being taken as … Read More

Trump: the businessman behind the politician

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It’s quite hard to avoid reading about Donald Trump at the moment, whether it’s his debate antics or if it’s his sexual assault scandal. The leaked NBC footage provided an insight into who the Donald really is, but what is his business history like? He grew up in Queens, New … Read More

Our culture of acceptance is failing women in business

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( Photo from www.thedailybeast.com ) Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, was one of the first high profile women in business to shed light on the difficulties facing women in the workplace: her 2012 TED Talk on the differences between men and women at work, exposed the reasons … Read More

Bevy: The beverage butler we’ve all been dreaming off

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(Photo from www.Bevy.com ) The hunger-saving, Nandos-bearing Deliveroo cyclists are a phenomenon of the past. Think more Deliverbooze, and you’ll have the new start-up company Bevy. The latest success story app allows you to re-stock on alcohol by ordering on your phone from a network of off licences, just when … Read More

The not so English Premier League

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(Photo from Reuters) 16 out of the current 20 premier league clubs have a foreign-owner; can you name the exceptions? Will they be the focus of the next wave of FDI (foreign direct investment) into the glorious game? Premier league clubs have made a remarkable 14 season consecutive post-tax loss, … Read More

Your money is in a tax haven

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Very few of us would consider ourselves eager users of tax havens. Far from it! Some of you would be protesting on the streets against them before even a penny of yours found its way in one. Yet it’s not just your pennies, but a good handful of your pounds … Read More

Can Leeds be at the heart of potential Brexit success

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(Photo from Milners Blog) In the midst of the recent political and economic repercussions that have surrounded London in the past few months, it can become easy to be embroiled in the thought that ‘the city’ can prop up the nations current troubles. But to follow this dependent notion almost … Read More

Graduate insight : Transition to PwC

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(Photo from the Independent) Now to a story about life after you are done with University. Aleksandr Bedereu graduated in 2015 from the University of Leeds. Being proactive he started at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) that same year. Currently he is an Audit Associate in his second year. His transition began … Read More

The new fiver

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(Photo from Daily Echo) By now, we all have seen the coveted new five pound note, once or twice no more. And if we count the people that have had one in their pockets the number diminishes. They are quite slippery to acquire. Obviously, they have only been out and … Read More

The Art of Budgeting: Lunch

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Photo from (Lexis Nexis Being a student is all about mastering the delicate art of scrimping and saving and doing just about anything to avoid reaching that dreaded overdraft limit. This is certainly not always easy! If you’ve just left home, it is likely that budgeting for things like food … Read More