Interest Rate Fears Diminish As Inflation Holds Steady

The prospect of a further interest rate rise diminished with the news that inflation held steady in October. The Consumer Prices Index measure of inflation was unchanged at 3 per cent – wrong-footing city economists who predicted a 0.1 per...

IT’S A SCAM!

There is a new scam being broadcast via WhatsApp claiming that if you click a link within the message that you will be entiltled to a £250 voucher, which can be used at a Tesco, Asda or at a...

Landmark Ruling Sees Husband Receives Less Assets Due to Brief Marriage

A landmark divorce case could see asset splits in the UK fall under much needed scrutiny. Energy trader Julie Sharp, 44, built up a multi-million company whilst married to her partner. However when the marriage went bust a mere four...

Bank of England Pressured Banks to Lower Libor Rates

The Bank of England has been dragged into a Libor scandal after BBC Panorama secretly recorded a senior Barclay’s manager and a Libor submitter. The recording shows that the Bank of England pressured banks into pushing down their Libor...

Get Your Free Ticket to the Business Growth Show!

March 30th will see The Business Growth Show’s National Growth Exhibition & Conference kicking off at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham. Over a thousand attendees have registered for the event and there are up to a hundred exhibitors scheduled for the...

Fatty Five Pound Notes

The new five pound note, you either love it or hate it. While a lot of us first marveled over the shiny paper that looked almost as if it were indestructible, a lot of the public ridiculed it. Many...

Microsoft Bumps up Prices by as much as 22% amid Brexit Fears

As Brexit looms, more and more corporations are feeling the pressure of operating in a directionless nation. In a recent blog, Microsoft have announced that from January 1st 2017, there  will be a 13% price increase for business software...

UK Among Most Unequal In Developed World

According to a report by Oxfam, the richest 1% of the UK owns over 20 times more wealth than the poorest 20%, meaning the UK falls among the most unequal of the developed world. The analysis shows that around...

Launch of the Plastic £5 Note

The new plastic £5 has now entered circulation though only a reported 7% of cash machines will be stocking them. Most banks and branches are to have the polymer note within a week’s time. The plastic note, which is more...

Properties near Waitrose enjoy £38,666 added to house price

A survey has shown that having a Waitrose located near your home may be able boost the value of your house price. Waitrose has long been popular for its upmarket goods and services and is popular among the middle class. According...