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  • UK growth forecasts downgraded

    By Lauren Howells. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has decreased its UK growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019 and warned that the UK economy will have experienced its second-weakest decade by 2020. GDP growth 2018 forecast at 1.1%, down from 1.3% In an announcement made on Monday, the BCC [...]

Gordon Brown warns about upcoming financial crisis

September 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Gordon Brown warns about upcoming financial crisis

By Mark Fairlie. Gordon Brown, the former Prime Minister told the BBC that the world isn’t ready to handle the next financial crisis. Mr. Brown suggested [...]

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The Irresistible Rise of the Chatbots

September 7th, 2018|Comments Off on The Irresistible Rise of the Chatbots

More and more companies are using chatbots – and it is becoming harder to tell the difference between chatbots and people. But what is a chatbot? [...]

UK growth forecasts downgraded

September 18th, 2018|Comments Off on UK growth forecasts downgraded

By Lauren Howells. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has decreased its UK growth forecasts for 2018 and [...]

Co-op joins funeral price war

September 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Co-op joins funeral price war

By Lauren Howells. The Co-op has promised to beat any like for like competitor quotes on funeral cost [...]

Personal Finance

Cryptocurrencies set for British regulation

September 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Cryptocurrencies set for British regulation

By Mark Fairlie. The Treasury Committee has described the marketplace for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a “Wild West industry” plagued by issues including a lack of consumer protection, vulnerability [...]

  • 30 Hours Childcare Cuts Costs for Some but There Are Winners and Losers

Who are the Winners and Losers in 30 Hours Child Care Cuts?

September 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Who are the Winners and Losers in 30 Hours Child Care Cuts?

By Trevor Clawson. As the government sees it, the Department of Education’s offer of 30 hours free childcare has successfully enabled parents to save money and increase their working hours. [...]

Colleges and Further Education in Financial Storm

September 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Colleges and Further Education in Financial Storm

By Mark Fairlie. A recent report published by the Institute of Fiscal Studies has demonstrated that spending per sixth form student has dropped by 21% since its peak in 2010 [...]

Business News

  • The Brand that Jack Built: Tesco Launches First Jack's Stores

The Brand that Jack Built: Tesco Launches First Jack’s Stores

September 21st, 2018|Comments Off on The Brand that Jack Built: Tesco Launches First Jack’s Stores

In one of retail’s worst-kept secrets, Tesco has unveiled its first ‘Jack’s’ discount supermarkets, as it bids to compete with the recent success of Aldi and Lidl. But will Tesco just find that they are [...]

Cryptocurrencies set for British regulation

September 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Cryptocurrencies set for British regulation

By Mark Fairlie. The Treasury Committee has described the marketplace for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a “Wild West industry” plagued by issues including a lack of consumer protection, vulnerability to hacking, price volatility, and [...]

  • 30 Hours Childcare Cuts Costs for Some but There Are Winners and Losers

Who are the Winners and Losers in 30 Hours Child Care Cuts?

September 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Who are the Winners and Losers in 30 Hours Child Care Cuts?

By Trevor Clawson. As the government sees it, the Department of Education’s offer of 30 hours free childcare has successfully enabled parents to save money and increase their working hours. Yet, according to independent research [...]

UK growth forecasts downgraded

September 18th, 2018|Comments Off on UK growth forecasts downgraded

By Lauren Howells. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has decreased its UK growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019 and warned that the UK economy will have experienced its second-weakest decade by 2020. GDP growth [...]

  • Why we all Hate Office ‘Team Building’

Why we all Hate Office ‘Team Building’

September 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Why we all Hate Office ‘Team Building’

Sooner or later the dreaded e-mail arrives from the HR department. Everyone shudders: everyone tries to think of an excuse not to go. But it is time for some team building: the hiking/paint-balling/bonding session is [...]

Self Employed N.I. and Pensions U-Turn Highlights Need For Reform

September 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Self Employed N.I. and Pensions U-Turn Highlights Need For Reform

By Trevor Clawson. You could see it as a tale of two Chancellors. One pledging a £400m tax windfall for Britain’s three million strong army of self-employed workers, the other heartlessly announcing a U-turn on [...]

  • Apple Ready to Launch New Range of Phones and Watches

Apple Ready to Launch New Range of Phones and Watches

September 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Apple Ready to Launch New Range of Phones and Watches

By Mark Fairlie, brought to you by CashLady news. Apple’s annual product launch event takes place on September 12th, 2018, according to Popular Mechanics, and the world’s press and the company’s legion of fans worldwide [...]

Co-op joins funeral price war

September 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Co-op joins funeral price war

By Lauren Howells. The Co-op has promised to beat any like for like competitor quotes on funeral cost after its survey revealed that up to 4 million people in the UK suffered financial hardship after [...]

Politics

  • 30 Hours Childcare Cuts Costs for Some but There Are Winners and Losers

Who are the Winners and Losers in 30 Hours Child Care Cuts?

September 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Who are the Winners and Losers in 30 Hours Child Care Cuts?

By Trevor Clawson. As the government sees it, the Department of Education’s offer of 30 hours free childcare has successfully enabled parents to save money and increase their working hours. [...]

Colleges and Further Education in Financial Storm

September 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Colleges and Further Education in Financial Storm

By Mark Fairlie. A recent report published by the Institute of Fiscal Studies has demonstrated that spending per sixth form student has dropped by 21% since its peak in 2010 [...]

Technology

  • Cryptocurrencies set for British regulation

    By Mark Fairlie. The Treasury Committee has described the marketplace for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a “Wild West industry” plagued by issues including a [...]