Changes to the UK Benefit System this April

Starting this April, the UK is set to face a number of amendments to the benefits system in an aim to streamline the scheme and interest more people in work….

Osborne’s 2013 Budget – A Summary

State of the economy The Chancellor’s budget revealed some highs and lows regarding the current state of the UK economy. Primarily, Osborne announced that the growth forecast for this year…

Record Insolvencies on British High Street

A study by professional service company PwC found there was a ten-fold increase in the number of high street shops shutting down in 2012 compared to 2011. The data came…

Trade Data Anticipates US Economic Recovery in Fourth Quarter

According to the latest data, the US economy is expected to recover in the fourth quarter. The data speculated that a sudden plummet in the GDP announced by the government…

DELL’s Deal to go Private

The U.S. Company DELL Inc. which is owned by the Billionaire CEO Michael Dell confirmed a deal for the company. Currently Micheal Dell is a 16 per cent shareholder of…

Barclays to Compensate Clients for mis-selling

When there has been a tendency to mis-sell a product, often problems later surface for the people who have done the mis-selling. There are many banks in the UK who…

Ryanair flying high with profits up 21%

Ryanair is flying high today after figures reveal the company’s profit was up 21% in the last 3 months of 2012. Despite a 24% hike in fuel prices and increasing…

The Final sounds from His Master’s Voice

The rapid progress of technology has seen some companies flourish, while other retailers such as Jessops and now more recently HMV have recently gone into administration. The gap between high…

Bank of England Claims That Banks Are Low on Capital

A new report from the Bank of England has shown that banks throughout the United Kingdom may be facing losses that are not immediately evident on their balance sheets. This…

Euro Rises on Encouraging News About Europe and Prospect for Fiscal Cliff

The euro has officially risen significantly on encouraging signs about the United States and European debt crises. New reports have shown that borrowing costs on Italian bonds are now the…