Be careful of reading too much into property price reports
24 Apr
2014
Written by Kate Faulkner

Be careful of reading too much into property price reports »

At the moment, hardly a day goes by when we don’t hear about property prices in the UK. The obsession with the newspapers Read more…

Profits over people in the private sector
14 Jul
2012
Written by Sam Allcock

Profits over people in the private sector »

Legal
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Recently a rumor has been swirling around the UK that secretary of health Andrew Lansley wants to get rid of the cap on Read more…

Government reveals scheme to fund lending
13 Jul
2012
Written by Sam Allcock

Government reveals scheme to fund lending »

Banking
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Government has revealed yet another plan to try to ignite the economy and have committed to providing £1 billion to be used by Read more…

Austerity will probably last for decades
12 Jul
2012
Written by Sam Allcock

Austerity will probably last for decades »

The population in the UK is ageing and as a result, cost of care is rising. The OBR states that greater spending cuts Read more…

Falling house prices indicate UK still mired in recession »

Housing
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Although the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee brought a small burst of activity in the retail sector, house prices continue to fall. This appears to Read more…

Outlook for global economy weaker than expected »

In a recent speech given in Tokyo, the head of the IMF stated that the outlook for the global economy is worse than Read more…

Ministers working to cap long term care »

Economy
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Many people have faced huge costs when needing long term care and some of these payments are so high that they have been Read more…

BoE keeps rates low and injects more QE into the economy »

After July’s meeting on Thursday, the BoE announced historically low interest rates would be held at just 0.5% and that they would be Read more…

Greater numbers of pensioners in need of equity release »

New figures being released by mortgage lenders indicate that the number of pensioners seeking equity release is rising significantly due to the insufficiency Read more…

Government steps in to aid young entrepreneurs »

With the economy in the state it is in, David Cameron has made a move to help kick start businesses for young entrepreneurs Read more…