Looking for the good life? Top 20 countries for work-life balance 
Jul28

Looking for the good life? Top 20 countries for work-life balance 

Where are the best places to live for a perfect work-life balance? Countries with affordable housing, good levels of income and enjoyable work. The community should be vibrant, allow for continuing education and offer good healthcare. Here are 20 places, according to the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), who monitor the quality of life in different nations Source: Looking for the good life? Top 20...

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Can anyone derail Trump
Feb24

Can anyone derail Trump

Donald Trump ecstatic after stunning win in Nevada Donald Trump has trounced his Republican rivals with a decisive victory in Nevada which has sent shockwaves across the Grand Old Party. The Republican frontrunner picked up 45 per cent of the vote, with senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas trailing some 20 points behind. “We will be celebrating for a long time tonight,” Trump told cheering supporters in a...

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Euro freefall – let it continue
Jun29

Euro freefall – let it continue

Greek banks will be closed until Tuesday, 7 July as part of capital control measures announced last night (28 June). Greece’s creditors were forced put forward a fresh set of reforms over the weekend after European officials rejected the Greek government’s proposals on Friday (26 June). With neither party willing to budge on reforms, Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called for a deferral of Tuesday’s €1.6 billion...

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International Money Transfers
May27

International Money Transfers

We live in a smaller world With borders for global capital increasingly blurring, new channels of money transfer are emerging thick and fast. The UK is one of the leaders in the fintech revolution, particularly in the money transfer sector, which is the focus of this report. With consistent rise in international money transfer and new, innovative services, only a minority of consumers now prefer banks ahead of any other modes of...

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What a joke as Ed Balls to get £88,000 ‘golden goodbye’
May11

What a joke as Ed Balls to get £88,000 ‘golden goodbye’

MP’s again showed that they are treated differently to everyone else when it was announced that Ed Balls will be one of the MP’s given huge windfalls to stand down after defeat at the general election. Ed Balls will get a £88,000 ‘golden goodbye’ for losing his seat as part of a £11.5 million package of public money handed to MPs no longer in Parliament. The former Labour frontbencher has earned a £33,000 “resettlement”...

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British expats investing in UK property
May01

British expats investing in UK property

The start of the year saw a spike in the number of British expats based overseas looking to invest in UK property market as favourable currency changes like the recent Sterling weakness against the dollar makes Britain more affordable. In addition, a growing demand for rental property and the complete, ongoing lack of supply of housing in the private rented sector are also making conditions ripe for investors. It is also an easier...

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