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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Daytona Inkart Rd 1, Sandown park
Feb05

Daytona Inkart Rd 1, Sandown park

Marc Morley-Freer had been in impressive form in the heats, but Mark Kearon had other ideas in the Final, getting ahead and disappearing up the road. Heat 1 Marc Morley-Freer led the field away with George Watson moving into 2nd through turn 1. Mark Kearon had a good opening lap, moving up several places into 3rd with a small gap back to David Comber by the end of lap 1. Morley-Freer, Watson and Kearon were all lapping nose-to-tail as...

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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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US troubles

Shocking USD GDP figures yesterday coming out at -2.9%, much lower than expected by the market even against the previous figures of -1.0%. A huge disappointment and the worst posted since the mid-recession days. The South African Rand enjoyed a sharp boost but the brief gains were dissipated overnight. Elsewhere the FED have mounted further pressure on the banking sector by announcing that they intend to impose stricter financial...

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Sterling at 5 yr high V USD

Sterling hit a fresh a five-year high against the dollar on Monday (June 16th) after rising last Friday following Bank of England governor Mark Carney’s hints about an imminent interest rate rise. GBP/USD consolidated at 1.6975 after the pound-dollar exchange rate briefly breached the key 1.70 level, as sterling’s surge continued as investors bet on borrowing costs increasing before Christmas. Meanwhile, the dollar was under...

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UK house prices see double-digit rise, Nationwide’s May data show – FT.com
Jun03

UK house prices see double-digit rise, Nationwide’s May data show – FT.com

UK house prices see double-digit rise, Nationwide’s May data show – FT.com.

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