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Gender Pay Gap in Finance: We Need to Work Together

It’s no secret that the gender pay gap remains an issue for almost every industry and sector in the United Kingdom. Nevertheless, evidence suggests some industries are performing far worse than others, as far as equal pay issues are concerned. The worst offender of all being the financial service sector. […]

Could Corbyn Be Planning His Own Estate Agency?

It’s hard to think of a time in recent history where the face of British politics was such an unmitigated mess. May’s imminent departure is highly unlikely to serve as a catalyst for stability anytime soon. Understandably, there are many who blame the Tories squarely and exclusively with the vast […]

How Lending Criteria Has Changed Over the Last Ten Years

Changes to lending criteria over the years have affected the way most of us access credit facilities. Some changes in lending criteria have been more noticeable than others – most notably those affecting mortgage eligibility.  Indeed, some have found that the more recent lending criteria changes on the High Street […]

Energy Efficient Homes: It’s Not Just Solar Panels and Loft Insulation

However energy-efficient you think you are, a recent story published in The Mail confirmed you’re probably anything but. For most of us, the homes we live in represent perhaps the biggest drains of all on our finite cash reserves. Not the case for Colin Usher and his wife, who pay […]

Trump’s America: Financial Failure or Flourishing?

President Donald Trump is no stranger to claiming credit for just about anything that pops into his head. Two examples of which being the strength of the stock market and the US economy in general – both of which are doing pretty well. As far as he’s concerned, the country’s […]

Who Will Replace Mark Carney as Bank of England Boss?

There’s a pretty prominent position that’s about to open up with the UK government, calling for a fair amount of financial acumen and experience. The official recruitment process to find the next Governor of the Bank of England has begun, with Mark Carney set to stand down after six years […]

The Downfall of the Payday Lenders

At the risk of causing controversy, the downfall of Britain’s most prominent payday lenders didn’t come as the biggest of shocks. Considered by critics to be the highwaymen of the 21st century, payday lenders in general didn’t have the most polished of reputations to begin with. Nevertheless, it took the […]

How Are Estate Agents Fairing in the Brexit Limbo?

Britain’s Brexit blues show no signs of abating in the near future at least. In the meantime, businesses and entire industries across the UK are suffering. One example of which being the estate agency sector, which is in the midst of one of the most turbulent periods ever encountered. If […]

What Will Homes Look Like in The Future?

Flying cars, robot butlers, Star Trek style transportation systems – we’ve seen some pretty wacky projections for homes of the future over the years.  Realistically, the house of the future envisaged by the sci-fi fanatic was never going to happen during our lifetime. But this doesn’t mean the homes of […]

Another Retailer at Risk? Is This a Sign of Things to Come?

UK retail news has been blighted as of late with a near endless string of permanent closures. It’s no secret that there are more retail stores closing their doors in the UK than ever before, painting a rather bleak picture for the UK retail sector as a whole. The most […]

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