Business and Finance

Uber Could Be About To Make Big Concessions To Keep London Licence

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.09.2017 | UK

Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London officials not to renew its licence in the city, according to reports....

Food And Booze In Wetherspoons Is A Lot Cheaper Tonight

HuffPost UK | George Bowden | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK

JD Wetherspoon has been praised for drastically reducing the price of its food and drink on Wednesday in a protest over VAT. The national pub chain wi...

Uber Apologises For 'Let Your Wife Take A Day Off From The Kitchen' Promotion

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK

Uber has apologised after its food delivery service sent out a message urging men to “let” their wives “take a day off from the kitchen”. The ...

The Dirty Secret Behind Islington's Fancy Facades

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK

Shortly after midday a neatly-dressed woman pushes a pram down a paved walkway that is straddled on one side by a square pocket of grass used by city ...

Glaciers In Asia Set To Shrink By A Third Come 2100

Sourced | Claudia Canavan | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Global warming is set to shrink mountain glaciers in Asia by a third when we hit 2100, new research indicates. This would result in a devastating impa...

Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program Might Just Be The Best Way To Buy The New iPhone

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Tech

With the iPhone 8 and iPhone X on the horizon, many will be wondering firstly whether they actually need a new iPhone and then if so, how to get one. ...

Scotland Just Changed The Game For Plastic Waste Disposal

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Nicola Sturgeon and the Scottish government have committed to a deposit return scheme for plastic and glass bottles, as well as aluminium cans. Shoppe...

800,000 Low-Income Homes Will Get Free Solar Panels

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Tech

800,000 low-income homes across England and Wales are to get free solar panels as part of a major new government scheme. The £1bn project will see re...

London Has Just Opened Its First Zero-Waste Market

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Waste-free living in London just got a lot easier – its first waste-free food store, Bulk Market, has opened its doors this week. And not a moment t...

Rupert Murdoch-Owned Sky Makes Snap Decision To Take Fox News Off Air In UK

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK Politics

Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson has poured scorn on Sky’s snap decision to take Fox News off air in the UK. 21st Century Fox, owned by media mogul ...

Identity Theft Has Now Soared To 'Epidemic' Levels

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Tech

Identity fraud has now reached “epidemic” levels say the fraud prevention body Cifas after it was found nearly 500 cases are reported every single...

MP Questions Decision To Prosecute Only Dominic Chappell Over BHS Collapse

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK

A senior MP has hit out the failure to pursue Sir Philip Green over the collapse of high street chain BHS, after the Pensions Regulator announced it w...

Seven Reasons The UK's New Customs System Might Not Be Ready For Brexit

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Politics

Not enough money, too few staff and a lack of capacity – that’s the damning assessment of the Government’s system to process customs post-Brexit...

Bill Gates Just Gave Away An Eye-Watering Sum Of Money To Charity

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech

Bill Gates has quietly and effeciently been donating his fortune since the early 90s but the Microsoft founder has outdone himself by making his large...

The Beginner's Guide To Banking Ethically (ish)

The Huffington Post | Claudia Canavan | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We’ve all got to have our pay cheques go somewhere at the end of each month. But most people’s perception of banks – especially those of us who ...

William Hague Backs Philip Hammond Over Brexit Amid Cabinet Split

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Politics

Philip Hammond has been backed by former Tory leader Lord Hague amid ongoing Cabinet tensions about the approach to Brexit. The ex-foreign secretary s...

This Is How Big The North-South Divide Really Is

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK

The Conservative Party is facing a growing backlash from angry northern commuters after it was revealed that the north of England has seen £59 billio...

Toyota May Have Solved One Of The Biggest Problems With Electric Cars

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Tech

Toyota has reportedly developed a new type of battery that is lighter, smaller and can be charged quicker than the current batteries used in electric ...

The Government Just Made It A Lot Easier (And Cheaper) To Create Your Own Electricity

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Tech

The government has announced a major shake-up that it hopes will make it easier, and cheaper, for homeowners to produce their own electricity. Known a...

The World's First Floating Wind Farm Will Power 20,000 Scottish Homes

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Tech

One of the world’s largest energy companies has begun construction of a revolutionary new type of floating wind turbine off the coast of Scotland. O...

London's Economy Is 'Beginning To Wobble' Amid Brexit Slump In EU Workers

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK

London’s economy “is beginning to wobble” amid a slump in the numbers of EU workers coming to Britain after the Brexit vote, an influential thin...

Here's Another Reason Why Climate Change Is Going To Make Flying Even More Unpleasant

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Tech

In case you needed any more convincing that climate change is bad for both the planet and humans a new paper has come out claiming that planes are goi...

People's Sustainable Fashion Choices Are Massively Helping The Environment

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Style

People are taking much better care of their clothing than three years ago and it’s helping the environment, according to a new report. Households a...

3 EU Bosses Reveal The Fate Of Their UK Workforce Before Brexit

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 08.07.2017 | UK

While Brexit has plunged small businesses with European connections into uncertainty, many firms led by EU bosses remain surprisingly optimistic. Desp...

Public Sector Pay Freeze 'Could End', Cabinet Minister Hints

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Politics

The Tories’ seven-year public sector pay freeze could soon be over, a senior Cabinet minister has signalled. Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon sa...