The True Cost Of Friendship - £££s

Lisa Ives | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Ives

I have fallen victim to social media envy on more than one occasion. There, I said it, I'm a bitter, twisted, envying billy no mates. I didn't used to be, there was a time when I had a large circle of friends and my home was a buzzing social hub. Then I moved away from London at a time my son was of an age that I wasn't going to make any new friends through him.

Practical Driving Exam: Protecting Britain's' Roads Or Bloated Cash Cow For A Government Agency?

Brian Berry | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK
Brian Berry

What is the purpose of taking the theory and practical driving test? The simple answer is to ensure drivers have a minimum skill and to ensure the roa...

The Stupidest Suggestion of the Decade: Or Is It?

Malcolm Prowle | Posted 26.03.2017 | UK Politics
Malcolm Prowle

What is my stupidest suggestion of the decade? That the UK should shift its Parliament from London to Birmingham. Absurd, crazy, mad - these are all the things that would be said (or even worse) but is it that stupid?

How Much Does Mental Illness Cost?

Claire Greaves | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Claire Greaves

My mental illness has cost me a lot but the transactions stop here, I will no longer allow it to take payments in the form of my life, my soul and my memories. I will be the person I was born to be and I will life my life and make memories worth remembering. I owe my illness nothing.

What Is the True Cost of Being a Football Supporter?

Alex Jones | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Sport
Alex Jones

Buying a replica club shirt is only the beginning of a long list of expenses that go along with being seen as a loyal supporter... football inflation is rising faster than the Government's Consumer Price Index... One thing's for sure, fans are still paying out to show their allegiance, no matter what the cost of being a football supporter is.

Cost Versus Value - Why the Water Industry Needs to Reassess Its Goals

Simon Thomas | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK
Simon Thomas

The water industry is currently undergoing a sea change that will have a significant impact on the way water companies and their partners operate in decades to come.

The $500Million Engine

Todd McCandless | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

There have only been three winners in the last twelve months in Formula 1--Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. That hasn't been done since 1988 when Gerhard Berger, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost won everything. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff reckons it is due to the lack of a cost cap or rampant spending that has created the rift and lack of "diversity" in winning...which is an interesting use of the term by the way.

FIA Serious About Cutting Costs in F1

Todd McCandless | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

If you've ever created a personal budget, you know that cutting costs can be difficult. If your local town, city or state government were to swoop in and create the budget for you and then monitor your spending levels, that would even be more difficult. That is basically what the FIA are suggesting in the latest comments from Jean Todt.

Living Standards 'Much Worse Than Official Figures Suggest'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Politics

The minimum cost of living has soared by one quarter since the economic downturn and the true inflationary pressures on many households are much worse...

Welfare Reforms 'Will Take £19bn A Year Out Of Economy'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

The government's welfare reforms will take almost £19 billion a year out of the UK economy and hit the poorest communities in northern England the ha...

Whitmarsh Has Reservations on Ecclestone's Budget Cap

Todd McCandless | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Formula One has a certain amount of specification to it and there is no doubt about that fact but unless it becomes a much more regulated and specified sport, like NASCAR, it will be very difficult to avoid the development war which will escalate costs and separate the herd of have's and have not's.

Sauber Fishing for Ferrari in the Pond of Turbo

Todd McCandless | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

A few years ago, BMW had a Formula One team and they had made the move from engine partner with Williams F1 to a full-fledged team. Having purchased Peter Sauber's F1 team, BMW set realistic goals and marched forward in their quest with success and methodical achievements under the leadership of Dr. Mario Theissen.

Parents Shelling Out £1,000 A Year For State Education

PA | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Parents are typically paying out more than £1,000 a year to send a child to state school, a poll suggests. Uniforms, statione...

How Will Rail Price Hikes Affect You?

Huffington Post UK | George Sandeman | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK

Train commuters in England will be subject to rail fare rises of at least eight per cent next year as inflation rates remain high. The fare increa...