The Telegraph's Latest 'Money Makeover' Will Make You Weep

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK

The story of a couple who are concerned about their financial situation despite earning £190,000-a-year between them has been given short shrift. ...

Greater Choice Than Ever Before for Investors

Angus Campbell | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK
Angus Campbell

A recent career change has seen me join a PR agency which brings its own challenges and excitements as with any new job, but it does not mean I will b...

DWP Decides Teen With Bionic Leg 'Not Disabled Enough', Takes Away Her Mobility Car

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager with a bionic leg has been forced to start a fund-raising campaign to keep her mobility car after she was deemed "not disabled enough" to b...

My Number One Tip to All Start-ups

Tom Cridland | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK
Tom Cridland

I have been asked many times what advice I would give other start-ups and it simply boils down to one thing: don't get ripped off. Not everyone will share your vision or think your idea makes sense. If fact, you might even be ridiculed for your product by some (I still remember abuse about my green trousers being hurled out of a taxi window by a middle aged Bristolian man)! This doesn't matter, provided you stick to your guns and hold onto your cash.

Why Italians in London Aren't Here to Live Off the Governments Benefits

Carolina Are | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Politics
Carolina Are

Changing the UK's immigration laws to restrict the influx of these skilled, flamboyant and yes, loud, workers might end up changing the country's landscape, and for the worse. Think about that next time you complain your pizza isn't up to Italian standards.

Eight Tips for Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

James Gupta | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Tech
James Gupta

When it comes to raising seed investment for your startup, Crowdfunding, is all the rage right now. But what exactly is it, what are the advantages an...

Born in the USA, Perfected in the UK - Why Crowdfunding Is Becoming a Great Export for UK Plc

Dillen Iyavoo | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Tech
Dillen Iyavoo

In just a few years, crowdfunding - in which people, rather than banks, provide finance to individuals and companies - has grown from nothing into a multi-billion pound industry in the UK. And the rest of the world has noticed.

Want To Learn How To Be Happy? This Crowdfunder Is For You...

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A non-profit organisation helping people to live happier and more fulfilling lives has taken to Crowdfunder to secure over £22,000 of funding. Ac...

The Death of the University Lecture

James Gupta | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
James Gupta

Methods of studying for students have changed very little for many years - though The Internet has given us access to a wealth of unfiltered information, traditionally the university experience has revolved around sitting in lectures, sitting in the library, cramming revision in, re-writing notes and highlighting textbooks.

The Summer I Understood War

Hekate Papadaki | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK
Hekate Papadaki

War was something that happened on TV until the summer of 2004. A boat carrying Iraqi families had crashed somewhere on the coast of Attica in Greece....

Seeing What We Don't Want to See

Bjørn Ihler | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK
Bjørn Ihler

Last week pictures of three year old Aylan laying face down, dead on a beach here in turkey hit the news. To us europeans the picture was an eye-opener. A reminder of the gruesome reality, the painful fact that children knocking on our doors, asking for our help, die in an attempt to reach a better future...

Afghan Interpreter Who Saved The Lives Of British Soldiers Is Stranded In Calais

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

An ex-soldier has set up a Crowdfunder campaign to raise money for an Afghan interpreter he served with in Helmand, who is currently stuck in Calais t...

Talking About a Revolution - Crowd Will Take Power

Nicola Horlick | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Tech
Nicola Horlick

With equity crowdfunding, there is a risk that you could lose all of your money, although you can offset that loss against tax if the company has SEIS of EIS approval. Quite a high number of equity raises fail - as the UK reguklator, the Financial Conduct Authority, has noted.

New Classic 'Thunderbirds' Project Makes Me an Incredibly Proud Son

Jamie Anderson | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Anderson

As a keen advocate of practical film-making, a fan myself, and son of the man behind it all - I can't help but feel an immense sense of pride, seeing this project come to fruition. The project is using original 1960s soundtracks, released as audio-only 'mini albums', and will adapt these stories, and film the accompanying visuals.

This Positive News Organisation Is Owned By 1525 Ordinary People

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

Positive News has become the world's first crowdfunded global media cooperative, after raising £263,422 in just 30 days with their #OwnTheMedia campa...

Someone Is Trying To Bailout Greece With An Online Crowdfunding Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Comedy

A crowdfunding campaign has been set up on IndieGoGo with the hopes of raising €1,600,000,000 (£1,138,320,437.89) to bail out Greece's faltering ec...

Crowdfunding is Popular: But Would You Crowdfund Your Funeral?

Emily McLaren | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily McLaren

It's yet to be seen whether or not funeral crowdfunding will really take off, but with the number of dedicated funeral crowdfunding platforms already out there, there's certainly an audience for it.

Not Sure Who To Hire? Hire Everyone With Crowdsourcing

The Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

Imagine getting the help you need to build your business without the worry of paying a regular wage. In fact, instead of a small team, you can hire…...

The Blockheads: Beyond the Call of Dury

Mark Hillary | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

As a band, The Blockheads should be legends - fully paid-up members of British music royalty. Many people will know them better as Ian Dury and the Bl...

I Hate What Katie Did So Here's a Quid...

Jill Finch | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK
Jill Finch

I'm a parent of a daughter on the autistic spectrum and I've been through the agonies of being stared at, feeling completely alone, being called a bad parent and the terrible guilty relief of a diagnosis...

We Are Living in the Greatest Generation for Entrepreneurship

Varun Bhanot | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK
Varun Bhanot

It is no secret that this very moment is perhaps the most fortunate time to start a business in recent times, in Britain.

This American Loves the UK Elections So Much He Crowdfunded a Trip to Be There

Samantha Booth | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Samantha Booth

Meet Skylar Jordan, an American journalist who has raised $1500 - around £979 - to fly to the UK to write about the general election.

Crowdfunding - financial lending is a changing

Richard Armstrong | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Tech
Richard Armstrong

Rewards based crowdfunding offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to have their idea validated by the crowd, obviously if there isn't much support shown the likelihood is you have a dud idea and you can move on to your next one, sparing any blushes.

This Couple Are Crowdfunding For A Baby, Here's Why You Should Support Them

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Parents

A couple who are 'desperate' to have a baby have launched a crowdfunding appeal as they aren't eligible for surrogacy on the NHS. Lauren and Ben Ma...

Total Strangers Have Raised $20,000 For Matt Diaz's Skin Removal Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Matt Diaz, who captured the hearts of people across the globe with his weight loss story, has already received enough money to get the skin removal su...