UK Economics

'Fundamental' Review Of Social Housing To Be Carried Out In Light Of Grenfell Tragedy, Sajid Javid Announces

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Politics

A “top-to-bottom” review of social housing is to be carried out, Sajid Javid announced today in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy. The Communities ...

These Five Tech Devices Are Guaranteed To Make Your Life Easier

Phillip Othen | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Tech

It’s often the case that so-called tech life hacks can actually make life a bit more complicated. But here are five that will genuinely take some of...

Why The Future Of Fashion Is Fair

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The future of fashion is transparent, ethical and sustainable. That’s the hope of Charlotte Instone, the co-founder of upcoming label, Know The Orig...

Universal Credit Squeeze Leaving Tenants Behind With Their Rent, Landlords Warn

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK

Increasing numbers of tenants on Universal Credit are falling behind with rent payments, landlords have said, just weeks before the benefit is rolled ...

UK Ports Can't Deal With Even 'Minutes' Of Customs Checks Post-Brexit, Philip Hammond Reveals

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Politics

Britain’s ports would grind to a halt after Brexit if lorries had to spend just “minutes” undergoing customs checks, Philip Hammond admitted tod...

Mental Health At Work: What No Employer Can Afford To Ignore

Andy Bell | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK
Andy Bell

We now need to move beyond raising awareness of mental health at work to taking action. We need to ensure that working people who experience mental health difficulties are encouraged to seek help quickly and that they get effective support from the NHS when they need it.

We Need To Get More Young People Involved In Economics If We Are To Achieve Social Justice

Basit Mahmood | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK
Basit Mahmood

Yet many of the young people I speak to regarding their frustrations barely ever mention the ideology behind much of their woes, neoliberalism. The ideology that places it's faith in the market to achieve just outcomes, that champions deregulation and the privatisation of public services, values that contributed majorly to the financial crisis of 2007-08 from which the young and disadvantaged are still struggling to recover from.

Will Having A Child Make Me Happier?

Izzy McRae | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Parents
Izzy McRae

As I found out before when I researched it, parenthood is not all cute babies and idyllic family photos as Facebook would have you believe. Indeed it seems like there is much more information and evidence around that it is really hard.

Public Sector Pay Cap 'To Be Lifted', With Nurses First In Line

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Politics

Millions of public sector workers may finally get a real terms pay rise after No.10 refused to deny reports that the seven-year wage freeze would end....

Retailers 'Running Out Of Options' To Protect Shoppers From Brexit Price Hikes

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK

British shoppers could soon encounter big price hikes on the high street as efforts to counter post-Brexit vote currency fluctuations come to an end. ...

The Power Of Electric Cars: Welcome To Vehicle-To-Grid Tech

Phillip Othen | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK Tech

The chances are you won’t have heard of vehicle-to-grid technology, commonly known by its acronym V2G. Yet in the next ten to 20 years, it’s likel...

The Age Of Austerity Isn't Over Yet

Dan Corry | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Politics
Dan Corry

In the recent elections the dog that not only did not bark but seemed to have got lost completely was the state of the public finances. Where in the G...

Boiling Your Kettle And Charging Your Electric Car Won't Break Your House

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Tech

You may have seen that the National Grid recently put out a ‘thought piece’ which outlined some of the potential hurdles that might be faced when ...

Scrappage Scheme 2017: Find Out If Your Car Is Eligible And Get The Best Deal

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Tech

Ford has just announced a brand-new scrappage scheme in the UK that will take any diesel and petrol car that’s made before 2010 and exchange it for ...

How Major Cities Will Actually Ban Diesel Vehicles

Phillip Othen | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Tech

It is remarkable to think that diesel fuel has gone from environmental saviour to environmental pariah in less than a decade. For years, it was touted...

Barcelona Terror Attack Could Lead To Extra UK Vehicle Rental Checks

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK

British drivers could face extra checks when renting cars and vans to ensure they are not extremists who are hiring vehicles to carry out terror attac...

Brexit Briefing: The Customs Are Always Right

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.08.2017 | UK Politics

You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your inbox every Thursday afternoon. If you like what you rea...

Supplementary Income Co-operative

Peter Morgan | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Politics
Peter Morgan

By offering this opportunity of tax free part time work to the existing labour market, the income generated would help to resolve many of the problems with pay disputes. It would also help the economy to recover without impacting the existing taxation intake, which is necessary to maintain due to the staggering national debt requiring repayment.

David Davis's Customs Union Plan Is 'Fantasy', Says European Parliament's Brexit Spokesman

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

UK plans to enter into a customs partnership with the EU after 2019 have been dismissed as “fantasy” by the European Parliament’s Brexit coordin...

David Davis Says Temporary Customs Union With EU Could Last For Two Years

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis has said he wants a temporary customs arrangement with the EU to last for two years after Brexit as he insisted the negotiation with Bruss...

Government Backs Away From Hard Brexit As It Seeks 'Customs Partnership' With The EU

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

UPDATE: David Davis’s Customs Union Plan Is ‘Fantasy’, Says European Parliament’s Brexit Spokesman The UK’s customs rules could still be imp...

Donald Trump's Vision Of A Post-Brexit Trade Deal Could Be Very Bad For Britain

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.08.2017 | UK

“Brexit has caused a lot of uncertainty, a lot of confusion,” Emanuel Adam, director of trade and policy at British American Business, says. Last ...

GM's Tiny Electric Car Costs $5,000 And Has A 100-Mile Range

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Tech

Tesla might have been stealing the headlines with its ‘affordable’ Model 3 but as it turns out General Motors had something rather special hidden ...

Labour MP Chris Williamson Blames 'Violent Neoliberalism' For Grenfell Tower Fire

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Politics

Labour MP Chris Williamson has published a video blaming the “violent ideology of neoliberalism” for the Grenfell Tower fire. The shadow fire min...

Huge Scale Of Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking In UK Laid Bare In 'Deeply Troubling' Report

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Politics

Modern slavery and human trafficking are affecting “every large town and city in the country”, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has said, revealing...