UK Recession

Money - There's Too Much Of It About

Nick Abbot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Nick Abbot

In short, if economic experts actually knew what they were talking about, some of them might agree with each other. As they don't, let's assume they don't.

Start Your Business, Seven Steps to Become Ready for Self-employment

Maite Baron | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maite Baron

By following these 7 steps to become ready for self-employment you could get back in the driver's seat and start your business.

The Ley of the Land: How Spanish Tax Review Dull Expat Dream of Life on the Costas

Susana Lajusticia | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Susana Lajusticia

Fewer and cheaper sales are not only bad news for owners and vendors but are a cause for concern on the part of Spain's authorities, which have seen income from taxation on property deals fall as the market has stalled.

Retail Has Changed Beyond Recognition in Just Five Years

Alistair Niederer | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK
Alistair Niederer

Business Week magazine recently described how consumer behaviour has changed in the US since the economic downturn. Of course the downturn affected ma...

LOOK: A Handy Guide To The ‘Help to Buy' Scheme

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK Comedy

(Created for HuffPost UK Comedy by HM Treasury David Schneider and David Beresford) More TOPICALOLs: David Cameron's Revealing Reshuffle N...

Why Do More Old People Die In A Recovery?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Politics

Death rates among middle-aged people are higher when the economy is growing than when it is heading for recession, research has found. Scientists s...

'All My Certificates Aren't Worth The S*** I Clean From Toilets'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

The harsh reality facing Spain's lost generation has been painfully showcased after an online rant by a young Spaniard with three degrees went viral. ...

Has the Seven-Year Itch Become the 11-Year Itch?

James R Brown | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
James R Brown

According to the ONS, the average divorce now happens after 11.6 years, and this has been steadily growing - in 1985, the average divorce happened after just 8.9 years... So what are the factors behind this surprising trend?

Why Does David Cameron Keep Banging on About a #GlobalRace?

James O'Malley | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Politics
James O'Malley

Maybe it is a race after all - but is this really the sort of race a Prime Minister wants to boast about? Does he really want to be saying to everyone that he wants to reduce our rights and sell out to big business? If he keeps up with this #globalrace thing, soon we're going to have to stop assuming this is what he wants, as really he's just come out and said it.

The Buying Behaviour of the Brits: An Inquiry

Patricia Evans | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Patricia Evans

May it be recession, change of season or simply the change of interests, the buying behaviour of people does tend to diverge. How do we typically deal with the change of season in terms of securing our needs? Perhaps it will be a good idea to have a deeper understanding of our brainwork when it comes to acquiring merchandises.

So When Will the Economy Recover? Probably Never

Owen Burek | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Politics
Owen Burek

Forget the headlines, our economy is on the high road to ruin. Its apparent recovery is artificial and the reality is that our government is set to bankrupt our country. Don't believe me?

British Economy 'Out Of Intensive Care'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK Politics

The government's economic vision is gaining enough momentum to pull the country out of the recession, a Conservative Treasury minister said, following...

Recovery Underway Thanks To Turnaround In Manufacturing Sector

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK

A surge in house prices and car sales and even signs of a turnaround in Britain's beleaguered manufacturing sector have added to hopes that a sustaine...

The Lesson From 2008: Think About How, Rather Than the Doing

Elliott Adair | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK Politics
Elliott Adair

You'll get little argument in the current regime of austerity with the concept internationally that the economic world has changed. Huge advances in g...

Recession Hits Mentally Ill 'Twice As Hard'

PA | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

Unemployment is hitting the mentally ill twice as hard as it is the general population, a study has found. Across Europe, people with mental health...

How Can Businesses Weather the Recession Storm?

Billy Sexton | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Billy Sexton

Keeping a business afloat in tough economic times can be difficult. Sales may not be looking as prosperous as they once were and things may not look like they will change any time soon. However, there are numerous ways company owners can work to counter the current economic climate, allowing their business to weather the recession storm.

Why We Can Expect More Riots This Summer

Polly Courtney | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK
Polly Courtney

The riots were the result of a tangled web of causes, inextricably linked and combining in such a way to create a 'perfect storm' on 6 August 2011. In order to assess whether more riots are on the cards, we need to look at these causes in turn and for each cause, ask ourselves this: Have things improved since 2011? Have we tackled the underlying problem?

Double-Dip Recession 'Never Happened'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Politics

Britain's double-dip recession was erased from history today after widespread revisions to official data. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) ...

Double-Dip Recession Avoided

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK

Britain's double-dip recession was erased from history today after widespread revisions to official data. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) sai...

Did It Ever Happen?

PA | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

Britain's double-dip recession could be erased from history this week when official figures show the state of the economy. The Office for National ...

Is the Economy Giving Us Reasons to Be Cheerful?

Scott Barnes | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK
Scott Barnes

Announcing the results of the final Inflation Report before stepping down, the governor of the Bank of England had some good news for UK businesses. Economic growth is predicted to be around 1% this year, up from its estimate of 0.9% in the last quarter.

I Think Somebody Is Burning Down Las Vegas: The TEAM's Mission Drift and American Capitalism

Rachel Chavkin | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Chavkin

the Office of Cultural Affairs. She was in her 60s, and had been born and raised in Las Vegas (unusual for a woman of her generation).

I'm Confused And I Am Not the Only One

Nick Abbot | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK
Nick Abbot

Sometimes I am worried for the papers. No, I mean I am worried BY the papers. The Telegraph is a great read. That is the one that I would buy if I was...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'A Shabby And Panicked Response'

panonychus | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Tuesday 4 June 2013... 1) 'A SHABBY AND PANICKED RESPONSE' You've got to the hand it to the Tories. Even in t...

Fabric Of Society

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While many clothes companies have been associated with the Dhaka factory tragedy, low-cost, fast fashion provider Primark has taken the culpability cr...