• Many economies facing alarming debt levels

    Countries such as the UK, Japan, the US and Brazil face high levels of government debt, says US think tank A number of countries are facing high levels of debt, a US think tank has claimed. Countries such as the UK, Japan, the US and Brazil are facing high levels ...
  • Students face accommodation crisis

    Students find higher education less affordable due to soaring accommodation costs Rising student property accommodation costs has put students under stress across the UK. They are finding it increasingly difficult to live in standard accommodations. Together with soaring education loans, the scenario has become all the more difficult for students ...
  • Land owner plans residential property development

    A major land owner and developer has proposed residential property development A major land owner and developer has proposed residential property development at Swindon. It plans to build 1,800 new homes under its plans submitted to the authorities. The proposal by Capital Land Property Group will be known as Great ...
  • Weak pound triggers demand for London commercial property

    A weak currency makes London an attractive place for foreign commercial property investors A fall in the value of sterling has shot up the demand for commercial property in London, which is seeing record highs. The currency factor has made London an attractive place for foreign commercial property investors who ...
  • UK domestic car sales slump

    The UK’s car manufacturing has few domestic takers because of new rule and brexit The UK’s car manufacturing industry has hit a slump as it finds fewer UK takers. This fall in the number of cars for the domestic market is being attributed to the new rule for diesel cars ...
  • Trump’s desire for a quick trade deal with the UK unlikely

    Desire of a quick trade deal between the US and the UK is not expected to be a reality soon A quick trade deal between the US and the UK, as desired by the US president, does not seem to be taking off soon as it takes a long time ...
  • Immigration status check to be conducted on bank account holders

    The UK government has instructed banks and building societies to conduct immigration status checks on customers Banks and building societies in the UK will have to scrutinise their customers from the start of 2018. In case a name of a customer matches that in the database of the Home Office, ...
  • City exploration app launches crowd funding campaign

    A city exploration app has launched a crowd funding campaign on Seedrs for supporters A city exploration app and startup has launched £400k funding round on Seedrs to offer an opportunity to its supporters to join the company’s mission. The app, KOMPAS, offers users personalised recommendations regarding six cities across ...
  • Overseas investors snapping up UK housing properties

    Foreign nationals are buying nine out of ten new homes Foreign ownership of UK housing property has reached alarming levels, with as many as 9 out of 10 new homes being owned by foreign nationals. This has raised concerns among people and politicians who are demanding more steps to reduce ...
  • Major risk for Irish economy despite deal

    Brexit poses major risk to Irish economy despite deal Brexit will remain a risk to the Irish economy even after a deal was struck last week. The deal is aimed at ensuring that there will be no hard border with the North after the UK leaves the EU, the Central ...