• Plans to regulate bitcoin

    Tories plan to regulate trading in virtual currency Although bitcoin is great as a part of trading, it has its own set of disadvantages as far as governments are concerned. As it is turning out, the crypto currency is being used for a range of illegal purposes since trading in ...
  • UK’s banks to steer the country out of a possible brexit upheaval

    Bank of England says that the Britain’s banks will be able to cope up with a hard brexit The UK’s banks are prepared to steer the UK through a possible hard brexit. In case there is a ‘no deal’ between the UK and the EU and the country crashes out ...
  • Two major developments drive European shares up

    German coalition talks and Bank of England’s upbeat report push European shares high After a downbeat day in Asia, European shares were higher following two major developments in Europe. One of them concerns a statement by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in which she expressed the willingness of her conservative bloc ...
  • Brokers steal the show back from comparison sites

    Brokers have reemerged the king when it comes to personal lines The broker remains the king even in the times of comparison websites. Although, the comparison websites may have had the limelight for some time when it comes to personal lines, it is the broker which is back in focus. ...
  • The fourth quarter may see still lower activity in the housing sector

    A poll by United Trust Bank shows more brokers see a further fall in the property sector The property market in the UK will continue to follow the downward trend in the last quarter of 2017, expect brokers. Although there is a section among brokers who think that house prices ...
  • Politicians seek to reverse brexit

    Politicians across party lines seek legal assistance to know if the UK can still be part of the EU Can brexit be reversed? That is what a few politicians want to find out at a time when the brexit process is well on its way. Politicians who want to petition ...
  • Major investment initiative by firm gives government the much-needed boost

    Germany-based pharmaceutical company announces major investment plans for the UK Brexit or no brexit, foreign investment seems to be coming in – the latest addition to the list being in the form of life sciences investment. Germany-based international pharmaceutical company, Qiagen, has planned a location in the UK to work ...
  • UK plans for a probable post-brexit slump in industry

    The government is readying to tackle post-brexit slump in industry The UK is preparing for the future – to face brexit in a strong way – in a way that will ensure a strong and global Britain in the future. As part of efforts to do so, it is set ...
  • Green and clean growth drive government technology policy

    The government has gone ahead with its policy of encouraging environment-friendly technology In the current times of high levels of industrialization, everyone wants to go ‘green’ as it will hopefully save the environment – the most precious natural asset we have. Now the focus is on low-carbon emission technologies and ...
  • Sustainable investing drives global businesses

    The concept of sustainable business drives the global business community Sustainable investing is the buzzword in investment now and an increasing number of global companies are recognizing and integrating the concept in their marketing strategies to better appeal to their customers. Sustainable investing includes the ESG principles – Environmental, Social ...