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‘Raid on the RESPONSIBLE’ Insurance Premium Tax costs households £200 a year – WHAT is it?

‘Raid on the RESPONSIBLE’ Insurance Premium Tax costs households £200 a year – WHAT is it?
‘Raid on the RESPONSIBLE’ Insurance Premium Tax costs households £200 a year – WHAT is it? MANY hard-working Britons have never even heard of Insurance Premium Tax , despite it costing households an extra £200 each year on their insurance bills. IPT has been condemned as a “raid on the responsible” as calls grow for the Government not to further... Read More

MAPPED: Best and worst UK cities for disposable income REVEALED – how does YOUR city fare?

MAPPED: Best and worst UK cities for disposable income REVEALED – how does YOUR city fare?
MAPPED: Best and worst UK cities for disposable income REVEALED – how does YOUR city fare? RESIDENTS of Derby have been revealed to be the most well-off in the UK in terms of their disposable income, according to new research. Locals enjoy an average of £1,456 to spend per month after after tax, bills and general outgoings such as travel... Read More

Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP falls against USD after Trump Federal Reserve comments

Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP falls against USD after Trump Federal Reserve comments
Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP falls against USD after Trump Federal Reserve comments THE pound is off around 0.2 per cent against the US dollar today, trading at a rate of $1.140 after hitting a fresh three-week high yesterday. On a day of very little data being released, it was political news and general financial market sentiment driving the... Read More

Italy parliament risking EU SHOWDOWN as it DEFIES backlash and BACKS deficit plan

Italy parliament risking EU SHOWDOWN as it DEFIES backlash and BACKS deficit plan
Italy parliament risking EU SHOWDOWN as it DEFIES backlash and BACKS deficit plan THE Italian parliament has voted in favour of the government’s deficit plan, a move that risks infuriating European Union chiefs who have openly criticised the budget. Rome has been locked in a bitter war of words with Brussels after being forced to defend proposals to set out... Read More

How firms can prosper as customers fall in love with experiences 

How firms can prosper as customers fall in love with experiences 
How firms can prosper as customers fall in love with experiences  Experiences are the big attraction now, persuading consumers to splash the cash, and winning out over a splurge on material possessions, latest findings from Barclaycard suggest. Half of consumers surveyed by the payments provider would rather spend money on having a good time and having the memories to enjoy... Read More

Black British Business Awards honour trailblazers and rising stars

Black British Business Awards honour trailblazers and rising stars
Black British Business Awards honour trailblazers and rising stars The winners of the Black British Business Awards have been announced, featuring the best of one of the UK’s most vibrant business sectors. Launched in 2014 as the only premium awards programme celebrating the outstanding achievements of black entrepreneurs and professionals throughout the UK, it constantly searches for new talent.  Black... Read More