For a student leaving university, one of the main considerations is where they want to live. Going back home to Mum and Dad can be a daunting prospect, having just enjoyed three years of total freedom and independence. But increasingly...
If you are anything like me, you are probably sick of Brexit. For two years now it has been in every news bulletin and headline, spreading fear and concern among many in the UK. One group of people who should...
UK borrowing falls to lowest level in 11 years It is good news for the UK economy. Government borrowing has fallen by £3.5bn in the past year, making last year the lowest year of borrowing for 11 years. It means...
The introduction of a new sugar tax on soft drinks has meant that consumers could end up paying more for their favourite fizzy drinks. The ‘Soft Drinks Industry Levy’, or ‘sugar tax’, was first announced in 2016 in the hopes...
From 6 April 2018, university graduates were able to earn more before they begin to repay their student loan. Changes to student finance increased the repayment threshold for English and Welsh undergraduates who started during or after September 2012 from...
The US is the world’s biggest economy. However, the beginning of 2018 saw it faced with difficulties in its labour market with slow growth rates and a static level of unemployment. The US Department of Labour reported that the previous...