The US stock market faced its biggest downfall since 2011 on 2nd February, with over $4 trillion being wiped off the value of stock markets internationally. Dow Jones Industrial Average, one of the single most watched indices on the New...
The statistics from the TUC and the ONS are worrying to say the least. Last year the number of people relying on zero-hour contracts for their main source of income increased by 13 percent. Approximately 905,000 people depend on these...
UK manufacturing increased in November. Growth in the manufacturing sector last month was at its fastest in over four years. The figures come from the Purchasing Managers’ Index, and they suggest that exports were instrumental in the increase in this...
The governor of the Bank of England (BoE) has called for elements of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to be regulated to tackle illegal activity. In a speech made earlier this month, Mark Carney highlighted how cryptocurrencies fail at fulfilling the...
One percent pay cap to be lifted on public sector workers. After mounting pressure to increase pay rises in the public sector, the government has decided to remove the one percent pay cap that has been imposed since 2013. Police...
China’s economy grew by 6.9 percent in 2017. It’s the first increase in the country’s growth rate for seven years. The figures, which were released earlier this month by The National Bureau of Statistics, surprised many analysts who expected a slowing...