UK housing wealth exceeds £7 trillion for the first time. Increasing in value by over a third in a decade, the value of all UK housing now stands at £7.14tn. The combination of historically low-interest rates and an array of demand-side...
The legal action started in October 2016 against Uber on behalf of first the GMB union and the IWGB union has resulted in a ruling against Uber’s appeal that its drivers are self-employed. It is not the end for Uber,...
Trialled in Canada and Finland and endorsed by Martin Luther King Jr and Virginia Woolf, a universal basic income (UBI) consists of governments providing citizens with an unconditional sum of money regardless of whether recipients are employed or looking...
The European Commission has fined Google £2.1bn after concluding that the company misused their power by favouring their own shopping comparison service in online search results. The record-breaking fine is the largest penalty to date dealt against a company accused...
Next sales have soared this Christmas period by nearly 10 percent. Beating city forecasts, the unexpected rise in sales has led to higher profit forecasts for the year ahead. Analysts worried that slowing wage growth and heightened inflation would...