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...
In 2013, IT worker James Howells accidentally threw away his laptop. What would be a frustrating situation for anyone was heightened by the hard-drive's containment of more than $100 million worth of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. When he threw away the...
It has been announced that Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has invested in Hyperloop One. The LA-based company is currently working on Hyperloop technology, but what is it? Popularised by Elon Musk in 2013, the concept of Hyperloop transportation is a...
Food price inflation expected to slow: After last year's high inflation in food prices, many will be relieved to hear that the rate at which the price of food increases will be slowing down over the next 6 months, according...
It was confirmed in the Queen’s Speech that the new minority Conservative government will ensure that “unfair” tenant fees are banned. A new Tenants' Fees Bill was announced, which will stop tenants having to pay money to lettings agents....
Interest rates set to rise The Bank of England has hinted that a rise in the interest rates could happen sooner than expected. Currently sitting at 0.5 percent, some economists are predicting a rise could come as soon as May...