Jeice Filipe

Finance

Gas bills climb as cold front hits

A flood of cold air from Siberia caused severe weather conditions across Europe in the last weeks. The ‘Beast from the East’ along with Storm Emma triggered storage and supply issues that led to a significant spike of gas prices. Demand for natural gas reached its highest level in twelve years. Gas for immediate delivery…

Finance

Mothers suffer pay penalty

A recent report suggests mothers suffer pay penalty at work. A study published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows that by the time a couple’s first child hits the age of 20, the mother earns around a third less than the father. This is likely a result of women working part-time in motherhood, the…