Tag: George Osborne


Osborne may face student loan U-turn legal action

George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, could face legal action over his decision to freeze the student loan repayment rate, rather than keeping it in line with rises in inflation, a decision that has meant that a proportion of students could be more than £300 worse off every year after graduation. Osborne froze the income…


Global roundup 360: 12th January

International coffee price to plummet As the second most traded commodity in the world after oil, the coffee industry is big business, however, due to unusual weather conditions, its price is falling. In Brazil, the country that produces the largest proportion of the world’s coffee, a long rainy season has led to a surplus of…

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