Meetings have officially begun in Brussels to discuss the UK’s impending departure of the European Union. The two sides will now work diligently to decide the terms of the withdrawal. On Monday, talks centered around finalizing a timeline for this strenuous Brexit process. Before trade policies are discussed, UK officials hope to first hammer out a […]
Political unrest is the last thing the current UK housing market wants to deal with. But after last weekend’s general election ended with a hung parliament, that potential predicament facing homeowners is now a reality. Will the stagnant market be able to survive through this critical period in UK history? Over the last few decades, […]
Canadian-based coffee and donut shop Tim Hortons officially opened its doors for the first time in the UK Friday. The company, famous for its mini donuts, breakfast sandwiches, and delicious coffee, chose the city of Glasgow for its first location overseas. Residents had long been anticipating the store’s grand opening located on Argyle Street. To […]
Even before BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend concerts got underway, it was projected to be a win-win for music fans and the local economy. The event, which took place on Saturday and Sunday, saw 50,000 people flock to the city of Hull for the annual concerts. While music enthusiasts went home satisfied, Hull government officials […]
One of England’s premier actors, Tom Hardy has made headlines the past week for his excellence on the big screen and for his charitable work as well. The actor known mostly for his role of Bane in “The Dark Knight Rises,” was selected to play Venom in an upcoming superhero film earlier this week. Additionally, the Hammersmith […]
Charles Wells’ Bedford brewery has been officially purchased by pub operator Martson’s. The transaction was finalized after the two sides agreed to a $55 million price tag. By all accounts, this appears to be a good deal for both Martson’s and Wells. The two companies will now focus on the bright futures of their brands. The […]
The financial hit to the UK resulting from Brexit may soon be coming in the form of a mass bank exodus. Many citizens have long feared the economic impact of leaving the EU, evidenced by the nearly split voting results of the EU referendum. The 48.1% or 16 million-plus votes cast against leaving the union […]
Despite record low price growth, UK citizens remain convinced that the housing market is in a good and stable place. Recent research produced by mortgage lender Halifax, claims that Britons are confident in the market’s stability. But, to suggest the overwhelming majority of citizens are happy with the current state of affairs would be incorrect. […]
The UK house price growth is sort of on the sluggish side and isn’t doing as good as it was doing four years ago. First of all, the asking prices for properties in Britain’s housing market have taken a slow annual rate, and this annual rate is without a doubt the slowest in close to […]
For savvy home buyers in the UK, the housing market is a worthwhile investment. Many have found an excellent array of housing units across the country. Buyers will undoubtedly be impressed by the selection that waits for them. Trust that an experienced realtor will be ready to explain fundamental features of the housing style. The […]
The UK’s housing market has experienced a slowdown in recent months. According to the experts, the situation is likely to continue until the end of the year. In fact, some property owners are waiting up to ten months to sell their properties. Some of them have had to lower their asking prices by thousands of […]
“A house divided against itself cannot stand,” said Abraham Lincoln. This famous quote from the era of American Civil War can be applied to the current crisis in the UK housing market as several influences threaten twenty years of growth.
In the not so distant past, investing was an arduous task, requiring a financial adviser or stockbroker to execute trade orders. It was also unreasonably expensive, requiring one to fork over massive commissions.
The last thing a mortgage borrower wants to hear are the terms ‘payment shock.’ But, thousands of mortgage borrowers may have to get ready for this ‘shock’ when their current offer expires. The only solution may be to check your current deal and plan according before disaster strikes.
A report was released last week that claimed the housing market will be very different in the next few years. Of course, this isn’t news to any of us, but the newest prediction is that the average home would rise from just under £285,000 in 2015 to almost £560,000 by 2030.
Ageism can rear its ugly head at any moment and take many shapes and forms as well. We all know about alleged ageism pushing some people out of work. Ageism may be one of the newer forms of discrimination, but unfortunately, it is here to stay in the workforce. But, does ageism also exist in […]
A Money Mail investigation has discovered that savers have been lead to stack billions of pounds into Isa investments that were called best buys. In reality, these so called best-buys are being shown to contain nothing more than moderate funds.
Britain’s very first council solar bond is set for launch tomorrow and is looking for investors to get on board with their project. Their venture located in Swindon, Wiltshire, will be offering its investors a six percent return over a twenty-year term. What makes this proposal so intriguing, is the abundance of investment opportunities and […]
In today’s world, technology moves faster than the speed of light. Everywhere you look, there is a new gadget, app or device. The technology market is seemingly impossible to predict, making smart investments a true shot in the dark. So, how would one go about making an educated guess about the ever-growing industry giant?
The process of joining or leaving a union, is always a complicated one. Britain is currently in the process of exiting the European Union. This operation has been coined, the ‘Brexit referendum.’ The pound is the first victim of this movement, as its value has started to plummet.