December 2010 Noteworthy News

December 2010 Noteworthy News

  The  CRC  (Carbon Reduction Commitment Scheme)   which was thought to be recycled back to participants as an incentive to reduce omissions has had some further consultation. Those likely to be affected to take a hit, probably at the same time as VAT being hiked, are big high street chains such as Marks & Spencer, [...]
It`s in the Bag!

It`s in the Bag!

Sentence has been made for the next four years, following the Government scrutinising its spending. Laid out with little evidence, like a cadaver in a crime drama waiting for the inventive pathologist to make the seemingly impossible possible;  Spending Review. If only the financial crisis had DNA then the culprits could be nailed, but instead, [...]
July 2010 Noteworthy News

July 2010 Noteworthy News

Additional  Choice to Social Lending A new entrant to social lending has appeared, Yes-secure will be offering competitive loans, as in the vein of the first online Bank, Zopa, allowing consumers to both lend and borrow money to each other online via a social network element, with a prime focus of the borrowing and lending [...]
Businesses Keep On Delivering

Businesses Keep On Delivering

‘Pile it high and sell it cheap’ is the well known model for Tesco   founder Cohen and, when the market changed, they changed their model, and kept on changing.  Further changes, arguably in response to consumer demand after Sir Terry Leahy arrived, continued. Such consumer demand is responsible for a fascinating article by Leo Hackman,  [...]
April 2010 Noteworthy News

April 2010 Noteworthy News

Monthly Noteworthy News: Budget 2010 With the AAA status of the UK being threatened and a general election looming ever closer; the main points of the budget are now generally know but a roundup can be found here.   FSA Advice Site The Government’s free money guidance service will offer consumers advice on a range [...]