Business Finance Junction – June 2014

Business Finance Junction – June 2014

Data from ONS show that illegal drugs and prostitution contribute around £10bn a year to the British economy.  For the first time statisticians are measuring the value of the drug-dealing and sex work – apparently about  "the same contribution as farming  - and only slightly less than book and newspaper publishers added together" or accommodation [...]
Business Finance Junction – June 2014

Business Finance Junction – September 2013

HSBC is to increase its charges for 700,000 small business customers with many losing their free banking service as part of an overhaul of accounts. HSBC’s move is towards a more ‘transparent’ system of charges. Current account holders will be able to switch banks this month after the Payments Council confirmed a new switching service (account [...]
July 2012 Noteworthy News

July 2012 Noteworthy News

Let’s start with what we Brits seem to like talking about instead of leaving it until the end as an ...and finally.... the weather -   June was the wettest on record, ‘Nuff said!  Although water restrictions have been lifted, some farmers, such as apple growers in Sussex  might be counting the cost of their crops [...]