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Tim Campbell joins Humaniq Advisory Board

Former winner of Lord Alan Sugar’s BBC TV Show The Apprentice joins the advisory board of new tech startup Humaniq, which has already raised $ 4M in two weeks Tim Campbell on Humaniq’s Advisory Board Campbell’s designation to Humaniq’s advisory board will see him work next to the board of directors including Alex Fork, Dinis Guarda […]

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Retirement Savers to Consider Property Investing

Pension Regulation Changes Cause a Third of Retirement Savers to Consider Investing in Buy-to-Let Property New analysis by Direct Line for Business (DL4B), the small business insurer, reveals that a third (32 per cent) of people aged 45 – 64 with a pension would consider using some or all of their pension pot to fund […]

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SA-UK trade

SA-UK trade – South Africa and the United Kingdom have extensive trade and economic relations, which continue to strengthen despite the global economic challenges. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from the United Kingdom stood at R60 billion for the period January 2009 to April 2014 – the highest from Europe in this period and creating 19 […]

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National Grid under pressure

National Grid

Britain’s National Grid has announced that emergency measures are going to be introduced to prevent the “lights going out” this winter. [Read more…]

Pound surges in Asia on referendum

The pound has hit a two-year high against the euro and a two-week high against the US dollar, as Scotland voted against independence. In early…
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UK delegation to cement ties with SA

A high-level United Kingdom delegation will arrive in the country next week for a visit that will  focus on strengthening commercial opportunities, science and innovation, skills development and education relations with South Africa. The delegation will be led by the Mayor of London, Alderman Fiona Woolf, the Minister for Africa James Duddridge and Prime Minister […]

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Britain Boosts Debt

Boost for debt: Britain’s Help to Buy subsidy scheme for first-time home buyers “looks like a political master stroke” as voters like it, but is “a…
BizForums – UK

German government bonds decline

Over 2014 there has been a steady decline in the yield on German government bonds. As a result bunds have outperformed other developed markets. This outperformance could have been driven by two factors: The rising liquidity premium – the premium investors are willing to pay to hold the sovereign bond (in terms of lower yields) […]

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Tough Times Ahead say Business School

With London Business School experts saying don’t expect returns of more than 3 or 4 per cent a year from equities over the next decade, and negative returns from bonds, savers should keep about half their capital in cash or near-cash securities, says Money Management adviser Russell Taylor. Big Bank Warning He warns: “Banks are […]

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The Great Tax System Shambles

This excellent report about the UK tax system by my friend Robin Mitchinson was originally published in his blog whydonttheylistentous. He does not live in the UK, but on the Isle of Man, a British tax haven. Regime in the UK The tax regime in the UK is a complete dog’s breakfast. It lacks logic, […]

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