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Tag Archives: Business and Economy

The cost of holidaying abroad

July 23, 2016

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  The majority of us that will be heading to warmer climes for sun, sea and sangria will be taking out insurance to ensure that any holiday mishaps are covered. However, it is becoming more common that holiday makers are being caught out because theyare not aware of certain stipulations within their insurance. When you [...]

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Scotch whisky sales will fall 10 per cent by 2017

October 3, 2015

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Swirling winds, rugged landscapes and hillsides covered in heather are epitomised as the symbols of Scottishness by Scotch whisky companies, but this image is predicted to have a detrimental effect on the industry over the next five years. The Dark Spirits report by market researchers Mintel has predicted that UK sales will drop 10% by [...]

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No pay rises for most workers

August 3, 2015

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After the announcement of poor economic growth last week, there is yet again more bad news for the UK economy. Many people have felt the financial strain of meeting the cost of living with their salary and it seems that this is having an effect over a large proportion of the population. Research has reportedly [...]

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New car sales fall but industry still showing signs of recovery – for now

November 5, 2013

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New car sales fall but industry still showing signs of recovery – for now

Car sales fall 22% year on year for October but analysts are undecided on whether this marks a natural reaction to end of government scrappage or choppy financial waters ahead.

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New FSA rules force financial firms to reveal complaint numbers

January 29, 2013

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New FSA rules force financial firms to reveal complaint numbers

Image via Wikipedia Under new Financial Services Authority (FSA) rules, financial firms who collect an excessive amount of complaints against them are to be named and shamed reports MoneySavingExpert news. Over a six month period companies who receive 500 or more complaints will, under the rules, have to publish the numbers of complaints twice a [...]

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