Business & Finance

What To Look For In Choosing A Reliable Trading Platform

According to researchers, the biggest market place on the globe is the Forex market; in fact, many believe that its growth is unstoppable. Leaps in technology and expertise is making it possible for Forex traders from all corners of the globe to access currency data in real-time

7 Factors to Demand from International Investment Property Management

What factors should international property investors be demanding from management services?

International real estate investing has become incredibly exciting and profitable again.

Dragon’s Den Style Project Gets Youngsters Fired Up In Edinburgh

Teenage entrepreneurs have taken part in a new Dragon’s Den style initiative, with a difference, aimed at propelling their leadership skills to new levels.

50% rise in employee insurance costs threatened if working age increases

UK companies are facing big cost increases in their employee insurance premiums as the average age of their employees continues to rise. Research from Towers Watson shows that when a company’s average employee age rises by five years its Group Income Protection insurance premium could increase by as much as 50%.

September Land Registry Results Just Published: The Real Picture

Contrary to reports that investment demand in Prime Central London (PCL) residential has already stalled in the lead up to the UK general election, just released Land Registry HPI statistics, analysed by London Central Portfolio, paint a different picture.

“Who cares, wins”

Managers’ ethics linked to better performance, shows research

Winning hearts and minds is not just an empty strap line: who cares, wins, according to a new research report published by CMI (the Chartered Management Institute) and MoralDNA™.

Insolvencies fall but unsecured borrowing rise is storing up problems

• Businesses not dealing with fundamental problems because of cheap debt

• Interest rates rise will see end to ‘phony war

What It Means: Dow Fails to Hold Above 17,000 for Sixth Time

Last week was not a great week for chart watchers. The DOW lost 223 points on Monday and Tuesday and was down another 225 points to below 17,000 on Thursday morning.

Housing market should continue to drop down the MPC’s worry list – EY ITEM Club

• Household borrowing continues at a subdued level…

• …while mortgage approvals drop to a 14-month low

• Housing market should continue to drop down the MPC’s worry list

Is house price growth beginning to moderate?

The latest house price index from the Land Registry puts the value of an average house in England and Wales in September 2014 at £177,299, a marginal decrease of 0.2 percent compared to August. But it does represent an annual increase of 7.2 percent.

How a typo can make or break your business

How do you react when you see a typo? Are you irritated? Do you laugh? We all react differently to mistakes, errors or defects.

According to Kieran Hearty, author of ‘How to Eat the Elephant in the Room

Why affluent foreign students choose London for their higher education?

Rich offspring of Middle Eastern royals, Russian oligarchs, African heads of state and super-rich east Asian business people are willing to pay £1000 a week to rent a flat in central London