Business & Finance

The Switch From the Big Six: How Small Energy Providers Are Rocking the Boat

A lack of choice can often mean that prices are not as keen as they could be; but when there is competition for your custom this is generally good news for consumers.

Keeping an Eye on Bullion Supply and Demand


COMEX gold and silver inventories fall

CHART OF THE WEEK: Private House Rental Prices

Summary:

At the end of last week, the Office for National Statistics released an experimental report on the growth in private housing rental prices.

Risk Sentiment, Dovish Central Banks Drives Movement

Pound Sterling (GBP) Exchange Rate Weighed Down by ‘Brexit’ Concerns

UK businesses more confident – but concerns linger over investment and austerity

Business confidence saw a marked improvement at the end of 2015, according to the latest edition of the largest regular global survey of finance professionals

What Should You Do if You're Injured at Work

The better employers have one or more programs that have been designed to help reduce or eliminate work related injuries in the workplace.

Terrorist attacks a bigger threat to finances than Brexit

Brexit less of a risk on finances than terrorism and immigration say savers and investors

The Smartphone Wars

Smartphone Wars: Why the US is Irrelevant

First fall in UK consumer confidence for two years as terrorism and immigration concerns escalate

However, UK consumer positivity about purchasing at highest-ever level

EBS Treasury chosen to facilitate UK local authorities’ lending and borrowing

EBS Treasury selected by UK Municipal Bonds Agency (MBA) to offer electronic inter-authority lending and borrowing in UK

Should global investors be quite so concerned about China?

On the back of today's dissapointing Chinese manufacturing PMI figures, Emerging Markets Economist Craig Botham focuses on the volatility and weakness

Senior leaders say big data, misaligned incentives and bureaucracy lead to bad decision making

80% say flawed information has been used to make strategic decisions