2014 BUDGET BREAKDOWN – CONSUMPTION

You should now have some understanding of what the Budget is and how it impacts you in different ways. Now you get a chance to understand the budget effect on probably the most important component to you, your consumption. Now…

2014 BUDGET BREAKDOWN – Invest … stors

Now I know I’ve been told to discuss ‘investments,’ but other than the £200m going to road improvements, not much interested me on that topic. So instead I’m going to discuss how this budget affected investors, novices to be precise….

2014 BUDGET BREAKDOWN – EXPORTS

Regardless of world events and celebrity gossip the chancellor of the exchequers budget remains one of the most important events of the year. However I’m often disenchanted by the way in which it’s reported in the media. The budget seems…

2014 BUDGET BREAKDOWN – SAVINGS & TAXES

On the 19th of March 2014 George Osborne delivered his second budget proposal to Parliament. The Budget, or Financial Statement, is a statement made to the House of Commons by Chancellor of the Exchequer that outlines the state of the…

Have King been Candy Crushed?

It has been an interesting and exciting start to the year for the financial markets, especially focusing on the influx of Mergers & Acquisitions and Initial Public Offering (IPO’s) that have been announced. Comcast/Time Warner, Facebook/Whatsapp, Appliances Online, Pets at…

Help to buy Phase 1

We are in the middle of what potentially is another housing bubble in the UK. What this basically means is that house prices continue to rise making it increasingly difficult for first time buyers to climb the property ladder without…

3RD YEAR AND JOB APPLICATIONS

“What advice do you give to third year students combining applying for jobs and doing the best in their degree?“ The simple answer is start early. The summer before the start of your final year is crucial in so many…

Freshers…

Congratulations to everyone starting university this year I wish you all the best in your journey. I thought it would be good to blog about the first year of uni as this is something which many students take for granted,…

So you wanna be an intern?

Many of you will have been fortunate enough to have secured summer internships or work placements to start this year. Those 8-10 weeks that you spend at the firm could go a long way to defining the start of your…

Improve your job prospects after graduating

For some people graduation is approaching ever so fast, the final lap of the race over in about 3 months time. This becomes even more scarier as the air of certainty which carried through the duration of the degree will…

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